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Is Black History Month still relevant?

This month the nation celebrates Black History Month, which, half-expected, began just a little more than a week removed from the country’s first African-American president exiting office. It took … more

Top 10 gifts this holiday season

If you got a bunch of gift cards or need to make some exchanges this year, or if you happen to have any friends with upcoming birthdays or special occasions, here are a few of my favorite gifts this … 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

Council tackles downtown parking, infrastructure, development

Sealy City Council members gathered Saturday for a workshop to discuss downtown parking, capital improvement projects and impact fees – but perhaps the biggest news that came from the meeting is … more

Brookwood tour

Thirteen EEA members toured the Brookwood Community in Brookshire on April 5. The group learned how the dream of Brookwood became a reality for so many in the little town of Brookshire. This … more

Bellville students walk across Texas

Bellville Independent School District recently concluded its Walk Across Texas event. At the end of the eighth week, 115,943 miles were racked up by the students and their families. Texas A&M … more

Last chance to vote in city council election

Sealy residents have a full slate to choose from as they head to the polls Saturday to decide whether their next elected official will be a former city council member, an ex-Marine police officer, an … more

Pantry helps the hungry

The Austin County Republican Party welcomed Jane Gipson from the Sealy Christian Food Pantry during its May 30 meeting at Tony’s Family Restaurant. The Pantry distributes food every Wednesday … more

Variances encourage new homes in Sealy

Discussion was held during the Feb. 13 Sealy City Council meeting over a recommendation from the Sealy Planning Commission to allow a variance request in the 600 block of FM 1094, or Columbus … more

Property study finds ACAD tax value errors

Sealy Independent School District, along with Bellville and Brazos districts, were declared under appraised by the state comptroller’s office in a recent property study performed in the Austin … more

Four-car pileup leads to child smuggling arrest

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Halloween night fraught with cemetery destruction

A cemetery is a holy and sacred place for our faithfully departed, a place of respect. Unfortunately, Guardian Angel Catholic Cemetery in Wallis, Texas, was vandalized on the night of Oct. 31, 2016. … more

Golf tournament raises money for Faith Academy

The first place team from left to right: Honeycutt Air Conditioning: Spencer Honeycutt, Steve Honeycutt, Phillip Krampitz and Chris Krupala. more

Police gear up

These tumultuous days that have visited not only the state of Texas but locations across the globe in the last few weeks has many public servants intro­spectively viewing prop­er protection of … more

Top 10 movies to see in 2018

Ready Player One Steven Spielberg’s long-awaited big-screen adaptation of Ernest Cliine’s modern sci-fi classic novel is set to arrive in theaters on Mar. 28. The book and film are set in the … 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

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Receipts – 739 compared to 625 last week Trend – Steady to little higher on good, active market Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Receipts – 861 compared to 1,052 last week Trend – Lower Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $175-225 300-400 lbs. - … more

Victim found dead of apparent suicide

Sealy Police and Austin County EMS responded to the Rooms For Rent Motel at 207 N. Meyer St. in Sealy just before 8 p.m. March 2 and found a 22-year-old male dead from a gunshot wound in an apparent … more

Former tax assessor faces theft charges

Austin County officials recently discovered accounting discrepancies in the office of the county tax assessor, which led to the arrest of former tax assessor-collector Marcus Peña Jan. 17 for first … more
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