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Dublin’s Norman Sharp Is A True Message Of Hope

Norman Sharp

Have you noticed that anger seems to be the emotion of choice for many, many people today? Social media is full of it; mainstream media is full of it, and just plain old everyday people seem to be full of … Continue reading

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Ann Margret And Saluting Our Vietnam Vets

ANN MARGARET

May God bless our Vietnam vets, and may they forgive us for what we  didn’t understand. I receive the following via email fairly often, and I thought this would be a perfect time to pass it along to you. ********* … Continue reading

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Erath County, Texas: Raising Cattle in 1855

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In 1855, this part of the country was still mostly unsettled frontier. Erath and Comanche Counties would not be established for another year, and the Comanches roamed at will through the countryside. History has it that about thirty settlers arrived … Continue reading

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The 1918 Flu That Almost Stole Christmas

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Janella Hendon of Dublin, Texas sent us the following special memory. The Neva in the story is her mother who would have been about seven when the story took place. *********************** The Barbee Family always celebrated the Christmas Season with … Continue reading

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I Remember Inez Grauke Of Dublin, Texas

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Each person is shaped by the time period in which he lives, his heredity, his environment, and that crazy element of chance which is the wildcard in each life. Dublin Legends have traveled varied paths; each is unique, yet similar … Continue reading

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Dublin’s Judy Gordon A Part Of The Jet Set?

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I watched a television special recently about early day flight attendants and the jet setters with whom they traveled while wearing those little skirts, heels, and caps…remember? I do, and it was enough to remind me that some of you probably … Continue reading

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I Remember Dublin’s 1950 Class Presidents

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I fell in love with this wonderful old photo as soon as Patty showed it to me. It may portray the times in which it was taken better than any I have seen in a long time. I keep expecting … Continue reading

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And Then There Was Light In Comanche, Texas!

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I don’t know a lot about when the lights came on in Comanche, Texas so I’m just going to give you the bare bones that were told to me. If you have information to add to the story, please feel … Continue reading

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Dublin National Bank And A Tidbit Of Dublin Heritage

DUBLIN NATIONAL BANK

The Dublin National Bank is located near the busy crossroads of U.S. 377/67 and State Highway 6 in Dublin, Texas. The frontier town of Dublin was founded in 1854 by A.H. Dobkins, but it was not named until about 1860. … Continue reading

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Texas Cowgirl Turned Artist In Dublin, Texas

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It’s been over 2 years since Dublin’s Patty Hirst and I first made the trek out into the Erath County wilds to see Dublin’s resident Cowgirl artist, Sharon McConnell. Today, we decided to see what’s new with this very talented … Continue reading

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Rollie Bailey – Memories Of Dublin, Texas

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 I absolutely love it when one of you takes the time to send us something you remember from one of our Texas towns. Today, we are reprinting Rollie L. Bailey’s  memories of growing up in Dublin, Texas.  We’d love to hear from some … Continue reading

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Making The Tea Cakes Of The 1800s Vintage Recipe

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Janella Hendon is a historian from Dublin, Texas. Today she sends us a vintage recipe from the 1800s. If you’ve done any reading at all from that period, you know that tea cakes graced the table whenever possible. My own … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures…

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We know that Texansunited.com is a BIG site with lots of info designed to interest all of our varied readers. This week we bring you three very well received articles that we want to make sure you do not miss. … Continue reading

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1889 Hollon House In Dublin, Texas

HOLLON HOUSE DUBLIN, TEXAS

A Sneak Peek! Admit it. Whether you’ve driven Highway 377 that runs right through the middle of Dublin, Texas countless times or once…you’ve gazed at the beautiful old homes that line the street and wished you could see inside one … Continue reading

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Dublin National Bank And A Birthday Party

DUBLIN NATIONAL BANK

Dublin National Bank paid homage last week to the celebration of yet another Dublin Bottling Works birthday by painting its windows for all to see as it said, “Happy Birthday!” Our thank you to Patty Hirst for the photo!

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Danny Prater, One Man’s Story Of Success

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Anytime a man admits up front that his wife and children are the rocks of his life, I’m a fan because in this crazy world in which we live, I don’t hear that nearly enough. However, that is exactly what … Continue reading

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It’s Cow Pasture Time Again In Hogan’s Forgotten Fairways

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Bring a golf club and a sense of humor The kindest thing you can say about Cow Pasture golfers is that they are creative. You could also say they are crazy. On Saturday, June 1, for the fourth year, golfers … Continue reading

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It’s PIE Night At Dublin High School

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The following just in from Jennifer Miller, Dublin, Texas Dublin ISD is hosting a career and academic focused PIE night (Partners in Education) next Monday April 15 from 6:30-8 pm and we would like to invite the public at large.  … Continue reading

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Dublin Featured In 2013 Texas Midwest Guide

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Dublin is one of 43 communities featured in the 2013 Texas Midwest Guide. The 18th edition of the annual publication is now in circulation in print as well as available as a FREE app from Amazon, Apple & Google app … Continue reading

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Dublin’s Cody Griggers Accepts U.N. Position

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The Dublin Rotary Club received an exciting surprise recently when Dublin native, Cody Griggers, contacted members to let them know that he had taken a new position with the United Nations. You will remember that the rotary club sponsored Griggers … Continue reading

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