Rains County

Rains County
3:29 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Former deputy who shot dog takes plea deal

Jarrod Dooley during the April 19 incident in Point.
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A Rains County sheriff's deputy who shot a dog during a controversial April 19 incident in Point has accepted a plea-bargain deal that includes his permanent retirement from law enforcement in Texas. As a result, Jarrod Dooley will not have to face a Cruelty to Animals charge. The decision was made on Sept. 18 at the Rains County courthouse in Emory.

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2014 Elections
10:23 am
Mon February 24, 2014

GOP primary: Rains Co. ballot

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The following candidates are on ballots in the Rains County Republican Party primary election on March 4.

Regional and county offices

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Rains County
11:24 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Three seats up for grabs in Point


Voters in the northwestern Rains County community of Point will elect three councilpersons this November. The deadline for candidates to file is Aug. 26.

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Police and Courts
10:29 am
Thu July 12, 2012

Suspect in Rains County Cattle Theft Arrested in Mexico


An Illinois man, wanted for allegedly stealing cattle from four states, including Rains County in Texas, was located in Mexico Tuesday and has been extradited back to the U.S.

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Police and Courts
2:27 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

Drug conviction handed down for Northeast Texas man in NE

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LINCOLN, NE - A Nebraska court has found a Rains County man guilty of intent to deliver marijuana stemming from a 2011 traffic stop that netted 55 pounds of pot.

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8:03 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Roadwork coming for Rains County

The Texas Department of Transportation has entered into an agreement with a Clarksville contractor to resurface a section of U.S. Highway 69 in Rains County.

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