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LaNell Hamilton

Visitation for Edith LaNell Hamilton will be Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Harrell Funeral Home. The services will be Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Dublin with burial at Dublin Live Oak Cemetery. 

LaNell died on Thursday, Nov. 8, ...

2018-11-09 23:07 open_in_new
ARN features Stanley

Jacob Stanley crossed the 1,000-yard mark o n Friday and earned the feature spot of the Big Country Player of the Week in the Abilene Reporter-News.

His eight huge catches and four touchdowns added 332 yards to the Lions efforts and kept them within striking distance throughout the first ...

2018-11-09 20:47 open_in_new
WILLIAMSON

James Richard Williamson was born on Feb. 4, 1943, in Gorman.

He is the son of Virgil and Vada Williamson, and brother of Blaine and Wayne Williamson.

He died on Nov. 2, 2018.

Jim graduated from North Texas State University and enjoyed a fulfilling teaching and coaching career ...

2018-11-09 16:11 open_in_new
THETFORD

Carolyn Sue (Wilson) Thetford, 59, died on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Abilene.

She was born on June 10, 1959, in Dallas to Howard and Sue (Wilhite) Wilson.

She was united in marriage to Bryan Thetford in Stephenville, on June 30, 1979. Carolyn was a graduate of Tarleton State ...

2018-11-09 16:11 open_in_new
Obituaries

Carolyn Sue (Wilson) Thetford, 59, died on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Abilene. She was born on June 10, 1959, in Dallas to Howard and Sue (Wilhite) Wilson. She was

James Richard Williamson was born on Feb. 4, 1943, in Gorman. He is the son of Virgil and Vada Williamson, and brother of ...

2018-11-09 16:11 open_in_new
SINGER

Patsy Wiggins Singer passed away quietly at her home in Glen Rose, Texas, on Nov. 1, 2018.

She was born on Jan. 27, 1933, in Comanche County, Texas.

She was preceded in death by husband Philip Singer; parents Liston and Irene Wiggins; brother Don Wiggins.

She is survived by ...

2018-11-09 16:11 open_in_new
Hello neighbor

I was a regular visitor to the Land of Make-Believe as a kid.

When I was very young, Mom would monitor anything I watched closely. Two shows that were deemed OK were “Sesame Street” and “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”

Because of this nostalgia and the tremendous amount of ...

2018-11-09 16:11 open_in_new
...votes

One of my favorite things about “adulting” with Scott is that we vote together.

When everything goes to plan, we talk about the options, make a plan, pack up our kids and all go to the polls.

Sometimeswegetcomments about taking our kids to the polls, but I love our girls seeing ...

2018-11-09 16:11 open_in_new
Commentary

Just before Tuesday’s election, I received a flyer in the mail listing both my “voting record” — a percentage of how often I voted — and a “turnout rate” —

Dear editor, Another election is past with abortion barely mentioned. We hear more of slavery and racism. It is ...

2018-11-09 16:11 open_in_new
Letter to the editor

Dear editor,

Another election is past with abortion barely mentioned. We hear more of slavery and racism. It is claimed that 60 million infants have lost their lives before they could be born. Many of them were black infants. Yet we hear no charges of racism leveled at ...

2018-11-09 16:11 open_in_new
Girls fall to Holliday

The Lady Lions ended their season on Saturday with a three-set loss to Holliday, 25-15, 25-11 and 25-15, in the Area round of playoffs.

“Holliday is a good team with some strong hitters,” head coach Ryan Lewis said. “I was proud of how the girls never backed down. We had a great ...

2018-11-09 16:11 open_in_new
Awards ARN features Stanley

Jacob Stanley crossed the 1,000-yard mark o n Friday and earned the feature spot of the Big Country Player of the Week in the Abilene Reporter-News.

His eight huge catches and four touchdowns added 332 yards to the Lions efforts and kept them within striking distance throughout the first ...

2018-11-09 16:11 open_in_new
Phenomenal season closes

The Lingleville Lady Cardinals ended their playoff bid Oct. 1 in Bryson against Vernon Northside for the Area Championship.

Fans were treated to a fierce fight going four sets deep.

Northside claimed the first two sets, 25-23 and 25-19, but Lingleville clenched the third ...

2018-11-09 16:11 open_in_new
MTGCD talks staff, outreach

The Middle Trinity Groundwater Conservation District directors addressed staff and education opportunities during their regular November meeting Nov. 1.

The meeting broke for a brief hiatus after General Manager Joe Cooper’s report when field technician Johnny Wells was presented ...

2018-11-09 16:11 open_in_new
Sports

Jacob Stanley crossed the 1,000-yard mark o n Friday and earned the feature spot of the Big Country Player of the Week in the Abilene Reporter-News. His eight huge catches

The Lady Lions ended their season on Saturday with a three-set loss to Holliday, 25-15, 25-11 and 25-15, in the Area ...

2018-11-09 16:11 open_in_new
Women's Thursday Club

Erynn Sprouse

Special to the Citizen

The Dublin Ladies’ Thursday Club met on Nov. 1 at Neva Smith’s home.

The main focus of the meeting was Smith’s presentation on Laura Bush.

She discussed the personal and political history of Texas’ former first lady from her ...

2018-11-09 16:11 open_in_new
Hunt heads home to open office

The community is invited to an open house and ribbon cutting to the new Farm Bureau office of Trenton Hunt (115 S. Patrick) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday.

Fajitas and sausage wraps will be served to those in attendance. Dublin Lions shirts will also be sold at the event for $10 each ...

2018-11-09 16:11 open_in_new
News

Erynn Sprouse

Special to the Citizen

The Dublin Ladies’ Thursday Club met on Nov. 1 at Neva Smith’s home.

Veteran’s Day will arrive Sunday and Dublin will be awash in red, white and blue, as it has been for every patriotic holiday since The Rotary club adopted the ...

2018-11-09 16:11 open_in_new
ARN features Stanley

Jacob Stanley crossed the 1,000-yard mark on Friday and earned the feature spot of the Big Country Player of the Week in the Abilene Reporter-News. 

His eight huge catches and four touchdowns added 332 yards to the Lions efforts and kept them within striking distance throughout the first ...

2018-11-08 00:16 open_in_new
Hunt hosts open house

The community is invited to an open house and ribbon cutting to the new Farm Bureau office of Trenton Hunt (115 S. Patrick) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9.

Fajitas and  sausage wraps will be served to those in attendance. Dublin Lions shirts will also be sold at the event for ...

2018-11-08 00:16 open_in_new
Lions to fight for third place

After a back-and-forth first half, Comanche pulled away in the second half to come away with a 54-30 win against Dublin to essentially secure the District title. 

“The whole game our kids played with heart, played with effort, played with passion,” Cervetto said.

Cervetto said ...

2018-11-08 00:16 open_in_new