Tira News: Grace Vaughn’s 100th Birthday Celebrated With Cake, Lunch, More Than 80 Cards, Vehicle Parade
Jan21

Tira News: Grace Vaughn’s 100th Birthday Celebrated With Cake, Lunch, More Than 80 Cards, Vehicle Parade

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News Correspondent We want to express our sympathy to the family of Mary Beth (Robinson) Moore. A graveside funeral service will be held, under the direction of Delta Funeral Home, at the Tira Cemetery on Friday, January 22, at 2 p.m. Please remember the family in your prayers. Grace Vaughn, sporting her “100 Never Looked So Good” shirt, from her granddaughter Crystal and with cake, on her 100th...

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Send Birthday Cards To Help Grace Vaughn Celebrate Her 100th Birthday
Jan07

Send Birthday Cards To Help Grace Vaughn Celebrate Her 100th Birthday

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News columnist We want to express our sympathy to the family of Charlie Williams, who passed away on Sunday. Charlie was married to Tina Belz Williams. Also, Yvonne Weir shared that Bart Benefield passed away recently. Bart was the son of the late Floyd Benefield of Tira. We extend our sympathy to his family. Please remember these families in your prayers. Tira News Grace Vaughn will be 100 years old on January 18,...

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4-Time State UIL Competitor AllieGrace Woodard Earns 2 Medals In Theatrical Design
May05

4-Time State UIL Competitor AllieGrace Woodard Earns 2 Medals In Theatrical Design

Sulphur Springs High School Theater Student AllieGrace Woodard received two medals in Theatrical Design at the Texas State Academic UIL Contest this week. Not only was 2022 Woodard’s fourth year to compete at State in Theatrical Design, school officials report she has earned the distinction of being the only double medalist ever in the same year in theatrical design. AllieGrace Woodard earned two medals in the State UIL...

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Tira News – July 29, 2021: A 100 Year Old Woman Kayaks At Cooper Lake
Jul30

Tira News – July 29, 2021: A 100 Year Old Woman Kayaks At Cooper Lake

By Jan Vaughn Landon, Laiken, Dixie, Rylan, Brailon, and Slaiden Joslin camped at Cooper Lake State Park last week. Chip, Grace, and I visited them on Saturday evening and swam with the kids. Grace (100) and Chip paddled on the kayaks for a little while, and then we got supper from Tejano’s Mexican Restaurant in Cooper and all enjoyed eating together at the camp site. Laiken’s aunt, Rhonda Harness, brought her grandchildren, Brailee...

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‘Grace Under Pressure’ Award to Meal a Day Volunteers!
Jun21

‘Grace Under Pressure’ Award to Meal a Day Volunteers!

The volunteers who power the Meal-a-Day service for local shut-in senior citizens were recognized earlier this month by RSVP, or the Retired Senior Volunteer Program which is a multi-county service organization. Please read the letter posted below which nominated the volunteers for the honor. Meal A Day was honored with the “2020 Grace Under Pressure Award” at the Retired Senior Volunteer Banquet on Thursday, June 3rd at...

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Billie Grace Reynolds
Apr13

Billie Grace Reynolds

Billie Grace Reynolds died peaceably in Fort Worth on Saturday, April 10 at the age of 99.  She was born at Dike, Texas on February 13, 1922 to Carter Ramey Minter and Audrey (Sanders) Minter.  She graduated from Sulphur Springs High School in 1939 and took classes from East Texas State University, now Texas A&M Commerce.  She worked for a total of 16 years forRamey & Ramey Law Firm as a legal secretary. She later was employed...

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Thelma Grace (Hargrave) Shrode
Jan18

Thelma Grace (Hargrave) Shrode

Thelma Grace (Hargrave) Shrode changed her place of residence from here to heaven onSunday, January 1 7, 2021, at the wonderful age of 102 and 6 months. Known as “Mom” toher family and many friends, she was a delightful, kind, funny, creative, and faithful lady,who believed in love, life, and laughter. Thelma was born to Elzy and Margie (Hatchel) Hargrave in Nelta, Texas—a smallcommunity, 16 miles northeast of Sulphur...

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W. Grace Berger
Dec31

W. Grace Berger

Mrs. W. Grace Berger, age 87 of Mt. Vernon, passed away on Sunday, December 30th, 2018 at her home in Mt. Vernon. She was born on April 17th, 1931 in Baytown, Texas to the late Bowman Messer and Edmae Garvin Messer. She Housewife and member of MVT Oasis Fellowship. Grace was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Loretta McDaniel and one brother, Robert “Bob” Messer. She is survived by her husband of almost 70...

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Early Voting Ends Friday In Democratic, Republican Party Primary Runoffs Elections
May19

Early Voting Ends Friday In Democratic, Republican Party Primary Runoffs Elections

Friday will be the last day to cast an early ballot in person in the Democratic and Republican Party Primary Runoffs, with Election Day following on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Hopkins County residents may still vote early by personal appearance from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Friday, May 16-20, in the Hopkins County Justice of the Peace 2 Courtroom, 128G Jefferson Street, Sulphur Springs in either the Democratic or Republican Primary...

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Early Voting In Party Primary Runoff Elections Began This Morning, Continues Through Friday
May16

Early Voting In Party Primary Runoff Elections Began This Morning, Continues Through Friday

Early voting in the Democratic and Republican Party Primary Runoffs began this morning (May 16, 2022) and will continue through Friday, with Election Day following on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Early voting in the Republican and Democratic Party Primary Runoff Elections will be conducted in Hopkins County Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom at 128G Jefferson St. in Sulphur Springs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 16-20, 2022....

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