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 News: Quarterly City Council Meeting Set Sept. 14
Sep10

Tira News: Quarterly City Council Meeting Set Sept. 14

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Beryl Chapman of Corinth. His parents were the late Claude and Rosa (Smiddy) Chapman, of Tira. His funeral was held on Thursday, Sept. 10, at West Oaks Funeral Home, with burial in the Tira Cemetery. Please be in prayer for his daughters, Leann and Tyra, and the rest of the family. Tira sign The quarterly meeting of the Tira City Council will be held on Monday, Sept. 14,...

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Quarterly Tira City Council Meeting Slated Sept. 14
Aug20

Quarterly Tira City Council Meeting Slated Sept. 14

Tira News For Aug. 20, 2020 By Jan Vaughn The next quarterly Tira City Council meeting will be held on Monday, Sept. 14, due to Labor Day falling on the regularly scheduled first Monday meeting date. We want to express our sympathy to the family of Troy Watson of Edgewood. He was the son of Leveta (Chapman) Watson and the late William Troy Watson. A private graveside service was held at the Tira Cemetery on Tuesday, Aug. 18. Please be...

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Tira News: Filing Of City Council Write-In Candidacy Declarations Now Open
Jul30

Tira News: Filing Of City Council Write-In Candidacy Declarations Now Open

By Jan Vaughn Declarations of Write-In Candidacy for a place on the Tira City Council must be filed by 6 p.m. on Aug. 20, 2020. For more information, please contact Jan Vaughn, Tira City Secretary, by email or phone (see contact information below). Tira city limit sign On the weekend of July 18, Robert and Yvonne Weir got to watch their granddaughter, Everly, while her parents, Dustin and Natalie Weir, and their friend, Jeremy, went...

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Tira News – July 16, 2020: Cash Donation Provides Canned Meat For Tira Food Pantry
Jul16

Tira News – July 16, 2020: Cash Donation Provides Canned Meat For Tira Food Pantry

By Jan Vaughn Joyce Dodd reported receiving some cash and food donations for the Tira Food Pantry. Tami Joslin was able to purchase several canned meats with the contributions to add to the items on hand. We want to express our appreciation to everyone who has donated to the cause. Dustin, Natalie, and Everly Weir spent Saturday night with Robert, Yvonne,Dakota, and Wesley Weir. Yvonne adds, “Sarah and Lucas visited Thursday and...

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Tira News – July 8, 2020
Jul08

Tira News – July 8, 2020

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our appreciation to all of those who have sent contributions for the upkeep of the Tira Cemetery. We hope to see you at the homecoming next July. Tira city limit sign Billy Moss reports that he and “Cinda Moss celebrated [their] weddinganniversary on July 4th alone at Cooper Lake Dam, watching the sun go down.” He added that they’ve been together 22 years and have been married for 3 years. Billy, also,...

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Tira News – July 2, 2020
Jul02

Tira News – July 2, 2020

Updates, Repairs Slated In July While Tira Community Center Closed By Jan Vaughn Tira Mayor Allen Joslin reports that the Tira Community Center will remainclosed during the month of July. Some updates and repairs are being done while it’s not in use. The Tira Food Pantry is still being stocked for those who are in need of some assistance with food. Tira sign Wesley and Yvonne Weir attended a youth rally at First Assembly of God...

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Tira News – June 25, 2020
Jun25

Tira News – June 25, 2020

By Jan Vaughn John Martin has retired from his position as the Tira Volunteer Fire Department Chief. We want to express our appreciation for his years of service to our community. John Martin (Tira VFD Photo) Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley Weir met Dustin and Everly Weir at Juan Pablo’s on Friday, June 12. Dustin and Everly spent Friday night with them, and then Dustin and Robert went to the gun show at the Civic Center the next day....

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Tira News — June 10, 2020
Jun10

Tira News — June 10, 2020

By Jan Vaughn Please continue to remember the family of Rex Hargrave, formerly of Tira. He passed away on June 3, 2020, at Meadow Lake Senior Living in Tyler, Texas. Rex was the son of the late Johnnie and Fay Hargrave. A private family burial will be held. His obituary may be seen on the Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home website. Tira city limit sign Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley Weir visited Dacy, Eli, and Elise Campbell on Wednesday and...

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Tira News — June 3, 2020
Jun04

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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