Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, February 19, 2019 – Volume XIX, Issue No. 42

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Satellite child advocacy center gets approval

By DEBORAH WALKER
Rains County Leader staff

Converting an old ESD building to be used for a satellite child advocacy center was a topic of discussion at the regular commissioners court meeting held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 14, in the Rains County Courthouse. Judge Wayne Wolfe presided, with Commissioners Patsy Marshall, Mike Godwin and Joe Humphrey in attendance. Commissioner Mike Willis was absent.

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Filings set for May 4 elections

By DEBORAH WALKER
Rains County Leader staff

Filings for the May 4 general election are set for East Tawakoni and Emory city councils, as well as the Rains ISD School Board. Those received by the Friday, February 15, deadline are as follows:

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RJH theater group entertains trustees

By TREY HILL
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains Independent School District’s board of trustees met in regular session in the board room of the RISD administration building Tuesday night, February 12.

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Point eliminates permits, inspector on split vote

By TREY HILL
Rains County Leader staff

The Point City Council met in regular session in the council chamber of Point City Hall on Tuesday night, February 12. Among the items for discussion and/or action were permits and the building inspector. By the end of the meeting both had been eliminated.

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“Why we sing: The evolution of Black Sacred Music”

In celebration of February’s Black History Month, Rains High School, along with the Texas College Concert Choir, presented by the Friends of Prairie Grove Missionary Baptist Church, will be showing a production

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