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Austin County Fair Association offers scholarships

The Austin County Fair Association is currently accepting scholarship applications. All applications listed below may be found on the Austin County Fair website; www.austincountyfair.com or in the … more

Additional free testing available for private water well owners affected by Hurricane Harvey

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and others are collaborating to offer another set of free water testing opportunities Feb. 14-15 for private well owners in areas affected … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 Receipts – 503 compared to 822 last week Trend – Steady Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $190-240 300-400 lbs. - … more

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

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

Yard of the Month

The Garden Club of Sealy selected the home of Charles and Karen Every, at 1310 Kloecker Street in Sealy, as the February 2018 Yard of the Month. more

A Night to Support the Knights

A silent auction, a live auction, live music, raffles and a Kenney Store dinner of roast beef, potatoes and green beans with a roll all contributed toward the Faith Academy Bellville community coming … more

Mr. Debonair crowned

The Sealy News’ own Susan Walker was among the judges who selected Dontay Holmes as Bellville High School’s 2018 Mr. Debonair on Saturday. ‘Not only were my fellow judges Johnetta Labba, left, … more

Ranchers Leasing Workshop set for Feb. 26 in Cat Spring

The first of the 2018 Rancher Leasing Workshops series covering grazing, hunting, and livestock leases is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 26, in Cat Spring. The workshop addresses the legal risks … more

Blinn College Agricultural Sciences Program hosts Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Volunteer Education Day

The Blinn College Agricultural Sciences Program recently hosted a Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Volunteer Education Day at the W.J. “Bill” Rankin Agricultural Complex. This is the second … more

Tractor Supply stores host FFA fundraiser

Throughout the month of February, Tractor Supply Co. stores in Texas are collecting donations to support grants for FFA chapters in their community. Coinciding with National FFA Week (Feb. 17-24), … more

Back the Blue 5k And Bellville Police Department to host first 5K run

Back the Blue 5K and Bellville Police Department are working together to host the first annual 5K race/walk. In addition to the 5K, there will be a one-mile fun run and different community activities … more

Ag Briefs

Healthy bedtimes educational program Recently, several Extension Education members were in attendance for the educational program conducted by one of its members during the month of January titled … more

New Austin County Fair executive committee announced

BELLVILLE – On Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, the Austin County Fair Association elected a new executive committee. Robert Winkelmann was elected president of the association. Winkelmann previously … more
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