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Tira News May 26, 2017

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Tira News May 26, 2017

The Tira City Council will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at the Tira Community Center. Following the meeting, the group will be dedicating the community food pantry in memory of former Mayor Floyd Payton. Mick and Linda Petty spent this past weekend in Bolivar, Missouri, attending their granddaughter Reagan Humphrey’s graduation from Southwest Baptist University. Reagan received a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Accounting and Psychology. The Aiguier Cemetery Association will have their annual homecoming on the...

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Tira News May 19, 2017

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Tira News May 19, 2017

by Jan Vaughn Yvonne Weir from Tira, Brenda Allen from Yantis, and Pam Cathey from Como flew into Las Vegas, Nevada on May 1st and rented a car to begin an adventure they called “California Dreaming.” The first night was spent in Beatty, Nevada, where they met two families from France at the local cafe. They began their drive on Tuesday and toured Death Valley. Yvonne commented, “It was much more scenic than we expected.”  From there they traveled through the Sequoia National Forest and National Park and report that it was...

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Tira News May 12, 2017

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Tira News May 12, 2017

by Jan Vaughn Linda Parsons had extensive shoulder surgery two weeks ago, but, Linda commented, with the help of the women in Tira, she and Buddy managed the farm just fine. She says, “Thank you ladies.” Linda shared that the North Hopkins second grade basketball team got together Tuesday night (May 9th) at the Cooper Dairy Queen for an ice cream party and the coach handed out trophies for the team being undefeated all season. Charlene Stewart reports that the North Hopkins Cemetery Association will hold its annual Memorial Day Homecoming on...

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Tira News May 5, 2017

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Tira News May 5, 2017

by Jan Vaughn The Aiguier Cemetery Association homecoming will be coming up on Sunday, June 4th. A pot-luck lunch will be shared on the grounds at noon, and then there will be a brief business meeting. Also, mark you calendars for the Tira Homecoming, which is scheduled for Sunday, July 2nd. Watch for more details as the time approaches. Minnie (Hillis) Reagor wants to spread the word about the 2017 Hillis Family Reunion, which will be held at the Tira Community Center on Saturday and Sunday, June 17th and 18th. She says, “Reunion time again!...

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Tira News April 21, 2017

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Tira News April 21, 2017

by Jan Vaughn William and Joyce Dodd had Easter lunch at their house on Sunday. Those attending included Michael McNiel, Brad, Tanya, and Matthew Dodd, Stuart, Tiffany, Tristan, Emery, Elli, and Edon McPherson, Alyssa, Gavin, and Ethan Shelton. The kids enjoyed an Easter egg hunt in the afternoon. Yvonne Weir reports that they drove to Lake Texoma last Thursday, following Wesley’s appointment at Children’s, and visited with her cousin, Dawn and her husband, from Alaska, and her uncle, Casey, from Michigan. The Weirs visited with Dacy, Ely,...

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Tira News, April 14, 2017

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Tira News, April 14, 2017

by Jan Vaughn Regina Payton is spending a few days visiting her mom, Martha Payton. Rylan Joslin, son of Landon and Laiken Joslin, celebrated his 5th birthday over the weekend. He enjoyed having a friend over to spend Saturday afternoon and night with him. They roasted hotdogs and had a cookie cake that evening. On Sunday afternoon, Rylan was honored with a birthday party at the Tira Community Center. Several friends and family members gathered to help him celebrate and were treated to Laiken’s delicious carrot cupcakes. The kids had fun...

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by Jan Vaughn Tira Council Members Joyce Dodd, Tami Joslin, Sherry Smiddy, and Yvonne Weir, and I,  City Secretary Jan Vaughn, met North Hopkins Ag Teacher Christin Daugherty, Superintendent Dr. Darin Jolly and  incoming Principal Brian Lowe at North Hopkins School on Friday, March 31st, to pick up the food pantry that FFA students made. We appreciate them providing the labor for the project. We are working toward getting the pantry up and going soon. We want to express our gratitude to Judy Moore, with the Reach Out Program, for helping with...

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Tira News, March 24, 2017

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Tira News, March 24, 2017

by Jan Vaughn Wesley Weir, son of Robert and Yvonne Weir, bowled with the “My Heroes” group on Saturday. Paula Wiser would like to remind everyone to slow down and use caution on Highway 19 North. She had a close call with an 18-wheeler, when attempting a turn from that road. A large group gathered at the Tira Cemetery last Saturday for the memorial service for Jerry Vessel, of Campbell. He was the husband of June (Chapman) Vessel. June is the daughter of the late Valton and Mildred (Horn) Chapman, of Tira. Many of the family and friends...

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Tira News, March 17, 2017

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Tira News, March 17, 2017

I heard from an area resident, Paula Wiser, who reported that they have a family friend who is suffering with what seems to be poison in her blood caused from a kidney stone. Paula’s mother has been friends with the McDonald family, of Dallas for about 65 years. The Wiser family is requesting “abundant prayers”,  because their friend “isn’t doing well at all.” Paula also reported that her neighbor, Pat Reed, passed away on March 10th, following traumatic injuries from a vehicle accident. She requested prayer for his wife of 38 years and the...

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Tira News March 10, 2017

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Tira News March 10, 2017

by Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Floyd Payton. He passed away Sunday and his funeral was held at the Tira Methodist Church on Wednesday, under the direction of Murray-Orwosky funeral home. Floyd and Martha have been very active in the church and community. Floyd was the president of the Tira Cemetery Association for many years, as well as Mayor of Tira up until about a year ago. Please remember the family in prayer. We want to thank everyone who helped out with the meal for the family at the Community Center....

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