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Tira Community Center Closed Due To COVID-19
Dec10

Tira Community Center Closed Due To COVID-19

North Hopkins FFA Help Spruce Up Community Center Flower Beds By Jan Vaughn, Tira News correspondent The Tira City Council meeting, which was scheduled for Sunday, December 6, 2020, was cancelled due to COVID-19 precautions. At this time, the Community Center is not open for gatherings until further notice. Members of the North Hopkins FFA cleaned out the flower beds in front of the Tira Community Center. We want to express our...

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Tira Community Center Upgraded and Open
Sep04

Tira Community Center Upgraded and Open

By Jan Vaughn The Tira Community Center is back open. Touch-free upgrades to the plumbing fixtures have been installed, in an effort to reduce the spread of disease. Groups who reserve the Community Center should be reminded of the requirement to follow county, state, and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 protocols. To schedule an event, please contact JanieLewis at 903-945-2395. The next quarterly meeting of the Tira City...

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Tira City Council Meeting Rescheduled
Feb27

Tira City Council Meeting Rescheduled

The quarterly meeting of Tira City Council was scheduled for 6 p.m. on Monday, March 1, 2021 at the Tira Community Center. However, the meeting has now been rescheduled to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 7, 2021, Jan Vaughn reports.

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* Updated: Tira News – Winter Weather A Fun Time For Sledding, Building Snowmen, Bird-Watching
Feb26

* Updated: Tira News – Winter Weather A Fun Time For Sledding, Building Snowmen, Bird-Watching

By Jan Vaughn What a change between last week and this! Tira was extra beautiful with a blanket of snow last week. Lots of fun was had with “sledding” on make-shift sleds, building snowmen, and throwing snowballs. For others of us, it was great bird-watching weather! Birds in the Vaughns’ driveway The quarterly Tira City Council meeting was scheduled for 6 p.m. on Monday, March 1, 2021 at the Tira Community Center. However, the...

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Tira News – January 28, 2021
Jan28

Tira News – January 28, 2021

By Jan Vaughn Evelyn Horne reported that her neighbor, Hugh McVay, passed away on Sunday. I don’t have any information on funeral arrangements. We want to express our sympathy to the family and keep them in our prayers. Yvonne Weir reports, “Destri, Eben, and family visited Saturday and Sunday. We enjoyed being outside Saturday watching the kids play. We played Canasta and had lots of laughs. I would like to encourage...

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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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Tira News: Enjoying Family On Christmas, Wishing All A Happy New Year
Dec31

Tira News: Enjoying Family On Christmas, Wishing All A Happy New Year

By Jan Vaughn Joyce Dodd reports that the Tira Methodist Church had a candlelight service on Wednesday, Dec. 23. Yvonne Weir reports, “All of our kids and grandkids were here on Christmas Eve. We rented a bounce house and they had so much fun! Everyone left early, except Dacy’s family. Mike and Eli were hunting.” She adds, “Dustin and Natalie and their family stopped in on their way from Missouri on the 29th. Destri, Eben, and family...

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Tira News: Wishes For A Wonderful and Safe Holiday Season
Dec24

Tira News: Wishes For A Wonderful and Safe Holiday Season

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Steve Dugnolle. A graveside service was held at the Tira Cemetery on Wednesday, December 23 , under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. Please remember the family in your prayers. Yvonne Weir shared, “On December 12th, Destri Weir entertained her family at her home in Sunneyvale. She and Eben prepared dishes from South Africa [which is where Eben’s from].” Robert,...

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Contributions For Tira Food Pantry Always Appreciated
Dec17

Contributions For Tira Food Pantry Always Appreciated

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News Correspondent We received generous cash donations from Von Honzell and Ed Oetting for the Tira Food Pantry. We always appreciate the contributions. Linda Ellen Vaughn of Dallas spent the weekend with Chip, Grace, and me. She and Chip worked around the place trimming and burning brush. I did some Christmas shopping in Paris on Saturday. I want to take this opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas! I look...

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Tira News: City Council Meeting Has Been Rescheduled For Sunday
Dec03

Tira News: City Council Meeting Has Been Rescheduled For Sunday

By Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council meeting has been rescheduled for Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020, at 4 p.m. at the Tira Community Center. Tira city limit sign William and Joyce Dodd had a small gathering for Thanksgiving lunch on Thursday. Those attending were Jerry and Tonja Lucas, Robby Dodd, Brad and Matthew Dodd, Trenton, Melony, and Kanyen. Joyce reports, “We shared Thanksgiving with our son Michael McNiel, and our granddaughters...

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