Tira News for Jan. 22, 2020
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Tira News for Jan. 22, 2020

By Jan Vaughn Joyce and William Dodd had the opportunity to keep their new great-grandson, Kanyen, last week, while his mom started back to school and his dad was back at work. Their grandson Matthew was there with them, too. Joyce reports, “I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it!” Joyce adds, “We have some very faithful people in our community, and some whose hearts are in our community even though they live in other places, who...

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Tira News For Jan. 3, 2020
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Tira News For Jan. 3, 2020

By Jan Vaughn Yvonne Weir reported that the Weir family had their Christmas get-together on Christmas Eve. She adds, “Mike was working, but we had the pleasure of having his mom come with Dacy. Destri and Eben came on Sunday and spent the night. Everly enjoyed the paper and everyone seemed happy with their gifts. It was a beautiful day and we spent time outside. We shot a few fireworks before everyone left. Also, Sarah and Lucas...

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Tira News For Dec. 27, 2019
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Tira News For Dec. 27, 2019

Tira community By Jan Vaughn Joyce Dodd reported that the Tira Volunteer Department delivered baskets of Christmas goodies to some of the Tira residents. She commented that she was “very proud” of them and “they all looked so nice dressed in their uniforms” as they delivered “a little token of appreciation for others.” I’m sure she speaks for all of us when she says, “Kudos, guys, from our community.” Martha Payton was one of the...

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Tira News for Dec. 4, 2019
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Tira News for Dec. 4, 2019

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Jamie Brice. His funeral service was Monday afternoon, Dec. 2, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Please be in prayer for his family. The Tira City Council met on Monday, Dec. 2, for their regular quarterly meeting. The group discussed food pantry storage, building and grounds upkeep and repairs, and routine business. Following the meeting the members decorated the Center for...

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Tira News For Nov. 20, 2019
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Tira News For Nov. 20, 2019

By Jan Vaughn Mark your calendars for the Tira Community Christmas Party, which is coming up on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. at the Community Center. Brisket will be provided. Please bring a side dish and/or dessert and come enjoy a time of visiting with your neighbors. Santa will be stopping by to visit with the kids! Also, we will be collecting canned goods for the Tira Food Pantry. The Tira City Council will meet at 6 p.m. on...

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Tira News For The Week Of Nov. 12, 2019
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Tira News For The Week Of Nov. 12, 2019

Yvonne Weir and Joyce Dodd, Tira City Council members, pictured with the Cross Spur Cowboy Church Youth Group. By Jan Vaughn The Cross Spur Cowboy Church youth group collected canned goods for the Tira Food Pantry. Sherry Smiddy reported that Ruth Ann Crowson donated canned goods, also. Joyce Dodd shared, “We got a food donation from our angels and a money donation from Martha Payton and her brother Von Honzel.” She adds, “I, also,...

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Tira News For Oct. 30, 2019
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Tira News For Oct. 30, 2019

By Jan Vaughn Congratulations are in order for Kim Beck, who got Best In Show in the adult photography category at the Hopkins County Fall Festival! Jackson and Courtney Dailey came back from their road trip to visit a bit with Kim and Lee Beck and, in Kim’s words, “to pick up their dog/child.” They traveled to Tennessee, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Illinois and Arkansas, then, home to San Antonio. Joyce Dodd reports that the...

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Tira News For Sept. 11, 2019
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Tira News For Sept. 11, 2019

By Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council met on Thursday, September 12th at the Tira Community Center for their quarterly meeting. The group voted to cancel the council election for November 5, 2019, since Mayor Allen Joslin and council members, Joyce Dodd and Janie Lewis were unopposed. Janie Lewis gave an update on the recent repairs at the center. Joyce Dodd shared that the Tira Food Pantry is running low. The quarterly financial report...

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Tira News For Sept. 11, 2019
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Tira News For Sept. 11, 2019

By Jan Vaughn Last week, I received the following note from Terry Sampite: “It is with great sorrow that I inform you of the death of our mother, Joyce Allayne Callaway-Schwartz, on March 11, 2019. Mom often spoke fondly of growing up there. My brother and I were pleased to visit Tira in 2015 and pause briefly at the Callaway headstone behind the church. The experience adds to our memories of her.” You can read the obituary at...

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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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