Tira Community Center Upgraded and Open
Sep04

Tira Community Center Upgraded and Open

By Jan Vaughn The Tira Community Center is back open. Touch-free upgrades to the plumbing fixtures have been installed, in an effort to reduce the spread of disease. Groups who reserve the Community Center should be reminded of the requirement to follow county, state, and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 protocols. To schedule an event, please contact JanieLewis at 903-945-2395. The next quarterly meeting of the Tira City...

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Tira News: Residents Express Appreciation For Weather, Family Visits
Oct22

Tira News: Residents Express Appreciation For Weather, Family Visits

By JAN VAUGHN Sheila Boyd reports, “We are so thankful to have had a chance to visit our friends, the Stahl’s, in New Mexico this past week. The weather was wonderful. Michael woke up to 26 degrees on morning and was found on the porch barefooted looking at elk. We are so blessed to have them as our friends. The time spent was so needed and refreshing. Times like these remind us of the wonderful gifts we are given … family,...

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Canned Meats Needed For Tira Food Pantry
Oct15

Canned Meats Needed For Tira Food Pantry

By Jan Vaughn A baby shower was held at the Weir home on Saturday afternoon for Dakota Weir and Sarah Theriault. Destri and Natalie Weir were the hostesses. Dacy was unable to come due to illness. Ladies attending included Joyce Dodd, Dana Waggoner, Regina Taylor, Malorie Padron, Jan Vaughn, Elizabeth Wallace and Yvonne Weir. Dustin, Wesley, and Robert Weir were there, too, along with lots of children who enjoyed running around and...

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Macy Sworn In As New Chief Of Tira VFD
Oct09

Macy Sworn In As New Chief Of Tira VFD

By Jan Vaughn Tony Macy was sworn in as the new chief of the Tira Volunteer Fire Department in a special meeting of the Tira City Council on October 4, 2020. Tira Mayor Allen Joslin and our new Tira Volunteer Fire Chief Tony Macy I need to make a correction about the Tira Community Christmas Party. It is scheduled for the second Saturday in December, not the first Saturday, as previously reported. We are hopeful that conditions will...

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Tira News: Annette Loper Shares Inspiring Story Of Compassion and Generosity
Sep24

Tira News: Annette Loper Shares Inspiring Story Of Compassion and Generosity

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Randall Wright. He passed away on Sept. 18 and a memorial visitation is being held on Friday, Sept. 25 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home from 12 to 2 p.m. Please be in prayer for his mother, Janie (Shaw) Lewis, and all of his family. Tira sign At the quarterly Tira City Council meeting, the group discussed routine business – Community Center upkeep, Tira Food Pantry,...

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Tira News: Quarterly City Council Meeting Set Sept. 14
Sep10

Tira News: Quarterly City Council Meeting Set Sept. 14

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Beryl Chapman of Corinth. His parents were the late Claude and Rosa (Smiddy) Chapman, of Tira. His funeral was held on Thursday, Sept. 10, at West Oaks Funeral Home, with burial in the Tira Cemetery. Please be in prayer for his daughters, Leann and Tyra, and the rest of the family. Tira sign The quarterly meeting of the Tira City Council will be held on Monday, Sept. 14,...

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Quarterly Tira City Council Meeting Slated Sept. 14
Aug20

Quarterly Tira City Council Meeting Slated Sept. 14

Tira News For Aug. 20, 2020 By Jan Vaughn The next quarterly Tira City Council meeting will be held on Monday, Sept. 14, due to Labor Day falling on the regularly scheduled first Monday meeting date. We want to express our sympathy to the family of Troy Watson of Edgewood. He was the son of Leveta (Chapman) Watson and the late William Troy Watson. A private graveside service was held at the Tira Cemetery on Tuesday, Aug. 18. Please be...

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Tira News: Filing Of City Council Write-In Candidacy Declarations Now Open
Jul30

Tira News: Filing Of City Council Write-In Candidacy Declarations Now Open

By Jan Vaughn Declarations of Write-In Candidacy for a place on the Tira City Council must be filed by 6 p.m. on Aug. 20, 2020. For more information, please contact Jan Vaughn, Tira City Secretary, by email or phone (see contact information below). Tira city limit sign On the weekend of July 18, Robert and Yvonne Weir got to watch their granddaughter, Everly, while her parents, Dustin and Natalie Weir, and their friend, Jeremy, went...

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Tira News – July 16, 2020: Cash Donation Provides Canned Meat For Tira Food Pantry
Jul16

Tira News – July 16, 2020: Cash Donation Provides Canned Meat For Tira Food Pantry

By Jan Vaughn Joyce Dodd reported receiving some cash and food donations for the Tira Food Pantry. Tami Joslin was able to purchase several canned meats with the contributions to add to the items on hand. We want to express our appreciation to everyone who has donated to the cause. Dustin, Natalie, and Everly Weir spent Saturday night with Robert, Yvonne,Dakota, and Wesley Weir. Yvonne adds, “Sarah and Lucas visited Thursday and...

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Tira News – July 8, 2020
Jul08

Tira News – July 8, 2020

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our appreciation to all of those who have sent contributions for the upkeep of the Tira Cemetery. We hope to see you at the homecoming next July. Tira city limit sign Billy Moss reports that he and “Cinda Moss celebrated [their] weddinganniversary on July 4th alone at Cooper Lake Dam, watching the sun go down.” He added that they’ve been together 22 years and have been married for 3 years. Billy, also,...

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