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Tira News: Nov. 16, 2018
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Tira News: Nov. 16, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Mark your calendars for the Tira Community Christmas Party. It is scheduled for Saturday, December 8th , at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Center. Brisket will be provided and residents are asked to bring side dishes and desserts. Also, we will be collecting regular sized canned goods for the Community Food Pantry. Make plans to come enjoy a time of visiting withyour neighbors. We are expecting Santa to drop in to visit with...

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Tira News: Nov 2nd, 2018
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Tira News: Nov 2nd, 2018

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family Flona Harris. She passed away on Thursday, October 25, 2018, and her graveside service was held at the Tira Cemetery on Monday afternoon. Flona was preceded in death by her husband, Dee Harris. Her children are Randy Harris and Patsy Jennings. Please remember the family in prayer. Dustin and Natalie Weir attended a costume party in Sulphur Springs on Saturday, and then spent...

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Tira News: October 26th, 2018
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Tira News: October 26th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Michael McNiel was in Tira on Saturday visiting with his family. Joyce reported, “We went to Paris for lunch at Magel’s and back to Sulphur Springs for ice cream at The Magic Scoop.” They shopped a while, and then returned home for a nice visit, before Michael returned to Richardson. Our neighbor, Billy Moss, came by for a visit on Thursday evening and wascommenting on the large size of the horse apples on his property....

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Tira News for Oct 19th, 2018
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Tira News for Oct 19th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Michael and Shelia Boyd enjoyed a trip to Branson, Missouri. Shelia reports, “We got to spend time with his sister and brother-in-law, Becky and Gary Furzman. They fed us and we had time with our niece and nephews. At Branson, we caught a show called Absolutely Country Definitely Gospel dinner show with Faith’s Journey. It was great. The cooler weather hit there first, so Michael loved it. We hadn’t been to Silver...

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Tira News: October 5th, 2018
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Tira News: October 5th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Joyce Dodd reported that we received some more bags of groceries for the Tira Food Pantry. We always appreciate the contributions. I want to express my appreciation to the council members who have been taking care of keeping the pantry stocked. Chip, Tiffany, Jaidyn, and I met Landon, Laiken, Rylan, Brailon, and Slaiden Joslin and Laiken’s brother, Kasen, at Tejano’s in Cooper on Saturday evening. We were celebrating...

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Tira News: September 28th, 2018
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Tira News: September 28th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Georgia Smith and Joyce Dodd were in Paris on Wednesday, September 19th, for some shopping. Georgia treated Joyce to lunch at Magel’s Grill for her birthday. Yvonne Weir and Brenda Allen returned from a wonderful journey to NovaScotia, Canada on Wednesday the 19 th . They traveled by coach to Prince Edwards Island, Cape Breton, New Brunswick, etc. Yvonne reports, “The highlands were beautiful and the oceans were, too. We...

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Tira News: September 14th, 2018
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Tira News: September 14th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Martha Payton reports, “Regina Payton came on Saturday afternoon for anextended visit. We had a few chores that required an extra hand and expertise. We attended church on Sunday and went out for lunch several times. She traveled to The Woodlands on Thursday to attend a three day Court Reporters Convention, then went home to Victoria on Sunday.” Martha added, “Also had an email from Mary Lou (Wester)...

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Tira News Sept. 7th, 2018
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Tira News Sept. 7th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Nicolaas Esterhuyse spent the long weekend with his grandparents Robert and Yvonne Weir, while his parents were visiting Fredericksburg, Texas. Yvonne says he kept them busy. On Sunday they visited Dustin in Rowlett and took Nico home to his mom and dad, Destri and Eben. Billy Moss reported that on August 29 th he had been shopping at Dollar General in Birthright and had put his receipt in his pocket. Later he noticed...

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Tira News for August 31st, 2018
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Tira News for August 31st, 2018

By Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council met on Monday, August 27th , at the Tira Community Center. They accepted the resignations of Powell Vickery, Mayor, and Sherry Smiddy, Council Member, due to Powell’s current health issues. Allen Joslin and Evelyn Horne were appointed to fill their spots on the council, with Allen serving as Mayor. Allen has, also, accepted the responsibility ofoverseeing the Tira Volunteer Fire Department. He...

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Tira News, August 24th, 2018
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Tira News, August 24th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn The quarterly Tira City Council meeting has been moved to Monday, August 27 th at 6:00 p.m. We are saddened to learn that Powell Vickery and Sherry Smiddy are resigning from the Council, due to Powell’s current health condition. Our thoughts and prayers go out to them. The Council will be discussing the changes at the meeting on Monday. The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend. The Council would like to...

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