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It takes a village

Vacation Bible School volunteers wrap up another successful program at First United Methodist Church of Sealy. ‘They say it takes a village and I can’t imagine doing this with anyone else,’ … more

Council tackles drainage

The Sealy City Council discussed drainage priorities during a brief meeting last week. Council members also talked about the potential sale of certificates of obligation for capital projects, … more

Bringing home the hardware

April Towery of The Sealy News was recognized by the Texas Press Association at the annual awards banquet June 23 for the fourth place column in the state’s Division 8. more

Who's ready to party?

Live music, a 5k run, the annual Stars & Strikes baseball and softball tournaments and a barbecue cook-off are among the attractions that draw a massive crowd to Sealy B&PW Park each year for … more

Tiger pride

Sealy High School’s mini-Tiger cheer camp was held for pre-K through sixth-grade students June 18-21 at the high school gym. Camp participants will be invited to cheer during the third quarter of … more

Shootout at Waco Twin Peaks 3 years later: Zero convictions

It was a rainy Sunday a little after noon on May 17, 2015, at a Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco where no one would envision the gruesome crime scene that was about to happen. A meeting of the … more

Sheriff's Report

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for June 8 to June 14, 2018. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt. Sabrina Lisette Habib was arrested for … more

Strauss retires as president of Old 300

Fred Strauss announced his retirement last week after eight years as president of The Old 300. He has worked tirelessly to move forward the creation of The Old 300 Hall which is a part of the new … more

A call to action

Editor’s Note: This is the final installment in a four-part series on human trafficking. As discussion about immigration and border patrol grows increasingly heated and political, a group of … more

Austin County launches emergency notification system

Hurricane season is from June 1 through Nov. 30. Austin County offers residents a free notification system for emergency alerts. During an incident, communication with the community becomes … more

SNC-Lavalin hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony and Family Fun Day

SNC-Lavalin hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 15 at its site on the I-10 frontage road. Representatives from the city of Sealy, Sealy Chamber of Commerce and other local businesses attended. … more

San Felipe eyes future development, expansion

The Town of San Felipe is setting itself up for economic advancement and growth through thrifty spending and possible state funding, aldermen said during a June 12 meeting. Danielle Rojas, a … more

EMS facility is still in the works

Sealy City Manager Lloyd Merrell is moving forward with executing a contract for topography, platting and surveying services for public safety properties in order to enter an agreement with Austin … more

County moves forward with justice complex

Austin County commissioners authorized Judge Tim Lapham to begin negotiations with Lower Colorado River Authority on moving utility lines in order to expand the county’s justice complex. … more

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

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

Flag Day

Join us in celebrating Flag Day on June 14. The day commemorates the adoption of the U.S. flag on June 14, 1777. more

A deserved day for Dad: 6 gracious Father’s Day gift ideas

Whether dad wants to spend his day on the patio, in the garage, on the couch or at a ballgame, Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate everything that makes him special to you and your … more

NewsBits

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
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