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Thank you for book review

Dear Ms. Towery: A "Google Alert" informed me of your review of "True Story," and I just wanted to thank you for the extremely kind words. I'm deeply appreciative that you read the book, that it … more

Legislation passed by Congress includes hurricane relief funds

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on Feb. 9 lauded Congress’ passage of budget legislation that contains nearly $90 billion in hurricane and wildfire disaster relief funding for Texas, Florida, … more

Oldman carries “Darkest Hour”

“I want others to love and respect you, as I do.” Those are the words spoken by Kristin Scott Thomas as she portrays the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s wife Clementine. They are … more

The Valentine’s Fairy

Celebrating holidays with kids has a way of making even "National Hot Dog Day” (coming to a barbecue near you on July 23) sound like reason enough to party. I love the anticipation, planning … more

Straus: Audit reveals need for stronger oversight at state agency

AUSTIN — House Speaker Joe Straus on Jan. 31 said a new state audit raises questions about the management of the state Health and Human Services Commission and illustrates the need for legislative … more

Book review

The cover says it all: “Just as I was fired from a job I had coveted almost all my life, I learned about the murders. A man named Christian Longo, who was wanted for killing his wife and three … more

Woods, Waters and Wildlife

Drones have become more popular the past few years, and new uses are arising almost daily. Some might be legal; some might not. And it’s often easier to get into trouble than to get out of … more

It’s tough out there for the good guys

The pendulum of gender equality just took a flying leap, and all of a sudden it’s become a woman’s world. As a card-carrying feminist, this truly warms my heart. It’s high time that we get … more

Thank you to community for supporting Zapalac family

Dear Editor: Anyone who has lost a close loved one knows how it changes your world forever. When that person is not well known or in the public eye, it may seem as if the world moves on … more

Dunkirk: A great war movie with questionable storytelling

Christopher Nolan is famous for his ability to tell a story in an unconventional manner, allowing stories to be told in a fresh, original manner. His works like “Inception” and “Memento” have … more

Thank you for generous donation

Dear Sealy News: On behalf of Memorial Hermann, thank you for Sealy Publications’ gift of $2,698, raised by the annual Bras for a Cause event, in support of Memorial Hermann Katy … more

Reading is good for the soul

It’s been said that in order to be a good writer, you have to be a good reader. Our grasp for the English language, vocabulary and ability to turn a phrase is honed by reading and, I think, by … more

Surviving the terrible twos: what I wish I’d known

Currently, and for the third time, we have a toddler right square in the middle of the “terrible twos.” If you had asked me for advice about this phase of toddlerhood with Parker (our oldest), I … more

Governors urge congressional leaders to pass disaster aid funding

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott and the governors of California, Puerto Rico and Florida on Jan. 24 asked U.S. House and Senate leaders to hurry up and pass supplemental disaster funding, and to send the … more

Oscar countdown: Get Out

With nominees for this year’s Academy Awards being announced last week, we will be reviewing some of the nominated films as a countdown to the actual awards which will be held March 8. The … more

Contact your congressman about postal reform

Texas newspapers are facing the threat of higher postal rates and slower service unless a postal reform measure known as HR 756 passes Congress. For the sake of newspapers and everyone who uses the … more

New beginnings for the city of Sealy

I, for one, am pretty excited about the hire of a new Sealy city manager. Interim City Manager Warren Escovy did a great job, and I think there were many who would have been happy to see him … more

Murder by Family

Some of you might remember when the Whitaker family was shot in their own Sugar Land home after returning from dinner one night in December 2003. Mom Tricia and son Kevin were killed; father Kent … more

WOODS, WATERS and WILDLIFE:

My first deer was a doe. Doe hunting was finally being accepted in the Hill Country. Earlier, when first proposed by Texas Parks and Wildlife, it had been a battle. Nearly half a century later, … more

I literally love my nieces and nephews

I had the great privilege of spending the weekend in Dallas with my family. My parents live about 20 minutes away from my fabulous sister Carla, who has been married for 18 years to my fabulous … more
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