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Erath Republican Party hosts candidate forums

The Erath County Republican Party will host the first of two planned  candidate forums on Monday, Jan. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Bond Auditorium (2655 W. Overhill Drive) in Stephenville.

The meetings will be held in preparation for the March 3 primary elections, giving each candidate a ...

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Erath economy could lose $1M

Representatives from the U.S. Census have been speaking around Erath County to ensure that the county doesn’t lose its opportunity to add more than $1 million to the local economy.

The 2020 Census has been seeking employees to help  gather information for the 2020 census with pay for ...

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Rabies discovered in shelter dog

The Texas Department of State Health Services is notifying people who visited the Erath County Humane Society (891 East Road in Stephenville) between Jan. 3-15 that they may need to be assessed for a possible rabies exposure after the virus was discovered in a dog that was housed in the ...

2020-01-24 00:28 open_in_new
Dublin lifters place high

The Dublin powerlifting boys took third place at the 18th annual Dublin Invitational Powerlifting Meet Saturday as several took top places among the more than 150 boys lifting this weekend.

“Our lifters performed very well overall,” said powerlifting coach Greg Hardcastle. “Many of ...

2020-01-23 23:26 open_in_new
Willie Whiteley

Willie Daree Whiteley, 80, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Jan. 16, 2020 in Arlington, Texas. 

She was born on March 28, 1939 to her parents William Ivra Taylor and Clara (Dunn) Taylor in Huckabay, Texas.

She worked in service industries and owned her own ...

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Pamela Sisney

Pamela Lynn Sisney, 56, of Dublin, Texas died on Jan. 13, 2020 in Dublin. 

She was born on October 23, 1963 in Blythe, California to her parents Russell Sisney and Audrey (Roberson) Sisney. Pamela worked for a sanitation company that delivered portable toilets.

Pamela was preceded ...

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Mark Dosier

Mark Wayne Dosier of Copperscove, Texas died on Jan. 3, 2020 in Killeen, Texas.

He was born on May 29, 1977 in Williamson County, Texas to his parents Owen Wayne Dosier and Caroline Kay (Tabers) Dosier. 

He is survived by his brother, Christopher Dosier, his uncle James Edward ...

2020-01-23 23:26 open_in_new
Dublin mourns Museum Lady

Dublin lost its resident Museum Lady and community cheerleader on New Year’s Eve as Mary Yantis, 85, passed after a brief battle with cancer.

An avid fan of both history and the Dublin community, the success of the Dublin Historical Society and the town’s many museums can be traced to ...

2020-01-10 19:22 open_in_new
Poperty tax deadlines

Happy New Year from Erath County Appraisal District. We would like to bring your attention to several important tax calendar events for the New Year.

The rendition deadline has been changed again back to April 15th.

The appraisal district will mail a Confidential Business Personal ...

2020-01-10 19:22 open_in_new
Lions start District strong

The Dublin Lions opened district play with an 81-65 win over the Coleman Bluecats Friday.

“The guys are really beginning to gel and play well together,” said Lions Coach Will Parker. “It’s all coming along at the right time as we get started in district.”

Angel Ramirez led ...

2020-01-10 19:22 open_in_new
Cards move to 16-3

The Lingleville Cardinals took home a W in their district opener when they faced the Panthers on the Gorman hardwood Friday.

The 69-16 win moves them to 1-0 in District and 16-3 for the season.

The Cards moved to an early lead with a score of 25-8 at the half, but Lingleville really ...

2020-01-10 19:22 open_in_new
Farmers, don’t despair

I was reading an article from the Washington Post about a farming family in Berkshire, NY that is having problems feeding their own family. They produce milk, eggs and meat and only have so much money a month to feed their family of seven. “We’re supposed to be feeding the world, and we ...

2020-01-10 19:22 open_in_new
Miller to host national program

Texas Agriculture Commissioner and area native Sid Miller announced he will host a new weekly television show that will premiere on the RFD-TV network on Jan. 21. The series, “Texas Agriculture Matters,” will spotlight Texas agriculture for 52 million viewers nationwide.

According to a ...

2020-01-10 18:19 open_in_new
We’ll miss you, Museum Lady

I don’t think I’ll ever forget the last time I sat down with Mary Yantis.

I was running around downtown, doing a variety of chores for the paper and passed by the Historical Museum where I saw the resident ‘Museum Lady’ sitting down in one of the three rocking chairs to read the ...

2020-01-10 18:19 open_in_new
News

Brookshire Brothers of Dublin presented nearly 100 bags of food to local food pantries last week thanks to giving customers who purchased the supplies in the Brown Bags of Hope

Christmas carols were sung by kindergarten through third grade in four separate concerts Friday in honor of the ...

2020-01-04 02:43 open_in_new
Sports

The Dublin Lions are now 9-4 for their season after a tense 89-88 victory over the Lipan Indians at home Friday. Dublin Lions Coach Will Parker expressed pride in his

The Lady Lions opened district with some fiercely fought games against Bangs and Eastland. The Dublin girls lost 57-41 in ...

2020-01-04 02:43 open_in_new
Commentary

“I’m having trouble with motivation today.” Cierra, our resident ad builder/anything she can do to help, said these words last week and got a laugh from me as she had

I don’t think we have any section that’s immediately as popular as the “Letters to Santa” section. We ran up ...

2020-01-04 02:43 open_in_new
Obituaries

On Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, Ruby Alice Edwards, beloved matriarch and friend, passed away at the age of 85.

James “Jimmy” Ray Owen, 87, was born on Sept. 2, 1932 to his parents Oscar Edward Owen and Kathlyn Margret (Paquin) Owen in Fountain, Michigan. 

Jessie Faye Secrest,84, ...

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Ruby Edwards

On Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, Ruby Alice Edwards, beloved matriarch and friend, passed away at the age of 85.

Ruby was born on May 27, 1934 in Menard, Texas to John Henry and Eva Mae Overstreet. 

She married Don (Donnie) Edwards on November 12, 1956, and the couple raised two sons, ...

2020-01-02 23:25 open_in_new
Jimmy Owen

James “Jimmy” Ray Owen, 87, was born on Sept. 2, 1932 to his parents Oscar Edward Owen and Kathlyn Margret (Paquin) Owen in Fountain, Michigan. 

He married Lily Mae (Karl) Owen on Dec. 22,1954 for 65 years. 

Before retirement he pursued a career of driving a truck for ...

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Jessie Secrest

Jessie Faye Secrest,84, passed away at her residence on Dec. 28, 2019. 

She was born on Jan. 26, 1935 in Dublin, Texas to George and Maggie (Reed) Bundrant. 

She married William “Bill” Samuel Secrest on Aug. 3,1954. 

She was a homemaker and a member of the Pentecostal ...

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