Category Archives: News

Remember When – 10/30/14

35 years ago (1979) The Sully First Reformed Church celebrated its 75th anniversary. The theme was “To God Be the Glory.” Included in the program was the auction of the anniversary quilt, skits, slides, and musical numbers. Former pastors reminisced with former student pastors and special visitors recognized. All living former pastors were present for the...
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We should still vote no matter what

If there is no other reason to vote next Tuesday, it should be in celebration of the end of all the negative campaigning. I’m quite tired of all the “she said, he said, they said, and nobody said” stuff on TV, on radio, printed, and in my mailbox. You may be thinking I shouldn’t be...
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PPEL Renewal Vote on Dec. 2 – By Shane Ehresman

The Lynnville-Sully Community School District Board of Education has set Tuesday, Dec. 2, as the date for a public vote to renew the district’s Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL). The voter- approved PPEL is a 10-year levy approved by a simple majority of district voters. Approval will only continue the current levy, not create...
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SFRC Tour of Homes tickets on sale

A Christmas Tour of Homes on Saturday, Nov. 29, will feature five beautifully decorated homes in the Sully area hosted by Sully First Reformed Church as a fundraiser for its Legacy Building Project. The tour will be 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and tickets are available at the Hometown Press in Sully, The Sanctuary in Pella, Stepping...
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General Election Day Tuesday, polls open 7 a.m.-9 p.m.

Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz is reminding Iowans that polls will be open for the general election from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. statewide on Tuesday, Nov. 4. “I encourage all eligible Iowans to take full advantage of their right to vote by registering to vote and casting a ballot,” Schultz said. “Every vote counts...
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Part 2: Conquering Kilimanjaro

Part 2 of 3 (continued from Oct. 16 issue of the "Hometown Press")           Sully resident Julie Jones recently returned from Africa after climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro through an organization called “One Child Matters.” She was part of a team of hikers, with each team member hiking for a different child. By Julie Jones Tuesday, Sept. 23 My roommate Janet...
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Threshers’ event celebrates agricultural heritage

Eleven corn pickers, two corn shellers, and a few hand corn shellers were demonstrated at the Red Rock Threshers Ear Corn Picking event, which harvested about 10 acres of ear corn on Saturday, Oct. 18. On the beautiful fall day, Arvin and Anna Mae Van Wyk hosted the event at their farm six miles northeast...
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