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Semper Fi

Maj. Shawn Matthew Campbell was my husband, and he was Tristan, Kenna, Kate and Donovan’s dad. He was kind, considerate, calm, soft-spoken, dedicated, faithful. Shawn had a fun-loving, … more

City manager search moves forward

The Sealy City Council is reviewing 11 applications from hopefuls who want to serve as the next city manager, and a reception is planned in January so the community has a chance to vet them. More … 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

Spreading Christmas cheer

The pre-school students from Faith Academy decided to spread some Christmas cheer last week. They baked cookies and delivered them around town, thanking community helpers for their hard work. more

This is my main headline

GONZALES — During a regularly-scheduled noon meeting yesterday, Thursday, Sept. 14, the Gonzales Convention and Visitor Bureau announced Gonzales' new Tourism Development Director. more

Council postpones decision on tax hikes

The Sealy City Council was poised to move forward with utility increases during a regular meeting Oct. 24 but instead opted to table several items and seek more information. Interim City Manager … more

Sealy selects city manager finalists

The City of Sealy has announced Friday the names of four finalists in the search for a new city manager. The four candidates have been invited for interviews on Jan. 8 and 10, 2018. The contract … more

Election planned for November 7

Austin County commissioners on Monday reviewed plans for an election Nov. 7 that will decide seven statewide propositions. Early voting began this week and runs through Nov. 3. Polls are open from 8 … more

Council addresses Sealy Community Foundation funds

Sealy City Council members revisited the issue of utility tax rates during a Nov. 14 meeting and one councilman questioned a local charity about how their funds are doled out. Interim City … more

Bringing it back

In the peak months of summer, the Sealy Tiger football team gathered to hear from their new head coach Shane Mobley who took the job back in January. Seniors like Justin Eckhardt were eager to see … more

Donor funds new turf for stadium

The field at T.J. Mills Stadium is going to have a different look in a few months. The Mark A. Chapman Foundation donated a $1 million check to Sealy ISD last week for the installation of new turf … more

Sheriff's Report

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for Nov. 10-Nov. 23. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt. Isaac John Cevallos was arrested for … 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

NewsBits

Meet and Greet Meet and greet Robert “Beto” O'Rourke, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, on Sunday Dec. 17, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Levine Park pavilion at 410 Main Street, Sealy … more

Local health care providers honored

Austin County Judge Tim Lapham honored local health care providers Nov. 13 in recognition of Home Care & Hospice Month. 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

Home for the holidays

When most think of Christmas, they remember the memories of running to the Christmas tree as children and opening the presents. The joy adults feel from the holiday season often comes from seeing … more

River Ridge closes for good

River Ridge Golf Club shut down Nov. 20. The course will not reopen and stakeholders say they’ve made no determination about the future of the property. To many employees the closure came as a … more

Sealy students restore ‘spirit car’

When the Sealy High School Auto Tech Program received the car that students would be working on, it was scratched, had a spray-painted door and was full of spiders and mice. Just two weeks later, the … more

2017-2018 Sealy High School Honor Roll First Nine Weeks

Ninth Grade All A’s Brayden Ashorn, Patricia Ashorn, Allyson Dickens, Kody Dirba, Nathan Downard, Rebecca Kins, Jose Loredo, Faith Morgan, Jackson Osborne, Alejandro Pinales, Rhys Reichardt, … more
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