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
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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
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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
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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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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
Dec30

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

Malorie Patrone, James Turcios, and Daniel, Desirea, and Denise visited Robert and Yvonne Weir and had supper with them on Friday night. Wesley and Yvonne attended the candlelight service at the Tira Methodist Church on Christmas Eve. Yvonne reports that “it was a lovely service.” Floyd Payton had to undergo surgery for an abdominal aneurism and he came home from the hospital on Christmas Eve. Martha reports, “Regina had lunch ready...

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Tira News
Dec23

Tira News

by Jan Vaughn Pastor David Larkin would like to invite everyone to a Christmas Eve service at the Tira United Methodist Church on Saturday evening, at 6:45. Martha Payton send this report, “To those who have wondered about the ‘Old Oak Tree’, it was removed by the Highway Department due to dead limbs and declining health due to old age and drought conditions through the past several years. We will miss its wonderful shade, beauty and...

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Tira News, December 16, 2016
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Tira News, December 16, 2016

by Jan Vaughn Around 35 people gathered at the Tira Community Center on Friday night for the community Christmas party. We enjoyed a delicious meal and a wonderful time of visiting. Ally Massy and Emma Vickery provided special musical entertainment, and other children joined them in leading the group in a few Christmas songs. David Larkin, pastor of the Tira United Methodist Church, shared the Christmas story. The kids were thrilled...

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Tira News
Dec09

Tira News

by Jan Vaughn Please be in prayer for the family of Joyce Oetting – her husband, Ed Oetting, daughters, Annette Loper and Tina Gardner, from our community, and sons, Michael Wilson, Eric Wilson, and Dean Oetting and their families. Visitation is scheduled from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Birthright Baptist Church on Friday, December 9th,  with a memorial service to follow. The Tira City Council meeting was held at the on Tuesday,...

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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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