Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, September 16, 2014 – Volume XV, Issue No. 20

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Court sets date to adopt budget, tax rate

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

The final agenda item at the Rains County Commissioners Court meeting Thursday, September 11, set the date, time and place for the court to adopt the FY 2014/2015 budget and tax rate.

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School board recognizes 2013-2014 state qualifiers

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

Almost 30 students, some who recently graduated, were recognized Tuesday evening, September 9, during the Rains ISD Board of Trustees meeting.

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Cha-Ching!

Local merchants ring up refunds

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

Cash registers during the month of July were busy ringing up sales that returned $132,490.06 to local taxing entities this month.

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$669K budget adopted

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

The fire commissioners of the Rains County Emergency Services District #1 (ESD) adopted a budget, set a tax rate and approved service contracts with the fire departments during their regular board meeting Thursday evening, September 11.

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Council adopts $528K budget; sets $0.4754/100 tax rate

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

The Point City Council adopted the city’s FY 2014-2015 General Fund budget Tuesday night, September 9, and set the tax rate at $0.4754 per hundred-dollar valuation.

Read the full story on page 1 of the Rains County Leader.