Letters To The Editor

A Hope for Affordable Housing

Dear Community,
While attending a Lyons Housing Recovery Task Force meeting, which was considering housing possibilities for the people who lost their homes during our flood, I had a flash back.  The flash back was of a court decision made during my youth in New Jersey. 

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A Response Would Be Appreciated

Dear Lyons Community,  

When I voiced a differing opinion on the best way to enhance library services, I was quickly eliminated from the email distribution of Library Steering Committee and Library District Board notes. So I really don’t even know if either committee

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Best Wishes for the future

Dear Lyons,
With the demise of the Sushi-Matsuri, Lyons has lost a fine restaurant that attracted many pleased customers from other communities in this area.

As one of those patrons, I was disappointed to learn that the restaurant's lease had been terminated. Matsuri became

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A Heartfelt Thank You

Dear Lyons Community,

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 9th Annual Christmas Eve Service.  We are especially grateful to Craig Ferguson for his ingenuity in providing a circus tent; allowing us to keep our traditional candlelight gathering at Planet

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Happy Holidays!

Dear Lyons,
None of us will forget 2013. About a week after the flood, I was talking with Trustee Lavern Johnson. Even standing amid the debris of a town she has loved and worked for longer than almost any of us, she had the historical perspective to say,

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