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Governor appoints 4 to state library and archives commission

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed three new members to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and reappointed Commissioner Fenton L. “Lynwood” Givens. Givens will take over … more

Scholarship awarded

Cat Spring Agricultural Society president Malcolm Dittert,and treasurer David Wade, presented Molly Dittert with a scholarship check June 23. Molly graduated from Sealy High School in May and will be … more

Fun in the sun

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office held its first-ever Summer Day at Thaemer Park in Bellville on June 27. Kids were treated to a water slide, bounce house and snow cones. 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

Blinn announces program’s new name: Biotechnology Laboratory Sciences

The Blinn College District is changing the name of its Therapeutics Manufacturing Program to Biotechnology Laboratory Sciences to better reflect the wide range of career opportunities students will … more

Entomologist: Avoid itchy bites from spiking seasonal chigger populations

DALLAS — Anyone venturing into the great outdoors this summer in Texas should be ready for chiggers. That’s the message from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist Dr. Mike Merchant … more

Police Blotter

The following call log was released by the Sealy Police Department for the time period of June 21, 2018 through June 28, 2018. Inclusion in the call log is not an implication of guilt. Officers … 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

Blinn Physical Therapist Assistant students offer medical care abroad

Deep in the Andes Mountains, the small Peruvian village of Quillabamba and the surrounding area thrives on agricultural activity. From sunrise to sunset, the local people labor in the fields, tending … more

Blinn enrolls its 1,000th student at RELLIS

Excitement continues to build for the opening of the Blinn College District’s Walter C. Schwartz Building at the RELLIS Campus. On Friday, Blinn enrolled its 1,000th student who will attend … more

Education Briefs

Will Cerny Named to President's List at SFANACOGDOCHES – Will Cerny of Sealy has been named to the President's List at Stephen F. Austin State University for the spring semester. Cerny is … 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

NewsBits

Retirement Reception HOA-Meals on Wheels is having a Come and Go Appreciation for Executive Director Buddy Chance who is retiring after almost 30 years of service. The gathering is open to the … more

U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of Texas redistricting maps

AUSTIN — The United States Supreme Court voted 5-4 on June 25 to approve 10 of 11 disputed Texas House and congressional redistricting maps used in the state’s 2014 and 2016 elections.The … more

Houston Livestock Show awards $1.4 million in scholarships

Seventy students from the Texas 4-H program will attend college thanks in part to $1.4 million in scholarships from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™, presented during the Texas 4-H Roundup in … more

Polach promoted

Chief Navy Counselor Steven Polach of Eagle Lake, a division leading chief petty officer assigned to Navy Recruiting District (NRD) San Antonio, was promoted to the rank of senior chief petty officer … more

When school is out, kids may be missing out on nutrients

More than half of kids 9 and up fall short on essential nutrients they need to grow strong – calcium, vitamin D and potassium. In fact, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans identified them as … 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
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