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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New Main Street Addition: Lyndsay’s Plates + Provisions
Jul21

New Main Street Addition: Lyndsay’s Plates + Provisions

Lyndsay’s Plates + Provisions puts a modern twist on pure, home-cooked food. They take their customers back to the basics with food that is made from scratch. Lyndsay’s believes that food should have intention, every ingredient taken into our bodies should be given thought. The vision of Lyndsay’s is to provide the convenience people need without losing nutrition in the meantime. On Monday, July 25th, 2016,...

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Schlotzsky’s Ribbon Cutting
Jul21

Schlotzsky’s Ribbon Cutting

  On Wednesday evening, Schlotzsky’s held a friends and family VIP event. The Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting was first on the list of events followed by a presentation from a representative from the State Senate. After ceremonies, those who were in attendance were offered a free meal. This was the first time the Schlotzsky’s team of employees got hands on experience with serving customers. Schlotzsky’s grand...

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Friday Night Movie!
Jul20

Friday Night Movie!

This week Friday the 22nd is Movie Night on Celebration Plaza!   The good Dinosaur is this weeks movie. This movie is about luckily for young Arlo, his parents  and his two siblings, the mighty dinosaurs were not wiped out 65 million years ago. When a rainstorm washes poor Arlo downriver, he ends up bruised, battered and miles away from home. Good fortune shines on the frightened dino when he meets Spot, a Neanderthal boy who...

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Schlotzsky’s to Open July 21st
Jul18

Schlotzsky’s to Open July 21st

Schlotzsky’s on Gilmer Street is set to open at 10 am on July 21st. On the day of the grand opening, door prizes and give-aways will take place all day. Once they’re opened, the first 100 to purchase a 6 pack of Cinnabon cinnamon rolls will receive one free small original sandwich per week for an entire year. Schlotzsky’s is locally owned and operated and they commented, “We look forward to making Sulphur...

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Sulphur Springs Senior Olympics
Jul15

Sulphur Springs Senior Olympics

Senior Olympics is Thursday, August 25th at the ROC at 1st Baptist Church 1K Race starts at 9:30 am and the other games start at 10:00 am. There are lots of categories that you can sign up to compete in.. You can compete in ALL of them or just choose which ones you would like. We will have a 1K Race, Bean Bag Toss, Horse Shoe Pitching, Nerf Javelin, Washer Pitching, Scooter Races, Wheelchair Races and Walk Races. All of the Events are...

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Local Church Gets Creative In Wake of Pokemon Go Craze
Jul15

Local Church Gets Creative In Wake of Pokemon Go Craze

  Pokemon Go hit the app stores in the last week and sparked a new craze among all age groups. Players, or Pokemon Trainers, travel around to pokestop locations that are predetermined by Nintendo through GPS location on their cellphones. At a pokestop location, Trainers find and capture virtual Pokemon. In earlier years Niantic developed Ingress, a virtual reality game where a mass amount of players take part in an augmented...

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Basics at Brunch Quarterly Meeting
Jul15

Basics at Brunch Quarterly Meeting

On Monday April 18th, at 10:30 am Ross & Shoalmire will be holding a Basics at Brunch meeting. This is a free brunch provided by Rock Creek, and includes an informative program that will be held every quarter at the Sulphur Springs Senior Center. Elderly Law Attorneys Kristen Ishihara, John Ross, and Lisa Shoalmire will speak on different topics each meeting. They would like to invite you to listen in to this quarter’s topic...

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CANHelp Annual Pack The Bus School Supply Drive
Jul14

CANHelp Annual Pack The Bus School Supply Drive

CANHelp is gearing up for our annual PACK THE BUS School Supply drive (this will be our 6th official year) benefiting needy families in Hopkins County. We continue to serve 200-300 families each year and last year was our biggest year to date. We were able to give each child a backpack filled with almost all supplies needed to start the school year. Any supplies or monetary donations we had left over, we also donated to local schools....

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Why Does Sulphur Springs Not Have A Recycling Facility?
Jul12

Why Does Sulphur Springs Not Have A Recycling Facility?

Think about it, you finish drinking a can of soda or a bottle of water and you toss it in the trash. What happens next? The can or bottle goes into a landfill where may take from 50-450 years to decompose. Glass bottles may take millions of years to decompose. That’s a lot of time and a lot of trash! Stanford University found that the “average American discards seven and a half pounds of garbage every day.” All this...

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