Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, March 21, 2017 – Volume XVII, Issue No. 46

Emory Weather

City set to begin sidewalk project

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

Those driving through Emory’s downtown square may find the roads a little more congested than usual. Work began Monday, March 20, on new sidewalks and handicap access ramps in front of Ivan Smith Furniture and Commercial Bank of Texas (formerly First National Bank) and will continue down in front of Calhoun’s Gym, then across the street to the parking lot of the Rains County Abstract and Title Company.

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


Sheriff’s Office provides details of recent crimes

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

Rains County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Kurt Fischer provided the Rains County Leader with information regarding recent crimes in the area.

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


RJH to visit Texas Legislature

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

Rains County residents have an opportunity to visit Austin along with Rains ISD Junior High students and see Representative Cole Hefner speak on Tuesday, April 25. Rains County Judge Wayne Wolfe issued a letter to the county on Friday, March 17, calling for all those interested in making the trip to Austin, to contact his office by Friday, April 7. If there is enough interest and attendees from Rains County, the day could be designated as “Rains County Day” at the state capitol.

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