By Jan Vaughn
Destri Weir and her friend Eben and his children, Emmie and Mena, visited
Destri’s parents, Robert & Yvonne Weir on Easter weekend. They went to Canton that
Saturday. Yvonne adds, “On Sunday our whole family met at Destri’s house after church
and watched the Easter parade her neighborhood has. Kinky Friedman was the Parade
Marshall. It was quite entertaining” This past weekend they visited Dakota in Paris and
bought flowers in Cooper and worked on their yard.
Landon and Laiken Joslin hosted a birthday party for Rylan and Dixie on
Saturday. Several friends and family members helped them celebrate and were treated to
pink and green camouflage cupcakes. The children enjoyed splashing in the kiddy pool,
riding in Rylan’s battery operated car, playing on the mini trampoline and their new
swing set, and taking turns trying to break open the John Deere piñatas. The honorees
received lots of nice presents.
The North Hopkins One Act Play advanced to area and will be performing at
Mount Vernon High School on Saturday afternoon around 3:30 or 4:00, depending on
how long the plays before them run. The public is encouraged to attend and enjoy
watching the talented students. Mrs. Lucas reminds everyone to arrive early, because no
The North Hopkins FFA Stew & Auction will be held in the school cafeteria on
Thursday, April 23rd. Stew will be served at 6:30, with the auction to follow. Please make
plans to be a part of the activities and support the FFA program.
Chip and I took our great-granddaughter, Dixie, back to her home in Beaumont on
Sunday afternoon, following her visit with Landon, Laiken, Rylan and Brailon. Our
granddaughter, Jaidyn, went with us to keep Dixie company. We drove back to Conroe
that night and stayed at Piney Shores Resort. Jaidyn enjoyed swimming and playing on
the playground on Monday, before we started home.
Our grandson, Morgan Joslin, was among the North Hopkins athletes who
participated in the district track meet on Wednesday. Morgan is advancing in all of his
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