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Tira News for April 21, 2010

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We want to express our sympathy to the family of Penny Valentine. She passed away on Saturday. Her funeral was held on Tuesday, at West Oaks Funeral Home, with the burial in the Tira Cemetery. Friends at the Kountry Kafe’ (formerly Penny’s Cafe’) hosted a luncheon for the family.

Kevin and Dee Melton and Dean and Margaret Eudy were in College Station with Kadee Melton this past weekend. While there they participated in several Parent’s Weekend activities beginning with Midnight Yell Practice at Kyle Field on Friday night. On Saturday morning the group did some shopping at the Aggie tent sales around town and the Aggie Mom’s Bazaar at Reed Arena. Later that day they went to the Maroon and White football game and a tailgate party held by the Texas Aggie Cattlewomen’s Club. The Meltons and Eudys hosted a birthday party at The District on Saturday night for Kadee that included a cookout and gifts, and everyone trying to beat the clock playing games from the show Minute to Win It. Guests included Kadee’s roommate, Emily Huether, and her parents, Don and Marianne, and Kadee’s friend Robin Gallagher.

Tira volunteer firefighters responded to a grass fire east of the fire station on Friday.

Joyce Johnson of Mesquite, spent a couple of nights with Troy and Georgia Smith last week. Mary Rawson, Joyce and Georgia’s sister, also enjoyed visiting with them. The three “girls” also had a good time going to see “The Last Song” at the movie theater.

Spring pictures and class group pictures will be made at North Hopkins School on Friday. Tarleton State University will be hosting a State FFA Career Development Event on Thursday. The baseball team will be traveling to Yantis on Friday (weather permitting), and the girls’ regional track qualifiers will be in Gladewater and the boys will be at White Oak. Baseball continues at Roxton on Monday. Students in several grade levels will be taking TAKS tests next week. Parents, be sure your children get plenty of rest in preparation for the tests.

If you have any news pertaining to Tira residents, past or present, please contact Jan Vaughn @ 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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