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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

Quitting for the right reasons: 30 is the new 40

OK, time to come clean – I’m a big fat quitter. The last official day of my “40 days of yoga" challenge has come and gone, and let’s just say I didn’t graduate. When I signed up, I had … more

Don’t be a stranger

Recently, my 7-year-old was acting perfectly. He got ready for church, acted saintly during mass, said thank you without being prompted after doughnuts, unloaded the dishwasher when we arrived home, … more

On top of the world

Sealy residents were among millions who tuned in to watch the Houston Astros compete against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series. The series offered quite a few ups and downs, lots of … more

Ho, ho … oh just stay still for the camera!

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and ’tis the season for eating like you only live once, gift giving and cheer spreading. Christmas is legitimately my favorite time of year, and one of my favorite … more

Two Sealy officials appointed as chairmen of statewide committees

Larry Kuciemba Sealy City Manager more

EEA sponsors ‘Love One Another’ event

On Feb. 13, 2017, the Extension Education Association of Austin County sponsored a soup, sandwich, and dessert meal in honor of the Austin County Commissioners Court and many of its community … more

100 years young

Emily Alice Pulos Preibisch might be 100 years old, but she’s still got her quick wit and sense of humor. When complimented on her sparkly sequined blouse at her 100th birthday party on Sunday, … more

City to lease railroad property

A map of Scranton Park where the City of Sealy has a portion of its playground and restroom facilities resting on Union Pacific Railroad property. more

Christmas wrapping papaer

Do you still need wrapping paper for your Christmas gifts? Don't buy the same old boring wrapping paper from the store. Come and get our custom designed wrapping paper from our coloring contest … more

Pet Talk: Parrots as Pets

Parrots are unique, complex, and entertaining birds. They are smart, can learn tricks, and provide excellent companionship for some people. Parrots have become increasingly popular as pets in the … more

Food Safety: It’s In Your Hands – Food Handlers Course

A major change in the revision of “Texas Food Establishment Rules (TFER)” now requires all food employees to complete an accredited food handlers training program within 60 days of employment, … more

Garden Club of Sealy hosts melon social

Members of The Garden Club of Sealy recently treated the residents of Colonial Belle Nursing Home in Sealy to a Melon Social, an annual club event. They enjoyed watermelon, cantaloupe and honeydew … more

Ride for Texas Independence coming through San Felipe

Scott McMahon, director of Presidio La Bahia in Goliad, will retrace the route of the letters penned by Lt. Col. William B. Travis 180 years ago from the Alamo to Washington-on-the-Brazos, where … more

What in the normal?

The Lord did not bless me with children of my own, but I am real quick to steal them from my friends. I play favorites. There is, in fact, such a thing as an ugly baby, people. And by the way, … more

Austin County Fair scholarships now available

The Austin County Fair Association is currently accepting scholarship applications. All applications listed below may be found on the Austin County Fair website; www.austincountyfair.com or in the … more

Revenue cap threatens public safety, job creation, roads

The Texas Municipal League suspects new state-imposed cap on property tax could affect local economies, transportation and infrastructure. Many road projects are taking place in and around Austin … 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
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