Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, July 9, 2019 – Volume XX, Issue No. 10

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LCN to host 10th Thank You luncheon

By LACIE PIERCE
Rains County Leader correspondent

Today, the Lake Country Neighbors Veterans’ Thank You luncheon, celebrates 10 years of honoring veterans for their service and sacrifice.

This is the seventh year that Reka’s Rise & Shine Coffee Shop Co-owner Burt Roan has prepared delicious smoked and barbecued meat for the event.

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Lt. Col. West to speak at luncheon

By CHUCK FITTS
Rains County Leader staff

The Lake County Neighbors will host the 10th annual Veterans Thank You luncheon today, July 9, at the Lake Fork Baptist Church at 9483 FM 515 in Alba.

The luncheon for veterans and their families, will be held in the fellowship hall and gym followed by a speech that is open to everyone in the sanctuary of the church from this year’s guest speaker, Lieutenant Colonel Allen B. West.

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Rains High School student earns pilot’s license

For one teenager from Point, this summer has been a high-flying experience. C/2d Lt. Adam Steele received his FAA Single Engine Land pilot certificate last week at the premier Advanced Flight Training Academy in Brownsville.

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Slow down or move over around emergency vehicles

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) asks all Texans to please remember to slow down or move over if you see emergency vehicles – police, fire, EMS, highway response trucks and tow trucks – with their lights activated on the roadside.

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