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Sympathy Extended To Families

Lyle News for Feb. 13

By the

Lyle Newscasters

Mildred Lykens, 365-0060

mildred@gorge.net

Barbara Sexton, 365-5374

madison@gorge.net

The community extends its sympathy to the families of Joseph Pinell. He was laid to rest on Saturday at Balch Cemetery. The community also lost one of its "Centurions" this week. Karmen Kingery passed away on Friday, Feb. 8, at the foster home where she had resided for the past four years. Karmen was 102 on her birthday in January.

Stop in the Monitor office and pick up your Disaster Plan Zone Map, which will also aid you in your quest for the key.

Find the Key and earn the prize. Here's your second clue:

On Lewis and Clark Trail

Is where I'll be found?

Search for me

Close to the ground

The LCAC urges your attendance at the next meeting on Feb. 24. At this meeting the council will be presenting the final Disaster Plan, and distributing Emergency Plan Information. Chris Mace, county sheriff, will be in attendance to answer any questions on this plan. Mary Gumm from "Sprint" will update the community on the fiber optic cable that has been installed, and what benefits it will bring to the citizens of Lyle. Also on the agenda will be Marty Hudson, of the County Noxious Weed Control Dept., to update us on how to control the noxious weeds on private property and in the community. This will be a very informative evening. Questions??? This is your opportunity to ask them. Plan to attend and let your voice be heard!

Just a reminder:

Pioneer Days are back: Memorial Day Weekend, 2003 the Man in the Black Hat needs volunteers!

Lyle Community Action Council meets the 4th Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Lyle Lions Community Center.

There are two churches in Lyle that welcome visitors -- Lyle United Methodist Church, 403 W Klickitat St, and Lyle Full Gospel Church, at 715 Washington St.

Lyle History: As published in the Enterprise, July 6, 1967.

Lyle Pioneer History continued, as recounted by Jesse A Jewell: "About 1900 a convict camp was established up near where the Thunderbird is now, over and back of the tunnels east of town. That was before there was any road up the river toward Dallesport. The renown and respected builder of the northwest that built railroads, is supposed to have fostered the idea of building a road up the river. (Samuel Hill wanted very much to have a road to Maryhill from Lyle because of his castle and Stonehenge which is a replica of a ruined structure of giant stones on Salisbury Plain in S. W. England; of great antiquity: perhaps once a temple of the sun. The castle has now been turned into a museum)."

Old age is when former classmates are so gray and wrinkled, and bald they don't recognize you.

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