Category Archives: News

Lynnville Repair welcomed to Sully

Welcome to Sully gifts were presented to Lynnville Repair, which moved to Sully from Lynnville in January. Owner Matt Zylstra (center) was presented a bottle of Van Wijk Winery wine and two pies from Coffee Cup Cafe by Teryl Ver Ploeg (left), president of Sully Development and Sully Mayor Brent Vander Molen (right). The auto...
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Pastor’s Pen: Why fast?

The season of Lent in which we now find ourselves is, for many Christians, a time in which to live out the Lord’s command to “deny yourself, take up your cross and follow me.” Some do this by means of the spiritual discipline of fasting. A parishioner asked me about this practice and wanted to...
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Van Hemerts mark 65 years of marriage

February was a time of celebrations for Gerald and Elizabeth Van Hemert. They each had a birthday – he is now 88 and she is 86 – and together they reached 65 years of marriage. Feb. 21, 1950, was the day they committed their lives to each other, and their faith-fulness and love remains true to...
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The Wooden Spoon by Shelly Rankin – 3/12/15

I know in years past, I have vehemently complained about March and all its dreariness and mucky melted mud mess, but I retract it all. I retract every little bit of it. This year, March, you never looked better, honey. I welcome you with an open, loving embrace. The mud? It’s an immune booster for...
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Remember When – 3/12/15

35 years ago (1980) During the 59th annual meeting of the Sully Cooperative Exchange, it was announced the past year had been another record with sales of $19,351,241, a 27.9 percent increase over the previous year and record savings of $1,137,634. The meeting was held at the Lynnville-Sully High School with the Sully First Reformed Church...
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Press INKlings: Friday the 13th is unlucky?

Are you bothered by the number 13 or when the 13th day of the month falls on a Friday? If you are, you might suffer from triskaidekaphobia, or fear of the number 13. Every year has at least one Friday the 13th, but some years have as many as three of them, like this year....
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