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Grab your cape; it’s time for the Chamber banquet

The Sealy Chamber of Commerce will usher in new board president Jon Snell at its annual banquet, set for 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The event theme is “Superheroes,” … more

Black Mirror season 4 review

For you Twilight Zone lovers, good news: there’s a 21st century version of it. The only catch is you have to be willing to buy into the sci-fi twist that the series “Black Mirror” puts on the … more

New beginnings for the city of Sealy

I, for one, am pretty excited about the hire of a new Sealy city manager. Interim City Manager Warren Escovy did a great job, and I think there were many who would have been happy to see him … more

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

NewsBits

Christmas Decoration Drive Due to weather events this past year, many are without Christmas decorations. So, for the remainder of this week, Sealy High School Interact Club is having a Christmas … more

Austin County resident celebrates 98th birthday

About 100 people gathered Saturday afternoon at a sprawling property in Brazos Country. The party was complete with a keg of beer, a live band and lots of family members offering well-wishes to the … more

Pena says he’ll plead guilty

Embattled former Austin County Tax Assessor-Collector Marcus Peña appeared in court last week and announced his intent to plead guilty to charges of first-degree felony theft by a public servant. … more

Walking in a winter wonderland

As Sealy residents turned their calendars to the month of December, it was no secret that the community was in need of a boost to uplift spirits in the wake of a tough year. The city’s … more

Sheriff's Report

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for Dec. 22-Dec.28. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt. Garrette Lekelth Nunn was arrested for driving … more

How to secure your child’s future: Get a free car seat inspection

Every parent wants the best for their child’s future, and one of the best ways to make sure your child will have a bright future is to be sure that you are correctly using the right car seat for … more

City manager search narrows to three

The Sealy City Council is getting closer to naming a city manager, as the race narrowed to just three hopefuls last week after Copperas Cove City Manager Andrea Gardner withdrew her … more

Blinn College-Schulenburg offers array of workforce courses

The Blinn College-Schulenburg Campus will offer a variety of workforce and community education courses in the opening months of 2018. Blinn’s certified medication aide course will run Feb. … more

Sealy breaks ground on treatment plant

At least two years will pass before the project will be finalized, but Sealy city officials already are celebrating the construction of a new $15.6 million wastewater treatment plant. “This is … more

Hospital Foundation awards scholarships

The Bellville Hospital Foundation awarded two continuing education scholarships recently to CHI St. Joseph Bellville Hospital nurses. Presented financial support were Darlene Wood, RN and Amy Pieper, … more

Converting benefits of manure to methane

STEPHENVILLE – New research by Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists shows biochar has potential to make anaerobic digestion of animal manure a more efficient method to rid farms of waste while … more

Why women should listen to their hearts

SUGAR LAND — Despite the perception that heart disease is a man’s disease, it’s the No. 1 killer of women, according to the American Heart Association. Millions of women die of heart disease … 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

Community contributes to local cop

Sealy Police Detective Jason Manies was presented a check for $720 to help his family recover from destruction to his home caused by Hurricane Harvey. Manies thanked local residents who contributed … more

Leschper receives Humanitarian Award

The Sealy Lodge of Herman Sons Life presented Angela Leschper of Sealy with the Humanitarian Award at their Christmas meeting on Dec. 21. Leschper has traveled all over the world for Farouk … 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
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