Mark your calendars for the Annual Tira Homecoming, which is scheduled for the first Sunday in July. The program will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a covered-dish luncheon on the grounds.
Annual homecoming at the Old Tarrant Cemetery will be held at 10 a.m. May 18 on the cemetery grounds. Jerry and Lou Jane Brandenburgh will present a musical program and those attending will be given the opportunity to tell a story of loved ones buried there. Hopkins County stew will be served after a short business meeting. Everyone is asked to bring tables and desserts. The alternative location, in case of rain, will be the North Hopkins School.
Brad, Tanya, Trenton and Matthew Dodd have had visitors from Kentucky. Their son Blaine Lawwill, his wife Heather, and children Lilly, Jayden, and new baby daughter Dakotah came for several days to spend time with family.
Bill Taylor visited Sandra Wester Monday
morning. They enjoyed lunch in Cooper before Bill returned to his home at Hideaway near Lindale.
Dacy, Elise and Eli Campbell visited Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley Weir on Wednesday. Yvonne says, “They delivered their dogs for us to baby sit and brought birthday gifts.” (Yvonne’s birthday was on Saturday, May 4.) Yvonne and I had dinner at Liefie Li Vine South African restaurant in Winnsboro on Friday evening, and then we returned to Sulphur Springs for the Choral Society’s Spring Concert at the First Methodist Church. Both the food and the music were wonderful! On Saturday Dakota Weir and his friend Stacy went to Wesley’s Buddy Baseball game in Paris with Robert and Yvonne, and then went to “Genes Flea Market” and “Justa’s.” That afternoon Yvonne attended Rosa Duckworth’s 95th birthday party at Kids Kingdom. The Weirs went to the Farmer’s Market and Lou Viney’s on Saturday night. On Sunday Destri Weir met Yvonne for lunch in Greenville after church. She and Yvonne shopped and visited. Yvonne comments, “It was a busy, fun week.”
Our family went to Mount Vernon on Saturday to watch Kenden play baseball. Several others from Tira also braved the unseasonably cold wind to watch and cheer on their children/grandchildren.
My friend Janice Franks, business manager at Linden-Kildare CISD, and I were in Nacogdoches for the TASBO Small Schools Symposium on Monday and a workshop on Tuesday.
Annual homecoming at the Old Tarrant Cemetery will be held on May 18th at 10:00 a.m., on the cemetery grounds. Jerry and Lou Jane Brandenburgh will present a musical program and those attending will be given the opportunity to tell a story of loved ones buried there. Hopkins County Stew will be served after a short business meeting. Everyone is asked to bring tables and desserts. The alternative location, in case of rain, will be the North Hopkins
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