Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, June 19, 2018 – Volume XIX, Issue No. 8

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Hefner, county recognize Lady Cats softball team

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains High School Lady Cat Softball team was recognized at the Rains County Commissioners Court regular meeting on Thursday, June 14, at 10:00 a.m. at the Rains County Courthouse. Head Coach Scott Delozier and Assistant Coach Christie Russell joined the softball athletes as Rains County Judge Wayne Wolfe read a proclamation from State Representative Cole Hefner recognizing the team and its hard work to become a state qualifier.

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Council readies to vote on zoning request

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The Point City Council held a public hearing on Tuesday, June 12, before its regular council meeting began at 6:45 p.m. at Point City Hall. According to the public hearing notice published in the June 5 edition of the Rains County Leader, the hearing was held for residents to express concerns and opinions regarding a “request of zoning change ...

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Radio operators set to host field day Saturday

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

“When everything else fails, amateur radio often times is our last line of defense ...When you need amateur radio, you really need them.” W. Craig Fugate

Amateur radio (also called ham radio) operators in Rains County will meet at the Rains County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) located behind Best Western at 200 Industrial Blvd. in Emory, on Saturday, June 23, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

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Driver careflighted with incapacitating injuries

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

At approximately 12:15 p.m. on Monday, June 18, Point resident Laurie Hendricks was driving southbound on Hwy. 69 toward Emory when she went off the road and hit a culvert in the black 2008 Chevrolet pickup that she was driving, according to the accident’s lead law enforcement officer, Trooper Tony Garcia.

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