Tira News January 6, 2017
Jan06

Tira News January 6, 2017

by Jan Vaughn The [Robert Weir family] spent New Years Eve with Brenda Allen, Kesley Laurence, James, Malorie, Daniel, Desirea, and Denise, Sarah Lucas and Dakota . Yvonne commented, “We had lots of fireworks and food.” Chip and I took our daughter, Tiffany, and grandchildren, Kenden and Jaidyn, to Piney Shores Resort on Lake Conroe, over the New Year’s weekend. On Thursday, we took our time driving to the resort. We stopped to get an...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
Dec30

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

Malorie Patrone, James Turcios, and Daniel, Desirea, and Denise visited Robert and Yvonne Weir and had supper with them on Friday night. Wesley and Yvonne attended the candlelight service at the Tira Methodist Church on Christmas Eve. Yvonne reports that “it was a lovely service.” Floyd Payton had to undergo surgery for an abdominal aneurism and he came home from the hospital on Christmas Eve. Martha reports, “Regina had lunch ready...

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Tira News
Dec23

Tira News

by Jan Vaughn Pastor David Larkin would like to invite everyone to a Christmas Eve service at the Tira United Methodist Church on Saturday evening, at 6:45. Martha Payton send this report, “To those who have wondered about the ‘Old Oak Tree’, it was removed by the Highway Department due to dead limbs and declining health due to old age and drought conditions through the past several years. We will miss its wonderful shade, beauty and...

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Tira News, December 16, 2016
Dec16

Tira News, December 16, 2016

by Jan Vaughn Around 35 people gathered at the Tira Community Center on Friday night for the community Christmas party. We enjoyed a delicious meal and a wonderful time of visiting. Ally Massy and Emma Vickery provided special musical entertainment, and other children joined them in leading the group in a few Christmas songs. David Larkin, pastor of the Tira United Methodist Church, shared the Christmas story. The kids were thrilled...

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Tira News
Dec09

Tira News

by Jan Vaughn Please be in prayer for the family of Joyce Oetting – her husband, Ed Oetting, daughters, Annette Loper and Tina Gardner, from our community, and sons, Michael Wilson, Eric Wilson, and Dean Oetting and their families. Visitation is scheduled from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Birthright Baptist Church on Friday, December 9th,  with a memorial service to follow. The Tira City Council meeting was held at the on Tuesday,...

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Tira News
Dec02

Tira News

By Jan Vaughn Kim Beck reported that Tira, North Hopkins, and Brinker volunteer firefighters, and the Hopkins County Fire Chief responded to a fire on County Road 4612, just behind her home, on Sunday afternoon. The house was not occupied and was in a state of disrepair. William and Joyce Dodd hosted a Thanksgiving celebration at their home. Those attending were Michael McNiel and friend, Jayna Shull, Rob Dodd, Tonja Jones, Alyssa,...

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Tira News
Nov11

Tira News

by Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Eric Payton, the grandson of Floyd and Martha Payton. Eric passed away on Sunday, November 6th, following a brief illness. He lived in California. There will be a graveside service at Tira Cemetery on November 17th, at 2:00. Please be in prayer for the family. Also, please be in prayer for the family of Linda (Wester) Andrasko. Her graveside service, at Tira Cemetery, is...

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Tira News
Oct28

Tira News

by Jan Vaughn The North Hopkins Fall Carnival is being held at the school tonight, October 28th, from 6:00-8:00. Prior to and during the fun and games, the Beta Club will be serving burgers and pizza, beginning at 5:00. Congratulations to Kim Beck for winning the Best in Show and Reserve Best in Show for Photography in the Hopkins County Fall Festival! Wesley Weir, Maria Gonzalez, and Robert & Yvonne Weir went to Reunion Tower on...

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Tira News
Sep16

Tira News

By Jan Vaughn Floyd and Martha Payton want to say, “‘Thank You’ for the honor and thanks for the service bestowed on Floyd from the Tira Council and friends in the community.” The former mayor was honored with a reception at the Tira Community Center on Tuesday, September 6th. Regina Payton was visiting her parents and was privileged to attend the reception, also. Brad Payton came for a visit on Sunday afternoon before Labor Day. He...

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Tira News
Sep09

Tira News

by Jan Vaughn A good group gathered at the Tira Community Center on Tuesday evening, September 6th, to honor Floyd Payton, former Mayor of Tira, who resigned just prior to the last quarterly Tira City Council meeting, due to health issues. Current Mayor Powell Vickery presented a gavel plaque to Mr. Payton from the Council, in recognition of his dedicated service. Floyd and his wife, Martha, have given much to the community through...

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