Tira News, March 24, 2017
Mar24

Tira News, March 24, 2017

by Jan Vaughn Wesley Weir, son of Robert and Yvonne Weir, bowled with the “My Heroes” group on Saturday. Paula Wiser would like to remind everyone to slow down and use caution on Highway 19 North. She had a close call with an 18-wheeler, when attempting a turn from that road. A large group gathered at the Tira Cemetery last Saturday for the memorial service for Jerry Vessel, of Campbell. He was the husband of June (Chapman) Vessel....

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Tira News, March 17, 2017
Mar17

Tira News, March 17, 2017

I heard from an area resident, Paula Wiser, who reported that they have a family friend who is suffering with what seems to be poison in her blood caused from a kidney stone. Paula’s mother has been friends with the McDonald family, of Dallas for about 65 years. The Wiser family is requesting “abundant prayers”,  because their friend “isn’t doing well at all.” Paula also reported that her neighbor, Pat Reed, passed away on March 10th,...

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Tira News March 10, 2017
Mar10

Tira News March 10, 2017

by Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Floyd Payton. He passed away Sunday and his funeral was held at the Tira Methodist Church on Wednesday, under the direction of Murray-Orwosky funeral home. Floyd and Martha have been very active in the church and community. Floyd was the president of the Tira Cemetery Association for many years, as well as Mayor of Tira up until about a year ago. Please remember the family...

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Tira News March 3, 2017
Mar03

Tira News March 3, 2017

By Jan Vaughn Yvonne Weir’s uncle died last week and she traveled to Michigan to visit her aunt. She commented, “It’s snowy here.” Please remember Yvonne and her family in prayer. Wesley Weir bowled on Saturday. Yvonne reported that “Lilly and Jasmine Taylor came and bowled. They all did quite well.” Doris (Horn, Burkham) Moon passed away on Tuesday. Her funeral will be in Spence Chapel at First Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs on...

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Tira News February 24, 2017
Feb24

Tira News February 24, 2017

by Jan Vaughn The regular quarterly meeting of the Tira City Council will be held on Tuesday, March 7th, at 6:00 p.m. The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend. Yvonne Weir reports, “Lucas and Sarah visited Dakota and the Weirs over the weekend.” They had a bonfire and fireworks on Friday. On Saturday Wes, Robert, and Yvonne watched Little Dribblers Games at North Hopkins, and then everyone went to Greenville to play laser...

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Tira News February 17, 2017
Feb17

Tira News February 17, 2017

by Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of James Ray Groves, of Shirley. He was buried in the North Hopkins Cemetery on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. His sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Jimmy Don Goldsmith live in our community. Please remember the family in prayer. Yvonne Weir worked in Nacogdoches last week. Brenda Allen, of Yantis, met her and spent Thursday through Saturday with her. In their free time, they...

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Tira News February 3, 2017
Feb03

Tira News February 3, 2017

I received word that Steven Vickery passed away on Thursday evening, following a battle with heart problems. Funeral arrangements are pending. A Pancake Breakfast fundraiser to help his family with medical expenses is scheduled for Saturday morning, February 4th, from 8:00 to noon at the Hopkins County Central Fire Station, next to UPS on South Texas Street. Please keep his family in your prayers. Steven’s father, Powell...

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Tira News, January 27, 2017
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Tira News, January 27, 2017

by Jan Vaughn Wesley Weir, son of Robert and Yvonne Weir, bowled with the “My Heroes” team on Saturday, and then he and his family had a great lunch at Redneck Café. Wesley had appointments in Dallas on Friday and Monday. Yvonne reports, “We have a new great-niece. Kaitlyn (daughter of Dana and granddaughter of Mary Helen) had a sweet baby girl this week. Her name is Avalynn.” In honor of School Board Appreciation Month, the North...

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Tira News January 20, 2017
Jan20

Tira News January 20, 2017

by Jan Vaughn Sherry Smiddy reports that the Cross Spur Cowboy Church would like to invite everyone to their annual “Sweets for Your Sweetie” auction, on February 12th at 10:30 a.m. All proceeds go to their youth group. Landon, Laiken, Rylan, Brailon, and Slaiden Joslin went to Piney Shores Resort on Lake Conroe last weekend. On Saturday they drove to Beaumont to pick up Dixie and let her enjoy some time playing with her brothers....

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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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