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Tira News: Homecoming Slated July 4
Jun17

Tira News: Homecoming Slated July 4

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News correspondent, [email protected] The Tira Homecoming is quickly approaching. It will be held on Sunday, July 4. The program and business meeting will begin at 11 a.m. inside the Tira Methodist Church, and then a covered dish lunch will be shared at the picnic tables on the grounds. Donations for the upkeep of the cemetery grounds may be given that day or you can mail them to the Tira Cemetery Association,...

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Tira News – June 10, 2021: Residents Celebrate Births, Birthdays, Graduations
Jun10

Tira News – June 10, 2021: Residents Celebrate Births, Birthdays, Graduations

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News Correspondent Congratulations are in order for Billy Moss! His granddaughter, Caroline Jo Shaffer, was born on June 3, which is, also, Billy’s mother Mamie Jo’s birthday. Mother, Mindy Moss Shaffer, and baby are doing well. Billy commented, “We are blessed.” Billy, also, reported that he has two new colts that were born on “Cinco de Mayo.” Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley Weir traveled to Sunnyvale on Friday to...

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Tira News: Aiguier Cemetery Association, Quarterly City Council Meetings To Be Held
Jun03

Tira News: Aiguier Cemetery Association, Quarterly City Council Meetings To Be Held

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News Correspondent I received word this week that the Aiguier Cemetery Association meeting will be held at the North Hopkins School Cafeteria, rather than the cemetery grounds, on Sunday, June 6. A covered dish lunch will be shared at noon, followed by a brief business meeting. Please make plans to bring a covered-dish and share a meal and memories. After lunch there will be a brief business meeting. Donations for...

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Lots To Celebrate In Tira: Law School Commencement, Birthday Celebrations
May07

Lots To Celebrate In Tira: Law School Commencement, Birthday Celebrations

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News correspondent We want to express our sympathy to the family of Luther Jack Petrea. His funeral service was held on Sunday, April 25, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral home. His wife was the late Murlene Joslin Petrea and they had relatives in Tira. Please remember his family in prayer. Tira sign Tommy and Carolyn Long were in Waco Saturday May 1 to attend the Baylor University School of Law Commencement. They enjoyed...

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April 15 Tira News: Dodd Family Celebrates Newest Addition
Apr15

April 15 Tira News: Dodd Family Celebrates Newest Addition

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News correspondent William and Joyce Dodd had five generations of their family at their home on April 1. Joyce shared, “We met our new great-great-granddaughter, Brookelynn Rayne Foster for the first time. She is 4 months old. Her great-grandma, Tonja Lucas, was here also to meet her for the first time. Brookelynn was here with her grandparents, Maegan and Matt Childress, her mother and dad, Ray and Alyssa Foster,...

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Tira Residents Celebrate Birthdays, Easter with Family And Friends
Apr08

Tira Residents Celebrate Birthdays, Easter with Family And Friends

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News correspondent We want to express our sympathy to the family of Jimmy Don Goldsmith. He passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021, and his funeral was held on Wednesday, April 7, at the Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel. Please be in prayer for his family. Jimmy Don Goldsmith Landon, Laiken, Rylan, Brailon, and Slaiden Joslin spent Easter weekend camping at Cooper Lake. They had an early birthday celebration for Rylan...

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Tira News: RSVP For May 1 Birthday Celebration For Yvonne Weir
Apr01

Tira News: RSVP For May 1 Birthday Celebration For Yvonne Weir

By Jan Vaughn, Tira correspondent Destri Weir wants to extend an invitation to a birthday celebration honoring Yvonne Weir on Saturday, May 1, 2021, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Heritage Park, 416 North Jackson St. in Sulphur Springs. A picnic lunch and cake will be served. Text or call Destri at 940-367-3322 to RSVP. The Tira Cemetery Association Board met on Tuesday, March 30, and made plans for the Tira Homecoming, which will be held on...

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Tira News: Find Out Who Won A State Champion, Who Visited Florida And Oklahoma
Mar18

Tira News: Find Out Who Won A State Champion, Who Visited Florida And Oklahoma

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News correspondent Kevin and Dee Melton were at the Alamodome in San Antonio on Wednesday, March 10, to watch their niece, Dodd City Junior Kylee Graves, in the 1A State Basketball finals. Tira sign Dee reports, “The Dodd City Lady Hornets took their first ever State Championship on Wednesday giving Coach Alex Stephenson his first state championship trophy as a birthday present! Their team motto for the year was...

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Tira Community Center Reopening For Gatherings
Mar11

Tira Community Center Reopening For Gatherings

By JAN VAUGHN, Tira News correspondent The Tira City Council met on Sunday, March 7, 2021 and voted to reopen the Tira Community Center for gatherings. Due to the continued need to keep people as safe as possible, the fee has been raised to $100 to help cover the expenses, including cleaning and disinfecting the building after each use. To reserve the Community Center call Janie Lewis at 903-945-2395. Allen Joslin, Tira Mayor, led the...

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Tira City Council Meeting Slated Sunday Afternoon
Mar04

Tira City Council Meeting Slated Sunday Afternoon

By Jan Vaughn, correspondent We want to express our sympathy to the family of Vaden Richey. His funeral was held at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home on Sunday, February 28, 2021, with burial in Tira. Please remember the family in your prayers. The Tira City Council Meeting has been rescheduled for Sunday, March 7, at 4 p.m. I guess not much is happening in Tira this week. I hope to have more to report next time. I always need and...

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