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Birthday party has 81 candles

Lyle News for March 11

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Lyle Newscasters

Mildred Lykens, 365-0060

Barbara Sexton, 365-5374

Celebrations for Inez Williams's birthday this week saw 81 candles on her cake. A family outing for a Chinese lunch, as well as a birthday party with friends, residents and staff of the foster home in Lyle, where she resides.

The Lyle Community Council meeting for March will be Monday, March 22, at 7 p.m. at the Lyle Lions Community Center. Once again the PUD is on the agenda to discuss water/wastewater rates. Also the results of the council's current community survey will be announced.

The annual Spring Cleanup is set for April 9 and 10 this year. Plans are going well; watch your doorstep for the orange garbage bags as the date nears. If you are going to need help with appliance pickup or have questions, please call Joy at 365-5102.

It's not too soon to begin planning for the 13-mile yard sale coming up in June. Some of us have started cleaning out our garages. How about the rest of you??? Soon we may be able to park our cars inside again.

Once again we are asking for help with writing your community news. If you have something you would like us to write about PLEASE CALL or e-mail us. Club and organization news, family news, questions and comments are always welcome.

Community churches are Lyle United Methodist, 403 W Klickitat St., and Lyle Celebration Center, 715 Washington St.

History -- Since the Lyle United Methodist Church will celebrate 100 years this year we thought we would print its history.

The Sunday School group has been an active part of the church, as well as the youth groups and the ladies' organization. While membership in the church has been small, it has been active in many ways, both in the church and in the community. Support for mission groups, help in community crisis and special needs has been generous. The building is available for special uses of the community and the New Hope Farms and special school center has been helped as needs have arisen. It truly has been and is now a church of the community - Lillian Hamm

"Can't sleep? Try counting your blessings!" Anonymous


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