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Sealy native serving aboard U.S. Navy ship forged from World Trade Center steel

As the nation prepares to observe the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a 2005 Chireno High School graduate and Sealy native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard a ship … more

Throw the ultimate tailgate

Football season is back, and that means it's time to stock up on all the tailgating essentials. Nailing the food lineup is key because few things can ruin a good game like getting "hangry" before … more

Here comes the sun

The messages have been a little mixed over the past few days. Some say the storm response has been great. Some say Sealy and Austin County were well-prepared. Some say they got lucky this time but … more

LifeBridge among disaster relief centers giving aid

Walking through the doors of LifeBridge church, it is completely empty in the front but in the garage to the side, no one is standing still. Members of the Sealy Christian Pantry and the church are … more

Union Pacific Railroad donates $250,000 for Harvey relief

Union Pacific pledged $250,000 to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The funds will be provided from a variety of company donations, demonstrating the railroad’s commitment to Houston and … more

Harvey hits home

As the sun began to fade late Friday afternoon, Austin County residents cleared the Walmart shelves, stocking up on bottled water, non-perishable items, bread and batteries. No one knew what was … more

#backtoschool: Kids ready to hit the books

Sealy ISD students head back to the classroom in just one week, and many local households are now fully stocked with lunch boxes, graphing calculators, binders and No. 2 pencils. Superintendent … more

Back To School: Sealy youth prepare to head to the classroom

The first day of classes for Sealy ISD is just around the corner on Aug. 24, and residents already have begun back-to-school shopping. A back-to-school fair is set for 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. … more

Sealy News donates to Meals on Wheels

Ginger Henry, center, administrative assistant with Meals on Wheels-Helping One Another Inc. of Austin County, accepts a check for $135.05 from April Towery, managing editor of The Sealy News, and … more

Bollinger graduates from boot camp

Pvt. Kurt E. Bollinger, 19, of Sealy, graduated from the U.S. Marine Corps Boot Camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego on July 14.  Pvt. Bollinger successfully completed 13 weeks of … more

Sealy Historical Society plans for upcoming events

The Sealy Area Historical Society just wrapped up its annual Spring Fest and spaghetti drive-through dinner but is busier than ever as organizers plan the 2017 ghost tour. The event, set for Oct. … more

Benefit planned for injured Army sergeant

Sealy High School graduate Cody Leger had a lot going for him. The handsome young man, whose family has lived in the area for more than 25 years, enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2008 and was a member … more

Fun in the sun: Crowds flock to Sealybration

Temperatures stayed just shy of triple digits on Saturday, but that didn’t stop residents from packing up their lawn chairs and water bottles to head for the ninth annual Sealybration event at B&PW … more

Texas watermelon crop looks good and on schedule for Fourth of July

UVALDE – Despite typical troubles for individual growers, the Texas watermelon crop appears to be performing on time and without many problems, said Dr. Larry Stein, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension … more

Jeff Virnau appointed to national board

GRAPEVINE, Texas – Kubota Tractor Corporation announced the newest members of its National Dealer Advisory Board, including Jeff Virnau of Virnau Sealy Tractor. Virnau was elected to the Kubota … more

Did you know?

A recent study at Harvard has shown that eating chocolate can help you live longer? more

Bike rodeo set for June 3

The Sealy Police Department is hosting a “School’s Out, Let’s Ride” bike rodeo June 3 at Sealy High School. SPD Sgt. Chad Matura and Officer John Fullen are heading up the effort for the … more

Sealy FFA advances 4 teams to state competition

Four teams from Sealy High School FFA recently moved forward in the state Career Development Events (CDE) competition.In the CDE competition, high school FFA members compete to develop skills that … more

Election volunteers are unsung heroes

As Sealy casts its vote for mayor, the school board and charter amendments on Election Day, May 6, the unsung heroes who make democracy work are the volunteers that spend the day at Hill Community … more

Spradley and Hearn honored

Sealy American Legion Post 442 had a special ceremony May 2, as post members raised and lowered the American Flag in honor of Marvin Spradley and Jesse Hearn. Marvin Spradley passed away Dec. 20, … more
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