I went to the Jingle Bell Rock Christmas event in Sully a couple of weeks ago. The parade was a little short but had some very nice entrants. When I started to go through the businesses, I started at the First State Bank. I followed a large group of children in the door. Most of them...Read more
From the triumph of victory to the heartache of property damage, hundreds of events that took place over the past year, 2013, made a memorable impact in the lives of present, past, and future residents of the Lynnville-Sully community. In 2013, property taxes remained low, 100th birthdays were celebrated, and sports teams found success at...Read more
The Hometown Press is excited to announce the launch of its website, www.hometownpressia.com. Throughout the newspaper’s four-plus years of serving the area, the Hometown Press staff members have received numerous requests for online access to the paper. Well, you asked, we listened, and we’re thrilled to bring our paper into the digital realm. Our goal is...Read more
Wednesday, Dec. 18, Sully Mayor-elect Brent Vander Molen, Sully City Engineer Brad Uitermarkt, and Sully Mayor Gordon Yarrington met with Jasper County Engineer Russ Stutt and County Supervisor Denny Stevenson about resurfacing 1st Street (the main highway through town) in Sully with CIRTPA Funding. During this meeting, it was found out that cities that are...Read more
Gordon Yarrington, 58, of Sully has served as mayor of Sully for 22 years. Ironically, he became mayor the same way he was voted out. On Nov. 5, 1991, he was elected via a write-in campaign by a Van Der Zyl (Clarence) and on the same date 22 years later on Nov. 5, 2013, he was...Read more
Kim Harsselaar to take place of retiring Lynnville City Clerk Keith Renaud.
As well as being a favorite for grillers and outdoor entertainers, propane has also served as an alternative to natural gas for heating homes in rural areas. And since the approval of propane as a clean alternative fuel by the Environmental Protection Agency, new markets for propane have begun to open up across the country.