Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, June 11, 2019 – Volume XX, Issue No. 6

Emory Weather

Leader marks 132 years reporting county news

By LACIE PIERCE
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains County Leader celebrated its 132-year anniversary on Monday, June 10. The Rains County Leader has remained under the leadership of the Hill family for the past 115 years.

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Leader kicks off series honoring Rains County

By LACIE PIERCE
Rains County Leader staff

Each year, June 9, the date Rains County was organized, quietly passes by with little to no fanfare. Having said that, in 2020 Rains County officials are in the process of planning a three-day celebration commemorating the sesquicentennial of its founding.

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Lt. Col. West to speak at veterans event

All US veterans are invited to attend the upcoming Lake Country Neighbors [LCN] 10th annual Veterans Thank You to be held at the Lake Fork Baptist Church on July 9. The event has become a premier veteran celebration event for the area.

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Appraisal district begins holding protest hearings

By DEBORAH M WALKER
Rains County Leader staff

Taxpayer protest hearings began last week at the Rains County Appraisal District [RCAD] located at 145 Doris Briggs Parkway in Emory. Taxpayers have the right to protest appraisal district valuations or actions concerning their property. The filing deadline for protesting in Rains County was May 31.

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