Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, November 12, 2019 – Volume XX, Issue No. 28

Emory Weather

Point approves alcohol sales by restaurants in Tuesday’s election

By CHUCK FITTS
Rains County Leader staff

Twenty-eight voters in the City of Point voted to allow restaurants within the city limits to be able to serve mixed beverages to patrons during the November 5 election.

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


Club celebrates remodel of community center

By LINDA BRENDLE
Rains County Leader correspondent

The Women’s Service Club of Emory celebrated the completed renovation of the Rose Community Center with a reception and open house on Friday, November 8. The center was built in 1962 by the Women’s Club and was named after Rose Potts who was a major financial contributor to the project. Since then, the building has been a hub of activity in Rains County, but after 50 years, it began to show its age.

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Family offers $75K for information

On May 4, 2018, Dr. George Chronis, a Chicago resident who was visiting his property located on Rains County Road 2410, was found deceased outside a burning structure at that location with over 50 percent of his body burned.

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County selected for broadband initiative

By CHUCK FITTS
Rains County Leader staff

Connected Nation Texas discussed the “Connected Nation Broadband Initiative” during a special meeting of the Rains County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, November 5, in the county courtroom of the Rains County Courthouse.

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Entities see allocation increase; YTD mixed

By CHUCK FITTS
Rains County Leader staff

Local sales tax allocations in November will see the City of Emory receiving just under $105,000 and Rains County getting back over $57,000 from the office of Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar.

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