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Northeast Texans Enjoy Hawk Patrol

For “nature nerds” and others, playing a game of “count the hawks” is a fun pastime on scenic drives and winter is a great time since there is an abundance of them here during this time and they’re easy to see with the leaves off the trees.
December 19, 2014

Northeast Texas Groups Join Forces for Contest

December 19, 2014

CASA Receives Generous Grant

Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Kids of East Texas recently received a $20,000 grant from the Texas Bar Foundation to implement volunteer recruitment.
December 19, 2014

Best of the Upper East Side of Texas 2014

In its 11th year now, County Line Magazine’s annual survey keeps uncovering more and more local gems in the Upper East Side of Texas.
December 19, 2014

East Texas Golf, Lands End

One would be hard-pressed to find a more unlikely setting for a top-level golf course than off a pasture-laden, one-lane country road in Yantis, Texas. Yet its quaint, if inauspicious, surroundings are a distinct part of the charm that makes The Links at Land’s End easily one of the most unique golf courses in the Upper East Side of Texas.
August 20, 2014

Recycling Nets Big Haul in Kaufman, Rains Counties

The Kaufman County Environmental Co-op reminds that recycling makes a difference for the environment and for communities.
February 28, 2013

Group Brings Community Together

The Back to School Bash in Emory in August was more than just a mix of sports, music, and other entertainment that collected backpacks and school supplies for needy children in Rains County.
August 29, 2012

Go Bus Provides Rides for Those Without Cars

Need transportation? The GoBus system with its 40 or so purple and green buses makes more than 800 trips a day Monday through Friday in 14 Northeast Texas counties, helping people without cars, people whose cars are in the shop, and other people with a need for mobility.
August 29, 2012

Step Back in Time at Emory Park

The Emory Heritage Park is located off Highway 69, adjacent to the Rains County Public Library in Emory. It is established and maintained by the Rains County Historical Society.
July 27, 2012

Back to School Bash Helps Emory Kids

The “Back to School Bash” on August 4 in Emory is set aside for family fun and entertainment and to collect school supplies for the needy children of Rains County. It includes various sports, tournaments, music, and entertainment at the park off Hwy 69 next to the public library.
July 27, 2012

Blind Determination Keeps Teen Winning

As a freshman, Charlotte Brown ran varsity track, competing in the 100 and 400 meters, the third leg on the mile relay, and both the high jump and pole vault; her best vault of nine feet, six inches is a school record.
July 27, 2012

10 Students Win Funding From Wood County Coop

Ten local high school students in Wood County Electric Cooperative’s nine-county service area will each receive a $2,000 scholarship towards continuing education.
May 1, 2012