Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, March 19, 2019 – Volume XIX, Issue No. 46

Emory Weather

Drama in courtroom leads to changes in procedure

By TREY HILL
Rains County Leader staff

A disturbance in the Rains County Courthouse Annex courtroom has prompted new rules for prisoners brought into the courtroom for pretrial appearances in the future.

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Commissioners honor American Legion Post

By DEBORAH WALKER
Rains County Leader staff

Rains County Commissioner Joe Humphrey presented a resolution recognizing 100 years of service for the American Legion at the Rains County Commissioners Court meeting held Thursday, March 14, at the Rains County Courthouse Courtroom. Judge Wayne Wolfe presided and all county commissioners were present.

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Lure of big money leads to big mistake

By DEBORAH WALKER
Rains County Leader staff

The lure of large prize money has led to felony charges against a Wise County man. The alleged tail trimming has gained national attention from New York to Miami to Biloxi.

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Rose Community Center to receive improvements

By LINDA BRENDLE
Rains County Leader correspondent

Karen Young, President of the Women’s Service Club of Emory, said last week that some much-needed upgrades will be done to the Rose Community Center later this year. The Center was built in 1962 by the club and was named after Rose Potts who was a major financial contributor to the project.

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