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Tira News for May 22, 2019

By Jan Vaughn

The regular quarterly meeting of the Tira City Council is scheduled for Monday, June 3, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend.
Rick and Judy Petty were in College Station on May 11 th for Tyler Petty’s graduation from Texas A&M. His fiancée Caitlin Vally also graduated. On May 18 th they were in Cedar Park, Texas to attend Tyler and Caitlin’s wedding. Tyler is their grandson. His parents are Chris and Robin (Fitzgerald) Petty.
Yvonne went to Rowlett Friday and got to visit and take care of her granddaughter, Everly Rose, for a little while. She shares, “Dustin and I planted a rose for her in front of the house.” On Monday, Yvonne got to see her grandson, Eli Campbell, receive the Katie Bell Award for “Kourage” at Caddo Mills Elementary. This was related to his diagnosis of Type 1
diabetes and how brave he has been in learning to care for and advocate for himself Mick and Linda Petty were in Bolivar, Missouri Friday and Saturday for the graduation of their granddaughter, Reagan Humphrey. Reagan received her MBA from Southwestern Baptist College.
Joyce Dodd reported that Dacy (Weir) Campbell sent food for the Tira Food Pantry. She, also, shared that “the angels brought four more bags of food.” Yvonne Weir and Joyce filled the pantry and stocked the shelves. We always welcome the donations. Also, I want to express my appreciation to all the volunteers who take care of the pantry.
Chip and I met Tiffany and Jaidyn at White Oak Buffet for a delicious meal on Friday evening. On Saturday morning we all met Landon, Laiken, and the boys for Brailon’s t-ball game in Commerce. Brailon’s grandfather, Malcolm Joslin, was there, too. We were excited to see Brailon get a good hit off the coach’s pitch and to cheer his team on to their win! Later that
evening Rylan, Brailon, and Slaiden came to our house. Their parents, Landon and Laiken, went out for sushi, after the storm passed by. Our granddaughter, Jaidyn, came for a visit, too. The boys spent the night and went to church with us on Sunday. Grace and Linda Ellen Vaughn and
Tiffany, Jaidyn, and Kenden joined us for lunch.
The Aiguier Cemetery Association will hold their annual meeting at the North Hopkins School Cafeteria on Sunday, June 2 nd . A pot-lunch lunch will be shared at noon, followed by a brief business meeting.
The Tira Homecoming is scheduled for Sunday, July 7 th . Watch for more details to come.
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 903-438-6688 or [email protected] .

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