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By Mildred Lykens
Lyle News 

Evacuation alert was startling


Getting an automated phone call stating all of the homes north of Lyle Point are to be on alert for possible evacuation caught me off guard last Friday afternoon. Being as I am north of Lyle Point, I realized that I should have went to more of those meetings that teach what to do in this sort of emergency. After looking around the house and wondering, “What do I pack if I have to go?” I realized too that I’m not mentally prepared on what is most important. I stopped, took a deep breath, and decided to go find out how bad it was. Thank the Good Lord and our diligent Fire Department; the fire engines and fire fighters had the area surrounded, and all that could be seen from my view po...

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