Published on Thursday, February 13 2014 13:39
By Katie Jonjak
The Lady Lion’s junior varsity team is finding success this season with a record of eight wins and four losses. The young hoopsters have won their last four games in a row, and all these wins have come while the coaches have been experimenting with different line-ups. The JV team is coached by Jason Maguire; assisted by David James, under head coach Sandy Mitchell.
Published on Thursday, February 13 2014 13:25
Another cold week gone by. Around five to ten degrees below freezing. Several have had their pipes freeze. Be sure to let the water drip a little. Doesn’t take much, but you need some water circulating. We have had a hard winter, and on top of the flood. Woe is us! (Editor’s note: grammatically, I believe “Woe are we” is correct)
Published on Thursday, February 13 2014 08:14
Imagine a musical laboratory where the Electro-Americana Rock n’ Roll of Arthur Lee Land is combined with the techno/jazz/funk/improv infused goodness of gogoLab’s dance research. Then
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 14:33
Lyons Housing Recovery Task Force
For the sake of clarity and transparency, The Housing Recovery Task Force would like to explain the processes that are currently underway to ensure that Lyons recovers stronger, more sustainable, and more resilient than we were pre-flood.
The Housing Recovery Task Force is an umbrella task force of citizen volunteers. The Lyons Board of Trustees appointed the Task Force to consolidate and identify possible housing recovery solutions and to support the town’s
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 14:20
By Dr. Sara Hart
First there was the flood; then there were the decisions every person made to survive. For most people, these were very different decisions than those made weeks and even days prior. Instead of, “What should we have for dinner tonight,” it became “What is going to go bad the quickest that we need to eat first,” or “Where will I get my next meal?”
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 13:51
We were all dashed by the Broncos 43 to 8 Super Bowl loss. How could they play so terribly? It is hard to realize that it could happen after all their work of getting there. That brings us back to other years when we were
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 13:43
February is the lull month between the frenzy of applying for school and financial aid, and the anticipation of award letters and the decision. Take this opportunity to follow up on all you have accomplished, catch up on all that you haven’t, and prepare yourself for what is to come.
If you have already applied for post secondary education, scholarships, and completed the FAFSA, follow up with schools to ensure they have transcripts and all application material. Some schools require your mid-year transcript.
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 13:32
By Matt Smith
The Lyons Lions boys’ basketball team took on the powerful Strasburg Indians (13 and 2, 5 and 1 in league play) last Friday night (January 31). Despite playing some tough defense right from the start of the game, Lyons found themselves down 18 to 11 after the first quarter. Zach Christiansen was hot with shooting three pointers for the
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 09:59
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
If they had been wearing costumes and carrying a parasol, one might have thought the Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) was getting “Cash Mobbed” Monday evening at Town Hall. Instead, what is was, was the Confluence Group, thirty or forty very respectful Lyons residents, whose homes were severely damaged during the September flood, who want to stand united and let the Trustees and Town Staff know they are, though still