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Brenham historic homes open for tour

The Heritage Society of Washington County will open its three historic homes for tours Sunday, April 9, 2018, from 1-4 p.m., hosted by Heritage Belles in period dress. On tour is the Giddings … more

Master gardeners receive service awards

Pictured from left to right: JoAnn Obenhaus, Renee Kofman,Ed Eargle, Garry Kroeger, Faye Beery, Harold Pieratt, Danette Tollette and Nita Tieman. more

Austin County EEA named outstanding education county

At the 2016 State TEEA Conference in Plano, Texas, Austin County EEA was named as the 2016 TEEA Outstanding Education County. This award is presented to the county that has served its members and … more

Q&A with Michael Finkel

The following is a question-and-answer exchange with best-selling author Michael Finkel, whose books “True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa” and “The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary … more

Sen. Bettencourt files Senate Bill 7 following teacher misconduct flare-up

AUSTIN –Following a dramatic increase in the reported number of cases of teacher misconduct in Texas, Senator Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston) today filed Senate Bill 7 to strengthen and enhance … 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

Mr. Debonair crowned

The Sealy News’ own Susan Walker was among the judges who selected Dontay Holmes as Bellville High School’s 2018 Mr. Debonair on Saturday. ‘Not only were my fellow judges Johnetta Labba, left, … more

FUMC receives 2016 Community Partner Award

The First United Methodist Church received the 2016 Community Partner Award from Woodmen Chapter 105 of Sealy. The award is presented yearly to an organization that the Woodmen believe gives back … more

Funding to Develop Advanced Biofuels and Plant-Based Products

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking applications for funding to help support the development of advanced biofuels, renewable … 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

Yard of the Month

The Garden Club of Sealy has selected the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chase Graves, located at 610 Hardeman St. in Sealy, as the January 2017 Yard of the Month. more

Pet of the Week

Hey girls! That’s right…. It’s Bert the Flirt! I’m still here and still lookin’ for love. Since the flood, I’ve been in a foster home. It’s great, but I’m ready for something … more

Blinn College Agricultural Sciences Program hosts Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Volunteer Education Day

The Blinn College Agricultural Sciences Program recently hosted a Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Volunteer Education Day at the W.J. “Bill” Rankin Agricultural Complex. This is the second … 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

SHS students earn free college credit

Students at Sealy High School can earn free college credit through the welding program offered at the school. more

‘The house that Eric built’

Sealy News publisher Karen Lopez and editor April Towery presented March 22 a framed copy of "The House that Eric Built" newspaper, published March 8, 2018, to Sealy Fire Chief Kenny Willingham and … more

Teacher of the Month: Valeria Goad

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2017 Adopt-A-Beach Children's Art Contest opens

Top prize: United Airline tickets, Royal Caribbean Cruise and a class trip to Schlitterbahn AUSTIN — Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is calling for entries in the 21st annual … more

WoodmenLife Chapter #105 presents: Christmas Decoration Drive

During this time, most of us are gathering our holiday decorations and proudly displaying them in our homes. However, some families in our community will not have the joy of decorating their homes … more

San Felipe Masonic Lodge issues scholarship awards

Masons of the San Felipe Masonic Lodge in Sealy surround four recent high school graduates after presenting each of them with $1,000 college scholarships. more
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