Joy Collins, 365-5102
Barbara Sexton, 365-5374
The students and parents of the Lyle High School graduating class of 2003 are planning the first-ever Lyle High drug and alcohol free graduation party. Fund-raisers have begun! The first fund raiser was a great success as students and parents volunteered for Tommy the Tank Engine's appearance in Hood River. They did such a good job that they were asked back for a second day on the 4th of July. The next fund-raiser is a car wash at Albertsons' in The Dalles on July 20. Coming up on Aug. 17, a back to school sale/car wash/refreshments, at the Lyle Park Place. Please contribute time or funds to this very worthy cause. Our kids are our future.
Lyle's first responders had four medical calls and firemen had four fire calls in the month of June.
Wishram held its second PineWood Derby during Wishram Community Days on the 4th of July. Joy went, it was a ball.
We would like to thank all of you for your patience during the past few weeks while we were unable to prepare a column. We're back at it again and welcome any and all news you have to offer. Thanks.
Barbara would like to thank everyone for hugs and loving memories shared with her this past week. They mean the world to her.
Just a reminder: The chip site is open for the summer. Dispose of your brush and limbs at this site, recycle all that you can and let's see if we can do away with burn barrels.
Lyle's Burn Ban is in effect as of June 10.
July's Lyle Community Action Council meeting is Monday, July 22.
"Town Slogan" Contest for Lyle: Entry deadline is September 2.
Lyle History: As published in the Ruralite September 1985.
"The Crosbys' daughter Karen, who is a speech and hearing therapist, recalls that she was never allowed to have a dog when she was growing up. But in 1973, she began to breed and raise Schipperkes when she and her husband lived in Tennessee, and she gave the tiny pup to her parent's two years ago. 'And now my folks think Pepper Tu is the greatest, and I'm glad'!"
"Jim's first big change of mind came in 1964 when his friend Henry Patera invited the Crosbys to come see his Tennessee Walker horse. Jim had worked long and hard with horses when he was growing up on a farm in Iowa, and he had enough of them to last a lifetime."
Words are the window to the heart.