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Tira News October 13th 2017
Oct13

Tira News October 13th 2017

By Jan Vaughn. The Tira Food Pantry is available to help families and individuals who may be in need of a few food items. The pantry stock is running low and residents are encouraged to donate non-perishable items. For more information, please contact Tami Joslin, 903-268-2496. Congratulations are in order for Melissa Wischerman, who graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Her mother, Candy Wishcerman says, “So...

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Tira News October 5, 2017
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Tira News October 5, 2017

  By Jan Vaughn Sherry Smiddy reports, “The Cross Spur Cowboy Church will be hosting a Trunk or Treat on October 25th at the church arena from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Hot dogs and drinks will be served.” She adds, “Bring your car or truck and decorate to hand out candy to ghosts and goblins, or bring your ghosts and goblins and enjoy the fellowship.” The North Hopkins Alumni Association will have their annual school homecoming on...

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Tira News September 27, 2017
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Tira News September 27, 2017

Tira News By Jan Vaughn Wesley Weir bowled with My Heroes on Saturday, and then the Weir family met at Gloria’s in Rockwall for a late lunch to celebrate Destri’s birthday. The kids played in the water and then they all enjoyed frozen yogurt. Yvonne reports that her grandson, Nicholaas (Destri’s baby boy) is “walking all over now.” The previous Saturday Robert and Yvonne treated Robert’s sisters, Joyce Dodd and Mary Helen Atwood, to...

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Tira News September 22, 2017
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Tira News September 22, 2017

By Jan Vaughn Jason Beck, son of Lee & Kim Beck, just got his transfer to Washington, D.C. from Norfolk, VA. He will be serving his country in Naval Intelligence. Kim says, “Go Navy!” She also reports, “Maddie Beck is enjoying her senior year at TCU. Go Hornfrogs! Jackson Dailey is getting ready to test for his Real Estate license, working full time and taking classes for his Masters in History at UT San Antonio. Go Roadrunners!...

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Tira News September 15, 2017
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Tira News September 15, 2017

by Jan Vaughn The North Hopkins Alumni Association will have their annual school homecoming on Saturday, October 14, 2018. Registration and bingo will begin at 4:30, followed by a barbecue meal at 5:30 in the school cafeteria. The cost for the meal is $12.50 per person and may be paid at the door. After the meal there will be a program honoring the Classes of 1967, 1977, and 1987 for their 50-, 40-, and 30-year reunion, and then the...

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Tira News, September 8, 2017
Sep08

Tira News, September 8, 2017

by  Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council met at the Community Center on Tuesday, September 5th, to conduct routine business. Prior to the meeting, North Hopkins School Superintendent, Dr. Darin Jolly, gave an informative presentation on the October 6th Tax “Swap” Ratification Election (TRE). Mark your calendar for the North Hopkins Alumni Homecoming, which is scheduled for Saturday evening, October 14th. The Classes of 1967, 1977, and...

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Tira News September 1, 2017
Sep01

Tira News September 1, 2017

by Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council will meet for the regular quarterly meeting on Tuesday, September 5th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Tira Community Center. Prior to the meeting, at 5:45 p.m., Dr. Darin Jolly, North Hopkins School Superintendent, will do a brief presentation and answer questions on the upcoming Tax “Swap” Ratification Election (TRE). No increase in the total tax rate is proposed,  but just a swap between the two rates...

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Tira News August 25, 2017
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Tira News August 25, 2017

By Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council will meet at the Tira Community Center for the regular quarterly meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 5th. The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend. Robert and Yvonne Weir’s daughter, Destri, and her family, Eben, Nicholaas, Mena, and Emmy spent the weekend visiting with them. On Saturday, the all went to Dacy and Mike Campbell’s home in Caddo Mills for Eli’s 7th birthday. Yvonne...

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Tira News August 11, 2017
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Tira News August 11, 2017

by Jan Vaughn A time of remembrance for Floyd and Teresa Benefield will be held at the Tira Community Center on Sunday, August 13th, at 2:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served by friends of the Tira community. Please be in prayer for the family. Teachers, administrators, and staff of the North Hopkins Independent School District returned for the new school year on Tuesday, August 8th, and were treated to a wonderful meal and great door...

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Tira News August 4, 2017
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Tira News August 4, 2017

by Jan Vaughn A memorial service for Floyd Benefield is planned for Sunday, August 13th, at 2:00 p.m., at the Tira Community Center. A light meal will be served. Sandwiches and cookies will be provided and community members are encouraged to bring salads or chips and dips. Please be in prayer for the family. Teachers, aides, and other staff will be returning to work at North Hopkins School next week. New teacher orientation is Monday,...

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