Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, June 27, 2017 – Volume XVIII, Issue No. 9

Emory Weather

Greenville man drowns in Tawakoni

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

On Saturday, June 24, at 9:34 p.m., the Rains County Sheriff’s Office received a call from an adult female (name not released) stating that a male, later identified as 39-year-old Andrea Smith of Greenville, was drowning.

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Register for LCN annual veterans event

Lake Country Neighbors (LCN) will hold its Eighth annual Veterans Thank You event on Tuesday, July 11, in the Family Life Center at Lake Fork Baptist Church.

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ET Council approves PayStar for online payments

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The East Tawakoni (ET) City Council held its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 20, at 7:00 p.m. at ET City Hall. All council members were present except Councilman David Rose. Mayor Johnnie LaPrade presided over the meeting.

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Tamale Fest set to sizzle

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

For the 25th year, Point Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Tamale Fest, which always brings great food, fun family-friendly activities and toe-tapping live music to the county.

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City receives clean opinion for audit

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

At the regular meeting of the Emory City Council held on Tuesday, June 20, Trey Hill was officially sworn in as City of Emory Mayor. Blake Cooper has served in that role since May of 2016. Cooper was applauded by Emory City Administrator Mike Dunn, council members, Hill, and those in attendance for his contributions to the city while serving as mayor.

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