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Tira News – June 25, 2020
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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 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 For Dec. 18, 2019
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Tira News For Dec. 18, 2019

Children with Santa Clause, along with Tami Joslin, Tira Council member, at the Tira Christmas party By Jan Vaughn We had a small, but good, group at the Tira Christmas Party on Saturday night. Following the meal, the Tira Volunteer Firefighters were recognized for their service to the community. Tami Joslin read the Christmas story from the Bible, and then Santa Clause arrived to visit with the kids. Chip and I spent Friday and...

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Tira VFD Recognized For 44 Years Of Service To Hopkins County Community
Nov25

Tira VFD Recognized For 44 Years Of Service To Hopkins County Community

Tira Volunteer Fire Department members Robert Hanson, Cooper Adams, Assistant Chief Shawn Martin and Chief John Earl Martin are recognized by (back) Hopkins County Commissioners Court and HC Fire Chief Andy Endsley. Hopkins County Commissioner Court and Fire Chief Andy Endsley Monday recognized Tira Volunteer Fire Department for 44 years of service to the community. “This is ongoing as part of the 20th year celebration of...

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Tira News For June 5, 2019
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Tira News For June 5, 2019

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of John Hadley. He passed away on Monday, June 3. The funeral service will be at West Oaks Funeral Home on Saturday, June 8, at 2 p.m. No formal visitation is planned. Please be in prayer for the family. Janie Lewis informed me that John Weatheread’s brother, Keith Weatheread, passed away. I don’t have details on services. Please remember the family in prayer. The Tira City...

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Tira News for Dec 14th, 2018
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Tira News for Dec 14th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Tira Volunteer Firefighters were recognized at the Community Christmas Party. Standing – John Martin, Chief and Shawn Martin, Assistant Chief Kneeling – David Ruth and Curtis Fulgram I didn’t receive any reports this week, but wanted to put a little in about thecommunity Christmas party. Despite the unpleasant weather, about 45 people gathered for the annual event. We had a delicious meal and enjoyed visiting...

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Tira Volunteer Fire Department Upgrade Engine 14 for Service
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Tira Volunteer Fire Department Upgrade Engine 14 for Service

Wednesday morning Hopkins County Fire Station 20 crew assisted the Tira Volunteer Fire Department place new hose received from the Texas Forest Service Helping Hands Program on Engine 14. Engine 14, purchased by the Tira City Council for the TVFD, is the newest addition to the Tira Fire Department and has been in service for two months. John Earl Martin is Chief of the Tira  Department. 

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Tira News: July 13th 2018
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Tira News: July 13th 2018

By Jan Vaughn Tira residents who have an interest in serving on the Tira City Council have until 5:00 p.m. on August 20, 2018 to file as a write-in candidate for the November 6th election. For more information, please contact me, Jan Vaughn, Tira City Secretary. My phone numbers and email address are at the end of the column and my mailing address is 776 FM 1536, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482. An informational meeting was held at the...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
Jun23

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

 By Jan Vaughn The Tira Homecoming is coming up on Sunday, July 2nd. Make plans to come enjoy the program at 11:00 in the Tira Methodist Church, followed by a covered dish lunch at the picnic tables on the grounds. Brad, Tanya, Matthew, Tonja, and Will joined William and Joyce Dodd for Fathers Day lunch on Sunday. Rob visited later in the day and Michael called from Richardson to wish William a Happy Father’s Day. Tiffany, Jaidyn, and...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
Jul22

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

By Jan Vaughn Applications for a place on the Tira City Council will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on August 22, 2016. For more information, please contact Jan Vaughn, Tira City Secretary, at 903-438-6688. John and Stephanie Long of Alvin announce the birth of their son Quentin Michael on July 8th in Houston. Quentin weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces and was 21 and 1/2 inches long. He is the grandson of Tommy and Carolyn Long of North Hopkins,...

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