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LCN presents at chamber luncheon

May 25, 2021 Kay Thompson 0

The Rains County Chamber of Commerce held it’s monthly network luncheon on May 19, at the Best Western in Emory. The luncheon was sponsored by Lake Country Neighbors (LCN), a nonprofit charity organization consisting completely of volunteers. […]

On the scene in Emory on May 4, 2021

May 4, 2021 Kay Thompson 0

I had the opportunity on Tuesday, April 27, to watch the Rains Varsity Baseball team win the title of District Champs in Grand Saline. I had never been to a high school baseball game, and it was quite entertaining! And a little dangerous! […]

State Farm sponsors luncheon

April 27, 2021 Kay Thompson 0

The Rains County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly chamber luncheon on Wednesday, April 21, at Sidekick’s Bar & Grill in Emory. The luncheon was sponsored by Toni Threadgill of State Farm and the lunch was provided by Sidekick’s. […]

On The Scene in Emory on April 27, 2021

April 27, 2021 Kay Thompson 0

Aaah, the sounds and signs of spring … sneezes, red watery eyes, itchy skin … and the flowers are pretty too. I was out most of last week with what used to be called Hay Fever. I’m still not completely over it, but it is much better. […]

On the scene in Emory on April 20, 2021

April 20, 2021 Kay Thompson 0

I have never been one of those people who packs away winter clothes to make room for summer clothes. Living in Texas, that seems to be a really good way to be. For those of you who have packed away your long pants and sweaters, get them back out. […]

On the scene in Emory on March 30, 2021

March 30, 2021 Kay Thompson 0

If you were driving around town on Saturday, especially on Hwy. 69 between Hwy. 276 and Rains High School, you may have wondered where all of that traffic came from. There were vehicles making a slow roll to the high school for the weigh-in at the 8th annual Crappiefest. […]

March chamber luncheon

March 23, 2021 Kay Thompson 0

The Rains County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly chamber luncheon on Wednesday, March 17, at the Best Western Plus in Emory. The luncheon was sponsored by Hooten Financial and catered by Stefanos Greek Kouzina. On the menu were lamb stew and Mediterranean salad. Stefano’s never fails to impress! […]

Sesquicentennial plus 1

March 23, 2021 Kay Thompson 0

The Rains County Founder’s Day celebration was originally planned to be a sesquicentennial event in 2020. But, like so many other things, it was cancelled due to COVID-19. Or should I say, the response to COVID-19. […]

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