Local News
371 results total, viewing 21 - 40

Blinn College’s Star of the Republic Museum announces history fair winners

Intrigued by her grandfather’s participation in the Vietnam War, Brenham Junior High School student Aidan Hord jumped at the opportunity to use her school’s annual history fair to dive deeper … more

Six ways to fight the flu

As temperatures drop, the spread of cold and flu germs rises. Start the year off healthy and be sure to rid your home of lingering germs that may be hiding in places you don’t expect. “I … more

Celebrating black history

For Black History Month, students at Sealy High School studied historical figures such as Rosa Parks, Colin Powell and Martin Luther King Jr., as well as entertainers like Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah … more

Prasek’s helps SHS students prepare for career

Prasek's Hillje Smokehouse is one of several local businesses who has hired students from the Sealy High School Career Preparation program. Through employment at Prasek's, these students learn … more

Simms selected as CTE Teacher of the Week

This week the students of Sealy High School selected Melissa Simms to be the Career and Technical Education Teacher of the Week. Simms is a graduate of Baylor University currently in her 14th … more

Woods, Waters and Wildlife: A Cool Catch

It’s been said that whatever you do on New Years’ Day, you’ll do all year long. I’ve tried to apply that with a number of my favorite activities, and so far, none of them has carried over … 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

Reading is good for the soul

It’s been said that in order to be a good writer, you have to be a good reader. Our grasp for the English language, vocabulary and ability to turn a phrase is honed by reading and, I think, by … more

Students honored by VFW

Annually the Bellville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6522 Auxiliary sponsors the Patriot’s Pen competition for junior high students. This is an essay-only competition, typewritten between 300 and … 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

Walmart to raise wages

DALLAS – Recently, Walmart announced plans to increase the starting wage rate for all hourly associates in the U.S. to $11, expand maternity and parental leave benefits and provide a one-time cash … more

Marine to address Austin County GOP

U.S. Marine Lt. General (retired) Joseph Weber will be the guest speaker at the Austin County Republican Party regular monthly meeting Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 at Tony’s Family Restaurant, 1629 Meyer … more

New city manager tapped to lead Sealy

The Sealy City Council unanimously voted following a closed session Jan. 23 to hire Lloyd Merrell as the new city manager. Merrell will earn an annual salary of $118,000. His first day is … more


Lions Sealy Dance Club The Lions Sealy Dance Club is having a dance on Saturday, March 3, at the Sealy American Legion Hall with Lost Cause providing music from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Memberships are … more

Austin County A&M Club to award scholarships

The Austin County A&M Club is currently accepting scholarship applications for the 2017-2018 school year. The scholarships are to be awarded to outstanding students in Austin County who meet the … more

SHS choir competes at district

On Saturday, Sept. 30, 16 choir members from Sealy High School went to compete at the District level of the Texas All-State choir auditions. Out of the 16 that competed, 15 of them will advance on … more

Governors urge congressional leaders to pass disaster aid funding

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott and the governors of California, Puerto Rico and Florida on Jan. 24 asked U.S. House and Senate leaders to hurry up and pass supplemental disaster funding, and to send the … more

Selman Intermediate School Honor Roll

First Semester Fifth grade All A's Emily Acosta, Tate Anderson, America Arriaga, Lindsay Botello, Isabella Burns, Jasmine Burns, Lizbeth Chavez, Cole Crosby, Jessica Deberry, Hannah Diemer, … more

Do more than live; experience life

Getting through life seems to get in the way of experiencing life sometimes, and that is not ok. Too often I find myself “doing” and not necessarily “experiencing.” I know that it’s a … 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
« Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 19 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.