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Thanks For Cleaning Playground

Lyle News for June 20

By the

Lyle Newscasters

Joy Collins, 365-5102

ojoy@gorge.net

Barbara Sexton, 365-5374

madison@gorge.net

A big community thank you to the person or persons who weed-eated and cleaned around our new playground. This is such a nice place for the kids to play and we really appreciate your taking pride in keeping it attractive and safe for them to play.

Twenty-six ladies enjoyed the Birthday Lunch this week at the Hong Kong Buffet. Those celebrating June birthdays were: Lillian Hamm, Mary Migaki, Alice Mattox, Francis Ewing, Margo Patrick, Sarah Kalil, and Vi Bellete.

Once again the flower thieves hit the cemetery after Memorial Day. How sad families cannot pay tribute to their loved ones without having someone who has no respect for others stealing that tribute. How do you reach this place in life that you feel you have to go to a cemetery and steal? How would you react if this were done to your loved one's grave? I'm sure that you are the kind of person who can't keep your mouth shut about doing such a stupid deed and I hope that when you brag to others about what you did, they will, in turn report you to the authorities.

Eight rigs of local Sundowners attended the Ione Auction. This is always a really good auction plus a great barbecued meal and an outing that we all look forward to.

Just a reminder: The chip site is open for spring. 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.

June's Lyle Community Action Council meeting is Monday, June 24.

"Town Slogan" Contest for Lyle: Correction: Entry deadline is Sept. 2.

Lyle History: As published in the Ruralite September 1985.

"Two-year old Pepper Tu is the guardian, the conversation piece, and the pampered mascot for Crosby Stables near Lyle."

"He is also a recent example of Jim Crosby's capacity to be flexible enough to change his mind to meet new opportunities."

"Pepper Tu is a small, strange looking black dog of the rare Belgian breed called Schipperke, which means 'little captain.' Jim and Eunice Crosby laughingly admit that though they have never wanted to have a dog around -- 'too messy and too smelly!' -- they are now 100 percent boosters for Pepper Tu. 'Feel his hair,' they urge. Surprisingly, it is rough and stiff on top but fine and silky below.' So there's no shedding hair and never any odor'!"

Happiness is like a cat. It eludes those who seek it and jumps into your lap when you least expect it.

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