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.
Jingle Bell Rock 2 was held Saturday night, Dec. 7, with a bitter 15 degree temperature, completely opposite of last year's unseasonably warm evening. But there wasn't any snow or wind and many were in Sully for the event, organized by the Lynnville-Sully Music and Drama Boosters who were raising funds for the spring 2014...Read more
It will soon be time for “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” but on Monday, Dec. 2, it was “The Rock Is Comin’ to Town.” The 7’x9’x10’ rock from the Glenn and Thelma Vanderpol farm about two miles south of Sully was moved to the Sully Central Park to be painted as the Freedom Rock...Read more