Tira News – July 2, 2020
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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 — May 27, 2020
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Tira News — May 27, 2020

The Tira City Council’s Quarterly Meeting To Be Held Sunday, May 31 By Jan Vaughn Tira Cemetery Association President Mick Petty reports that the associationofficers have decided to cancel the 2020 Tira Homecoming due to the coronavirus risks. The annual event is normally held on the first Sunday in July. We look forward to gathering again in 2021. Although we are not having the homecoming this year, the upkeep of the cemetery...

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Tira News — May 6, 2020
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Tira News — May 6, 2020

By JAN VAUGHN Yvonne Weir celebrated her May 4 birthday with family over the weekend.Dustin, Natalie, and Everly Weir spent Saturday night with Robert and Yvonne. Sarah and Lucas were there, too. Yvonne shared, “Dakota grilled supper for us and it was delicious. Everly is walking and researching every nook and cranny.” Dacy, Elise, and Eli Campbell visited on Monday and they all sat in the yard and had a good visit. At the last Tira...

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Tira News — April 28, 2020
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Tira News — April 28, 2020

By Jan Vaughn The Tira Community Center will remain closed through the month of May. Tira council members will look at the situation at that point and determine if it can be reopened in June. The Tira Food Pantry is continuing to be stocked. Donations for the pantry are always appreciated. Transformer fire reportedly caused by a lightning strike on April 28. Thankfully, Tira was spared from damaging storms on Tuesday night. The only...

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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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