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The faces of trafficking

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a four-part series on human trafficking. During a recent symposium on human trafficking, Alf Halvorson, pastor at Houston’s Memorial Drive Presbyterian … more

Grand Jury

The Austin County Grand Jury returned indictments against 20 individuals in the May session. Those indicted include: Gloribel Rauda Alvarez, possession of a controlled substance. Eric Avendano, … more

Woods, waters and wildlife

Walking our dogs along Cypress Creek one afternoon, we came upon a young man fishing with his daughter near some flooded timber. “Catching any?” I asked. “Yeah,” he said, smiling. “I … more

On the lookout

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a four-part series on human trafficking. We sat down with local law enforcement officials to get their take on the matter and found out it’s not a … more

Blinn student selected to participate in NASA summer program

For Blinn College District student Luis Garduno, acceptance into an elite NASA summer program started with a simple social media search. Looking to get his foot in the door of his dream career, … more

Blinn professor recognized by alma mater for professional excellence, community service

A Blinn College District professor has been recognized by her alma mater for her professional excellence and dedication to community service. Longview Independent School District (ISD) named … more

Scholarship awarded to Wallis veterinary student

Ankeny, Iowa – Stephanie Adamcik originally of Wallis, was recently awarded the IVMA Foundation Supporting Leadership Scholarship in the amount of $500. Adamcik received her bachelor’s of … more

Houston Methodist hosts annual sports physicals

SUGAR LAND — Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Sugar Land is offering annual student physicals from 9 a.m. to noon on July 28 for Fort Bend ISD, Stafford MSD and any other student … more

Local resident graduates from Virginia Military Institute

LEXINGTON, Va. – More than 370 cadets received bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees from Virginia Military Institute during the commencement ceremony May 16. Former U.S. Secretary of … more

Star of the Republic Museum invites visitors to new Texas-themed escape room

The Blinn College District’s Star of the Republic Museum invites visitors to put on their thinking caps and find their way out of the museum’s newest attraction – a Texas-themed escape … more

Austin County Livestock Association honors local students

Three outstanding Austin County students each received $1,000 scholarships from the Austin County Livestock Association at the annual association meeting on June 7 at the Cat Spring Agricultural … more

DPS launches iWatchTexas mobile app

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced the launch of the new iWatchTexas mobile application (app), which the public can use to report suspicious activities or … more

Police Blotter

The following call log was released by the Sealy Police Department for the time period of May 31, 2018 through June 7, 2018. Inclusion in the call log is not an implication of guilt. Officers … more


Around the World with Double E World Wednesdays at Double E Grocery Ermis Encore began June 13 featuring Mexico. They continue throughout the month with Italy on June 20 and South Asia – … more

Scholarship awarded to Sealy grad

Molly Dittert, a senior at Sealy High School, received a $500 scholarship at the Texas German Society Convention held May 5. Dittert plans to attend Texas A&M University in the fall. Pictured with … more

A job well done

Sealy News publisher Karen Lopez, left, was presented a certificate of appreciation June 7 for her support of Sealy High School’s Interact Club by Mekenna Simms and Interact faculty sponsor Melissa … more

2017-2018 Sealy High School Honor Roll

Fourth Nine Weeks Ninth Grade All A’s Mark Arriaga Arriaga, Noelia Arriaga, Brayden Ashorn, Patricia Ashorn, Coral Becerra Dominguez, Austin Deberry, Zachary Deville, Kody Dirba, Cameron … more

Sheriff's Report

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for May 25-May 31, 2018. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt. Travis O’Neal Bluntson was arrested for … more

Oakbend’s Wharton Hospital opening deemed a success

Richmond – OakBend Medical Center opened the door of its hospital in Wharton on June 14. . Within the first 24 hours of opening, the emergency room saw 21 patients, beginning shortly after the … more

Experts remind Texans to protect children from vehicular heat death

COLLEGE STATION — With summer temperatures climbing to triple digits, now is a good time to remind Texans of the dangers of children getting heat stroke while left unattended in vehicles, said a … more
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