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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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Tira News June 30, 2017

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Tira News June 30, 2017

Mick and Linda Petty, Rick and Judy Petty, and Ken and Suzi Chapman traveled last week to Lake Tahoe, California and spent 3 days there, and then one day in Reno, Nevada. Activities included zip lining for the guys, a visit to the Donner Memorial State Park and Museum, sightseeing, a visit to Virginia City and some gambling. Linda said they all had a great time and saw some really beautiful country. Regina Payton shared this report. “This week a large bulldog wandered onto mom’s porch and made himself at home. She didn’t feel...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn

 By Jan Vaughn The Tira Homecoming is coming up on Sunday, July 2nd. Make plans to come enjoy the program at 11:00 in the Tira Methodist Church, followed by a covered dish lunch at the picnic tables on the grounds. Brad, Tanya, Matthew, Tonja, and Will joined William and Joyce Dodd for Fathers Day lunch on Sunday. Rob visited later in the day and Michael called from Richardson to wish William a Happy Father’s Day. Tiffany, Jaidyn, and I went to Sour Lake on Saturday and picked up Dixie to come spend a week with Landon, Laiken, and the boys....

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Tira News June 16, 2017

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Tira News June 16, 2017

by Jan Vaughn Regina Payton from Victoria spent a week visiting with her mother, Martha. Martha says, “We had a list of chores and repairs to be accomplished, lunch out a couple of days, even a trip to Paris, Texas and a picture of the Eiffel Tower. Also attended the council meeting on Tuesday night with dedication of the free food pantry in memory of Floyd Payton. Thank you very much and hopefully it will work into a very worthy cause. Liz Steinsiek invited us for a visit, tour of her new country home and a delicious glass of cold lemonade....

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Tira News June, 9, 2017

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Tira News June, 9, 2017

by Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Floyd Joslin. He passed away on Sunday and a memorial service is planned for Saturday, June 10th, at 2:00 p.m. at Tapp Funeral Home Chapel. Floyd was the father of former Tira Volunteer Fire Chief, Malcolm Joslin. The Tira City Council met on Tuesday, June 6th, at the Tira Community Center. They discussed the routine business – financial reports, volunteer fire department report, and facility and grounds needs. The group would like to make everyone aware of the long-standing...

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Tira News June 2, 2017

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Tira News June 2, 2017

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to Mary Beth (Robinson) Moore. Her husband Louis Moore had a heart attack on Wednesday and passed away. The funeral will be held on Saturday, June 3rd, at 11:00 a.m. in the Tira United Methodist Church, with visitation at 10:00, prior to the service. Lunch will be served at 12:45 at Posey Baptist Church, due to a family reunion at the Tira Community Center. Please be in prayer for the family. William and Joyce Dodd had a visit from Michael McNiel last Saturday in celebration of a late Mother’s Day...

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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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