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Blinn College honors Mutscher in recognition of his many contributions

Former Texas House Speaker has made a lasting impact upon the Blinn College District During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Blinn College District Board of Trustees recognized former Texas … 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

Police blotter

The following call log was released by the Sealy Police Department for the time period of April 12, 2018 through April 19, 2018. Inclusion in the call log is not an implication of guilt. Officers … more

Hermann Sons visits Austin County sheriff

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office was honored with a visit May 8 by Hermann Sons representatives Robert Herridge and Herbert Schumann. Sheriff Jack Brandes and the Austin County Sheriff’s Office … 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

Birthday celebration

On Sunday, April 15, St.Mary’s of Frydek Altar Society and Society #29 KJZT hosted an April birthday celebration for the residents of Colonial Belle Nursing Home. Society #29 KJT Youth group, … 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

Texas Renaissance Festival announces 2018 weekend themes and a royal season pass

Magic, merriment and majesty await at this year’s Texas Renaissance Festival, the nation’s largest Renaissance-themed event, now announcing unique themes for all nine festival weekends, from … 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

Police Blotter

Police blotter The following call log was released by the Sealy Police Department for the time period of March 8, 2018 through March 22, 2018. Inclusion in the call log is not an implication of … more

Author and editor discusses the industry with Blinn College-Schulenburg English students

New York City author and Random House senior editor Anna Pitoniak recently held a question-and-answer session with Blinn College-Schulenburg English students, discussing the writing, editing, and … more

NewsBits

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

Kolkhorst receives Legislator of the Year award

AUSTIN, TX - Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) received the Legislator of the Year Award from Parent Association for the Retarted of Texas (PART), a statewide advocacy group for the … 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

CVICA to award 2018 scholarships

Colorado Valley Independent Cattlemen’s Association is pleased to announce this year’s scholarship winners. In partnership with a generous donation from the Faith P. and Charles L. Bybee … more
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