Wednesday, November 9, 2005
Mildred Lykens, 365-0060
Barbara Sexton, 365-5374
As promised here are the Fireman's Chili Cook-off winners. Nada McMurin was Grand Marshall leading the parade of fire engines. Children's Costume contest winners were: most realistic, Gregory Haner, fireman; scariest, Jubilee and Karisma England, a pair of lion cubs; most original, Ryan Darland, ninja; and best of show, Emily Darland, princess.
Firemen's Muster Make and Break, "West End" made up of firefighters from Bingen and Husum Fire Departments; Turnout Relay, High Prairie; Bucket Brigade, Appleton; and the Overall Muster Champions went to High Prairie for the third year in a row.
Chili Competition: gourmet, Appleton; firehouse, Husum; traditional, High Prairie; and People's Choice went to the Skyline Ambulance Crew.
Peter Lovejoy won the Homemade Quilt raffle. His wife Glenda made this quilt and he purchased many, many tickets in hopes of giving it back to her as a gift.
The council would like to thank all who took part in the event and all who worked so hard to make it such a success.
Community Council elections will be held at the November council meeting. The open positions are: 2, 3, and 4. Incumbents Joy Collins and Barbara Sexton have declared their intent to run again. Fill-in council member Mike Sayler has declared his intent to run for position #2.
Churches in Lyle are United Methodist, 403 Klickitat St, and Lyle Celebration Center, 715 Washington St.
Excerpts from a pamphlet issued by The Lyle Commercial Club (date unknown). "Improved and partly improved places can be bought on reasonable terms at prices in proportion to the improvements. The telephone and daily mail delivery reaches all sections of the district."
"The Goldendale Branch of the North Bank Road has its junction with the main line at Lyle and an electric railroad has been projected and surveyed to extend to Glenwood, 35 miles north, penetrating an area of land containing over one billion of feet of virgin Pine and Fir, which when removed will all sooner or later come under the plow, and will be planted to the specialized and highly profitable products of the Lyle country."
Becoming aware of my defects leads me to the next step – blaming my parents.