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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Tira News
Sep02

Tira News

By Jan Vaughn Don’t forget to stop by the Tira Community Center on Tuesday evening (September 6th) for a reception honoring Floyd Payton, former Mayor of Tira. A brief council meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m., followed by the reception. Brenda Allen and Yvonne Weir have been traveling. They went to Glacier National Park in Montana, by way of Colorado. Yvonne reports, “Montana’s mountains and lakes were beautiful.” They traveled to...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
Aug12

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

Tira News. By Jan Vaughn The staff members at North Hopkins returned to work on Tuesday. Everyone was treated to a delicious barbecue lunch, with all the trimmings and lots of desserts at the Peerless Baptist Church. Teachers were also able to pick up “goody bags” of school supplies to for their classrooms. Several of the staff members won door prizes, which were donated by local vendors. We would like to express our appreciation to...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
Aug05

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

By Jan Vaughn Applications for a place on the ballot for Tira City Council will be accepted through August 22, 2016. For more information, please contact Jan Vaughn, Tira City Secretary, at 903-438-6688. North Hopkins is gearing up for another great school year! Teachers begin next week and students return to the classroom on Monday, August 22nd.  Elementary students are encouraged to “Meet the Teacher” and drop off their school...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
Jul22

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

By Jan Vaughn Applications for a place on the Tira City Council will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on August 22, 2016. For more information, please contact Jan Vaughn, Tira City Secretary, at 903-438-6688. John and Stephanie Long of Alvin announce the birth of their son Quentin Michael on July 8th in Houston. Quentin weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces and was 21 and 1/2 inches long. He is the grandson of Tommy and Carolyn Long of North Hopkins,...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
Jul08

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

A good group gathered for the Tira Homecoming on Sunday. Danna (Evans) Lewis did a great job emceeing the program. Also, she and her sister, Dusti (Evans) James, each sang a beautiful, inspirational song. Several members of the congregation shared stories of memories in Tira. Floyd and Martha Payton were honored for their many years of dedicated service to the Tira Cemetery Association and the community. Martha presented a rose to the...

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