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TIRA NEWS Dec. 16, 2009

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The North Hopkins PTO Christmas program is scheduled for this Thursday evening at 6:30. Students will be dismissed for the Christmas and New Year holidays at noon on Friday. Two basketball games are scheduled for that afternoon in the North Hopkins gym. The boys will play Trenton at 1 p.m. and the girls will play Fruitvale at 6 p.m.

Floyd and Martha Payton were in Fort Worth on Saturday to attend the Retired Firefighters Luncheon held at the Fire and Police Training Center. Martha reports, “The retirees drive in from all parts of the state to attend this event. There are a lot of memories shared after spending 30 years together.”

Last week Sherry Smiddy, Powell Vickery, Cody and Daylee Fite attended the Community Christmas party in Tira. Chris, Ally, Braden and Emma Vickery came too, and all the kids enjoyed seeing Santa that night. Chris, Ally, Braden, Cody and Emma spent the night with Sherry and Powell. This week on Saturday, Suzan Miller, Sherry, Powell, Daylee and Cody went to see “The Princess and the Frog” and then had dinner at Chili’s. Sherry says, “Saturday night we all enjoyed the Christmas lights and saw Santa again at Cooper Lake.” Sherry and Powell hosted the Vickery Christmas party at their home on Sunday. About 40 people attended and enjoyed lots of food, fun and laughter. Those attending were Chris, Jenna, Ally, Braden and Emma Vickery; Steven, Cheryl, Madison, Ethan, Bryson and Owen Vickery; Shelly and Justin Adair with Branson, Tinley, Korbin, Gracie, Cade, Kendal and Kidman; Bobby, Carley, Garrett, Payton and Braely Vickery; David, Deana, Cody and Faith Vickery; Anna Hines; Jana Johnson and Mike, Brandon, Stormie and Angel; Todd Johnson; and Kristi, Daylee and Cody Fite.

Yvonne Weir, Brenda Allen, Vonda Hawkins, Colleen McCray, Susan McGrady and I went to the Nokia Theater in Grapevine on Saturday and enjoyed a wonderful Christmas performance by the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes. Colleen’s friend, Pam, met us at the Olive Garden in Mesquite and had lunch with us, and then we all went to the program. After the presentation, we took Pam back to the Olive Garden, where we had dessert, before returning home.

Malcolm, Tiffany, Landon, Morgan, Kenden and Jaidyn Joslin; Chelsie Edwards; Chip and I rode through Doctor’s Creek Park at Cooper Lake on Friday night and saw the beautifully decorated campsites, and then we went to Cooper and ate at Jalapeno’s Mexican Restaurant.

If you have any news pertaining to Tira residents, past or present, contact Jan Vaughn at 903-945-2190 or 903-438-6688 or via e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .




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