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9:58am

Thu May 30, 2013
Local

Center, Texas, will broadcast the funeral of its beloved town historian

Credit Willie Nelson fan site

Residents of Center, Texas, are remembering their beloved town historian who fondly called her hometown "the Center of the universe." Mattie Dellinger, 101, died Tuesday. The newspaper columnist and radio talk show host filed her last report in the Shelby County Today on Sunday. Even in failing health, she continued to write a weekly column.

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7:35am

Fri December 28, 2012
Commentary

Gary Borders: A tribute to Mattie Dellinger, meeting deadlines at 101

Willie Nelson and Mattie Dellinger enjoy each other's company in 2008.
Credit Willie Nelson fan site

Gary Borders profiles another columnist in his neck of the woods. Mattie Dellinger is an institution in the life of Center, Texas – or as she would call it "Center of the Universe."

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