Tira News — June 3, 2020
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Tira News — June 3, 2020

By Jan Vaughn Mick Petty reported that Rex Hargrave, formerly of Tira, passed away. I don’t have any details, yet. We want to express our sympathy to the family. Please remember his wife, Beth, and the rest of the family in prayer. The Tira City Council met at the Community Center on Sunday afternoon. The group agreed to keep the Center closed through the month of June. Also, they discussed some needed projects and repairs and hope to...

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Tira News — April 15, 2020
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Tira News — April 15, 2020

TIRA By Jan Vaughn We want to extend our sympathy to the family of Stanley Dickey. His wife isWilliam Dodd’s sister, June. Joyce mentioned that he lived in the “Freeman Parish house when he was young.” He passed away on Monday, April 13. A private family graveside service, under the directions of West Oaks Funeral Home, was scheduled for Thursday, April 16. Please remember the family in prayer. We had a blessed Easter weekend. We...

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Tira News – April 9, 2020
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Tira News – April 9, 2020

By Jan Vaughn Tira resident Judy Moore, director of Hopkins County Community Chest, and her son, Gene, lost their house to fire on Tuesday, April 7. Their neighbor, Janie Lewis, reported that firefighters from Tira, North Hopkins, Sulphur Bluff, Dike, Klondike, Hopkins County, and Delta County fire departments came to fight the destructive fire. She adds that a lot of other people stopped by to help and shared that the Salvation Army...

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Tira News – March 24, 2020
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Tira News – March 24, 2020

By Jan Vaughn Council Member Joyce Dodd shared: “The Tira City Council would like to extend our appreciation to all of those who have so generously given to support our food pantry. We would like to encourage anyone who might have items that are hard to find during this coronavirus outbreak, such as paper goods, hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, etc. to feel free to just drop them in the pantry if they are passing by. We understand...

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Tira News for March 18, 2020
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Tira News for March 18, 2020

Tira Community Center Closed, Food Pantry Stocked By Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council met at the Community Center on Monday, March 16. The group discussed upkeep of the building and grounds. The Council considered adding storage for pantry items and will be discussing this more at the next quarterly meeting on June 1. Janie Lewis gave a report on the Community Center rentals. As of March 18, 2020, the Community Center is closed for...

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Tira News — Feb. 19, 2020
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Tira News — Feb. 19, 2020

By Jan Vaughn The next Tira City Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 2, 2020. The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend. Joyce Dodd reports, “We had a very nice man meet Jane, Tami, and me at the community center on Sunday afternoon, with a pickup bed full of food for the pantry. We truly appreciate his kindness and concern for others.” Wesley Weir accompanied his mom, Yvonne, to her church Valentine party...

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Tira News For Feb. 12, 2020
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Tira News For Feb. 12, 2020

Janie Lewis reported that North Hopkins collected canned goods for the Tira Food Pantry recently. Fans were allowed free entry to a basketball game, with the donation of a canned food item. She says the five boxes of food were delivered to the Community Center last Thursday. Snow Thursday morning, Feb. 6, 2020 (Photo Courtesy Tammy Muse) Joyce Dodd added that Martha Payton and her brother, Von, gave a monetary donation to the pantry....

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Tira News For Feb. 5, 2020
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Tira News For Feb. 5, 2020

By Jan Vaughn Tami Joslin shared that Amanda Caviness, Paige’s teacher at North Hopkins, donated bags of birthday party items for the Tira Food Pantry. We appreciate her thoughtfulness and generosity. If you have a need for items for your child’s birthday, please contact Tami at 903-268-2496. Joyce Dodd reports, “Our angels donated $100 and 2 dozen cans of meat for the pantry.” We are always thankful for the contributions. Tira sign...

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Tira News — Jan. 29, 2020
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Tira News — Jan. 29, 2020

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Ray Gardner. He passed away on Tuesday night, January 21, 2020. Please be in prayer for his wife, Tina, and all of his family. Yvonne Weir reports, “Brenda Allen and Liz Wallace came for a visit on Thursday and Jan Vaughn visited on Sunday.” She is recovering from knee replacement. She adds, “Robert attended the memorial for Garry Crowson on Saturday evening. Garry had...

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Tira News for Jan. 22, 2020
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Tira News for Jan. 22, 2020

By Jan Vaughn Joyce and William Dodd had the opportunity to keep their new great-grandson, Kanyen, last week, while his mom started back to school and his dad was back at work. Their grandson Matthew was there with them, too. Joyce reports, “I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it!” Joyce adds, “We have some very faithful people in our community, and some whose hearts are in our community even though they live in other places, who...

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