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Elementary construction continues amid weather

After a brief delay by winter weather, construction at the site of the new Sealy Elementary School resumed late last week as members of the Sealy ISD school board and members of the committee that … more

UIL academic team advances to regionals

On March 23, the Sealy High School UIL academic team competed in the district meet for the right to advance to regionals. 12 students qualified to advance while 18 medaled overall. Sealy will be … more

Peña sentenced to 10 years in jail

Former Austin County Tax Assessor-Collector Marcus Peña was sentenced last week to 10 years in jail and ordered to pay $275,000 in restitution as punishment for stealing from the county and misusing … more

Candidates kick off campaign

Four candidates vying for two Sealy City Council seats faced off during an April 18 forum at Saddleback Saloon. Place 5 Incumbent Larry Koy said he’s running again to deal with some … more

Austin County Jail passes inspection

Austin County Sheriff Jack Brandes presented information last week showing that the local jail is in compliance with state standards. The facility has been plagued with mold, prompting county … more

100 years young

Emily Alice Pulos Preibisch might be 100 years old, but she’s still got her quick wit and sense of humor. When complimented on her sparkly sequined blouse at her 100th birthday party on Sunday, … more

Sealy News wins big at state writing competition

The Sealy News scooped up five major awards at the South Texas Press Association Better Newspaper Contest in Kerrville over the weekend. Editor April Towery took home first place in humorous … more

NewsBits

Beauty and the Beast SHS Tiger Stage Co. will present Beauty and the Beast Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. The show will be in the Golson Auditorium on the Sealy High School … more

Faith Academy honors veterans

Faith Academy held its annual Veterans Day Program on Monday, Nov. 13. Mr. Nehrkorn and Mr. Farrell performed a flag ceremony followed by our Pre K classes leading the pledge. Reagan Shepherd (sixth … more

Officer, K9 partner injured in accident

Sealy Police Officer Eric Gum's patrol vehicle rests on the bed of a tow truck early Monday morning after it was struck on Interstate 10. more

Boy Scouts take flight

A group of 22 Boy Scouts with Charlie Ribardo’s Troop No. 548 earned their aviation badges Saturday as they spent the day at Gloster Airport in the Brazos Country area of Austin County. Airport … more

Museum opens Friday

From the outside looking in, it looks like an old log cabin. But from the inside, the new San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site Museum is massive, ornate and rich with local history. The … more

Tractor Supply stores host FFA fundraiser

Throughout the month of February, Tractor Supply Co. stores in Texas are collecting donations to support grants for FFA chapters in their community. Coinciding with National FFA Week (Feb. 17-24), … more

Sealy ISD announces site for new elementary school

The Board of Trustees for Sealy Independent School District announced tonight the site for the new future elementary school. "It meets all of the elements that we were searching for in a new … more

Find a way: Game day coach

When you look down at the bench and see a coach barking instructions to their team on the court, putting their arm around a player on the bench or grabbing a dry-erase board during a time-out, … more

Schubert resigns from Texas House; joins Blinn College

CALDWELL — State Representative Leighton Schubert (R-Caldwell) announced that he is resigning as State Representative for House District 13 effective Feb. 4, 2018. “Serving the people of … more

Full slate of events planned for October

There’s no shortage of things to do in Sealy and Austin County next month. The month of activities kicks off with National Night Out, starting at 5 p.m. Oct. 7 at Abe & Ira Levine Family … more

Grand Jury

The Austin County Grand Jury returned indictments against 11 individuals in the November session. Those indicted include: Irby Giles Allison, driving while intoxicated, third offense or … more

Austin County Fair Association offers scholarships

The Austin County Fair Association is currently accepting scholarship applications. All applications listed below may be found on the Austin County Fair website; www.austincountyfair.com or in the … more
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