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Tira News by Jan Vaughn
Aug28

Tira News by Jan Vaughn

Tira News by Jan Vaughn   The Tira City Council will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at the Tira Community Center. The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend. Congratulations are in store for the Tira Volunteer Fire Department! They took first place with their barbecued brisket at the Hot August Night cook-off on August 15th. Yvonne Weir reports that “last weekend was a red letter one.” They got to see...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
Aug21

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

Tira News By Jan Vaughn Dorreice (Horn) Shuptrine, of Plano, shared that they enjoyed a visit from the Vaughns – J.C., Jake, and John – from Cooper, on Saturday, after the hunting show in Ft. Worth. They had some good laughs and shared fried apricot pies. The North Hopkins Alumni officers are working on plans for the annual school homecoming. The group voted last year to change the date from the first Saturday in November...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
Aug14

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

Tira News By Jan Vaughn   The 9th annual Hot August Night, benefiting area volunteer fire departments, will be held this Saturday, August 15th,, at the Hopkins County Civic Center grounds and arena., Firefighters will compete to see which department has the best barbecue. Grounds open at 1:00 and serving begins at 5:00. A concert featuring Hawk Nelson and The Afters will begin at 7:00 p.m. Saints and Vagabonds will be performing...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn
Aug03

Tira News by Jan Vaughn

Tira News By Jan Vaughn   Dacy and the kids visited her parents, Robert and Yvonne Weir, on Saturday, the 18th.  They went to garage sales, while Wesley bowled with his “My Hero’s” bowling team. Later, they all met and played laser tag and then came home and swam. Chanse Fite and Brandi Day from Tira are headed to the World Series games in West Monroe, Louisiana. Their daughter Daylee Fite is a member of the All-Star Team...

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Tira News  by Jan Vaughn
Jul17

Tira News by Jan Vaughn

  Yvonne Weir, of Tira, and Brenda Allen, of Yantis, have been on a trip to South Dakota. They drove to the ranch, which was Yvonne’s home place, and then the next day they, along with Yvonne’s sister-in-law, Lynn, and “old friend” Betty, went to Yellowstone and enjoyed the sights at the park. They report that the weather was much cooler there – 37 degrees one day. Yvonne had to buy a hoodie to keep warm. They had a great...

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Tira News  By Jan Vaughn
Jul10

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

  Several gathered for the Tira Homecoming on Sunday. Leroy Reaves served as the Master of Ceremonies for the program. He welcomed everyone and encouraged many to share memories of time spent in Tira. Floyd Payton presided over the Tira Cemetery Association business meeting. Billy Joe Clayton and Floyd Payton were reelected to the cemetery board. A special collection was taken to help toward clearing the land, which was donated...

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Tira News  By Jan Vaughn
Jul03

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

The Tira Homecoming is coming up this Sunday, July 5th. Please make plans to come visit with friends. The program and cemetery association meeting will begin at 11:00 in the Tira Methodist Church. Following the program, the group will enjoy a covered-dish lunch and a time fellowship at the picnic tables under the trees. Rick Petty just returned from a trip to Peru with Ken Chapman. They flew to Lima then on to Cusco. From there they...

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Tira News  By Jan Vaughn
Jun26

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

The annual Tira Homecoming is coming up on Sunday, July 5th. The program and Tira Cemetery Association business meeting will begin at 11:00 in the Tira Methodist Church. A covered dish luncheon will be shared at the picnic tables, following the program. We are hoping for a good crowd to gather to share good food and memories. Contributions toward the upkeep of cemetery are welcome and appreciated and can be given that day, or mailed...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
Jun19

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

  The Becks are excited to report that son Derek Dailey has just taken his first solo flight in a helicopter thanks to the U.S. Army. Jason Beck celebrated his 23rd birthday on the 16th while finishing up his Washington trip, flying with the U.S. Navy. Kim adds, “We love our military boys!” Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley Weir went to the Hot Air Balloon Glow on Friday night and dined at the Burger Grind afterwards. On Saturday they...

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Tira News  By Jan Vaughn
Jun12

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

  The 2015 Hillis Reunion is coming up on June 20th and 21st, at the Tira Community Center. Minnie (Hillis) Reagor reports, “Any Hillis descendent from any branch is welcome! Our branch descends from Andrew “Jackson” Hillis (1815/17 – 1878) who married 1) Aliza Elizabeth Hawkins, and 2) Mary Ann Shelton, branching out from the Lauderdale Co, AL & Giles Co & Lawrence Co, TN regions… spreading out across various...

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