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Community contributes to local cop

Sealy Police Detective Jason Manies was presented a check for $720 to help his family recover from destruction to his home caused by Hurricane Harvey. Manies thanked local residents who contributed … more

Leschper receives Humanitarian Award

The Sealy Lodge of Herman Sons Life presented Angela Leschper of Sealy with the Humanitarian Award at their Christmas meeting on Dec. 21. Leschper has traveled all over the world for Farouk … more

Victim found dead of apparent suicide

Sealy Police found a 22-year-old victim dead of an apparent suicide at the Rooms For Rent at 207 N. Meyer St. in Sealy. more

Gas station ATM taken early Thursday morning

Police were dispatched at approximately 3:50 a.m. Thursday to a robbery-in-progress call at the Shell gas station that is also a part of the Sealy Country Market. The Sealy Police Department said … more

County addresses school violence

Austin County Sheriff Jack Brandes reported Monday that his department remains vigilant in monitoring potential threats at area schools as violence has escalated in other parts of the country. On … more

Austin County power update

Since 6 p.m. on Friday to 3 p.m. today Bluebonnet  had a total number of 321 of outages that affected a total of 10,871 families and businesses including people in Austin County  Most of the … more

Sealy ISD receives academic performance report

Sealy ISD Assistant Superintendent Doug Young presented the Texas Academic Performance Report for grades six through 12 during the district’s December school board meeting. While the overall … more

Luncheon held to honor county officials

The Extension Education Association of Austin County sponsored a soup, sandwich and dessert meal Feb. 12 in honor of the Austin County Commissioners Court and many of its community partners. The … more

Woodmen present Texas flags

WoodmenLife Chapter 105 presented U.S. and Texas flags for the San Felipe de Austin Cemetery and were accepted by the Cemetery Association. Pictured are local WoodmenLife president Tom Knapp, Carolyn … more

Sticks and stones

Bullying has been a problem for decades but evolved to new lengths thanks to the anonymity and accessibility of social media and the Internet. Cyberbullying is a method in which a student can target … more

Progress ongoing at new gas station

Fuel tanks are going in at Murphy USA in Sealy. Did you know that an empty 25,000 gallon storage tank can weigh up to 32,500 pounds? That equals about 2.5 African bush elephants. more

Sealy ISD names new athletic director

Sealy ISD Superintendent Sheryl Moore presents Coach Shane Mobley with a ball cap representing his acceptance to the district as the new AD and head football coach. more

Reichardt Construction named to Aggie 100

COLLEGE STATION – Reichardt Construction LLC of Cat Spring is among the top 100 companies named to the 6th Annual Aggie 100 honoring the fastest-growing companies in the world owned or operated by … more

CenterPoint Energy earns award for restoration efforts following severe storms in Sealy

CenterPoint Energy has been presented with the Edison Electric Institute (EEI)’s “Emergency Assistance Award” for its outstanding power restoration efforts after storms hit Sealy in May … more

Constitutional amendments approved

Almost 900 ballots were cast locally in a Nov. 7 election, all of which passed in Austin County and statewide. The following items appeared on the ballot: State of Texas Proposition 1 – … more

DA’s office places wreaths on DPS monuments

Lisa Tobola of the Austin County Criminal District Attorney’s Office (pictured), Vicki Minyard, (pictured), Virgil Price and J.R. Minyard with the Austin County Sheriff’s Office recently placed … more

Suspect wanted for robbing banks in Sealy and Conroe

HOUSTON - The Safe Streets Task Force out of the FBI Bryan Resident Agency needs the public’s help identifying and locating the man who has robbed two banks in the past four weeks- one in Conroe, … more

Commissioners move forward with mold remediation plans

The process of eliminating mold from the Austin County Jail continues, as commissioners voted Monday to proceed with an agreement to have Blackmon Mooring Texas Inc. remediate the hazardous … more

Scholarships offered for Austin County residents

Blinn College is encouraging Austin County residents to apply for scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year. The College has more than $320,000 in endowed scholarships available, including a … more

Visitors Day at Community Bible Study

The Bellville CBS class will be hosting a Visitor's Day at its host church, Bellville United Methodist Church on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.. Anyone interested in learning more about … more
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