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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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Tira News: August 10th, 2018
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Tira News: August 10th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Troy Smith. He passed away early Wednesday morning, August 8th . No visitation or service has been planned. Please keep Georgia and the rest of his family in your prayers. Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley Weir shopped in Canton on Saturday, August 4th . They met Dustin and Maria there and had lunch at the Jalapeno Tree. Yvonne reports, “There weren’t as many vendors and...

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Tira News for August 3rd, 2018
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Tira News for August 3rd, 2018

By Jan Vaughn The Tira Food Pantry has received several donations lately. The council members want to express appreciation to everyone who has helped make food available to those in need. The deadline to file as a write-in candidate for the Tira City Council is August 20th. Tira residents who have an interest in serving in this capacity, should contact me, Jan Vaughn, Tira City Secretary. My contact information is at the end of the...

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Tira News for July 27th, 2018
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Tira News for July 27th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Kim & Lee Beck had a long weekend moving daughter, Maddie, to Austin, and then heading over to Lake Bridgeport for some lake time with their old high school rodeo team members. Kim comments, “Sun & fun!” Tira Mayor, Powell Vickery, is recovering from a stroke. Please remember him and Sherry in your prayers. Chip & I were in Branson, Missouri from July 12th through 15th , for our anniversary, which was on July...

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Tira News: July 13th 2018
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Tira News: July 13th 2018

By Jan Vaughn Tira residents who have an interest in serving on the Tira City Council have until 5:00 p.m. on August 20, 2018 to file as a write-in candidate for the November 6th election. For more information, please contact me, Jan Vaughn, Tira City Secretary. My phone numbers and email address are at the end of the column and my mailing address is 776 FM 1536, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482. An informational meeting was held at the...

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Tira News: July 6th 2018
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Tira News: July 6th 2018

By Jan Vaughn The 80th annual Tira Homecoming was held on Sunday, July 1st . The group seemed a little smaller than usual. We hope everyone will invite their friends and family to come next year on the first Sunday in July. We appreciate Mark Chapman volunteering to be the Program Chairman this year. He and Mason Gillem played percussion instruments and led the music for the program and were accompanied on the piano by myself, Jan...

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Tira News for Friday June 29th, 2018
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Tira News for Friday June 29th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council met on Monday, June 25th , at the Tira Community Center. They discussed routine business and then restocked the community pantry. The free pantry is available for people who are in need of some help. Powell reported that the new LED lights are scheduled to be installed next week. Janie Lewis mentioned that someone had left trash on the playground. The council would like to remind everyone who uses...

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