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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 it!” She reports that Lee Beck was selling drinks at the Stew Contest representing the Masonic Lodge in Sulphur...

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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 proud of her. What a wonderful experience, all these young people serving their country.” Tiffany Vaughn took...

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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 Saturday, October 14th. Registration and bingo will begin at 4:30, followed by a barbecue meal at 5:30 in the...

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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 lunch at the Alcove and then they shopped at the Vintage Brick Market. Yvonne comments, “We really had a good...

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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! Our sweet daughter-in-law, Courtney Dailey, has finished her summer internship at the U.S. Attorneys office...

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Tira News September 15, 2017

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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 Monday Night Jam Band will provide entertainment, while ex-students enjoy listening and visiting. Please help...

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Tira News, September 8, 2017

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Tira News, September 8, 2017

by  Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council met at the Community Center on Tuesday, September 5th, to conduct routine business. Prior to the meeting, North Hopkins School Superintendent, Dr. Darin Jolly, gave an informative presentation on the October 6th Tax “Swap” Ratification Election (TRE). Mark your calendar for the North Hopkins Alumni Homecoming, which is scheduled for Saturday evening, October 14th. The Classes of 1967, 1977, and 1987 will be honored. Please pass the word and watch for more details to come soon! Don Shaw, son of the late...

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Tira News September 1, 2017

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Tira News September 1, 2017

by Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council will meet for the regular quarterly meeting on Tuesday, September 5th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Tira Community Center. Prior to the meeting, at 5:45 p.m., Dr. Darin Jolly, North Hopkins School Superintendent, will do a brief presentation and answer questions on the upcoming Tax “Swap” Ratification Election (TRE). No increase in the total tax rate is proposed,  but just a swap between the two rates – Maintenance and Operations (M&O) and Interest and Sinking (I&S), which results in an increase in...

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Tira News August 25, 2017

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Tira News August 25, 2017

By Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council will meet at the Tira Community Center for the regular quarterly meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 5th. The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend. Robert and Yvonne Weir’s daughter, Destri, and her family, Eben, Nicholaas, Mena, and Emmy spent the weekend visiting with them. On Saturday, the all went to Dacy and Mike Campbell’s home in Caddo Mills for Eli’s 7th birthday. Yvonne comments, “The brisket was great!” She adds, “On Sunday, we all relaxed and enjoyed the new puppy.” The Weirs...

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Tira News August 11, 2017

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Tira News August 11, 2017

by Jan Vaughn A time of remembrance for Floyd and Teresa Benefield will be held at the Tira Community Center on Sunday, August 13th, at 2:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served by friends of the Tira community. Please be in prayer for the family. Teachers, administrators, and staff of the North Hopkins Independent School District returned for the new school year on Tuesday, August 8th, and were treated to a wonderful meal and great door prizes at the Peerless Baptist Church. Interim pastor, Kent Pate, shared words of encouragement with the...

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