Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, June 2, 2020 – Volume XXI, Issue No. 5

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Subdivision policy,environmental complaint tops meeting

By CHUCK FITTS
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains County Commissioners Court held the second regular meeting of the month on Thursday, May 28, to consider a new subdivision policy, a procedure for environmental complaints and a budget workshop.

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Angie Trull: Kids first, always!

By LINDA BRENDLE
Rains County Leader correspondent

After 31 years in education, Angie Trull retired at the end of May. Trull spent the last 20 years of her administrative career in the Rains ISD system, three as an assistant and 17 as Principal of the Rains Elementary School. Prior to coming to Emory, she spent two years in Van Zandt County in the Special Ed Co-op where she worked with students with severe and profound mental disabilities. Before that, she was a teacher in Mabank. She loved being in the classroom, but her principal encouraged her to go back to school to study administration, and that set the course for the rest of her career.

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Graduates net over $1.48M in scholarships

By DEBORAH M WALKER
Rains Coiunty Leader staff

Despite the disruption in the 2019-2020 school year, The 2020 Rains High School Seniors received approximately $1,482,305 in scholarships. Rains ISD and the receiving students thank all of the scholarship sponsors for their generosity and support. The awarded scholarships will make a positive impact in the students’ lives.

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