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COMMENTARY: What's the Future for Affordable Housing in Lyons?
By Amy Reinholds
This week marked the 4th anniversary of the flooding that greatly affected our community and destroyed about seventy homes that were not rebuilt. To see some signs of continued recovery, I hope you were able to attend yesterday's Habitat for Humanity ground blessing ceremony, the tours of Bohn Park, and
The Lyons High School volleyball teams (JV and Varsity) only had one match last week, after having six the week before, giving the girls a much needed breather. With that said, the teams traveled to Fort Collins to take on the Heritage Christian Eagles. The JV squad won their match in straight sets, 25-22 and 25-18. The young Lions were up 22-12 in the first set, but the Eagles clawed their way back into the match and made the Lions earn the win. Charlotte Rogers tallied point 24 by dropping in a second serve for a kill, and Ava McCall put the
By David McIntyre
I still remember the morning in 1997 when I spotted a sign in the window of 303 Main Street in my hometown of Lyons announcing the opening of Oskar Blues. I, being a big blues music fan was delighted and immediately went inside to introduce myself to owner Dale Katechis, and find out what he had planned. I never anticipated what was to come.
Hurricane Harvey flooded Houston several weeks ago. Lyons residents/flood victims Ken Singer & Sandy Spellman’s best friends from New Jersey have a daughter, son-in-law and two grand daughters living in Houston for the past ten years. With warnings that they should evacuate Houston, they went to higher ground in Austin, Texas. The following are excerpted emails (8/28 to 9/8) from Karlsson Salek, a high school science teacher in the Houston school system.
August 28 Email
Brian, the girls and I evacuated to Austin on Thursday. After staying through Hurricane Ike nine years ago we decided we would never do that again. As far