Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, September 18, 2018 – Volume XIX, Issue No. 21

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Court reviews road monies spent per precinct

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

A public hearing regarding the proposed tax rate and proposed budget was held by the Rains County Commissioners Court at its regular meeting on Thursday, September 13, at the Rains County Courthouse. Three citizens spoke during the hearing. One citizen stated his support of the proposed tax rate.

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School board reviews A-F rating received by TEA

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains Independent School District (ISD) School Board unveiled a banner with the names of the 2018 Rains High School (RHS) Softball team along with coaches’ names, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, September 11. Head Softball Coach Scott Delozier was onhand for the presentation.

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Two arrested after police pursue drug charges

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

East Tawakoni Police Department (ETPD) sought the arrests of two men with outstanding warrants for drugs and other charges.

ETPD Lieutenant Charlie Hughes explained to the Rains County Leader that he, along with ETPD Chief Steven Prock, made a traffic stop due to traffic violations on a driver in East Tawakoni (ET) on Monday, September 3.

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Rebates increase throughout county

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

Over $1.4M in state sales tax funds have been rebated to local governmental entities in 2018, according to year-to-date statistics released by Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar last week.

Allocations to the four governmental entities (county and cities) for the month of September totaled $160,466.55.

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