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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Aiguier Cemetery Association Report
Jun08

Aiguier Cemetery Association Report

Aiguier Cemetery Association June 7, 2015 The Aiguier Cemetery Association held their annual meeting on Sunday, June 7, 2015 on the cemetery grounds. Following a pot-luck lunch, Charlie Vaughn presided over the business meeting. The group voted to keep the same slate of officers – President, Charlie Vaughn; Vice President, Betty Weir; Treasurer – Peggy Beck; Secretary/Reporter – Jan Vaughn. Robert Aiguier, Peggy...

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Tira News  By Jan Vaughn
Jun05

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

  The Tira City Council meeting had to be rescheduled for June 9th, due to lack of a quorum for the June 2nd meeting. It will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the Tira Community Center. The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend.             Yvonne reports that she and her family had a “great weekend.” Dustin and Natalie Weir came for a visit on Friday and stayed until Monday. Dakota and Ashley Weir visited with them...

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Aiguier Cemetery Association June Meeting
Jun04

Aiguier Cemetery Association June Meeting

  The Aiguier Cemetery Association will hold their annual meeting & pot-luck lunch on Sunday, June7, 2015, on the cemetery grounds. The activities will begin with the meal at noon, followed by a business meeting. In case of rain, the event will be moved to the North Hopkins School Cafeteria. Cemetery located in the northwest part of Hopkins County. Take Hwy 19 north from Sulphur Springs, at Birthright turn left to FM road...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
May29

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

We want to express our sympathy to the family on Johnny Joslin. He passed away on Sunday. A “celebration of life” memorial service was held on Wednesday at Community Bible Fellowship Church, followed by a meal/reception at the Tira Community Center. A fund to help with funeral expenses has been set up in Johnny’s name at Alliance Bank. Please keep the family in your prayers. The Tira City Council will meet at the Tira Community Center...

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