Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, May 21, 2019 – Volume XX, Issue No. 3

Emory Weather

RISD to release early for Summer Break

By TREY HILL
Rains County Leader staff

Summer vacation will begin a week sooner than scheduled, according to a statement from the Rains Independent School District administration. In the statement, the administration announced that Friday, May 24, will be the last day of classes for RISD students and buses will run on the normal schedule.

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Alford Family Farm thrives after storm

By LACIE PIERCE
Rains County Leader staff

The Alford Family Farm continues to rebuild and evolve, despite the damages sustained from a ravenous tornado that affected areas of Emory and neighboring counties in 2017.

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School board approves purchase of land

By TREY HILL
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains Independent School District’s board of trustees met in regular session Tuesday night, May 14, in the board room of the RISD administration building. Among the actions taken by the board were canvassing the votes from the May 4 election, swearing in re-elected trustees, and approving the purchase of 30 acres of land adjacent to school district property.

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