Published on Thursday, January 08 2015 13:08
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions do not necessarily represent those of the entire Board of Trustees.
Published on Wednesday, December 31 2014 14:17
Most individuals pursuing post-secondary education receive some sort of financial aid. Financial aid is comprised of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. Last month, high school seniors were advised to focus on applying for scholarships. Use January to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Published on Wednesday, December 31 2014 11:08
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the Board.
Another week gone by, and now it’s New Years. Happy New Years everybody. I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas like I did.
MOVIE on Saturday, January 3, at Ken’s Photography (behind The Stone Cup) at 7:30 p.m. is “Thelma and Louise”
Published on Wednesday, December 31 2014 10:52
Roads Traveled by Linda L. Osmundson
Now is the time for those dreaded New Year’s resolutions that we find unfulfilled at the end of the year. I’ve researched, read, considered, and made a list of possible subjects for my twenty-four articles for 2015. Let’s take a peek.
Published on Wednesday, December 31 2014 09:53
After a summer of feverish work, a new Montessori school opened up in the old parsonage next to the Lyons Community Church. Mayor John O’Brien and Trustee LaVern Johnson helped the Lyons Valley Preschool staff and board proudly cut the ribbon to welcome a couple dozen eager toddlers to the world of education.
Published on Monday, December 29 2014 09:47
Editor’s Note: In order that Lora and I, and all our wonderful volunteer contributors might enjoy some time off to be with our families and friends during the holidays the Lyons Recorder will continue our tradition of using the last week of the Old Year, and the first week of the New Year to bring our readers the Year in Review. On behalf of everyone connected to the Lyons Recorder, we hope you all enjoy the holidays, and we wish everyone a very Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year!
Joseph Lekarczyk and Lora Gilson
Much in the same way of 2013 being remembered mostly for the devastating September flood, 2014 here in Lyons seemed to a large extent to resolve around “recovery.” Life did get somewhat back to “normal” for most residents. However, as a walk through the Confluence Neighborhood shows, we still have a long way to go.
Published on Thursday, December 25 2014 14:51
The Grinch grew a heart
Scrooge did too
Published on Thursday, December 25 2014 14:40
The 3A Valley Vikings (4-2) were expected to beat the 2A Lady Lions but no one told that to the Lyons girl’s as they played the game with great intensity. The Vikings started mostly experienced senior players, and also had lots of depth. The Lady Lions only rotated one substitute player in and out of the game,
Published on Thursday, December 18 2014 13:34
With the rising cost of college and a daunting job market, it’s easy to worry about what will happen to the young people in our community as they enter adulthood. For young men, there’s one easy way to improve their chances in life: register with the Selective Service System.