Tira News By Jan Vaughn
May20

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

Tira News By Jan Vaughn Tira Mayor Floyd Payton has submitted his resignation, due to health issues. The City Council will meet on Tuesday, June 7th, at 6:30 p.m. at the Tira Community Center. They consider filling Mayor Payton’s position and appointing a new member to the council, to fill the vacancy, in addition to conducting their regular quarterly business. Martha Payton expects that Floyd will be able to come home from rehab by...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
May13

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

Tira News By Jan Vaughn   Jackson Dailey will be graduating Magna Cum Laude with his Bachelor’s of Science in History and Computer Information Systems from Texas A&M-Commerce on Saturday. Kim Beck reports, “We are so proud!” Debra Wood and her sister Barbara Cockrum recently returned from a trip to Williamsburg and Jamestown, Virginia, for the yearly gathering of the “Lee Society of Virginia.”  Each year the Lee cousins...

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Aiguier Cemetery Association June 2016 Meeting
May13

Aiguier Cemetery Association June 2016 Meeting

The Aiguier Cemetery Association will have their annual meeting and homecoming on Sunday, June 5th, on the cemetery grounds. A pot-luck meal will be shared at noon, followed by visiting and a brief business meeting. In case of rain, the event will be moved to the North Hopkins School Cafeteria. Donations toward the upkeep of the cemetery are always needed and appreciated, and can be given on that day or mailed to treasurer, Peggy...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
May06

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

Tira News By Jan Vaughn   Robert and Yvonne Weir are proud grandparents of Nicolaas Robert Esterhause. Nicolaas was born on April 29, 2016 and weighed 3 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 16-¾ inches long. He is still in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Baylor Hospital in Dallas, but Yvonne says he is doing well and is very sweet. His parents, Destri and Eben, live near the hospital. Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley spent the weekend at...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
May02

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

Tira News By Jan Vaughn Michael McNiel stopped by to visit with his parents, Joyce and William Dodd, on Thursday afternoon. He was on his way back to Dallas, after spending a few days in Arkansas and Missouri. Robert Yvonne and Wes spent Saturday visiting Destri and going to Earth Day at Fair Park with Dakota. It sounds like lots of people had the same idea. Yvonne says, “We couldn’t get close to the tiny houses we wanted to...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
Apr11

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

http://www.ksstradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/tira-news-april11.mp3 Floyd and Martha Payton enjoyed a visit with their daughter, Regina. She arrived on Wednesday evening before Easter. Martha says, “We caught up on some small problems with an i-Pad, made a trip to the library and had lunch in Sulphur Springs. Floyd hasn’t been feeling well lately, so we stayed close to home. Brad Payton from Keller came on Wednesday and...

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Tira News  By Jan Vaughn
Apr01

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

Tira News By Jan Vaughn   William and Joyce Dodd had their family over for Easter lunch, followed by an Easter egg hunt for the kids. Those attending included Michael McNiel, Tonja Jones, Alyssa, Gavin, and Ethan Shelton, Brad, Tanya, and Matthew Dodd, Stuart, Tiffany, Emery, and Ellianna McPherson. Rob Dodd also came by. Alyssa, Gavin, and Ethan had been to the Easter service at Tira Methodist Church, with Joyce. Over Spring...

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Tira News  By Jan Vaughn
Mar25

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

Tira News By Jan Vaughn     Joe Dan Karney passed away on Tuesday, March 22nd. His parents were the late Dooley and Thelma (Vandever) Karney. His wife of forty-four years, Gwendolyn Kraatz Karney, survives and we want to express our sympathy to her. Joe Dan’s funeral service was held on Thursday afternoon at the Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel, with burial at the Tira Cemetery. Please be in prayer for Gwen and family. Tiffany...

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Tira News
Mar11

Tira News

By Jan Vaughn Jackson Dailey spent the weekend in College Station at the Student Government Association’s (SGA) conference for all the Texas A&M branches. Jackson will be ending his term as SGA president for the A&M system, as well as the president of the TAMU-C branch, as he will graduate in May. Morgan Joslin flew to Smithville, just south of Bastrop, with another Civil Air Patrol (CAP) cadet, Joe Korona, on the weekend of...

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Tira News  By Jan Vaughn
Mar04

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

Tira News By Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council met on Tuesday, March 1, at the Community Center and discussed routine business and made plans to move forward with the installation of the playground set, which was approved at a prior meeting. The project was delayed due to wet weather in the fall. Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley Weir spent Saturday visiting Destri in Dallas. Yvonne also shared, “All the pansies Robert planted for me are...

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