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Roof-raising experience

June 16, 2022 Trey Hill 0

Workers toil away installing the roof for the new St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church building located east of Emory on FM 515. Construction recently restarted after work was halted due to the COVID pandemic. […]

Board hires new junior high principal

June 2, 2022 Trey Hill 0

The Rains Independent School District’s board of trustees met in special session Thursday evening, May 26, in the board room of the RISD Administration Building. The first order of business for the board was approving the hire of John Portwood as principal of Rains Junior High School. […]

Entertaining for all ages

May 12, 2022 Trey Hill 0

Eric Brittingham from Wildlife on the Move entertained the young, and the not so young, with two shows on Saturday during Founder’s Day. The Rains County Chamber of Commerce enjoyed a Chamber-of-Commerce Day with moderate weather and a large turnout. […]

Council members hear complaints from builders and contractors

May 12, 2022 Trey Hill 0

The Emory City Council held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday evening, May 10, at Emory City Hall. Items brought before the council included rezoning a 13.425-acre parcel of land from agriculture to planned development, an ordinance creating the position of a city fire marshal, and an ordinance for granting permits for parades, marches and rallies. […]

New Favorite 5K winners

May 12, 2022 Trey Hill 0

New Favorite 5K winners were (left to right) Levi West, third place; Elija Walker, first place; Hannah Dickens, second; and Kadence Jones, fourth place. […]

Founder’s Day set for Saturday

May 5, 2022 Trey Hill 0

The Rains County Chamber of Commerce is returning Founder’s Day to the first Saturday in May. That means Saturday, May 7, fun and festivities for the whole family will occur at Sandy Creek Park in Emory. […]

Preparing for a sale

April 21, 2022 Trey Hill 0

Josey and Layna Schroeder check out some books while mom, Cara Schroeder, makes preparations for the Friends of the Library book sale which is set to be held Friday and Saturday at the Emory City Centre. […]

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