Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, January 27, 2015 – Volume XV, Issue No. 38

Emory Weather

County to pursue community development grant

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

Rains County commissioners met in regular session on Thursday, January 22, at the Rains County Courthouse.

With all commissioners and County Judge Wayne Wolfe present, the court decided to move forward in applying for a Texas Community Development Block Grant (TxCDBG) for Rains County.

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


Filing for city, school elections to begin Wed.

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

Rains ISD Board of Trustees, the Emory City Council or East Tawakoni City Council may file for a place on the May 9 election ballot beginning Wednesday, January 28.

Filing will continue through Friday, February 27.

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


Reality TV takes a spin in Emory

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

Hollywood drove into Emory Wednesday, January 21. The reality-style television show “Misfit Garage” chose Emory, the Rains County Courthouse and local roads to film shots for the “reveal” segment of one of its upcoming episodes.

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


Family Dollar to open Feb. 12

By BONNIE BURCH
Rains County Leader staff

East Tawakoni Mayor Johnnie LaPrade saved the best for last at the city council meeting last Tuesday night, January 20, at the civic center.

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


Split vote approves TxCDBG application

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

It took the mayor’s vote, but the Emory City Council approved a motion authorizing the application for a Texas Department of Agriculture Texas Community Development Block Grant, Planning and Capacity Studies at the January 20 regular meeting.

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