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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Tira News By Jan Vaughn 09/23/14
Sep24

Tira News By Jan Vaughn 09/23/14

Jackson Dailey, along with Dustin Lawson, took a road trip to College Station to represent the TAMU-C student government at the main campus meeting of all the branches. They were treated to dinner with the Chancellor & Dean at Texas A&M and got great seats at the football game & the Aggies won. Jackson said it was LOUD and a lot of fun. Yvonne Weir was in South Dakota from September 1st through 10th. She reports that she...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn 09/09/14
Sep10

Tira News by Jan Vaughn 09/09/14

Sometime between 6:45 and 7:50 on this morning (the times that Chip and I left for work), Wedneday, September 10th, a large limb fell on FM 1536 and was blocking one lane. The weather was not stormy, so there seemed to be no explanation as to why it snapped. Thankfully it did not fall on a vehicle. Rheston Sills stopped and, after I took some pictures, we were able to pull the branches off the road. TxDOT was notified about clearing...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn 09/03/14
Sep03

Tira News by Jan Vaughn 09/03/14

The Tira City Council held their regular quarterly meeting Tuesday night at the Community Center. Hopkins County Fire Chief, Kevin Yates, came to get acquainted with the volunteer firefighters and the council members. He shared that some training opportunities are in the planning stages. The sessions will provide useful training for the volunteers and will help with qualifying for grants, which are available to help with expenses of...

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