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Tira News by Jan Vaughn

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn   The Tira City Council will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at the Tira Community Center. The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend. Congratulations are in store for the Tira Volunteer Fire Department! They took first place with their barbecued brisket at the Hot August Night cook-off on August 15th. Yvonne Weir reports that “last weekend was a red letter one.” They got to see all five of their children and their grandchildren, too. Dacy, Elise, and Eli Campbell joined Robert , Yvonne, and Wesley at the Embassy Suites Airport South, where they spent the night. They enjoyed swimming and playing on the elevator. Yvonne comments, “It was a good end-of-summer get-away. Joanna Comer would like to get several Tira residents to participate in a community garage sale on October 2nd and 3rd. Folks would set up their sales at their homes and chip in on a newspaper ad. Each sale site would need to have a large, bold sign. If you are interested in participating, please leave a message for Johanna at 903-945-3075. The North Hopkins Alumni Officers met on Tuesday afternoon and made plans for the upcoming school homecoming, which will be held in the school cafeteria on Saturday, October 10th. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. with registration and Bingo. A barbecue meal will be served at 5:30. Following the meal, guests will be treated to a video presentation honoring the Classes of 1965, 1975, and 1985. A group of former North Hopkins students (and others) gather on Monday nights to jam and they will be sharing their musical talents with the group at the homecoming. All former students, staff members, and their guests are encouraged to attend. We are asking that everyone help us pass the word. I always need and appreciate input from my friends to help keep me informed of news in our community. If you have any news pertaining to Tira residents, past or present, please contact me… Share this:Print

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn

Tira News By Jan Vaughn Dorreice (Horn) Shuptrine, of Plano, shared that they enjoyed a visit from the Vaughns – J.C., Jake, and John – from Cooper, on Saturday, after the hunting show in Ft. Worth. They had some good laughs and shared fried apricot pies. The North Hopkins Alumni officers are working on plans for the annual school homecoming. The group voted last year to change the date from the first Saturday in November to the second Saturday in October (October 10. 2015), in hopes that more former students, teachers and their guests will be able to attend. Also, to encourage more participation, the Classes of 1965, 1975, and 1985 will be honored for their 50-, 40-, and 30-year reunion. Please pass the word. North Hopkins teachers and staff were treated to two delicious meals during their week of inservice. On Tuesday, they went to Peerless Baptist Church were they enjoyed Bar-be-que and all the trimmings. Door prizes were given and teachers were allowed to pick up bags of school supplies. The group enjoyed taco salad and pralines at First Baptist Church’s Recreation Outreach Center (The ROC) in Sulphur Springs on Thursday. We want to express our appreciation to all the volunteers at both churches, who worked together to serve the school employees. A large crowd gathered at North Hopkins School for Meet the Teacher night on Thursday. Also, a volleyball tournament was being held that day and continues on Saturday. Students return to school on Monday, August 24th. Morgan, Kenden, and Jaidyn Joslin, Tiffany Vaughn, and Chip and I spent the week of August 8th through 15th at Canyon Lake Resort near New Braunfels. The hot weather made swimming the favorite activity at the resort. The kids and Tiffany played some volleyball and we all played miniature golf. We met Delayne Vaughn and his friend Ian for lunch at Ninfa’s Mexican Restaurant, in Waco, on Saturday the 8th, on our way to the resort. We all enjoyed a day at SeaWorld on Monday. On Tuesday, Chip, Morgan, and Kenden met Michael Horn at Randolph Air Force Base, where Michael instructed them on “flying” the simulators, and then he took them out for burgers. We went to the Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch on Wednesday morning, and then went to San Antonio, where we enjoyed lunch on the Riverwalk and visited the Alamo. On Friday, we were back in San Antonio at the Air Force Base, for the retirement ceremony for Commander Michael Horn. A large group gathered for the activities. We watched him land his final flight, and then we went inside for the program. Morgan Joslin, a member of the Civil Air Patrol, participated in the program, reading a poem, “The Watch”. Following the program, we enjoyed a wonderful meal. Michael was retiring from the Navy, after 24 years (including his four years at the Naval Academy). He had been participating in a program with the Air Force for his last two years, in which he trained pilots at Randolph Air Force Base. Michael and Tracy and their daughters Jordyn, Madison, and Lani will continue to reside in the San Antonia area. Michael is the son of Liz (Rawson, Horn) Steinsiek and the late Gary Horn. I always need and appreciate input from my friends to help keep me informed of news in our community. If you have any news pertaining to Tira residents, past or present, please contact me, Jan Vaughn, at 903-945-2190 or 903-438-6688 or [email protected] Share this:Print

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn   The 9th annual Hot August Night, benefiting area volunteer fire departments, will be held this Saturday, August 15th,, at the Hopkins County Civic Center grounds and arena., Firefighters will compete to see which department has the best barbecue. Grounds open at 1:00 and serving begins at 5:00. A concert featuring Hawk Nelson and The Afters will begin at 7:00 p.m. Saints and Vagabonds will be performing at 5:30. Please make plans to attend and support your local fire department. Dustin Weir spent last Friday and Saturday his parents, Robert and Yvonne Weir. Yvonne also reports. “Our young friend Daniel Velázquez celebrated his 6th birthday Wednesday with his family and ours at our pool. The cake was delicious. His sisters, Desirea and Denice, liked the icing best!” Jackson Dailey spent the week in Lubbock visiting his girlfriend, Courtney. They start back to Texas A&M-Commerce on the 24th for their senior year! I always need and appreciate input from my friends to help keep me informed of news in our community. If you have any news pertaining to Tira residents, past or present, please contact me, Jan Vaughn, at 903-945-2190 or 903-438-6688 or [email protected] Share this:Print

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn   Dacy and the kids visited her parents, Robert and Yvonne Weir, on Saturday, the 18th.  They went to garage sales, while Wesley bowled with his “My Hero’s” bowling team. Later, they all met and played laser tag and then came home and swam. Chanse Fite and Brandi Day from Tira are headed to the World Series games in West Monroe, Louisiana. Their daughter Daylee Fite is a member of the All-Star Team that won the Dixie Darlings State Softball Tournament, which was played in Mt. Vernon. The team won 10-7 over Winnsboro, to get first place. The opening ceremonies will be Friday night July 31st at West Monroe University of Louisiana. The first game is Saturday August 1st at 11:00 a.m. at Taco Bell Field and the opposing team is Tennessee. Members are Hadlee Hrabal, Emerson Thompson, Carter Charlton, Bayler Boatman, Daylee Fite, Saylor Smith, Brianna Duffey, Harley Perez, Stevanna Buchanan, Katie Johns, Laura Torres and Gracie Thompson. Coaches are Terry Johns, Chanse Fite, Josh Boatman and Michael Hrabal. Last week Debra Wood and her sister Barbara Cockrum enjoyed a few days in Branson, Missouri. While there, they saw the Presley’s family variety entertainers. Also, they went to see the group SIX perform. SIX is a group of 6 very talented brothers who sing a ccapela. One brother makes the sounds of drums while the others sing. Debra says, “If you haven’t seen SIX while in Branson, you’ve missed out.” Debra and Barbara also enjoyed shopping and eating at Branson Landing. They were hoping for cooler weather, but no luck. Debra Wood just returned from a 3-day trip to Hot Springs, Arkansas, with her son Brad, daughter-in-law Kaylee, and grandsons Daegon & Chandler. Debra reports that it was a nice relaxing trip before she begins setting up her reading and music classrooms in the “old” elementary at North Hopkins. “Hard to believe school starts in 3 weeks.” North Hopkins has a new elementary school building for grades Pre-K through 5th grade. Elementary teachers are excited to be moving into their new classrooms. Morgan Joslin’s dad, Malcolm, and his friend, Tonja, went to Waller on the weekend of the 18th, to pick up Morgan from the Texas Wing Cadet Glider Flight Academy at the Soaring Club of Houston. They attended the closing ceremony on Saturday. Morgan received advanced glider training and got to fly with instructors and also enjoyed several solo flights. Chip and I visited our son, Delayne Vaughn, in Waco on Friday, the 17th. We enjoyed a delicious meal at Ninfa’s Mexican Restaurant. Chip and I drove back to Lake Palestine and spent the night at the Lake o’ the Woods resort. We celebrated our anniversary, at little late, with lunch at Red Lobster in Tyler, before heading home. I always need and appreciate input from my friends to help keep me informed of news in our community. If you have any news pertaining to Tira residents, past or present, please contact me, Jan Vaughn, at 903-945-2190 or 903-438-6688 or [email protected] Share this:Print

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  Yvonne Weir, of Tira, and Brenda Allen, of Yantis, have been on a trip to South Dakota. They drove to the ranch, which was Yvonne’s home place, and then the next day they, along with Yvonne’s sister-in-law, Lynn, and “old friend” Betty, went to Yellowstone and enjoyed the sights at the park. They report that the weather was much cooler there – 37 degrees one day. Yvonne had to buy a hoodie to keep warm. They had a great time!  They returned home on Wednesday and were back at work on Thursday. Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley Weir had supper with Dacy and her family on the 4th, then headed home to do fireworks for Wesley. Mick Petty has given up his job of mowing the community center grounds. Floyd Lawson has taken over the task. We appreciate Mick and Floyd for their service to the community Landon, Laiken, and Rylan Joslin went to Cooper Lake last weekend, with Laiken’s parents. They enjoyed boating, riding on the tube, and skiing. Chip and I enjoyed spending time with Brailon and Slaiden, while they were gone. Kenden and Jaidyn Joslin and their mother, Tiffany, spent Wednesday evening at Cooper Lake. They visited with Charlie and Susan Vaughn and they went kayaking and swimming. The kids have also been enjoying swimming with cousins in Tim and Lori’s pond this summer. Last weekend they went to a birthday party for Brailon Rhudy on Saturday. Tiffany’s good friend Stephanie Weaver, was in for the event and they enjoyed spending time together. On Sunday, Tiffany and the kids went to a birthday party for Dallas Davidson at the Children’s Museum in Commerce. I always need and appreciate input from my friends to help keep me informed of news in our community. If you have any news pertaining to Tira residents, past or present, please contact me, Jan Vaughn, at 903-945-2190 or 903-438-6688 or [email protected]   Share this:Print

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  Several gathered for the Tira Homecoming on Sunday. Leroy Reaves served as the Master of Ceremonies for the program. He welcomed everyone and encouraged many to share memories of time spent in Tira. Floyd Payton presided over the Tira Cemetery Association business meeting. Billy Joe Clayton and Floyd Payton were reelected to the cemetery board. A special collection was taken to help toward clearing the land, which was donated by the Lynn Chapman family to expand the cemetery. The association received $1,693.57 in the designated contributions. Larry Fitzgerald blessed the group with his inspirational songs. Mary Beth Moore honored the families of those buried in the cemetery during the past year. Pastor David Larkin shared a few words and voiced the prayers of invocation and benediction. Martha Payton reports that the association received $2,480 in donations by mail and $18,895.95 on Sunday. A major portion of the Sunday collection was due to a very generous donation from the Richard and Oleta Bearden Estate. Floyd and Martha Payton enjoyed having all of the family together over the July 4th weekend. Regina Payton from Victoria came on Thursday afternoon, Brad and Virginia Payton from Keller, and Eric Payton from San Diego, California came on Friday afternoon. The went out to eat fish on Friday evening, but discovered the restaurant was closed, so they went to Furr’s. Martha comments, “Saturday was a busy day getting everything ready for the Tira Cemetery Society meeting on Sunday.” Martha’s sister, Ann Sullivan from Longview, and brother. B. C. from Pittsburg, came to visit with the family and attend the Homecoming. Floyd expresses appreciation for all who made the Homecoming possible and offers a big “Thank You.” They add, “We always miss those who could not attend. Thanks to all who sent their donations for the upkeep of the cemetery.” I would add that a big “thank you” goes out to Floyd and Martha for all that they do for the cemetery association and for the community! They are truly a treasure! Morgan Joslin is off to camp again this week. His mother and sister, Tiffany and Jaidyn, took him to the Soaring Club of Houston in Waller on Wednesday. After dropping Morgan off, they drove back to Lake Palestine and spent the night at The Villages Resort, where they enjoyed swimming, volleyball, tennis, and mini-golf, before returning home on Thursday. Chip and I were thrilled to have Larry and Dorothy Fitzgerald, of Somerville, spend the weekend with us. We enjoyed visiting and playing cards and we went out for the seafood buffet at AJ’s on Lake Fork Saturday night. On Sunday, we all attended the Tira Homecoming. After lunch we visited Linda Parsons and Buddy and toured their house. Linda and Buddy live in the home which had belonged to Dorothy’s mother, Melba McKinney. Larry and Dorothy left on Sunday afternoon and went to visit friends, Charles and Jean Darr, in Sulphur Springs, and attended the special concert at First Baptist Church on Sunday night. They drove back home on Monday. Minnie Hillis Reagor provided a report about the Hillis Family Reunion, which was held the weekend of June 20-21 at the Tira Community Center. She shares that they enjoyed a time of visiting, playing games, and dining. There were three raffle drawings, and the winners were Cindy Sadler [Family Verse Plaque], Dorothy Shields [Family Verse Photo Frame], and Dorothy Shields [Family Kitchen Plaque]. Those in attendance were Dustin W. and Hayley R. Halbert, Robert W. Sr. and Michelle (Peterson) Reagor, Robert W. Jr. and Ryan W. Reagor, Minnie (Hillis) Reagor, and Terry G. Reagor, all of Vidor, Texas,. Iva (Hillis) Haren, Autumn Wilson, Christopher C. Wilson and Carrie Bates, Kelley and Kacie Bates, Alvin E. and Sarah (Daniels) Hillis, Sierra Hillis, Kimberly (Hillis) Willingham, Winona (Hillis) Yates, Johney W. and Dorthy (Goodson) Hillis, Al and Hillis (Allen) Bass, Khristy (Hillis) Santer, Morgan  Sutton, Jackey L. and Vicki (Hillis) Ferrell, Kortni and Kaden Ferrell, Clay Thatcher and Evan, all of Sulphur Springs. Dorothy (Hillis) Shields of Lone Oak, Dial D. and Ruby (Hillis) Atkins of Lake Kiowa, Texas. Joe R. Hillis Sr. of Cresswell, Oregon, Justin and Theresa (Marlow) McGregor of Cookville, Texas, Tommy E. and Terri (Rowe) Hillis, Blaine and Elizabeth (Hillis) Gibson, all of Ingleside, Texas, Jose and Cheryl (Wilson) Martinez, Dana and Lana Wilson-Martinez, and friend David, all of Greenville, Bridgette Brazell, Mike and Lei Anne (Yarbrough) McMillon, Alyssa Chandler, and Aven Yarbrough, all of Royse City, Fred & Lennie (Hillis) Sharrow, Paul R. Kepner III, Norman E. and Desiree Kepner, N. Kyle Kepner, Madison and brother, all of Garland, Freddie L. and Neva (Hillis) Yarbrough, of Cedar Hill, Bennie E. and Diana (Davis) Hillis of Scurry, Texas, Jessica (Miranda) Marlow, Hannah and Savannah Marlow of Winfield, David E. and Sherry (Keener) Marlow, Adolfo and Jessica Marlow-Mata, all of Naples, Texas,  Jelle and Casey (Beall) Jongsma, Emma Jongsma, all of Winnsboro, Cullum O. and Judy (James) Hillis, Kinnadiee Thatcher, all of Klondike, Cynthia (Hopson) Sadler, of Gladewater, Crystal (Beall) Chalk, Savannah and Rickie L. Chalk III, Olivia and Braeden, all of Big Sandy. Minnie adds, “There may be others who didn’t remember that signing in on the register is very important!  Hope everyone remembers to mark their calendars for the 2016 Reunion on June 18-19,2016. It is very important to attend, as there will be a vote [paper] on whether to...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn

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The Tira Homecoming is coming up this Sunday, July 5th. Please make plans to come visit with friends. The program and cemetery association meeting will begin at 11:00 in the Tira Methodist Church. Following the program, the group will enjoy a covered-dish lunch and a time fellowship at the picnic tables under the trees. Rick Petty just returned from a trip to Peru with Ken Chapman. They flew to Lima then on to Cusco. From there they toured the Scared Valley of the Incas, then on to Machu Picchu. They report, “This may be the most beautiful place on earth. Built by the Incas in the 1500’s. The 9-day trip was outstanding – but always good to be back home.” Judy Petty and her sister Margaret Eudy, along with niece Jana Choate, went to Houston to visit with their sisters Betty Brewer and Dorothy Pennix. They also visited with their niece Charlotte Pogue and her family. The Tira Fire Department is looking for volunteers. If you are interested and are 18-years old or older, have a clear driving record, and live within ten miles of the fire station, please call Chief Johnny Martin at 903-243-3247 or Assistant Chief Shawn Martin at 903-440-3751. No experience necessary. Training will be provided. Morgan Joslin graduated from the week-long Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Familiarization Course at Columbus Air Force Base (a Civil Air Patrol event). During the week the students get simulated pilot training and participate in some of the same training activities that United States Air Force student pilots go through. Morgan’s mother, Tiffany, and brother and sister, Kenden and Jaidyn, traveled to Columbus, Mississippi for the banquet on Friday evening. The next day they drove to Jackson, Mississippi and visited the Mississippi Agriculture & Forestry Museum/National Agriculture Aviation Museum. They continued on to Monroe, Louisiana, where they spent Saturday night. On Sunday, they went to the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo, before heading home to Texas. I hope you all have a safe and happy 4th of July! I always need and appreciate input from my friends to help keep me informed of news in our community. If you have any news pertaining to Tira residents, past or present, please contact me, Jan Vaughn, at 903-945-2190 or 903-438-6688 or [email protected] Share this:Print

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The annual Tira Homecoming is coming up on Sunday, July 5th. The program and Tira Cemetery Association business meeting will begin at 11:00 in the Tira Methodist Church. A covered dish luncheon will be shared at the picnic tables, following the program. We are hoping for a good crowd to gather to share good food and memories. Contributions toward the upkeep of cemetery are welcome and appreciated and can be given that day, or mailed to Tira Cemetery Association, c/o Floyd Payton, 1601 CR 4612, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. The Hillis family held their reunion at the Tira Community Center last weekend. I hope to have more to report on their activities soon. Dakota and Robert Weir fished on Saturday, but didn’t have any luck. On Sunday Robert and Yvonne had a visit from Destri Weir and her friend, Eben, and Dacy, Elise, and Eli Campbell. Yvonne comments, “Robert had a good Father’s Day.” On Wednesday, Robert and Yvonne went to Grand Prairie to hear Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. Robert saw them in 1965 in Florida. Chip and I took our grandson, Morgan Joslin, to Columbus, Mississippi last Friday, to spend a week at the Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Familiarization Course at Columbus Air Force Base. Chip and I drove south to Gulfport and spent the night. On Saturday morning went for a walk on the beach, and then drove along the Mississippi Gulf Coast on our way back home. On Sunday, our daughter Tiffany joined us for Father’s Day lunch. Kenden and Jaidyn Joslin were with Malcolm on Father’s Day. Landon, Laiken, Rylan, Brailon, and Slaiden Joslin visited Malcolm and Tonya and Laiken’s parents on Sunday afternoon. I always need and appreciate input from my friends to help keep me informed of news in our community. If you have any news pertaining to Tira residents, past or present, please contact me, Jan Vaughn, at 903-945-2190 or 903-438-6688 or [email protected] Share this:Print

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  The Becks are excited to report that son Derek Dailey has just taken his first solo flight in a helicopter thanks to the U.S. Army. Jason Beck celebrated his 23rd birthday on the 16th while finishing up his Washington trip, flying with the U.S. Navy. Kim adds, “We love our military boys!” Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley Weir went to the Hot Air Balloon Glow on Friday night and dined at the Burger Grind afterwards. On Saturday they attended the Dairy Festival parade. Tiffany, Jaidyn, and I were also at the parade, along with a host of others. We went to a few garage sales, had lunch at Panda Express, and did a little shopping. Morgan Joslin was in Nacogdoches last week for Civil Air Patrol camp and his brother, Kenden, spent a few days at Lakeview Baptist Encampment, with the youth from Dike Baptist Church. I always need and appreciate input from my friends to help keep me informed of news in our community. If you have any news pertaining to Tira residents, past or present, please contact me, Jan Vaughn, at 903-945-2190 or 903-438-6688 or [email protected] Share this:Print

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  The 2015 Hillis Reunion is coming up on June 20th and 21st, at the Tira Community Center. Minnie (Hillis) Reagor reports, “Any Hillis descendent from any branch is welcome! Our branch descends from Andrew “Jackson” Hillis (1815/17 – 1878) who married 1) Aliza Elizabeth Hawkins, and 2) Mary Ann Shelton, branching out from the Lauderdale Co, AL & Giles Co & Lawrence Co, TN regions… spreading out across various States.” For more information, please contact Minnie Reagor at [email protected] or visit their reunion web page at https://www.facebook.com/hillisfamilyreunion. She would also like to receive any family tree updates and changes to contact information. The Tira City Council meeting was held on Tuesday, June 9th, at the Tira Community Center. J. R. Durst was appointed to the council for the unexpired term of former member, Malcolm Joslin, who is no longer living in Tira. The group discussed routine business. They also voted to look into purchasing a playground system for the Community Center grounds and they are checking on replacing the gutters on the building. Councilman Powell Vickery gave a report on the Tira Volunteer Fire Department. He shared that John Martin has moved into the position of Chief, which was vacated by Malcolm Joslin. Shawn Martin is serving as Assistant Chief. Darrell More is Captain, Gwen Webb is Secretary, and Powell Vickery is Treasurer. The department is planning to participate in the Hot August Night fundraiser on August 15th. Make plans to attend and support the area fire departments. Kim and Lee Beck got their “little old white house” painted finally! Kim says, “We now match the shop!” Jackson Dailey is home from college for the summer and has been voted to be the President of The Chancellors Student Advisory Council of all the Texas A&M branches. He will continue to be the President of the Student Government when he returns to TAMU-C in the fall. The Tira Homecoming is scheduled for July 5, 2015. The program and business meeting will begin inside the Tira United Methodist Church at 11:00, followed by a covered dish luncheon at the picnic tables on the grounds. We hope that current and former Tira residents and those with connections to community and cemetery will make plans to come and share memories and a meal together. Contributions toward the upkeep of the cemetery are welcome and appreciated and can be given that day, or mailed to Tira Cemetery Association, c/o Floyd Payton, 1601 CR 4612, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. If you want to be added to the mailing list, please send your address to Floyd Payton, at the address above. Close to 50 people gathered at the Aiguier Cemetery on Sunday for a pot-luck lunch and the annual meeting of the association. Grace and Linda Ellen Vaughn visited with us on Sunday afternoon, after attending the Aiguier meeting. Our daughter, Tiffany, celebrated her birthday on Monday, June 8th, with dinner at our house. On Saturday, she had an enjoyable day with her friend, Stephanie Weaver, of McKinney. I always need and appreciate input from my friends to help keep me informed of news in our community. If you have any news pertaining to Tira residents, past or present, please contact me, Jan Vaughn, at 903-945-2190 or 903-438-6688 or [email protected] Share this:Print

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