Tira News by Jan Vaughn 09/09/14
Sep10

Tira News by Jan Vaughn 09/09/14

Sometime between 6:45 and 7:50 on this morning (the times that Chip and I left for work), Wedneday, September 10th, a large limb fell on FM 1536 and was blocking one lane. The weather was not stormy, so there seemed to be no explanation as to why it snapped. Thankfully it did not fall on a vehicle. Rheston Sills stopped and, after I took some pictures, we were able to pull the branches off the road. TxDOT was notified about clearing...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn 09/03/14
Sep03

Tira News by Jan Vaughn 09/03/14

The Tira City Council held their regular quarterly meeting Tuesday night at the Community Center. Hopkins County Fire Chief, Kevin Yates, came to get acquainted with the volunteer firefighters and the council members. He shared that some training opportunities are in the planning stages. The sessions will provide useful training for the volunteers and will help with qualifying for grants, which are available to help with expenses of...

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Tira News 08/27/2014 by Jan Vaughn

The Tira City Council will hold their regular quarterly meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 2nd at the Tira Community Center. The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend. Kim & Lee Beck’s daughter just returned from vacation at Orange Beach, Alabama. Word is that she is “all tanned and waterlogged, after enjoying the surf and a Hobie Cat ride.” She is ready to begin classes at Tarrant County Junior College next...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn 08/13
Aug13

Tira News by Jan Vaughn 08/13

North Hopkins students will return to classes on Monday, August 25th. Elementary “Meet the Teacher” will be held on Thursday, August 21st at 6:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria. The Weir family participated in My Bowl, a fundraiser for the Special Olympics bowling team, on the weekend of August 2nd. Yvonne reports, “Dustin, Natalie, and Dakota Weir and Ashley Cline were on our team.” Their team name was Weir Wesley’s Oddballs. Destri...

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Tira news 08/06/14

The deadline to file as a write-in candidate for a place on the Tira City Council is August 22, 2014, for the November 4th election. For more information, please contact me, Jan Vaughn, Tira City Secretary. My phone numbers and email address are at the end of the column and my mailing address is 776 FM 1536, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Jacob and Tiffany Peugh and their children Tyler, Collin, Kenden, and Jaidyn, and Chip and I visited...

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Tira News 07/30 by Jan Vaughn

Mark your calendars for the annual Hot August Night BBQ Cook-off and music event at the Hopkins County Civic Center on Saturday, August 16th. Phil Vassar will be the featured performer. The fundraiser benefits the county volunteer fire departments. Please make plans to attend and support your local firefighters. The BBQ grounds will open at 1:00 p.m., with cooks preparing their entries, vendors and a kids’ zone. Serving of the BBQ...

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Tira News, 7/30/14

Mark your calendars for the annual Hot August Night BBQ Cook-off and music event at the Hopkins County Civic Center on Saturday, August 16th. Phil Vassar will be the featured performer. The fundraiser benefits the county volunteer fire departments. Please make plans to attend and support your local firefighters. The BBQ grounds will open at 1:00 p.m., with cooks preparing their entries, vendors and a kids’ zone. Serving of the BBQ...

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Tira News, 7/23/14

We want to express our sympathy to Tami Joslin and her family in the loss of her father, Martin W. Cooper, Sr. He passed away on Monday. Arrangements are under the direction of Mulkey Mason Funeral home in Denton, with family night on Wednesday, from 6-8, and the funeral service on Thursday at 10 a.m. A graveside service will be held at the North Hopkins Cemetery, Wednesday afternoon at 2:00. Please remember the family in your...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn, 07/16/2014

Jackson Dailey, son of Lee and Kim Beck, is midway through his study abroad at King’s College in London, England. Kim reports that he visited a World War II Veteran’s museum and graveyard in Belgium. She comments, “He is a history major and this trip is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.” Debra Wood recently returned from a 6-day trip to Gulf Shores, Alabama, with her son Brad, daughter-in-law Kaylee, and grandsons Daegon and Chandler....

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Tira News 07/09/14

The Tira Homecoming was held on Sunday, July 6th. Our gathering was smaller than normal and we missed those who couldn’t attend. Martha Payton shares, “We thank those that sent their donations by mail, plus it is always heart warming to read your notes and letters.” She reports that the regular contributions were $4,444.00 and a special offering, toward clearing more land for plots in the future, totaled $1,681.00. The church and...

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