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Tira News – Oct. 14, 2021: All Former North Hopkins Students And Faculty Invited To Alumni Homecoming
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Tira News – Oct. 14, 2021: All Former North Hopkins Students And Faculty Invited To Alumni Homecoming

By Jan Vaughn North Hopkins ISD Panthers The North Hopkins Alumni Association would like to encourage all former students and faculty to attend the NH Alumni Homecoming on Saturday evening, October 23, in the school cafeteria from 5 to 8 p.m. Since there was no homecoming in 2020, the classes of 1970, 1971, 1980, 1981, and 1990, 1991 will be honored for their 50-, 40-, and 30-year class reunion. The North Hopkins Culinary Arts...

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Tira News – Oct. 7, 2021: North Hopkins Alumni Homecoming Returns On Oct. 23, 2021
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Tira News – Oct. 7, 2021: North Hopkins Alumni Homecoming Returns On Oct. 23, 2021

By Jan Vaughn Carol Robinson passed away and a graveside service was held at the Tira Cemetery on Monday, October 4th at the Tira Cemetery. Carol was the wife of Allen Robinson. Please remember the family in prayer. North Hopkins ISD Billy George Taylor, son of the late Omer and Gertrude Taylor of Tira, passed away and there will be a graveside service at the Tira Cemetery on Monday, October 11, at 11 a.m. Many in the area will...

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Tira News – Sept. 30, 2021: North Hopkins Alumni Homecoming Scheduled Oct. 23
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Tira News – Sept. 30, 2021: North Hopkins Alumni Homecoming Scheduled Oct. 23

By Jan Vaughn The North Hopkins Alumni Association is making plans for the alumni homecoming in the school cafeteria. Mark your calendars for Saturday evening, Oct. 23, and watch for more details to come.  Sherry Smiddy Clair reported receiving a donation for the Tira Food Pantry this week. We always appreciate the contributions. All of Robert and Yvonne Weir’s kids and grandkids met at Destri’s house on Saturday, Sept.18, after...

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Tira News – Sept. 15, 2021: Tira Food Pantry Receives Boost From Community, Elementary Students
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Tira News – Sept. 15, 2021: Tira Food Pantry Receives Boost From Community, Elementary Students

Dodd, Lewis Unopposed In Bids For Reelection To Tira City Council By Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council met on Sunday afternoon, September 12, 2021, at the Tira Community Center and conducted routine business. A few residents from the Dike community were also in attendance to observe. Joyce Dodd reported that the Tira Food Pantry had received some generous donations. I received an anonymous donation this week, as well. Sherry Smiddy...

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Tira News – Sept. 9, 2021: New Owners Allen and Tami Joslin Invite You to the White Oak Buffet
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Tira News – Sept. 9, 2021: New Owners Allen and Tami Joslin Invite You to the White Oak Buffet

By Jan Vaughn White Oak Buffet Allen and Tami Joslin are excited to share their big news! They are the proud new owners of the White Oak Buffet! They would love for you to come try it out. Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley Weir and their friend, Brenda Allen, went to Greenville Municipal Auditorium on Friday night to see a Neil Diamond tribute band. Yvonne commented that it was good music.  Also, Yvonne babysat with her granddaughter,...

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Tira News – Aug. 27, 2021: Navy Sailor Jason Beck Returns Home from Serving in Japan
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Tira News – Aug. 27, 2021: Navy Sailor Jason Beck Returns Home from Serving in Japan

By Jan Vaughn Kim and Lee Beck & family met son, Jason Beck, at DFW at midnight recently, as he arrived from Japan. Jason is returning home after completing his Navy career. Thanks for your service! The quarterly Tira City Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 13, 2021, since the first Monday is the Labor Day holiday. It will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Tira Community Center. Joyce Dodd and Tammy Joslin reported that...

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Filing For 3 Places On Cumby City Council Ends Aug. 16
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Filing For 3 Places On Cumby City Council Ends Aug. 16

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Calls For Nov. 2 Constitutional Election, Voting Center Relocation Texas voters, including those residing in Hopkins County, will be asked Nov. 2 to consider proposals which would amend the state Constitution. Cumby voters could also be asked to vote for their choices for three places on Cumby City Council on Nov. 2, 2021. Cumby City Council Election Filing for Cumby City Council opened on July 17...

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Tira News – June 10, 2021: Residents Celebrate Births, Birthdays, Graduations
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Tira News – June 10, 2021: Residents Celebrate Births, Birthdays, Graduations

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News Correspondent Congratulations are in order for Billy Moss! His granddaughter, Caroline Jo Shaffer, was born on June 3, which is, also, Billy’s mother Mamie Jo’s birthday. Mother, Mindy Moss Shaffer, and baby are doing well. Billy commented, “We are blessed.” Billy, also, reported that he has two new colts that were born on “Cinco de Mayo.” Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley Weir traveled to Sunnyvale on Friday to...

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Tira News: Two Daily Meals Free, Monday-Thursday, for Those 18 and Under at North Hopkins School Cafeteria During June
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Tira News: Two Daily Meals Free, Monday-Thursday, for Those 18 and Under at North Hopkins School Cafeteria During June

By Jan Vaughn The regular quarterly Tira City Council Meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 7, 2021 at 6:00 P.M. We recently received some generous donations for the Tira Food Pantry. We always appreciate the contributions and want to express our thanks to the donors. Tira city limit sign Tammy Muse commented that all the rain is washing away her garden. Also, she reported on Sunday that Clifford Belz had a birthday. “Happy belated...

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Tira Community Center Reopening For Gatherings
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Tira Community Center Reopening For Gatherings

By JAN VAUGHN, Tira News correspondent The Tira City Council met on Sunday, March 7, 2021 and voted to reopen the Tira Community Center for gatherings. Due to the continued need to keep people as safe as possible, the fee has been raised to $100 to help cover the expenses, including cleaning and disinfecting the building after each use. To reserve the Community Center call Janie Lewis at 903-945-2395. Allen Joslin, Tira Mayor, led the...

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