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Church group hits the road to bond with nature, each other and God

Some kids spend their summer vacation at camp or in driver’s education class or at Disney World, but five teens from the Dallas area hit the road to northern Arkansas for what they call a rite of … more

Five ways to squash back-to-school stress

Heading back to school is exciting for both kids and parents, but with all the thrill and anticipation, there can be quite a bit of stress, too. As a parent, you can approach the impending school … more

It’s that time

It’s an event that marks a homecoming or high school reunion for many who grew up in Sealy. It’s a chance for people who have no rhythm to shake it on the dance floor. It’s a chance for … more

Welcome the return of warm weather with farm-to-table foods

More daylight in the evening, birds chirping in the morning and plants sprouting up from the ground are signs that spring has sprung. With the return of outdoor activities and sunshine, it’s the … more

Parking lot party

Families gathered in downtown Sealy June 28 for the first-ever Fowlkes+Main Music Fest. Residents were treated to food trucks, late-night shopping and live music. more

It takes a village

Vacation Bible School volunteers wrap up another successful program at First United Methodist Church of Sealy. ‘They say it takes a village and I can’t imagine doing this with anyone else,’ … more

Who's ready to party?

Live music, a 5k run, the annual Stars & Strikes baseball and softball tournaments and a barbecue cook-off are among the attractions that draw a massive crowd to Sealy B&PW Park each year for … more

Tiger pride

Sealy High School’s mini-Tiger cheer camp was held for pre-K through sixth-grade students June 18-21 at the high school gym. Camp participants will be invited to cheer during the third quarter of … more

Shootout at Waco Twin Peaks 3 years later: Zero convictions

It was a rainy Sunday a little after noon on May 17, 2015, at a Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco where no one would envision the gruesome crime scene that was about to happen. A meeting of the … more

Strauss retires as president of Old 300

Fred Strauss announced his retirement last week after eight years as president of The Old 300. He has worked tirelessly to move forward the creation of The Old 300 Hall which is a part of the new … more

A call to action

Editor’s Note: This is the final installment in a four-part series on human trafficking. As discussion about immigration and border patrol grows increasingly heated and political, a group of … more

SNC-Lavalin hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony and Family Fun Day

SNC-Lavalin hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 15 at its site on the I-10 frontage road. Representatives from the city of Sealy, Sealy Chamber of Commerce and other local businesses attended. … more

On the lookout

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a four-part series on human trafficking. We sat down with local law enforcement officials to get their take on the matter and found out it’s not a … more

A deserved day for Dad: 6 gracious Father’s Day gift ideas

Whether dad wants to spend his day on the patio, in the garage, on the couch or at a ballgame, Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate everything that makes him special to you and your … more

Scholarship awarded to Sealy grad

Molly Dittert, a senior at Sealy High School, received a $500 scholarship at the Texas German Society Convention held May 5. Dittert plans to attend Texas A&M University in the fall. Pictured with … more

Human trafficking

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a four-part series on human trafficking, an overview of what it is. Future stories will include interviews with law enforcement, clergy and parents and … more

Master Gardeners improving Levine Park

Sealy citizens may notice some more color has been added to Levine Family Park in the past few months. The park is being replanted with new shrubbery and flowers by The Bluebonnet Master Gardener … more

Sealy residents celebrate Memorial Day

Members of Sealy’s American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary of Post No. 442 were busy over the Memorial Day weekend honoring living and remembering the fallen Veterans who sacrificed their … more

County continues talks on facilities, possible bond issue

Austin County commissioners continued discussions on the future of county offices last week as Judge Tim Lapham reminded the court that if they want to issue bonds in November, they have to make a … more

Emergency medical technicians honored

Emergency Medical Services Week was celebrated May 20-26. EMT attendants were honored at a San Felipe meeting and again by the Sealy City Council. more
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