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August 7-13 National Farmers’ Market Week

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today signed a proclamation declaring Aug. 7-13, 2016, as “National Farmers Market Week.” This year marks the 17th annual National Farmers Market Week to honor … 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

Highest Honors to FFA Members

Even though school is out for the summer Sealy FFA members are still hard at work. Sealy FFA members are earning awards and recognition from Texas FFA and advancing to National FFA level to compete … more

Soil and Water Conservation District honors pair with teaching awards

Two Ag Science teachers at Bellville High School were lauded recently by the Austin County Soil and Water Conservation District with Conservation Education Awards. Rod Vincent and Jacob Diezi, both … 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

Grant to battle dyslexia

The Texas Retired Teachers Foundation recently awarded a $500 classroom assistance grant to Donna Magjarevich, dyslexia teacher at Selman Intermediate School in Sealy ISD. The TRTF gives 15 such … 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

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

TWDB approves financial assistance for rural water projects

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved financial assistance totaling $3.7 million for rural water projects on Monday.$234,219 to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority (Grayson County) on … 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

Highest Honors to FFA Members

The Lone Star FFA Degree recognizes FFA members who have demonstrated leadership and shown commitment through their involvement in FFA activities. Regina Fontana receives congratulations for … more

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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

St. Paul’s presents series on Station of the Cross

Maxine Cates, St. Paul's office manager, portrayed Caiaphas' maid servant, and the Rev. Scott Stallings, St. Paul's visitations pastor, portrayed Caiaphas for the second presentation of the series … more

Artists wanted to depict Astrodome

Since its opening in 1965, the Astrodome has been depicted in film, song, books and in thousands of photos over the last 50 years. Now Houston Arts and Media wants to see fans artistic interpretation … 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
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