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Book review: What the Dead Know

I’m an avid reader and am currently reading three books but the one that is really capturing my attention is “What the Dead Know” by Laura Lippman. I love the true crime genre, but I think … more

Just chillin'

Kona Ice, an island-inspired truck, offered free cups of tropical shaved ice April 17 at the American Legion Hall in Sealy for ‘National Chill Out Day.’ The business also held its official Sealy … more

Top 10 gifts this holiday season

If you got a bunch of gift cards or need to make some exchanges this year, or if you happen to have any friends with upcoming birthdays or special occasions, here are a few of my favorite gifts this … more

Blinn College’s Star of the Republic Museum announces history fair winners

Intrigued by her grandfather’s participation in the Vietnam War, Brenham Junior High School student Aidan Hord jumped at the opportunity to use her school’s annual history fair to dive deeper … more

Brookwood tour

Thirteen EEA members toured the Brookwood Community in Brookshire on April 5. The group learned how the dream of Brookwood became a reality for so many in the little town of Brookshire. This … more

Golf tournament raises money for Faith Academy

The first place team from left to right: Honeycutt Air Conditioning: Spencer Honeycutt, Steve Honeycutt, Phillip Krampitz and Chris Krupala. more

Top 10 movies to see in 2018

Ready Player One Steven Spielberg’s long-awaited big-screen adaptation of Ernest Cliine’s modern sci-fi classic novel is set to arrive in theaters on Mar. 28. The book and film are set in the … more

Six ways to fight the flu

As temperatures drop, the spread of cold and flu germs rises. Start the year off healthy and be sure to rid your home of lingering germs that may be hiding in places you don’t expect. “I … more

Victim found dead of apparent suicide

Sealy Police and Austin County EMS responded to the Rooms For Rent Motel at 207 N. Meyer St. in Sealy just before 8 p.m. March 2 and found a 22-year-old male dead from a gunshot wound in an apparent … more

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TxDOT urges drivers to plan for a sober ride leading up to Labor Day holiday

‘Plan While You Can’ Campaign aims to reduce crashes, save lives during holiday weekend AUSTIN — As celebrations are finalized to mark the last days of summer, the Texas Department of … more

AL&M Building Supply hands out bi-annual awards

Carol Fallin, along with her husband Clarence, receive a $500 shopping giveaway from AL&M Building Supply as part of the company’s bi-annual award. more

Celebrating black history

For Black History Month, students at Sealy High School studied historical figures such as Rosa Parks, Colin Powell and Martin Luther King Jr., as well as entertainers like Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah … more

Polish folk dancers return for Spring Fest

The Sealy Area Historical Society’s annual Spring Fest is coming up on April 14. For the past few years the Spring Fest has been held at the Liedertafel Hall while improvements were being made … more

FFA team places at area

Sealy High School’s FFA dairy judging team of Jaxon Zeller, Layne Blevins, Makayla Wallace and Kendall Young placed 11th at the area competition. Congratulations! more

Keeling honored as ‘Courage Cadet’

Congratulations to Hailey Keeling, granddaughter of H W “Buddy” and Carol Koenig of New Ulm. At the Dawson Military Ball on May 12, Hailey received the highest award, Courage Cadet. Keeling is … more

H-GAC launches Regional Building Inventory interactive app

Interested in learning more about the region’s construction patterns and trends over the past 30 years? The Houston-Galveston Area Council’s new interactive web application, the Regional Building … more

Fantasy of Lights contest

Little Miss — Kasey Picard; 1st runner up — Blake Hirsch; 2nd runner up — Annabelle Holub; Miss Photogenic — Karyss Divin. more

Prasek’s helps SHS students prepare for career

Prasek's Hillje Smokehouse is one of several local businesses who has hired students from the Sealy High School Career Preparation program. Through employment at Prasek's, these students learn … more

Bellville student joins Marines

David Moriarty, 18 of New Ulm, is our guest speaker at the Austin County GOP monthly meeting at 7 p.m. this Thursday, Feb. 2, at Tony’s Family Restaurant in Sealy. David has enlisted in the Marine … more
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