Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, July 28, 2015 – Volume XVI, Issue No. 13

Emory Weather

Clean opinion given for county’s audit

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains Independent School District (RISD) board of trustees met in regular session in the board room of the RISD administration building Tuesday night, July 14. During the meeting, the board unanimously approved a pay increase for the staff and then was enlightened on a budget issue looming on the horizon.

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Commissioners court to determine fate of
CR 3422

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

Commissioner Patsy Marshall presided over the special meeting of the Rains County Commissioners Court held on Wednesday, July 22, at the Rains County Courthouse. Two items on the agenda centered around the status of a portion of County Road (CR) 3422 while the other two items involved approving maps of intended plans (plats) by Beasley Survey for property located near East Tawakoni.

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NETO board votes to close agency

By TREY HILL
Rains County Leader staff

The Northeast Texas Opportunities, Inc. (NETO) board of directors held their regular monthly meeting Monday afternoon, July 27, in the Franklin County Multi-Purpose Service Center in Mount Vernon. Rains County Judge Wayne Wolfe, Vice Chair, called the meeting to order.

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New theatre/acting company in the works

Talented Rains High School Theatre Arts Director Chris Collins is at it again! This time he is inviting the public to an informational and interest meeting regarding a new threatre company and acting troupe.

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Sales Tax Holiday set for August 7-9

AUSTIN – Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced under $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 7-9.

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