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On Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at 8 a.m., the Austin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a possible marijuana grow field located in Cat Spring, Texas. Officers searched the area and … more
After 135 years, the Blinn College District continues to reach new heights. As of the 12th class day, a College-record 19,581 students registered for the Fall 2018 semester, a 3.4 percent increase … more
The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for Sept. 7 to Sept. 13, 2018. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt. Brian Allen Pace was arrested for … more
Residents spoke out once again in opposition to Austin County’s proposed tax rate at a second public hearing on the matter held Sept. 10. A week later, on Sept. 17, after an hour-long, often … more
It’s hard to believe that the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, occurred 17 years ago, preceding the lives of most high school students. Everyone remembers where they were that day, changing … more
Congratulations to U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Austin A. Leedy on his promotion. more
A swarm of Africanized bees attacked a Wallis couple last week, and officials say they have been treated and released from medical care. Vern Roberts was mowing the lawn when he was stung about … more
SAN FELIPE, Texas— The Friends of the San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site will host their annual meeting on Monday, Sept. 24, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and those … more
No public comments were made during a Sept. 11 hearing on Sealy’s proposed tax rate, a stark contrast from a similar meeting held last week at Austin County Commissioners Court at which residents … more
The biggest luau of the summer took place July 17 in the Sealy High School Ag Building with 27 junior FFA members in attendance. Sealy FFA held its annual Champ Camp hosted by the Sealy FFA officer … more
On Saturday, Aug. 4, the Sealy FFA held the second annual Sealy Showdown After Dark Lamb and Goat Show. More than 200 lambs and goats competed in the event at the Austin County Fairgrounds. … more
The following call log was released by the Sealy Police Department for the time period of Sept. 6, 2018 through Sept. 13, 2018. Inclusion in the call log is not an implication of guilt. Officers … more
The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for Aug.31 to Sept. 6, 2018. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt. Hector Alvarez-Martinez was arrested … more
BELLVILLE – Much of Cody Sosebee’s life has changed in the last year. This past December, he worked the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo for the first time in his career. A couple of months … more
Blinn College will offer a new community education course this fall on the Schulenburg Campus. “Classic Flowers in Acrylic” will teach students about renowned artists, their influences, lives, … more
The Sealy City Council hired Houston native Tim Kirwin last month to serve as the city attorney. The city previously contracted with Lora Lenzch. Some municipalities opt to have a city attorney … more
BELLVILLE – There is a special feeling that happens in the arena at the Austin County Fairgrounds. There are many adjectives that describe the aura that surrounds one of the best rodeos in … more
COLLEGE STATION – The 2018 National Extension Disaster Education Network annual meeting is set for Oct. 16-19 at Texas A&M University in College Station. The event is hosted by the Texas A&M … more
Sealy ISD students have been hailed as heroes as they were able to stop a moving school bus and steer it to safety after their driver collapsed while transporting the youth at the … more
Austin County’s Sept. 4 public hearing on the proposed tax rate lasted less than 20 minutes, but commissioners got an earful from residents who are concerned about their rising property taxes. … more
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