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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 – 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 10, 2020
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Tira News — June 10, 2020

By Jan Vaughn Please continue to remember the family of Rex Hargrave, formerly of Tira. He passed away on June 3, 2020, at Meadow Lake Senior Living in Tyler, Texas. Rex was the son of the late Johnnie and Fay Hargrave. A private family burial will be held. His obituary may be seen on the Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home website. Tira city limit sign Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley Weir visited Dacy, Eli, and Elise Campbell on Wednesday and...

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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 — 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 19, 2020
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Tira News — May 19, 2020

By Jan Vaughn Yvonne Weir reports, “Destri visited Wednesday and delivered a headboard she had made for me. Also, she recovered the seats on my dining room chairs. I got to enjoy Nico, while she did that for my Mother’s Day.” She adds, “We are trying to be careful not to get out much.” Tira City limit sign Janie Lewis said she’s just staying home, taking care of the yard, and “cooking way too much.” Our daughter and granddaughter,...

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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 15, 2020
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Tira News — April 15, 2020

TIRA By Jan Vaughn We want to extend our sympathy to the family of Stanley Dickey. His wife isWilliam Dodd’s sister, June. Joyce mentioned that he lived in the “Freeman Parish house when he was young.” He passed away on Monday, April 13. A private family graveside service, under the directions of West Oaks Funeral Home, was scheduled for Thursday, April 16. Please remember the family in prayer. We had a blessed Easter weekend. We...

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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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