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Catherine Smith

Catherine Lucille Smith of Dublin, died Thursday, May 9, 2019, at 71 years.

Catherine was born Oct. 7, 1947, in Gorman to Glenn and Catherine (Chandler) Smith.

She was a 1966 graduate of Abilene High School. Her hobbies included knitting and crocheting.

Survivors include her ...

2019-05-16 16:40 open_in_new
John Reid

John Reid, 77, died on Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Comanche.

He was born on Sept. 16, 1941, in Hasse, Texas, to Doyle and Pearl (Tilley) Reid.  On July 13, 1963, he was united in marriage to Stella McDonald in Proctor. John was a deconstructing contractor. He was involved in the community, ...

2019-05-16 16:40 open_in_new
Voters opt for bond, challenger Ben Pate

Elections were held for Erath County on Saturday with voters deciding on a new City Council member for Dublin and narrowly accepting a bond for Lingleville ISD.

Ben Pate was picked to fill a single-year term on Place 4 of the Dublin City Council after receiving 60 votes. Thirteen ballots ...

2019-05-09 18:46 open_in_new
Morantes, Porter MVPs

L ions from all sports converged May 2 to celebrate the successes of the 2018-19 athletic seasons.

Seniors Blake Porter and Yakelin Morantes won the Dublin Citizen’s MVP awards for all sports.

Porter made several clinch plays during football season, earning him a place on the ...

2019-05-09 18:46 open_in_new
... fights a carseat

If you are a parent you already know how this story is going to go.

My baby has outgrown her click-and-go infant seat and has graduated to a convertible carseat.

It’s a marvelous invention that keeps kids safer longer and I’m certain has saved numerous young lives.

But ...

2019-05-09 18:46 open_in_new
A week for Citizen news

What a week for Citizen news.

Ninety-nine percent of the time the staff of the Dublin Citizen tries hard to stay out of the news.

We like to report on it not be in it.

But sometimes exciting things happen and you need to know.

This week is one of those weeks — in fact, ...

2019-05-09 18:46 open_in_new
Skimmers found at Dublin pumps

Eight callers have reported suspicious charges to their debit and credit cards after skimming devices were found at the gas pump readers at Dublin Stop.

The devices operate by capturing card numbers and verification information when cards are slid into the reader.

According to Dublin ...

2019-05-09 17:43 open_in_new
Principal for day breaks records

He may be shorter than the average administrator, but Dublin Intermediate’s principal for Tuesday led the charge in breaking school records.

Dublin sixth-grader Ezekiel Dubois was named principal for a day after he read an astonishing five million words for the school year and tested at ...

2019-05-09 17:43 open_in_new

Kelli Ann Greer died on April 29, 2019. She was born on Nov. 7, 1990, in DeLeon to Kelly Franklin Greer and Debby Ann (Wallace) Evans.

She graduated from TSU with a B.B.A. and worked as an electrical field engineer for Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. Kelli attended the Harvest ...

2019-05-09 17:43 open_in_new

Gelene Rainer died on the May 2, 2019.

Gelene was born March 1, 1935, as the only child to Arthur and Jewel Powers in Crowell, Texas. Both of Gelene’s parents preceded her in death.

Gelene is a graduate of Kermit High School in Kermit, Texas. She found the love of her life and ...

2019-05-09 17:43 open_in_new
Cinco de Mayo set for park

The first “Cinco De Mayo Party in the Park” is set this Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m., offering an afternoon of fun celebrating Hispanic heritage.

The Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring the featured guest, Marion Surles, a Dublin author who just released the novel, “Grit in Juarez, ...

2019-05-02 17:43 open_in_new
100+ clean up community

Dublin reinforced its commitment to keeping a cleancommunitySaturday during the second annual Dublin Clean event.

“We had 103 signatures but we had more show up,” Dublin City Code Enforcement Jeremy Essary said of the volunteers who gathered at the City Park at 7 a.m.

This crew, ...

2019-05-02 17:43 open_in_new
Academy sets open house

Parnassus Academy in Dublin invites the publictotheirShowcase & Open House on Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., to see how Parnassus Academy can support your educational pursuits. Enjoy light refreshments at the purple Victorian home in Dublin, at 718 N Patrick St, while exploring the options ...

2019-05-02 16:40 open_in_new
12 run, jump to Region

Dublin will send 12 athletes to Regionals after they placed in the top four at the Area track meet in Jim Ned on April 17.

Blake Porter took second in the high jump, clearing six feet.

Tyler Harrell was second in the long jump, clearing 20 feet and 5.5 inches.

Harrell also took ...

2019-04-26 23:07 open_in_new
Two to go to Mass. for FPS

Two sixth-grade Dublin students have advanced to the International competition of the Future Problem Solvers.

NavaLee White and Keylee Porter will competeinMassachussets in June.

White and Porter will compete against thousands of students from around the world in a six-step problem ...

2019-04-25 17:43 open_in_new
Mrs. Dykowski... Mothers a nurturer

Audrey got upset the other day and when I picked her up to comfort her I received the sweetest, most comforting little pats on the arm.

If she is blessed with children someday, they are really some lucky kiddos because her maternal instinct, even at one year old, is stronger than almost ...

2019-04-25 17:43 open_in_new
Community Calendar

an event calendar for Dublin and nearby communities

Thursday, April 25

Showing of “Bridge to Terabithia”: 4 p.m. - Dublin Public Library

Friday, April 26

Classic Movie Matinee “North to Alaska”: 2 p.m. - Dublin Public Library Lego Club: 4:30 p.m. - Dublin Public ...

2019-04-25 16:40 open_in_new
Unrequested babysitter

Have you ever noticed how older siblings take it on themselves to make sure the behavior of younger children is kept in check.

Apparently, that phenomena isn’t just limited to people.

Katie and I spent the Easter weekend with her family, which of course meant we just went to their ...

2019-04-25 16:40 open_in_new

Stella Schuelke Barrington died on April 22, 2019.

She was born March 24, 1925, in Rural Hays County, Texas, to Walter Earl Schuelke and Ella Emma Braune Schuelke. She married William Earl Barrington Aug. 29, 1947. He preceded her in death on Dec. 25, 2018.

Stella is survived by ...

2019-04-25 16:40 open_in_new

R.W. Howard, 76, of DeLeon, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019. He was born Nov. 20, 1942, in DeLeon, Texas, to Robert William Howard and Faye Kinnard Howard.

R.W. lived in the DeLeon community most all of his life. He was extremely talented in restoring antiques of all kinds including ...

2019-04-25 16:40 open_in_new