Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, December 3, 2019 – Volume XX, Issue No. 31

Emory Weather

County to kick off holiday season Saturday

By TREY HILL
Rains County Leader staff

The cities of Rains County will kick off the Christmas holiday season this weekend with Christmas parades and other festivities on Saturday, December 7.

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Primary election deadline nears

By CHUCK FITTS
Rains County Leader staff

The final day to file for a place on the ballot of the November General Election in 2020 is Monday, December 9.

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Gladys Cutler, Emory treasure

By LINDA BRENDLE
Rains County Leader correspondent

Gladys Cutler was not what I expected when I was asked to interview her. When I walked into her beautiful living room, I was introduced to an elegant lady dressed in a stylish red pant suit and a string of white pearls. She certainly didn’t look like someone approaching her 100th birthday.

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RISD to hold DOIC public hearing

By CHUCK FITTS
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains ISD Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing concerning the formation of a committee to explore the becoming a “District of Innovation” before the regular meeting on Monday, December 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the administration building.

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Deadline extended for depository bids

By CHUCK FITTS
Rains County Leader staff

Rains County Commissioners approved an agreement, a grant, a plat and extended depository bank bids at the regular meeting on Wednesday, November 27, in the Rains County Courthouse.

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