Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, November 25, 2014 – Volume XV, Issue No. 30

Emory Weather

Early-morning fire damages Dal-Air

By TREY HILL
Rains County Leader staff

Early Tuesday morning, November 18, a large fire broke out at Dal-Air Investment Castings, Inc. in Point. The fire, which raged in the manufacturing portion of the building, consumed approximately 80 percent of the main building and all of the company’s foundry equipment, which was used to cast everything from oilfield equipment parts to parts used for manufacturing automatic opening doors and windows.

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ALCO to close its doors for good

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

Just over a decade after it swung open its doors on November 9, 2004, the ALCO store in Emory is closing.

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Council approves RISD request

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

In a short 15-minute meeting Tuesday evening, November 18, the Emory City Council approved distribution of Child Safety Fund monies to the school district and an application for a Sabine River Authority (SRA) grant.

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Hayter presents two grant opportunities

By BONNIE BURCH
Rains County Leader staff

Thumbs up on one and thumbs down on the other. During the East Tawakoni (ET) City Council meeting on Tuesday, November 18, Chief Engineer Mike Donnan, with Hayter Engineering, Inc. of Paris, presented members with two grant proposals. After lengthy discussion, members voted to pursue the first but not the second.

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