Tira news 10/28/14 by Jan Vaughn
Oct29

Tira news 10/28/14 by Jan Vaughn

Floyd and Martha Payton enjoyed a visit with Martha’s sister, Ann Sullivan, and friend, Ben Coo, from Longview on Wednesday. Martha said, “We ate lunch at the Cotton Patch in Greenville, along with our brother Von Honzell from Wylie. We had a nice visit before returning home.” Annette Loper reports, “Sunday we had a family get together in Wolfe City for my nephew Mickey Mathews who is serving in the United States Army. He is...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn 10/21/14
Oct22

Tira News by Jan Vaughn 10/21/14

The Fall Carnival at North Hopkins School will be held this Friday, October 24th, from 6-8 p.m. There will be lots of games, food, and prizes! Joyce Dodd reported that their son, Michael, spent the day with them on Monday. She fixed lunch, and then they walked through the pecan orchard. They enjoyed the beautiful day! Yvonne Weir, of Tira, and Brenda Allen, of Yantis, have returned from their east coast trip. They report having a...

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Tira News 10/15/14 by Jan Vaughn
Oct15

Tira News 10/15/14 by Jan Vaughn

Morgan Joslin was in Nacogdoches for Civil Air Patrol Camp over the weekend, where he graduated Cadet Command and Staff College in the Cadet Training and Education Program. It’s for cadets who have achieved the rank of Cadet Captain. Morgan had to give a 2 hour presentation, as part of his studies. Next he plans to apply for Cadet Deputy Commander at the next encampment, in charge of 100-plus cadets. Yvonne Weir, of Tira, and...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn 09/30/14
Sep30

Tira News by Jan Vaughn 09/30/14

Sherry Smiddy traveled to Chicago for 12 days and home a couple of weeks and headed out again for another week. She commented, “It should be beautiful weather there this time.” Daylee Fite, Chanse, Brandi, Powell and Sherry attended Cody Fite’s football game last Friday night at Como Pickton. Daylee Fite and Hadlee Hrabal are now on a softball team called “Pink Dynamite”, which is coached by Chanse Fite and Michael Hrabal. Sherry...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn 09/23/14
Sep24

Tira News By Jan Vaughn 09/23/14

Jackson Dailey, along with Dustin Lawson, took a road trip to College Station to represent the TAMU-C student government at the main campus meeting of all the branches. They were treated to dinner with the Chancellor & Dean at Texas A&M and got great seats at the football game & the Aggies won. Jackson said it was LOUD and a lot of fun. Yvonne Weir was in South Dakota from September 1st through 10th. She reports that she...

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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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