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January 7, 2020 Linda Brendle 0

Happy 2020 – a new year, a leap year, and the beginning of a new decade. One hundred years ago marked the beginning of the Roaring Twenties, a decade of economic growth and widespread prosperity, driven by postwar spending, a construction boom and the rapid growth of consumer goods. […]

Six myths for 2020

January 7, 2020 John Kelly, CISSP 0

Not only has a new year arrived, but a new decade as well! In an average lifetime, we encounter about six days (give or take) that begin a new decade. Congratulations, you have just made it past another one! […]

Softball state championship tops the stories of 2010-2019

January 7, 2020 Trey Hill 0

In a decade that saw the Rains Independent School District [RISD] build its fourth school building, a new football stadium, and a baseball/softball complex; a tornado rip through Rains County; and a new Two-Mile Bridge built across Lake Tawakoni, it was the successful state championship run of the Rains Lady Cat softball team that topped the news in the decade of 2010-2019. […]

Passing the torch

January 7, 2020 Linda Brendle 0

Lyn Baldwin loves the written word and has spent most of her life passing that burning love on to others. One of the ways she has accomplished that goal is by serving on the Board of the Friends of the Rains County Library for almost a decade. At the Board meeting on January 2, she passed that torch on to Linda Brendle who will serve in her place but will never fill her shoes. […]

Mid-winter bald eagle count this weekend

January 7, 2020 Chuck Fitts 0

The annual mid-winter bald eagle count of Lake Fork will take place on Saturday and Sunday, January 11-12. The public is invited to meet at the Oak Ridge Marina Cafe each morning of the event at 7:00 a.m. to get instructions. […]

January 7, 2020

January 7, 2020 Submitted 0

Good Samaritans’ Thrift Shop Sale; Vendors Needed For Eagle Fest; Point Community Library, New Hours; Tweens Meet Beginning Jan. 9; American Legion Buffet Breakfast, January 11; FOL Meets on January 16 […]

Phillip Turner

January 5, 2020 Submitted 0

A graveside service for Phillip “Don” Turner, 72, of Greenville, was held on January 9 at Prospect Cemetery in Emory. […]

Sheryl Ann Stephenson

January 4, 2020 Submitted 0

A memorial service will be held for Sheryl Ann Stephenson, 54, of Point, on Saturday, January 25, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Graford. […]

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