Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, September 2, 2014 – Volume XV, Issue No. 18

Emory Weather

Court holds hearing and no one speaks

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

Members of the Rains County Commissioners Court held public hearings during their regular meeting on Thursday, August 28, to hear public comments on the proposed tax rate – $0.6598 per hundred-dollar valuation – and the proposed FY 2014-2015 $4.525M budget, but no one came.

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Trustees adopt lower tax rate

One bus meets the chopping block

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

In an August 29 noon special meeting and public hearing, the Rains ISD trustees voted to adopt last year’s tax rate of $1.235 per hundred-dollar valuation and save property taxpayers one cent per hundred-dollar valuation on their tax bills.

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County fair to open Tuesday, September 9

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains County Fair will open is 84th run on Tuesday, September 9, with a full slate of events, midway rides, pageants, food, fun and a little something for everyone.

The Fair continues through Saturday, September 13.

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From business to bunco, LCN keeps on rolling

Lake Country Neighbors’ (LCN) annual calendar, the momentum just keeps rolling.

LCN will host a member-prepared salad luncheon on Thursday, September 4, at 11:30 a.m. in the Emory City Centre. Scheduled to address the membership is Keeley Roan, Emory Director of the Economic Development Corporation. Keeley will share business plans for the local area – present and future.

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