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Fundraisers to aid Lingleville family

Fundraisers to aid Lingleville family

The local community is coming together to help the family of Lingleville High School senior Lupita...

Kids learn to combat crime

Kids learn to combat crime

On July 22, kids donned lab coats and safety goggles as they helped solve a crime. Retired Dublin...

Peach & Melon fest returns Aug. 4-8

Peach & Melon fest returns Aug. 4-8

Since 1914, DeLeon has been hosting a festival to celebrate the town heritage and its history with...

Splash Day ~ 2015

Big Splashes & Big Fun

Splash Day @ Dublin City Pool! (pictures)








Newell Carpenter

Graveside services for Newell Clyde Carpenter are 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 3 at Old Dublin Memorial Park Cemetery with Mike Hannah, officiating.
Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels or CCS Hospice in Dublin.
Carpenter was born on Feb. 10, 1927 in Baileyboro, Texas. He died on July 30, 2015 at the age of 88 years, 5 months and 20 days.
He was the son on Morton Lewis Carpenter and Minnie (Mowry) Carpenter.
He was united in marriage to Ruth Dunlap, who preceded him in death on Sept. 17, 2014. He was also preceded in death by one grandson.
He is survived by his son, Gerald Carpenter of Weatherford, Texas and his daughter, Shirley Carpenter of Houston, Texas; four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Geri Warren of Haltom City, Texas, Bonnie Carpenter of Muleshoe, Texas and Hazel Bradley of Hawkins, Texas and his brother, Jim Carpenter of Muleshoe, Texas. He also had several nieces, nephews & other relatives and friends who will miss him dearly.
Newell was a veteran of the U. S. Army and a retired truck driver.
Messages to the family can be left at

Lions featured in Friday Night Football magazine

The 2015 Dublin Lion football team is already catching eyes around the state. The team is prominently displayed on the upcoming edition of Friday Night Football Texas magazine, posing on the front cover and featured in a glossy photo spread on the back and inside covers including the varsity roster and 2015 varsity football schedule.
According to the magazine, the Lions are predicted to finish second in district 10-3A behind Jarrell and 20th in the state in 3A Division 2.

See the complete story in the July 23 edition.

Parker to head Lion basketball

Will Parker has joined the Dublin ISD family and Dublin Lion coaching staff as head coach for the Dublin Lions boys basketball team.
Parker graduated from Texas Wesleyan in 2003, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine. He was a athletic trainer out of college for 5 years before making the transition to coach.
“We are excited to have Coach Parker and his family join our Lion family,” Coach Bob Cervetto said.

See the complete story in the July 23 edition.

Jerri Jean Hunter Burnworth

Jerri Jean Hunter Burnworth, 42 of Dublin, Texas died on July 30, 2015. Jerri was born on July 22, 1973 in Lubbock, Texas to Janice Elaine (Graves) Dyer and James Tandy Hunter. She lived most of her adult life in California where she gave birth to her only son, Donny. The final years of her life she has lived in Dublin Texas, near her family who she loved very much.

Jerri is survived by: her mother Jan Dyer of Lubbock; brother, Tandy Keith Hunter of Lubbock; two sisters, Jodie Baker of Stephenville and Tasha "Sissy" Garrett of Stephenville; her son, Don Carl Wilson, III of Sacramento, Calif; her grandmother, Becky Lou Barsby of Oklahoma, and beloved friends and family that will keep her alive forever in their hearts.

Cremation followed a visitation and viewing on Sunday, Aug. 2 at Harrell Funeral Home. A private family celebration of life will be held at a later time and date.

Donations can be made to a go fund account set up in her name to help pay for final expenses or directly to Harrell Funeral Home. Messages to the family can be left at

Oleta Wilhelm

Oleta Wilhelm, 86, died on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, in Brady, Texas.
She was born on Aug. 19, 1928, in Erath County, Texas, to James Arthur and Emma (Armstrong) Harrison.
On Sept. 8, 1946, she married Thomas Wayne Wilhelm in Comanche, Texas. He preceded her in death on July 4, 2012, after almost sixty-six years of marriage.
Oleta was a homemaker and devoted her life to her husband and children. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Comanche.
She is survived by two sons, Mark Wilhelm of Austin and Tommy Wilhelm of Comanche; one daughter, Deann Evridge of Brady; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Nell Vineyard of Haltom City. She was also preceded in death by infant son, James Brent Wilhelm; and sister, Tina Dee Glover.
Family will receive friends at Comanche Funeral Home on Thursday, July 23, 2015, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 24, 2015, at Comanche Funeral Home Chapel with Tommy Wilhelm officiating. Burial will be in White Point Cemetery in Comanche County. Comanche Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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