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So the first week of the new year I got sick. Sniffles, a cough, a lot of mucus and a lack of sleep. I’m not looking for sympathy here; I think everyone in town was sick. But it did put a damper on … more
To the editor: I want to thank you so much for covering, in photos, so beautifully, our annual Chamber banquet and the open house event held to celebrate The Bellville Perk Coffee House. The bold … more
I don’t attend many movies with groups anymore. more
AUSTIN — Former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez defeated Houston businessman Andrew White, the son of the late former governor, Mark White, in the May 22 Texas Democratic Party primary … more
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott proclaimed Nov. 3 as Houston Astros Day, honoring the American League champions for winning the 2017 Major League Baseball World Series. The Astros won their fourth … more
I’d like to think that back in my youth I had some speed to me, but every click into the database we now know as the internet has done more and more to chip away at that thought. more
So about that Yuli Gurriel gesture in the dugout … If you’ve been living under a rock, let me fill you in. The 33-year-old Gurriel, a Cuban first baseman for the Houston Astros, made a racist … more
The word “dynasty” shouldn’t be thrown around casually in sports. It’s one of the hardest things a team can establish and if they’re able to, it etches their name in history. The Houston … more
AUSTIN — Ted Cruz of Texas was one of three United States senators who requested that respondents to the 2020 decennial census be asked if they are citizens of the United States. When Commerce … more
AUSTIN — State Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Nov. 29 announced the transfer of $1.47 billion into the State Highway Fund and the Economic Stabilization Fund, with $734 million going into each … more
Man! Have I got a fish story for you! In fact, several! more
AUSTIN — Just before Labor Day weekend, Gov. Greg Abbott released a School Safety Action Plan Summary that lists actions taken by school districts to harden campuses in the wake of the deadly … more
We’ve camped a lot. Throughout the west, along the coast, once at a boat ramp in a crowded state park, another time -- after arriving after dark at a Tennessee park -- beneath a turkey roost that … more
To the editor: Thank you and The Sealy News for promoting and advertising 2018 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market at NRG Center. We appreciate all your efforts and mentions of this special event … more
Sometimes you can have too many of one thing — like presidential primary candidates, for instance. more
As we transition into the month of April, there’s a little bit of excitement in the air. Weddings and summer vacations are on the horizon; kids are no doubt looking forward to sleeping late and … more
The famed American industrialist Henry Ford once said, “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” That sentiment is alive and well in the Texas Capitol, … more
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
To the editor: Thank you to all who so generously donated and volunteered for HOA Austin County Meals on Wheels program. Your help supports our mission to assist the senior citizens in our county … more
When traffic is heavier, schedules are crazy, and life, in general, seems to be more taxing, it’s easy to get away from being grateful and become wrapped up in the struggles. During these … more
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