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TIRA NEWS April 30, 2014

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Joyce Dodd reported that Trenton Dodd, Terence Berry and Jesse Williams played in the All-Stars Shootout in Greenville on Saturday night. The games were sponsored by Chicken Express.

The boys played on the Red Team and won with a tight score of 62 to 61. She comments, “It was a great game and several parents, grandparents, coaches, family and friends attended. I really enjoyed it!”

Tanya Dodd met her son, Blaine Lawwell, at their halfway point between Tira and Kentucky. She picked up the grandchildren — Jayden, Lilly and Dakotah Lawwell — to spend a few days with her, Brad, Trenton and Matthew. They all had lunch with William and Joyce Dodd on Sunday.

June Vessel, of Campbell, visited Dorreice Shuptrine in Plano last week, while Pete Shuptrine was turkey hunting. Dorreice quips, “Double cousins sure have fun shopping and eating out!” (June is the daughter of the late Valton and Mildred Horn Chapman. Dorreice is the daughter of the late Noble and Modena Chapman Horn.)

Morgan Joslin attended the Air Force Association Banquet at Texas A&M in Commerce on Saturday evening. He and other Civil Air Patrol members did the Color Guard presentation for the event. Morgan had the opportunity to visit with Congressman Ralph Hall about his desire to attend the Naval Academy after he finishes high school in two years.

On the Friday before Easter Robert,Yvonne and Wesley Weir met Destri and Dustin Weir at Dacy and Mike Campbell's home in Royse City. Also present were Debra Campbell and her sister Ginny. Yvonne reports, “We enjoyed a great cookout and then went down by the creek for a campfire. On Easter Sunday Dustin and Natalie, Dakota and Destri went to church with me, and then we had a wonderful Easter lunch. God is good!”

Tiffany, Morgan and Jaidyn Joslin attended the Air Power Expo 2014, featuring the Blue Angels, in Fort Worth on Sunday. The United States Navy Parachute Team, the Leap Frogs, were also there, along with other aerial performers and static aircraft displays. They had a great time and the kids were excited to get their picture made with three of the Blue Angel pilots! Kenden Joslin spent Saturday night and Sunday with his cousins at Brandy McGary’s home in Sulphur Springs. The kids had a good time riding bicycles and just being together.

Chip and I went to Holly Lake Resort on Thursday night. Chip met Tiffany in Yantis on Friday afternoon and picked up our grandchildren, Morgan, Kenden and Jaidyn Joslin. They spent Friday night and Saturday with us and we enjoyed playing volleyball, basketball, miniature golf, Frisbee golf and even swimming (although the water was still cold).

I always need and appreciate input from my friends to help keep me informed of news in our community. If you have any news pertaining to Tira residents, past or present, please contact me, Jan Vaughn, at 903-945-2190 or 903-438-6688 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .




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