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Lyons High School students Cobey Faubus (left) and Nathan
Schneider (right) brought home the cup at the seventh annual
Code Quest coding competition last month.
Photos courtesy of Nick “Space Cowboy” Schneider
A Tree Grows in Lyons
Photo courtesy of Bonnie Auslander
By Lyons Bluesologist, David McIntyre
I thought I would let you all know ahead of time who will be playing in the Town of Lyons Parks & Rec. free Sandstone Park Summer Concert Series this summer so you could mark your calendars. I have watched with admiration as these shows have grown over the years; with the last couple of years being a full park with lots of families, kids, dogs, and music lovers galore.
As the booker of bands, I have tried to keep the lineup as local as I can, and have chosen acts that play fun music that everyone will enjoy. There are only three bands on the schedule this summer that don't have at least one band member living in Lyons, and those, of course, have big followings and a long
By Monique Sawyer-Lang
Exciting things are happening at the Lyons Redstone Museum for the 2018 season. Museum staff has been busy over the winter planning new exhibits and programming for the enjoyment of visitors, including interactive activities for families. We will be open on weekends in May, beginning Saturday, May 5, in celebration of May History Month, and will open daily June through September.
The museum will be hosting a series of monthly “History Talks” over the summer exploring various topics and items from the museum’s collections relating to Lyons history. The first in the 2018 series, Revealing History, will be held Saturday, May 12, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., at the Lyons Redstone Museum. See and
Come celebrate Dad at Stone Mountain Lodge's 1st Annual Father's Day Brunch on Sunday, June 17, 2018, 10-2 pm
Enjoy some friendly competition with yard games like giant jenga, cornhole, ladder ball, and more!
Fill up on a delicious brunch spread and gourmet coffee bar by Relish Catering & Events.
By Monique Sawyer-Lang,
Lyons Redstone Museum
On March 4, 2018 the wreckage from the USS Lexington, was discovered by the expedition crew of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel, whose mission is research, exploration and survey of historic warships, and other important artifacts.
The Lexington was found 3,000 meters (about two miles) below the surface, resting on the floor of the Coral Sea more than 500 miles off the eastern coast of Australia. The USS Lexington was originally commissioned as a battle cruiser but was launched as an aircraft carrier in 1925. She took part in the Battle of the Coral Sea (May 4-8, 1942) along with the USS Yorktown against three Japanese carriers. This was the first carrier versus carrier battle in history and was the first time Japanese forces