Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, April 26, 2016 – Volume XVI, Issue No. 51

Emory Weather

Early voting is under way

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

Decisions, decisions...get your voting fingers ready! As of Monday, April 25, early voting for the City of Emory’s special election has started.

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LaPrade proclaims May as Military Appreciation Month

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The East Tawakoni (ET) City Council gathered for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 19, at ET City Hall. Mayor Johnnie LaPrade presided over the meeting which included all council members except Councilman David Evans.

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City council votes on speed bumps, rezoning

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

City of Emory Mayor Pro Tem Emery Cathey presided over the city council’s regular meeting held on Tuesday, April 19, at 7:00 p.m. at Emory City Hall. Cathey was joined by the other members of the council, Jannie Stephens, Travis Potts and Max Fletcher.

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Bass on The Fly Fishing Tournament to be held May 7

The seventh annual World Championship Bass on The Fly Fishing Tournament will be held Saturday, May 7, at Lake Fork Marina from 6:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. The unique tournament is exclusively for fly fishing anglers and only rods, reels, line and lures made for fly fishing can be used. There is no rod length or line weight limit for equipment. It is the largest of only two such events in the entire country.

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