Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – Volume XX, Issue No. 20

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Another successful pageant, fair and show in the books

By CHUCK FITTS
Rains County Leader staff

A new group of young ladies have been crowned, the exhibits have been taken home, the show barn is cleaned out, the fairground is empty as the carnival has moved on and the 2019 Rains County Fair is officially in the books.

Another successful year of fun and festivities began on Tuesday, September 10, with gospel singing and the Youth Baked Goods contest.

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


Final proposed tax rate hearing held

By DEBORAH WALKER
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains County Commissioners Court met on Thursday, September 12, in a regular session that included a public hearing on the proposed tax rate for FY 2019-2020. The meeting, held in the Rains County Courthouse Courtroom was presided over by judge Wayne Wolfe and all commissioners except Patsy Marshall were present.

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


Three killed inaccident Thursday

By TREY HILL
Rains County Leader staff

Three people were killed as the result of a two-vehicle accident on Thursday afternoon, September 12, in East Tawakoni. DPS Trooper Joshua Sneed was the lead investigator of the accident. He said that there were no witnesses to the accident and there were no skid marks, which prolonged the investigation and forced the closure of Hwy. 276 for more than four hours.

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


Budget, tiny homes, holidays approved

By CHUCK FITTS
Rains County Leader staff

The City Council of Point approved the budget, a tiny home community and city holidays during the regular meeting on Tuesday, September 10, held at the council chambers of city hall.

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