Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, May 24, 2016 – Volume XVII, Issue No. 4

Emory Weather

Primary Runoff Totals

Republican Totals
Democrat Totals

Commercial Bank to acquire 1st National Bank of Emory

NACOGDOCHES – Rusty Rust, CEO and President of Commercial Bank of Texas (CBTx), N.A., and Steve Beaver, CEO and President of 1st National Bank of Emory (FNB), are pleased to announce the proposed merger of CBTx and 1st National Bank of Emory. Emory is located 128 miles northwest of CBTx headquarters in Nacogdoches, Texas.

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Cooper, Garrett take oaths of office

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

It was a tense discussion at the Emory City Council meeting held on Tuesday, May 17, at 7:00 p.m. at Emory City Hall.

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Gowin, Nelson named AOTY

By TREY HILL
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains Athletic Booster Club held their annual Sports Awards banquet Thursday evening, May 19, at Texas A&M-Commerce. The evening culminated with the awarding of the Female and Male Athletes of the Year along with the awarding of scholarships to 10 graduating senior athletes.

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Primary races to be decided today

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The official election day is today, Tuesday, May 24, to vote in several run-off races. The precinct boxes will be open from 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

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Point council addresses PEPDC

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

Point City Council held a special meeting on Friday, May 20, at 6:00 p.m. at Point City Hall. All council members were in attendance along with Mayor John Ellsworth, who presided.

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