The following candidates are on ballots in the Rains County Republican Party primary election on March 4.
Regional and county offices
Voters in the northwestern Rains County community of Point will elect three councilpersons this November. The deadline for candidates to file is Aug. 26.
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.
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.
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.