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 Nov. 30th, 2018
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Tira News Nov. 30th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn William and Joyce Dodd had their family over for lunch on Thanksgiving Day. They had a total of 17, including Michael McNiel, Jerry and Tonja Lucas, Alyssa and Ethan Shelton, Rob, Brad, Tanya, Trenton, and Matthew Dodd, Stuart, Tiffany, Emery, Ellianna, and Eadon McPherson. They visited with their granddaughters, Maegan Shelton and Mandi Owens, alsograndson Gavin Shelton, by phone, because they were unable to make it...

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Floyd L. Payton
Mar06

Floyd L. Payton

Funeral Service for Floyd L Payton, age 86, of Tira, will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Tira Methodist Church with Andy Wright officiating. Interment will follow at Tira Cemetery with Clen Honzell, B.C. Honzell, Floyd Lawson, Brad Dodd, J.R. Durst and David Honzell serving as pallbearers.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at Tira Methodist Church. Floyd passed away March 5, 2017 at his...

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Tira News
Oct14

Tira News

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Perry Evans, Special Education Teacher at North Hopkins ISD. He worked for the Hopkins County Special Education Cooperative as a teacher and bus driver. He was killed in a bus crash on Monday morning, October 10th. The driver of the car, Larry Resindez, also died. Please remember these families in your prayers. Also, be in prayer for Cherrie Bolden Brantley who is...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn
Dec11

Tira News by Jan Vaughn

  Tira News The Tira Community Christmas dinner was held last Saturday night and was a great success.  Thanks to all who participated, prepared food and encouraged the young people to attend.  Santa and two elves came by, which was very popular with the little children and the young at heart. Floyd and Martha Payton met Martha’s brother, Von Honzell from Wylie and niece, Sara Chambers from Dripping Springs in Greenville on...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn

Floyd and Martha Payton were in Pittsburg on Saturday for a get together with members of Martha’s family. They met at the home of B. C. Honzell. Those in attendance were Von Honzell of Wylie, Marvin and Karen Stebbins of Garland, David and Trish Honzell of Garland, Floyd and Martha Payton of Tira, Ann Sullivan of Longview, Ruth and Ray Prim of Benbrook, Margaret Benoit of Aurora, Colorado, Nelda Gordon of Palestine and Lon...

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Tira news 10/28/14 by Jan Vaughn

Floyd and Martha Payton enjoyed a visit with Martha’s sister, Ann Sullivan, and friend, Ben Coo, from Longview on Wednesday. Martha said, “We ate lunch at the Cotton Patch in Greenville, along with our brother Von Honzell from Wylie. We had a nice visit before returning home.” Annette Loper reports, “Sunday we had a family get together in Wolfe City for my nephew Mickey Mathews who is serving in the United States Army. He is...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn 09/30/14

Sherry Smiddy traveled to Chicago for 12 days and home a couple of weeks and headed out again for another week. She commented, “It should be beautiful weather there this time.” Daylee Fite, Chanse, Brandi, Powell and Sherry attended Cody Fite’s football game last Friday night at Como Pickton. Daylee Fite and Hadlee Hrabal are now on a softball team called “Pink Dynamite”, which is coached by Chanse Fite and Michael Hrabal. Sherry...

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Tira News December 1, 2017
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Tira News December 1, 2017

by Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council will meet on Tuesday, December 5th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Center. Following the regular quarterly business meeting, the group will decorate the center for the Christmas Party. The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend. Robert and Yvonne Weir and family had an early Thanksgiving on Wednesday, November 22nd. Dustin, Natalie, and Maria came, as well as Destri, Eben, and Nico; Dakota...

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Tira News
Mar18

Tira News

By Jan Vaughn Floyd and Martha Payton visited Point First Baptist Church on Sunday. Martha’s great nephew Zachary Honzell is pastor there, along with his wife Ashley and son little Von. The church hosted the Silver Chord Choir from First Baptist Church in Wylie. This choir sings and presents a very inspirational message at the RV parks in South Texas. Martha also has a brother who sings in the choir. Martha reports, “We had...

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