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Garden Club delivers $1,000 scholarship to Sealy senior

Madison Lee, center, was named recipient of the Elton “Pete” Kelley Memorial Scholarship awarded by the Garden Club of Sealy. Also pictured is the scholarship selection committee and the … more

CASA for Kids seeks volunteers

CASA for Kids of South Central Texas recruits, trains and supports volunteers to represent the best interests of children who have been removed by the Department of Family and Protective Services … more

SHS students earn free college credit

This story was made possible by McCarthy Drafting, LLC with their support for Newspaper In Education. NIE is an educational partnership between the newspaper industry and participating school … more

Board approves resolution to refinance bonds

Darrick Eugene, a bond counselor with Powell & Leon, LLP, awaits Joe Mike Young’s signature on necessary documents to move forward with refinancing Sealy ISDs current bonds. more

Proposed mergers by biotechnology firms could result in cotton seed price surge

A study conducted by the Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M University found that proposed mergers by the world’s leading biotechnology firms would result in steep price increases … more

Local firefighters hold training

Bellville and Bleiblerville firefighters force open a door prop. more

Rest easy, brother

There wasn’t a dry eye Monday in the massive Second Baptist Church as Sealy Fire Chief Eric Zapalac was laid to rest, just one week after the 39-year-old died suddenly, sending shock waves through … more

Four incumbent Bluebonnet directors re-elected to board

Bastrop – Four Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative directors up for election this year were unopposed in their respective races and, in accordance with the co-op’s bylaws, were elected by general … more

Revenue cap threatens public safety, job creation, roads

AUSTIN – The Texas Municipal League today denounced a state Senate committee’s recommendation to restrict city budgets as “a direct assault on public safety, economic development and … more

Hunting in ‘God’s country’

Hunting season can take you pretty far in Texas but it can be a much needed remedy to forget about the hustle and bustle of big city life and just relax. Diamond R. Ranch is located just west of … more

Austin County Go Texan team takes runner-up

Austin County Go Texan team Clint Will, Brent Jackson and Tray Moses take the Runner-up GO TEXAN Best Bar-B-Que award at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest … more

Rep. Craddick proposes smartphone law

AUSTIN — For the fourth session in a row, Rep. Tom Craddick (Midland) filed a bill to create a traffic violation for smartphone use while driving. "I am proud to propose House Bill 62 during … more

Strengthening voices of children

Did you know … almost every eight minutes, a child becomes a victim of abuse or neglect? In Texas in 2015: 171 children died from child abuse or neglect; that’s a child every two days. A total of … more

Corn crop irrigation management key to bottom line

Too much water doesn’t help corn producers make more crop; too little water also takes away from yields. Ongoing Texas A&M AgriLife Research studies are determining a formula for finding the right … more

A&M Club accepting scholarship applications

The Austin County A&M Club is currently accepting scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 school year. The scholarships are to be awarded to outstanding students in Austin County who meet the … more
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