Tira News
Dec15

Tira News

by Jan Vaughn Evelyn (Arnold) Horne moved into our community recently. She reports that her daughters, Stacy Green from Sugar Land and Alisa Ottley and Saylor from Dallas, came for lunch and a visit on Friday the 8th. Kim and Lee Beck had a nice visit with their “almost 2-year-old” granddaughter, Demi, and parents, Derek & Michelle Dailey. Demi got to see Santa and all the sights at Heritage Park. Kim adds, “Lee is selling his...

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Tira News December 8, 2017
Dec07

Tira News December 8, 2017

by Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council met at the Community Center for their regular quarterly meeting on Tuesday, December 5th. The Community Christmas Party is this Saturday, December 9th, at 6:00 p.m. Brisket and tea will be provided. Residents are asked to bring a side dish and/or dessert to share and canned goods for the Tira Food Pantry. Santa will be stopping by to visit with the kids. Come enjoy a time of good food, fun, and...

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Tira News December 1, 2017
Dec01

Tira News December 1, 2017

by Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council will meet on Tuesday, December 5th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Center. Following the regular quarterly business meeting, the group will decorate the center for the Christmas Party. The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend. Robert and Yvonne Weir and family had an early Thanksgiving on Wednesday, November 22nd. Dustin, Natalie, and Maria came, as well as Destri, Eben, and Nico; Dakota...

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Tira News
Nov24

Tira News

by Jan Vaughn The Tira Community Christmas Party will be coming up soon. It’s scheduled for Saturday, December 9th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Center. We will gather to share a meal and time of visiting with our neighbors. Brisket will be provided and residents are asked to bring side dishes and/or desserts. We will be collecting canned goods for the Tira Food Pantry. Santa will be stopping by to visit with the kids. Make plans to...

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Tira News November 3, 2017
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Tira News November 3, 2017

by Jan Vaughn Kim Beck won the Reserve Best in Show for Photography at the Hopkins County Fall Festival. The photo was a black & white of street lamps lighting up a rooftop. She won several other blue & red ribbons in different categories. Kim was also working the Hopkins County Stew contest for the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce. She comments, “It was so cold! But we had a great turnout and it was hard work, but worth...

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Tira News October 13th 2017
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Tira News October 13th 2017

By Jan Vaughn. The Tira Food Pantry is available to help families and individuals who may be in need of a few food items. The pantry stock is running low and residents are encouraged to donate non-perishable items. For more information, please contact Tami Joslin, 903-268-2496. Congratulations are in order for Melissa Wischerman, who graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Her mother, Candy Wishcerman says, “So...

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Tira News October 5, 2017
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Tira News October 5, 2017

  By Jan Vaughn Sherry Smiddy reports, “The Cross Spur Cowboy Church will be hosting a Trunk or Treat on October 25th at the church arena from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Hot dogs and drinks will be served.” She adds, “Bring your car or truck and decorate to hand out candy to ghosts and goblins, or bring your ghosts and goblins and enjoy the fellowship.” The North Hopkins Alumni Association will have their annual school homecoming on...

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Tira News September 27, 2017
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Tira News September 27, 2017

Tira News By Jan Vaughn Wesley Weir bowled with My Heroes on Saturday, and then the Weir family met at Gloria’s in Rockwall for a late lunch to celebrate Destri’s birthday. The kids played in the water and then they all enjoyed frozen yogurt. Yvonne reports that her grandson, Nicholaas (Destri’s baby boy) is “walking all over now.” The previous Saturday Robert and Yvonne treated Robert’s sisters, Joyce Dodd and Mary Helen Atwood, to...

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Tira News September 22, 2017
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Tira News September 22, 2017

By Jan Vaughn Jason Beck, son of Lee & Kim Beck, just got his transfer to Washington, D.C. from Norfolk, VA. He will be serving his country in Naval Intelligence. Kim says, “Go Navy!” She also reports, “Maddie Beck is enjoying her senior year at TCU. Go Hornfrogs! Jackson Dailey is getting ready to test for his Real Estate license, working full time and taking classes for his Masters in History at UT San Antonio. Go Roadrunners!...

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Tira News September 15, 2017
Sep15

Tira News September 15, 2017

by Jan Vaughn The North Hopkins Alumni Association will have their annual school homecoming on Saturday, October 14, 2018. Registration and bingo will begin at 4:30, followed by a barbecue meal at 5:30 in the school cafeteria. The cost for the meal is $12.50 per person and may be paid at the door. After the meal there will be a program honoring the Classes of 1967, 1977, and 1987 for their 50-, 40-, and 30-year reunion, and then the...

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