It's time to become a child again! Wondering why? It's National Bubble Week Mar. 9-15! So you have every reason to lose yourself in the world of those lovely bubbles. National Bubble Week all started in the year 2000. This unique holiday was created by a company called Oddzon, manufacturers of Koosh Bubbles. The main objective...Read more
35 years ago (1979) The Farmers Home Administration approved a $9,687,000 loan to the Jasper County Water Association. The funds were used for the construction of 750 miles of pipeline. Ice-covered Roberts Creek was the site of the Second Annual Bathtub Race sponsored by the Pella CRC League of Young Peoples Societies. The Sully team was victorious...Read more
The Situation: Bleak, dire. The Kitchen Cupboards: Bare. Baked Goods: Missing. Mission: Fill cupboards with pantry items, acquire sweets in whatever way possible, and feed family a lip-smacking good meal. Deadline: Urgent. Situation so dire, baked goods so desperately needed, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are being consumed multiple times a day daily, minus the bread and the peanut butter. It’s...Read more
Consider a farmer hard at work during planting season: Long days and high stakes make for an intense day. Eighteen-hour work days are not uncommon during this season. However, rain is coming and it is going to take another two hours to finish the quarter section. Can he persevere and get the job done? Yes,...Read more
Alanna Staton has been hired as the new Sully Christian School admini-strator for the 2014-2015 school year. Staton, a native of North Carolina, has an extensive background in the education field. She holds three degrees in education, including graduate work in educational leadership. In the past 10 years, Staton has served as a classroom elementary...Read more
Delicious food, fun games, and entertaining company blasted away winter blues for the hundreds of people who attended Sully Christian School’s annual Food and Fun Night on Saturday, Mar. 1. Attendees travelled through yet another snowstorm for the school’s largest fundraiser and were rewarded with a family-friendly evening of food and entertainment for all ages.
Going to church on Sunday mornings looks a bit different these days for some Sully First Reformed Church members. The church has more than 100 people each week who are unable to make it to the physical church building but still get to “go to church” by turning on their computers or digital devices and...Read more