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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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Tira News August 4, 2017

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Tira News August 4, 2017

by Jan Vaughn A memorial service for Floyd Benefield is planned for Sunday, August 13th, at 2:00 p.m., at the Tira Community Center. A light meal will be served. Sandwiches and cookies will be provided and community members are encouraged to bring salads or chips and dips. Please be in prayer for the family. Teachers, aides, and other staff will be returning to work at North Hopkins School next week. New teacher orientation is Monday, August 7th, and others begin on Tuesday. Students return for classes on Monday, August 21st. About 40 people...

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Tira News July 28, 2017

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Tira News July 28, 2017

This Saturday afternoon, July 29th, is the Community Ice Cream Social at the Tira Community Center. Come at 4:00 p.m. and enjoy a treat and time of visiting with neighbors. We want to express our sympathy to the family of Kathy Crowson. She was the daughter of Billy and Nell Lee Crowson. Her funeral service was held on Tuesday under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home, with burial in the Tira Cemetery. Please remember the family in your prayers. We, also, want to extend sympathy and prayers to the families of Floyd and Teresa...

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Tira News July 14, 2017

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Tira News July 14, 2017

Mark your calendars for an ice cream social at the Tira Community Center on Saturday, July 29th, at 4:00 p.m. Come visit with neighbors, enjoy a sweet treat, and let the kids play on the playground. Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley Weir went to Galveston last Thursday and stayed in “an almost beachside” house on Crystal Beach, with Malorie Padrones and her family and another couple. Yvonne says, “Besides enjoying the beach, the three of us went out on the bay fishing and went to Moody Aquarium. Wes loved the penguins and the ferry.” Dustin, Wesley,...

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Tira News July 7, 2017

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Tira News July 7, 2017

The annual Tira Homecoming was held on Sunday, July 2nd. Larry Fitzgerald did a great job serving as Master of Ceremonies and singing two inspirational songs. Dusti James presented a rose to the families of those buried in the Tira Cemetery during the past year. Lynda Garner, accompanied by Tiffany Vaughn at the piano, led the congregation in singing the traditional “Church in the Wildwood” and “America the Beautiful”  Several in attendance shared memories and thoughts of Tira. Jan Vaughn read the minutes of the last homecoming, gave the...

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