Tira News by Jan Vaughn 12/12/2014
Dec12

Tira News by Jan Vaughn 12/12/2014

I’m out of town & using my iPad, so the news is in the body of the email this week.  If you have any questions, please call me on my cell phone, 903-438-6688. If possible, please add my usual tag line from a past column. Thanks so much! Jan Kim and Lee Beck got to sit on the front row of the Trace Adkins Christmas show in Greenville last Friday. Kim shared, ” He put on a great show, adding some Celtic flair to some...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn 12/04/2014
Dec05

Tira News by Jan Vaughn 12/04/2014

The Tira City Council met on Tuesday night and discussed routine business. Malcolm Joslin, Sherry Smiddy, and Powell Vickery were sworn in for another term on the council. Following the meeting, the group decorated the community center for the Community Christmas Party, which is this Saturday evening at 6:00. Brisket will be provided. Residents should bring side dishes and desserts and canned goods (preferably gallon size) for the...

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Tira News 11/27/14 by Jan Vaughn

The Tira Community Christmas Party is coming up on Saturday, December 6th, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Brisket will be provided. Residents should bring side dishes and desserts. We are also collecting canned goods (preferably gallon-size) for the Meal-A-Day program in Sulphur Springs. Santa Claus is planning to stop by and visit with the youngsters and the young at heart. Make plans to come enjoy a time of visiting with your neighbors. The...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn 11/20/14
Nov21

Tira News by Jan Vaughn 11/20/14

The Tira Community Christmas Party is scheduled for Saturday, December 6th, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Center. Brisket will be provided and residents should bring side dishes and desserts. We’ve heard that Santa is planning to stop by and visit with the children. Make plans to come and enjoy a time of visiting with your neighbors. The regular quarterly meeting of the Tira City Council will be held on Tuesday,...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn 11/11/14
Nov12

Tira News by Jan Vaughn 11/11/14

The North Hopkins Junior Class is having Beans and Bingo on Thursday, November 13th, at 6:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Cost for “All You Can Eat Beans & Cornbread” is $5.00 and Bingo is $5.00 per card. Proceeds from the event will help the Junior Class with their expenses, such as prom, etc. Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley Weir spent the weekend in Dallas. Dacy, Elise and Eli Campbell, Dustin and Natalie Weir, and Destri Weir and...

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Tira News 11/5/14 by Jan Vaughn
Nov05

Tira News 11/5/14 by Jan Vaughn

Wesley and Yvonne Weir met Dakota Weir at Pathway Church of God, for their fall party last Wednesday. They had a bounce house and a train and several games. Yvonne comments, “Wesley had a wonderful time!” Wesley also got to go to the carnival in Sulphur Springs and at North Hopkins School, so he really celebrated Halloween. Powell Vickery and Sherry Smiddy attended the North Hopkins Alumni homecoming on Saturday night. Sherry says,...

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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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