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Tira News for Aug. 28, 2019
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Tira News for Aug. 28, 2019

By Jan Vaughn No election will be required for the Tira City Council. The three incumbents, Allen Joslin, Mayor, Joyce Dodd and Janie Lewis, Council Members, are unopposed. The next quarterly council meeting will be held on Monday, Sept. 9, at 6 p.m. at the Tira Community Center. The public is always welcome. Linda Jean Parsons and Buddy spent four days at College Station, as “another grandkid enters college.” Linda reports,...

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Tira News for Aug. 7, 2019
Aug07

Tira News for Aug. 7, 2019

By Jan Vaughn Kim Beck reports that she and Lee “took off on a crazy 2,400 mile West to South Texas adventure!” They went to Odessa, Texas and then up to Carlsbad, New Mexico for a day trip and back to Midland to pick up son Jason and his girlfriend, Courtney. The group then went to Balmorhea State Park, Fort Davis and Alpine. They hit Big Bend and Lajitas on Monday and then off to Marathon and Del Rio on Tuesday, stopping to see the...

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Tira News For June 5, 2019
Jun05

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 May 8, 2019
May08

Tira News for May 8, 2019

BY JAN VAUGHN Joyce Dodd reports, “Martha’s [Payton] brother donated several bags of groceries to our pantry this week. Georgia [Smith] also made another donation. We have some very faithful people helping us out. Blessings keep finding their way to our little pantry.” She added that Yvonne Weir donated canned meats and “angels” brought four bags of food. We always appreciate the contributions. A small group of the Horn family...

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Tira News: July 6th 2018
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Tira News: July 6th 2018

By Jan Vaughn The 80th annual Tira Homecoming was held on Sunday, July 1st . The group seemed a little smaller than usual. We hope everyone will invite their friends and family to come next year on the first Sunday in July. We appreciate Mark Chapman volunteering to be the Program Chairman this year. He and Mason Gillem played percussion instruments and led the music for the program and were accompanied on the piano by myself, Jan...

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Tira News for Friday June 29th, 2018
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Tira News for Friday June 29th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council met on Monday, June 25th , at the Tira Community Center. They discussed routine business and then restocked the community pantry. The free pantry is available for people who are in need of some help. Powell reported that the new LED lights are scheduled to be installed next week. Janie Lewis mentioned that someone had left trash on the playground. The council would like to remind everyone who uses...

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Tira News May 25th, 2018
May25

Tira News May 25th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Joyce Dodd reports that we’ve had some activity at the Tira free food pantry recently. She shared that we have lots of canned vegetables on hand, but need more canned meat and other non-perishable proteins. Donations for the pantry are always needed and very much appreciated.  If you would like to help out, you can contact any of the Tira Council Members, Powell Vickery – Mayor, Joyce Dodd, Tami Joslin, Janie...

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Tira News-May 11th, 2018
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Tira News-May 11th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Donna Joslin. Her funeral was held on Sunday afternoon, May 6th, at the Tira Methodist Church. Lunch was served for the family at the Community Center, prior to the funeral. We want to thank all who helped with the meal. Please remember Donna’s family in prayer. Kim Beck reports, “Alex Kennedy, a friend of our daughter Maddie, is graduating from NYU and his Sr. Project was...

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Tira News
Dec23

Tira News

by Jan Vaughn Pastor David Larkin would like to invite everyone to a Christmas Eve service at the Tira United Methodist Church on Saturday evening, at 6:45. Martha Payton send this report, “To those who have wondered about the ‘Old Oak Tree’, it was removed by the Highway Department due to dead limbs and declining health due to old age and drought conditions through the past several years. We will miss its wonderful shade, beauty and...

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Tira News
Dec02

Tira News

By Jan Vaughn Kim Beck reported that Tira, North Hopkins, and Brinker volunteer firefighters, and the Hopkins County Fire Chief responded to a fire on County Road 4612, just behind her home, on Sunday afternoon. The house was not occupied and was in a state of disrepair. William and Joyce Dodd hosted a Thanksgiving celebration at their home. Those attending were Michael McNiel and friend, Jayna Shull, Rob Dodd, Tonja Jones, Alyssa,...

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