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Champagne Toast Honors Couple

Lyle News for May 13

By the

Lyle Newscasters

Mildred Lykens, 365-0060

mildred@gorge.net

Barbara Sexton, 365-5374

madison@gorge.net

An open house was held at the Lion's Club on Saturday to celebrate Steve and Gayle Pimley's 50th wedding anniversary. Their three sons and families hosted the event. The boys put together an impressive DVD photo show covering the past 50 years. The guests honored the happy couple with champagne toast.

May 22 is The Lyle-Balch Cemetery annual clean up day, beginning at 8:30 a.m. At noon a potluck lunch will be held at the Grange Hall and will be followed by the annual cemetery business meeting. Everyone is welcome to come and share in the labor and repast.

The regularly scheduled Lyle Community Council meeting will be Monday, May 24, at the Lion's Club at 7 p.m. The PUD will be on the agenda and plans for the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Balfour-Klickitat Day Use Site will be discussed. We urge you to attend and get involved in your Community.

The date has been set -- Saturday, June 12, for the Annual 13-MILE YARD SALE. If you need a spot for your sale items, the Lions Club will be renting spaces out in the parking lot for $5. If you are interested contact Darla Brashers, 365-4992, or the Lions Club, 365-2110. Deadline has been changed to get your location on the map to May 29. Call Joy Collins at 365-5102

Community churches are Lyle United Methodist, 403 W Klickitat St., and Lyle Celebration Center, 715 Washington St. Plans are in the works for the Methodist Church's centennial celebration to be held Sept. 26.

History -- Lyle Cemetery, Klickitat County, Lyle, and Washington, as written by J.E. Smith, Chairman Board of Trustees. Sept.29, 1917.

"The trustees do not consider Hood's claim to the lands now occupied and used for cemetery purposes valid, and the association's title to the land is good and sufficient in law and equity. There are several decisions by the Supreme Court of the state similar to this case, when lands had been used for a cemetery they were consecrated for all time for that purpose."

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