Tira News by Jan Vaughn 1/23/15

Maureen Miller would like to send a big thank you to “Mark Hixon and the Durst men for so speedily coming to our rescue when my son was giving driving lessons to a teen and got the truck stuck in the mud. Thank you also to Morgan Joslin for helping us get the word out.” She says, “It was two good lessons. 1) We live in a generous community with neighbors willing to jump up to help at a moment’s notice and 2) ‘Really Mom, it looked...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn 01/09/2015
Jan09

Tira News By Jan Vaughn 01/09/2015

Tommy and Patti Wiebold are proud to announce the birth of their first granddaughter, Zoe Lynn Rasco, born on December 31, 2014 at Baylor McKinney. Her parents are Kristie Lynn Wiebold and Tyler Rasco. Both mom and baby are doing fine – resting at home, with the help of Kristie’s mom, Patti. Patti says Zoe has brought so much joy to their family and it truly a gift from God. Congratulations to the Wiebold and Rasco families! Kim...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn 01/02/2015
Jan02

Tira News by Jan Vaughn 01/02/2015

Yvonne Weir underwent a total knee replacement on December 17th in Rockwall. Her daughter, Destri Weir, brought her home and cared for until Christmas day. On Christmas Eve Robert and Yvonne had 18 family members over for brunch, gifts and supper. Yvonne reports, “We had a great time.” She adds, “Brenda Allen and Jan Vaughn visited on the 23rd and brought lunch and on Friday the 26th Acie and Kiegan Shehan came for a visit.” Dakota...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn 12/24/2014
Dec26

Tira News by Jan Vaughn 12/24/2014

Sheila Boyd shares, “We enjoyed the grandkids this last weekend. I think they had a great time. This year we were saddened after loosing Debbie Layton this week, but as was said in the service and by the family, she loved giving and this time of year. We will carry on her legacy by continuing that. I am very thankful for the time I have with my family and friends. If I have learned anything, I have learned that each day is a gift from...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn 12/22/2014
Dec22

Tira News by Jan Vaughn 12/22/2014

Maddie & Jason Beck came in from their schools and now are enjoying some Colorado skiing before Christmas. The Weir family got together at the Tira Community Center on Sunday, December 14th, to celebrate Christmas. They enjoyed eating, visiting, and a gift exchange. Those attending were Von & Jane Prahl, Robert, Yvonne, Wes, Dustin, Natalie, and Dakota Weir and Dakota’s friend, Dacy, Elise, and Eli Campbell, Mary Helen Atwood,...

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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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