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Tira News August 11, 2017
Aug11

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
Aug04

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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Tira News July 28, 2017
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Tira News July 28, 2017

This Saturday afternoon, July 29th, is the Community Ice Cream Social at the Tira Community Center. Come at 4:00 p.m. and enjoy a treat and time of visiting with neighbors. We want to express our sympathy to the family of Kathy Crowson. She was the daughter of Billy and Nell Lee Crowson. Her funeral service was held on Tuesday under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home, with burial in the Tira Cemetery. Please remember the...

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Tira News July 14, 2017
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Tira News July 14, 2017

Mark your calendars for an ice cream social at the Tira Community Center on Saturday, July 29th, at 4:00 p.m. Come visit with neighbors, enjoy a sweet treat, and let the kids play on the playground. Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley Weir went to Galveston last Thursday and stayed in “an almost beachside” house on Crystal Beach, with Malorie Padrones and her family and another couple. Yvonne says, “Besides enjoying the beach, the three of us...

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Tira News July 7, 2017
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Tira News July 7, 2017

The annual Tira Homecoming was held on Sunday, July 2nd. Larry Fitzgerald did a great job serving as Master of Ceremonies and singing two inspirational songs. Dusti James presented a rose to the families of those buried in the Tira Cemetery during the past year. Lynda Garner, accompanied by Tiffany Vaughn at the piano, led the congregation in singing the traditional “Church in the Wildwood” and “America the Beautiful”  Several in...

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Tira News June 30, 2017
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Tira News June 30, 2017

Mick and Linda Petty, Rick and Judy Petty, and Ken and Suzi Chapman traveled last week to Lake Tahoe, California and spent 3 days there, and then one day in Reno, Nevada. Activities included zip lining for the guys, a visit to the Donner Memorial State Park and Museum, sightseeing, a visit to Virginia City and some gambling. Linda said they all had a great time and saw some really beautiful country. Regina Payton shared this report....

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
Jun23

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

 By Jan Vaughn The Tira Homecoming is coming up on Sunday, July 2nd. Make plans to come enjoy the program at 11:00 in the Tira Methodist Church, followed by a covered dish lunch at the picnic tables on the grounds. Brad, Tanya, Matthew, Tonja, and Will joined William and Joyce Dodd for Fathers Day lunch on Sunday. Rob visited later in the day and Michael called from Richardson to wish William a Happy Father’s Day. Tiffany, Jaidyn, and...

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Tira News June 16, 2017
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Tira News June 16, 2017

by Jan Vaughn Regina Payton from Victoria spent a week visiting with her mother, Martha. Martha says, “We had a list of chores and repairs to be accomplished, lunch out a couple of days, even a trip to Paris, Texas and a picture of the Eiffel Tower. Also attended the council meeting on Tuesday night with dedication of the free food pantry in memory of Floyd Payton. Thank you very much and hopefully it will work into a very worthy...

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Tira News June, 9, 2017
Jun09

Tira News June, 9, 2017

by Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Floyd Joslin. He passed away on Sunday and a memorial service is planned for Saturday, June 10th, at 2:00 p.m. at Tapp Funeral Home Chapel. Floyd was the father of former Tira Volunteer Fire Chief, Malcolm Joslin. The Tira City Council met on Tuesday, June 6th, at the Tira Community Center. They discussed the routine business – financial reports, volunteer fire...

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Tira News June 2, 2017
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Tira News June 2, 2017

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to Mary Beth (Robinson) Moore. Her husband Louis Moore had a heart attack on Wednesday and passed away. The funeral will be held on Saturday, June 3rd, at 11:00 a.m. in the Tira United Methodist Church, with visitation at 10:00, prior to the service. Lunch will be served at 12:45 at Posey Baptist Church, due to a family reunion at the Tira Community Center. Please be in prayer for the...

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