Published on Thursday, August 27 2015 14:53
There are 404 students in Lyons Middle/Senior High School. In 2015, up until August 1, there had been 204 people killed in mass gunfire shootings (three or more people killed in one shooting) here in the United States. If that average continues, we may expect that about 360 people will die from mass gunfire shootings by year’s end. Or, on a local scale, about 90% of the Lyons Middle/Senior High School population who would have died
Published on Thursday, August 13 2015 12:10
Editor’s Note: Through the years, The Occasional Curmudgeon has, when things got to the point that he could no longer hold his tongue (or pen) occasionally commented through a column in the Lyons Recorder about what was going on in Lyons. Gary and his wife are moving to Oregon, and we wish them well, and thank him for his contributions to the paper over the years.
As I write this, there are seventeen “main” candidates and another twelve “maybe” candidates for the Republican nomination as their candidate for the position of President of the United States.
Some of these people would be recognizable to almost anyone in this country. How could we not know who Bush is, after seeing the other Bushes sitting in the Oval Office? Christie is hard to miss. He looks like a modern version of President Taft