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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Over the years of weathering and abuse the local gazebo may need help from our local seniors and Lyons-Decatur Northeast. My partner Trystan Vink and I Bow Whitley are planning on rebuilding the local park’s gazebo. By the end of this project we predict that the gazebo will be better than it ever was before. […]

Job Fair At LDNE

  I am Jacob Whitaker and my partner Joey O’Connor are going to be hosting a job fair at our local school. This will help gain knowledge on Lyons-Decatur Northeast students from grade four through twelve. We have asked businesses around the state, if they are willing to participate in it. Our goal is to […]

Ideas for the Future

Hello my name is Benny Estrada, for my community project Tyler Hardeman and I are committing to create an AV Club. A club to initiate a hobby for tech enthusiast, It will help our community to bond and have meetings for tech enthusiast, inventing ideas to help our community prevail in a modern way to […]

Them lines though

Why this is important to us is because we get kind frustrated with people parking all weird like. So what Michael and I are wanting to do is repaint the East side parking lot of the school for the students. We got inspired to repaint the parking lines because we are tired of the weird […]

Community Family Movie Night

As the New Year comes, new events are arriving in the Lyons community. This year, Lupita and I (Amelia), are going to start a monthly community family movie night. The first showing will be in February and the last showing in May. We are super excited about this project. This wasn’t our first option for […]

Baseball Field Concession Stand Remodel

Our senior year has consisted of a couple community projects but this one will help a specific part of the community. We are going to be working on a project that will involve the concession stand at the baseball field. We will be repainting walls and putting a new style of floor in, whether it […]

Main Street Remodel

This year for my community project, that my entire government class is doing, is redoing the front of my parents downtown business in Lyons Nebraska. I had no real inspiration to do this project besides my own want to bring new life to the building. This building is located on main street across from the […]

Working the Graveyard Shift

     For a while now the cemetery board has been discussing purchasing a software that will allow visitors to find their loved one’s gravestone with ease. We have been given the opportunity to help out the board with process of entering these headstones into a database. First we will count every headstone in the […]

Spreading Christmas Cheer!

As our senior year came near, we needed some ideas of what to do for our community studio project that would benefit the community we live in. Ideas came and went as our junior year was ending. Senior year approached and we have no idea what we were getting ourselves into. Multiple ideas passed our […]

“Rural Voices”: Empowering the Community

By Brock Vetick Lyons, Nebraska, population 851, lies in the center of our nation. Located in a rural area, it is somewhat disconnected from larger concentrations of population. But do not think of “disconnected” in the wrong context. Lyons is disconnected geographically, not culturally or intellectually. The community is alive with unique individuals that help […]