Published on Thursday, May 01 2014 09:35
By Matt Smith
On a nice warm Saturday afternoon towards the end of April, and also the end of the 2014 Lyons High School baseball season, I was a few innings late to the ball game because track practice was finishing up. However, I did get to see a lot of the game as I was throwing some discus in
Published on Thursday, May 01 2014 09:31
By Kari Basey
The stars shone brightly at the annual Lyons Elementary School Talent Show. Kids from Preschool through Fifth Grade performed a total of sixty-five acts for their friends and family on Friday, April 25. Talent was divided into two shows, based on age so that every interested
Published on Thursday, May 01 2014 09:26
By Renée Haip
There are a few meets each year that give us a glimpse of the younger talent being developed at both the high school and middle school levels. With the varsity team off this week, all attention shifted to the JV Championships on Wednesday, April 23 and the Middle School Championships on Saturday, April 26.
While many track members were in Grand Junction for a band trip, the JV Championships at Everly-Montgomery Field in Longmont provided some of the remaining underclassmen with some
Published on Thursday, April 24 2014 23:44
By Diane Goode Benedict
Since the catastrophic floods of 2013, much has been said about raising funds to repair parks, roadways, hiking and biking trails in Colorado. One such drive is to save Meadow Park in Lyons.
The park area was initially mentioned in The Lyons Recorder, December 15, 1910, indicating that the
Published on Thursday, April 24 2014 23:28
By Mary Chase
It is spring, a time of new weather, new growth, and new beginnings. Our little town has had a rough go of it in the last couple of months so I think we can all agree we are ready for positive new beginnings. So in this new season, what are the new beginnings you need to make to be successful? I
Published on Thursday, April 24 2014 22:41
By Janaki Jane
If you haven’t seen the folks in blue around town yet, you will soon. The Lyons area now has its own Colorado Spirit Mountain Outreach Flood Recovery Team.
So if someone in a blue shirt knocks on your door, or talks to you on Main Street, and asks you: “How are you doing? How were you affected by the flood?” they really are here to help.Read more: Lyons Now Has Its Own Flood Recovery Outreach Team
Published on Thursday, April 24 2014 22:19
By Kate Kerr
Recently, I was shopping at Steamboat Natural Foods when a young man entered holding a generous handful of cash. He approached the cashier saying: “You were here for me after the flood and opened
Published on Thursday, April 24 2014 16:42
Easter was a glorious day, reminding us that the Lord “rose from the dead” on Easter morning; thus, as did “Our Town of Lyons, Colorado” stated Pastor Emily of the Lyons Community Church. Yes, Lyons rose from the flood, from despair, and things are looking up for most (however, not all) this Easter season. We must “hang in there” for new beginnings and have faith this Easter season.
Published on Thursday, April 24 2014 00:50
By Joseph Lekarczyk
If Sean, Bill, and the rest of the Fox News conservative talking heads were reporting on Monday night’s Town of Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting, they would be getting all red-in-the-face, and