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Frederick to play in All-State Band

Ella Frederick, of the The Sound of Dublin Band, earned a spot on the Texas All-State Music Ensemble, the highest honor a Texas music student can earn.

She competed Saturday at Argyle High School to earn the spot. Only 1,780 students make one of the 15 All-State ensembles, according to a ...

2019-01-17 18:49 open_in_new
Filing open for city elections

Filing is officially open for the first City Council election since the council switched from the ward system to at-large.

Dublin City Secretary Rhonda Williams announced the switch has resulted in a few changes to the way that candidates file for the May 4 election.

One unusual ...

2019-01-17 18:49 open_in_new
Dublin powerlifting meet Jan. 19

Dublin will host its 17th annual powerlifting meet on Saturday. 

The event, held at the Roy and Lynn Neff Gymnasium, draws area athletes and fans to Dublin and kicks off the Lions and Lady Lions lifting season every year. 

Before the Regional and State meets in March, the team also ...

2019-01-17 18:49 open_in_new
Lions slay Dragons

Dublin sits in second in the District after going 1-1 this week. 

On Tuesday, the Lions slew the Bangs Dragons 88-41.

Jacob Stanley scored 26 points with eight rebounds, two steals, two assists and two blocks. 

Blake Porter sank 15 points with 11 rebounds and a ...

2019-01-17 18:49 open_in_new
Girls fall in district games

The Lady Lions fell to Bangs Tuesday night, 47-27. 

K.K. Smith led in scoring with 9 points. 

Brooklynn Johnson made eight rebounds, two assists and two steals.  

Hannah Ortega scored 5 points with a rebound and a steal. 

Naomi Dudley and Camry Porter each sank 4 ...

2019-01-17 18:49 open_in_new
Dublin Elementary one of 26 schools nominated for 2019 National Blue Ribbon Honors

The Texas Education Agency today announced the nomination of Dublin Elementary for national 2019 Blue Ribbon Schools recognition. It is one of 26 schools nominated.

Founded in 1982, Blue Ribbon Schools is a U.S. Department of Education program that recognizes public and private ...

2019-01-17 00:58 open_in_new
Frances King

Frances Marie Taglialavore King of Gun Barrel City, Texas formally of Dublin, Texas passed from this earth on January 13, 2019 in Mabank, Texas.

Visitation will be held at Eubank Funeral Home, 601 State Hwy 198 in Mabank from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on January 16, 2019 with the ...

2019-01-16 20:46 open_in_new
How Young Is Too Young For Orthodontic Treatment?

Step into a middle school and you likely will see plenty of smiles accented by braces.


But parents who put off a trip to the orthodontist until their child is on the cusp of the teen years could be waiting too late. Plenty of problems can start developing long before all of a ...

2019-01-11 16:53 open_in_new
Nadine Koenig

Nadine Koenig, 80, died on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in Dublin.

Nadine was born in 1938 in a little town called Priddy, Texas. She was raised on a farm in a house without electricity. 

At the age of 12 or 13 her family moved to Houston to a house with electricity and in-home water. ...

2019-01-09 18:40 open_in_new
Free tax preparation by AARP volunteers

Tax season is rapidly approaching and many people are turning their thoughts to the need of preparing their 2018 tax return.

Unless the taxpayer knows all the current laws, it can appear to be a daunting task.

Why face the ordeal on your own when you can access free assistance from ...

2019-01-08 16:25 open_in_new
Tax tips for students

Income tax season is approaching, and students may want to consider these tips from KHEAA to help the process go more smoothly.

Although you may not have earned enough to be required to file, you may be able to get a refund if your employer withheld taxes from your pay. Before you file, ...

2019-01-07 17:19 open_in_new
Dublin man charged with intoxication assault

Dubliner Nicholas King, 27, is in Erath County Jail following an accident Tuesday that resulted in the injury of a pedestrian.

According to Department of Public Safety Reports, King was traveling east on County Road 401 about a mile northwest of Lingleville when he ran his 1996 Chevrolet ...

2019-01-03 17:46 open_in_new
Young artist finishing first show

Kyle Richey may only be 13 but the young artist just finished a showing of his art at the Stephenville Public Library yesterday through the Cross Timber Fine Arts Center.

The son of Dublin Dog Den owners Jesica and Dillon Richey started taking art classes through a homeschool cooperative. ...

2019-01-03 17:46 open_in_new
Boys fifth at invitational

Dublin took fifth place at the Texas Bank Holiday Classic in Brownwood over the weekend.

They ended with a win over San Saba, 70-38. They also defeated San Angelo’s homeschool team, 80-57, and Llano, 68-50. In that game, Jacob Stanley added 28 points with 13 rebounds, three steals and an ...

2019-01-03 17:46 open_in_new
Lawanna Roberson

Services for Lawanna Roberson, 93, retired garment factory supervisor and a homemaker, were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at the Lingleville Baptist Church with Rev. Joel Sanders officiating. Burial followed at Lingleville West End Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at ...

2019-01-02 20:46 open_in_new
Darlene West

Darlene Frances West, 74, of DeLeon, peacefully passed away December 28, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family. 

She was born Sept. 8, 1944, in Altoona, Pennsylvania, to Oscar C. West and Margaret A. Kohler West. 

Darlene enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in ...

2019-01-02 20:46 open_in_new
Wayne Morgan

Wayne Morgan, 47, died on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in Comanche County, Texas.

He was born on Jan. 14, 1971, in DeLeon, Texas, to Alton Ray and Frances (Johnson) Morgan. On March 23, 2000, he was united in marriage to Laurie Wiles in Las Vegas, Nevada.  

Wayne loved the outdoors. He ...

2019-01-02 20:46 open_in_new
DeBoer gets state honors

Lingleville High School freshman Jilt DeBoer was among the honorees when the 2018 MileSplit Texas All-State teams were announced Friday.

DeBoer was named to the UIL 1A 3rd team for his performance in Cross Country this year. DeBoer claimed first in the boys three-mile at district and ...

2018-12-26 22:19 open_in_new
William Barrington

William Earl Barrington Jr. passed from this life on Dec. 25, 2018. He was 92 years old. 

He was born on April 11, 1926, in Portsmouth, Virginia, to William Earl and Mary Delma Grimes Barrington. 

He was united to Stella Hilda Schuelke on Aug. 29, 1947, after a four-month ...

2018-12-26 21:07 open_in_new
Citizen to be closed Jan. 1

The Dublin Citizen will be closed Tuesday in observance of New Year’s Day.

Due to the closure, all deadlines for content and advertising will be noon on Monday.

The Citizen encourages everyone to have a safe and happy New Year!

2018-12-26 21:07 open_in_new
Janet Kropat

Janet Eva Kropat, 85, of Dublin formerly of Fredericksburg, passed away peacefully Friday, December 21, 2018, at Oakwood Assisted Living. 

Services will begin at 2 p.m., Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at Fredericksburg Funeral Home, 2278 South Highway 87, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624, with ...

2018-12-26 21:07 open_in_new