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Tira News March 3, 2017

By Jan Vaughn

Yvonne Weir’s uncle died last week and she traveled to Michigan to visit her aunt. She commented, “It’s snowy here.” Please remember Yvonne and her family in prayer.

Wesley Weir bowled on Saturday. Yvonne reported that “Lilly and Jasmine Taylor came and bowled. They all did quite well.”

Doris (Horn, Burkham) Moon passed away on Tuesday. Her funeral will be in Spence Chapel at First Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs on Saturday afternoon, March 4th. Visitation will begin at 1:00, with the funeral service following at 2:00. Burial will be in the Tira Cemetery. Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Please be in prayer for the family.

Kim and Lee Beck had a visit two weeks ago from son, Jason Beck, of Corpus Christi. He is moving this week to Virginia to continue his Naval Intelligence training. Last weekend, son Derek Daily, came with his wife, Michelle, and daughter, Demi, who is about to celebrate her 1st birthday. Kim says, “She had a good visit with Grandpa and Bamaw!”

The Tira City Council will meet at the Tira Community Center on Tuesday, March 7th, at 6:00 p.m. for their regular quarterly meeting. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Morgan Joslin came in from college at Louisiana Tech for a visit, before heading off to the Civil Air Patrol Glider Academy during his break.

Tiffany Vaughn and daughter, Jaidyn, had a “girls day” on Saturday. The visited their good friend, Stephanie Weaver, in McKinney and enjoyed pedicures, shopping, and eating.

Chip Vaughn, along with Clay Hansford, coached the Sulphur Springs Middle School Destination Imagination (DI) technical team and they earned first place in the regional competition on Saturday, February 25th. They will advance to the state level in April.

Chip celebrated his birthday last week. He had dinner with friends at Los Mochis on Wednesday (his actual birthday), and then with family on Sunday. On Thursday evening, Chip and I took his mother, Grace Vaughn, out for dinner at Red Lobster in Greenville.

A Book Fair will be going on in the library during school hours at North Hopkins School next week. It will also be open during the Open House on Thursday, from 6:30 to 7:30.

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].

Author: Staff Reporter

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