January 16, 2021
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Surveying from afar

January 12, 2021 Trey Hill 0

Binoculars and cameras with long-range lenses were instrumental in identifying bald eagles on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Volunteers began their three-day survey on Friday by tallying the eagle population around Lake Tawakoni. […]

Christmas Around the Square canceled

December 8, 2020 Trey Hill 0

First it was Founder’s Day/Rains County Sesquicentennial that was canceled, then Fourth of July, and the Rains County Fair … now add Christmas to the list of casualties that the COVID-19 pandemic has claimed this year. […]

RISD to close Wednesday

November 17, 2020 Trey Hill 0

Rains Independent School District [RISD] superintendent, Jennifer Johnson, sent out letters to parents Monday afternoon, November 16, stating that RISD schools will be closed Wednesday, November 18, through Friday, November 20. […]

Look, no hands!

November 10, 2020 Trey Hill 0

Nate Carista appears to demonstrate the security of his safety harness while installing Christmas lights on the dome atop the Rains County Courthouse. Carista and Colin Gowin (left) with First Due Christmas Lighting have been installing the Christmas lights on the courthouse for the past two years. […]

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