Wednesday, December 1, 2004
Mildred Lykens, 365-0060
Barbara Sexton, 365-5374
The community was saddened by the death, last week, of John Kullberg, the owner of the Lyle Mercantile. Sincere condolences go out to Young Sil and their families.
Please pick up your Christmas Lights entry form so that your holiday decorations can be judged this year. You will find the forms at the post office and other businesses about town.
Friday saw the "NEW" Community Christmas tree decorated for the first time. Those helping: Jack Bryan, Lisa Conway and her daughter Olivia, Mildred Lykens, Barbara Sexton and Tommy Laughery. Martin Huffman and son Brady opened the school and hooked up the power for the lights. Thanks to all who participated with both donations of decorations and lights and those who helped in decorating. A new tradition has begun!
The newly anticipated Lyle Museum has a location and now needs volunteers, photos, history, and exhibits to display. Call Terry Mills, or Mildred Lykens if any of these sound like your "cup of tea." Please step forward and help preserve the history of our community.
Churches in Lyle are Lyle United Methodist, 403 Klickitat St, and Lyle Celebration Center, 715 Washington St.
As printed in The Goldendale Sentinel in 1960 and reprinted with its permission: "Historical Society Members Exchange Early-Day Stories"
"After one such occasion the chief, almost cured of riding trains, showed up with his head skinned and black and blue from bruises. "Me almost go to Jesus yesterday," he confided to Kreps. After that, his train riding was limited. "Old Skookum may not have looked very big," Kreps observed, "but he was high enough up the Indian ladder that he was invited to Washington two or three times to visit the Great White Father." Once he remarked at our house "Smellum good-all same like White House". (He wanted us to know he had been there)."
I don't mind the dust bunnies because... .they are very good company, I have named most of them, and they agree with everything I say.