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MUSEUM MATTERS

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From the beginning of recorded sound in 1877 when Edison created his first phonograph, attempts have been made to make life like sound recordings. Early recordings were made by having a band and singer perform into a huge funnel shaped metal cone that had a thin diaphragm and a needle in the apex. As the needle would vibrate with the sound it would make waves in a spinning platter of wax. That wax would eventually be used to press the records.

POLICE LOG SHERIFF’S REPORT

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October 19 Report of a bull loose in the city park on the 200 block of Highland. October 20 Caller reported that someone in a small dark vehicle brove by and put something in their mailbox and then drove off on the 100 block of Harris October 21 Caller reported that he heard gunshots behind his house on the 100 block of Mesquite October 22 Report of a semi truck that took down a power line on the road on Liveoak.

CTFAC exhibit opens Nov. 3

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The Cross Timbers Fine Arts Council (CTFAC) is proud to welcome its latest exhibit, opening November 3, at its River North Gallery, featuring the works of local artist Opal Black and her students The exhibit will showcase original artwork by Class Instructor, Opal Black, as well as the works of her talented students, Beverly Gillespie, JoEllen Miller, Pat Sharp, Sherre West, Rebecca Stephens, Treva Wallace, and Brie Shernisky. A reception highlighting all the artists on display is scheduled for Thursday, Nov.

A trailer parked

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A trailer parked at the Dublin Annex on S. Grafton was filled with everything from old televisions to printers to Christmas lights Friday morning as part of a twoday Electronics recycling event for Erath County. The Dublin collection saw good usage despite some light rain that morning. Collections took place in Stephenville on Saturday. The event was free to the public and sponsored by Leon Bosque RC&D Council and performed with penalty monies from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Enforcement Action. Sara Gann

Dublin Elementary released

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Dublin Elementary released the names of Star Students on Friday, Oct. 23. They were: Pre-K- Jaylee Baker Hammer, Gentry Baugh, Catillo Robertson, Kevin Valencia Truesdell, Delah Rasberry Tyus; Kindergarten- Natalia Anderson Burge, Elijah Battreal Clark, Teagan Zmeskal Curry, Carlos Macias LaMont, Gavin Pantoja; First Grade- Elizabeth Fergason, Emery Hudson, Lorenzo Ivie, Annissa Thompson, Khloe Zinck; Second Grade-Colt Doolin, Ariana Greenway, Ana Paula Johnson, Cecilia Mendez, Brianna Roberson; Third Grade- Addison Carr, Mia Chapman, Jocelynn Criswell, Gustabo Harris and Amairany Krey. Sara Gann

Dublin Elementary released

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Dublin Elementary released the names of its Little Lion Leaders on Friday, Oct. 23. They were: Leon Vasquez, Arely Cerda, Selah McCullough, Alexander Caldera; Stetson Teague, Kinlea Fincannon, Ezequiel Garcia, Ximena Mendoza, Charlotte Meador and Madden Landers. Sara Gann

Daughters of the Republic of Texas

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On November 3, we celebrate the birthday of Stephen F. Austin, “The Father of Texas.” Remembering his birthday provides a time to reflect on the life of our founder and the importance of his contributions to Texas history, and ultimately U.S history. He lived only fortythree years, but the significance of his achievements in the successful settlement and independence of Texas shaped our country’s history forever.

Corps honors Brass

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The Tarleton Texan Corps of Cadets hosted its annual Corps Brass Awarding Ceremony on Oct. 19.

Thurber Center hosts Trunk or Treat

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Tarleton State University’s W.K. Gordon Center for the Industrial History of Texas in Thurber is hosting its Fourth Annual Halloween trunk or treat at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct.

Halloween fun set this weekend

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The Dublin Chamber of Commerce is getting the community into the Halloween and fall spirit with several activities staged for the weekend of Oct. 31 including safe trick or treat, a drive-in circus at the Dublin City Park and a youth rodeo on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.