Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, December 6, 2016 – Volume XVII, Issue No. 32

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Public hearing to be held at December 13 meeting

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

On Tuesday, December 13, the Rains Independent School District Board will meet for its regular December meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Administration Building, located next to the junior high school.

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Collins wins playwriting award for Calling the Shots

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The Point City Council held a special meeting in November in lieu of its regular meeting. The special meeting was held on Thursday, November 10. All members were present except for Councilman Drew Roberts. Mayor John Ellsworth presided over the meeting.

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Historical church closes its doors

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

On Sunday, December 4, a part of Rains County history officially closed its doors. The Point United Methodist Church located on FM 47 in the city of Point, held its final worship service. With declining attendees on Sundays, the church had been sharing Pastor Susan Gross with Lone Oak United Methodist Church for the last few years.

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