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TIRA NEWS May 28, 2014

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The Aiguier Cemetery Memorial Service will be this Sunday, June 1. A pot luck lunch will be shared at noon, with a business meeting following. A clean-up day is scheduled for Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m., in order to get everything in great shape for the event. In case of rain the event will be moved to the North Hopkins School Cafeteria.

The Tira City Council will hold their regular quarterly meeting at the Tira Community Center on Tuesday, June 3, at 6 p.m. The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend.

Mark your calendars for the annual Tira Homecoming, which will be coming up on Sunday, July 6. Watch for details in the near future.

Trenton Dodd was honored with a graduation party at the home of his mother and step-dad, Kristi and Robert Hooten, Sunday afternoon. Trenton's grandmother, Joyce Dodd reports that a large group of school friends, family and family friends were there for a taco bar buffet, desserts, soft drinks, and a beautiful red and white cake in the shape of a graduation cap, with senior pictures around the band. The guests enjoyed playing basketball in the pool, eating and a big water slide in the backyard. He appreciated all his guests coming to celebrate with him.

Rick and Judy Petty enjoyed having family and friends over for the Memorial weekend. Those visiting were Chris, Robin, Tyler, Trever and Trey Petty from Cedar Park; Ronnie, Amy, Mitchell and Macy Green from Cooper; Greg, Kristi, Austin, Magen, Brayden and Dillon Fitzgerald from Houston and Brenda (Kristi's Mom) from Kentucky; Mike and Tara Owens from Rockwall; and Mick and Linda Petty, Billy Joe Clayton and Betty Lawson, all from Tira. 

Robert, Yvonne and Wesley Weir visited Dakota Weir on Saturday and went out to lunch in Paris and shopped. On Sunday Dustin and Natalie Weir came after spending two nights at Beavers Bend. Yvonne comments, “Our lights were out so we cooked outside.“ Malorie Velazquez and James and Daniel, Desirae and Denise came later and enjoyed the cook out and swimming. Everyone had a wonderful time. Dustin and Natalie left on Monday.

Sheila Boyd says, “I would like to thank our service men and women for their willingness to serve and all of their sacrifices made on our behalf. We talked about it at work and were surprised at how many people, kids and adults, who don't know what Memorial Day is all about. I even learned more facts about the history of the holiday myself this year. Just wanted to say thank you.” She adds, “We got to enjoy our grandkids, Josie and Dallas, this weekend. The house is coming along. They will be taping and bedding this week. I will have a house in the not so distant future. Wesley will be so proud.”

I attended the third birthday party of Kaitlyn Scroggins in Sulphur Springs on Saturday afternoon. Kaitlyn is the daughter of Jason and Nikki Scroggins. She was excited to celebrate with her friends and they enjoyed the bounce house and rainbow cake and ice cream.

Jacob Peugh and Tiffany Joslin are pleased to announce their upcoming wedding. They would love for their family and friends to join them for the ceremony and reception at Posey Baptist Church on Saturday, June 14, at 3 p.m. No formal invitations will be sent.

We celebrated Memorial Day with grilled hamburgers and hot dogs and homemade ice cream. Our guests were Tiffany, Morgan, and Jaidyn Joslin; Jacob, Tyler, and Collin Peugh; and Grace Vaughn. Kenden spent the holiday with his cousins. 

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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