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Fireman of the Year

January 5, 2021 Submitted 0

Carlton Goldsmith (right) was named “Fireman Of the Year” and was presented an award by Asst. Chief Matthew Peacock (left) at the Emory Volunteer Fire Department’s annual dinner held on Saturday, January 2. […]

Filing dates set for local races

December 15, 2020 Deborah Walker 0

With the November elections behind us, Rains County residents have more opportunities to affect change in local government. Council positions are open in the cities of East Tawakoni and Emory, and board member positions are open on the Rains ISD School Board. […]

A sweater so … unique

December 15, 2020 Kay Thompson 0

The Rains County Leader’s ugly sweater contest winner is Sherry Dennis. Dennis received a free subscription to the Leader with her flamingo-inspired Christmas sweater during the open house held Friday, December 11. […]

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. […]

Roan retires as director of Emory Development Corp.

November 10, 2020 Linda Brendle 0

Reka’s Rise and Shine Coffee Co. is a good place to meet people for a cup of coffee and a chat. It’s an especially good place when the person you’re meeting is Keeley Potter Roan who owns and operates Reka’s with Bert, her high school sweetheart and husband of 38 years. […]

A 39-year tradition

October 13, 2020 Submitted 0

On Friday, October 16, the doors of the Emory City Centre will open for the Friends of the Library (FOL) Fall Book Sale, a two-day fundraising event that has continued with few interruptions for almost four decades. […]

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