January 26, 2022
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Bridge out!

January 6, 2022 Trey Hill 0

A pile of rocks and twisted steel is all that remains of one of the bridges on FM 275 north of Emory. Demolition of the bridge began on November 17, 2021. When completed, the new bridge will be wider and the roadway rehabilitated. […]

Fog shrouds county

December 23, 2021 Trey Hill 0

Rains County Deputy Jamie Beck cautions a truck driver to slow down on Tuesday morning, December 21. A heavy blanket of fog rolled into the area reducing visibility to less than 200 feet in some parts of the county. The dense fog caused a two-vehicle accident on U.S. Hwy. 69 south, approximately one mile north of the Alba city limits. […]

Names of candidates seeking place on ballot released

December 16, 2021 Trey Hill 0

Rains County Republican Chairperson Kristi Ratliff recently released the names of candidates seeking county office in the upcoming Republican primary to be held in March. Ratliff said the names reflect those candidates whose filings were received before the deadline on December 13. […]

Seen Around the Square

December 9, 2021 Trey Hill 0

Santa Claus (top), also known as Troy Fry, took time out of his busy schedule to make an appearance during Christmas Around the Square on Saturday, December 4. […]

And the winner is …

December 9, 2021 Trey Hill 0

The Women’s Service Club held a drawing for $10,000 on Saturday night. DJ Calvin drew Cassie Patton’s name as the winner of the drawing. The club’s fundraiser brought in money that was used to decorate […]

Wildcats light up the night

December 9, 2021 Trey Hill 0

Lighting up the night with holiday music, members of the Rains High School Marching Band march down Texas St. during the Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday night, December 4. […]

Finishing touches

December 2, 2021 Trey Hill 0

This year’s edition of the Rains County Leader’s Snow Village was briefly revealed Tuesday night while Jennifer Hill put the finishing touches to the display. The Snow Village will be on display beginning Saturday during the Christmas Around the Square festivities through the remainder of the holiday season. […]

Rolling through the countryside

November 25, 2021 Trey Hill 0

Thirty riders roared through Arbala Saturday morning, November 20. The riders were participating in the 17th annual Rains County Sheriff’s Department and Circuit Riders Ministry Toy Run. […]

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