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Home Country: Winter hobbies

“I can’t stand winter,” said Herb Collins, who had dropped in at the Mule Barn’s philosophy counter for a quick cup. “There’s nothing to do.” “Get out and enjoy it,” suggested … more

Sometimes you need a win

There are days, sometimes weeks, when it seems like nothing goes "right." You catch every red light on your way to work, there’s a bone in your chicken soup, and you get stuck in the rain without … more

Letter to the editor

To the editor: Before the May 6 elections, well-crafted misrepresentations were spread via gossip, social media and other means in attempts to sway public opinion. It’s important that citizens … more

Dine out to donate during Houston Restaurant Weeks

Restaurant Weeks is in full force in the Houston area as we speak. What is it you ask? Participating restaurants make donations to the Food Bank based upon how many brunches, lunches and dinners they … more

Faith, Family & Fun: Silencing the guns of the Alamo

Is this that last battle of the Alamo? On March 5, costumed reenactors with their muskets and cannons will play out scenes from the Battle of the Alamo at the shrine in downtown San Antonio. … more

Editor's Column: The journalist's suit I choose to wear

Have you ever cried over the death of someone that you barely even knew? Strike that. Have you ever cried for someone that you never even met? Of course you have. There is at least one person in … more

Capital Highlights: Supreme Court rules in ‘one person, one vote’ case

AUSTIN — On a unanimous vote of 8-0, the U.S. Supreme Court on April 4 affirmed that states may continue to draw legislative districts based on total population. In the Texas case, Evenwel v. … more

Guest Column:

Some of us are blessed to have true blood brothers. I have three, all younger, and they each can give me a giant case of puffy chest. If you have friends so cherished that you feel they are truly … more

Guest Columnist: Funny how life’s twists, turns shape attitudes, goals

Most of us are or have been dreamers. As youngsters, we see or read about successful, well-known people. Everyone says wonderful things about them, so we start developing our ideas about life’s … more

Share your stories of inspiration

As we at The Sealy News celebrate our 130th anniversary, we are planning to spend the last 130 days of the year – starting Aug. 23 – by sharing a story of inspiration. We all have these cool … more

Faith, Family & Fun: It’s not too late to make and keep your resolutions

Question: If you have not yet started one of your New Year’s resolutions, does that mean you have broken it already? One of my resolutions was to exercise regularly. I haven’t started yet. I … more

Letter to The Editor

Dear Editor,On Saturday, May 7, we the taxpayers of Sealy ISD will have an opportunity to step up for our children and grandchildren and improve their education surroundings via a new elementary … more

Property tax rate notice requirements remain unchanged

The Texas Legislature’s high-profile stalemate over property tax reform means newspapers will remain the primary source of public notices for tax hearings and rates — for now, at … more

Capital Highlights: High court rules school finance method is constitutional

AUSTIN — The current method devised by the Texas Legislature in 2011 to fund public education does not violate the state constitution, the Texas Supreme Court unanimously ruled May 13.The lawsuit … more

What makes someone a Texas barbecue aficionado?

What’s the best barbecue “joint” in Texas? (I’m a language purist and won’t use bar-b-q unless it’s part of the establishment’s name.) Of course, I don’t have the answer. Thousands … more

Capital Highlights: State rolls out revised women’s health program

A women's health program is in effect and ready to deliver more care to more women statewide who are 15 to 44 years old and whose income is up to 200 percent of federal poverty guidelines. Sen. … more

Capital Highlights: Texas files suit against EPA over new ozone standards

The State of Texas and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on Dec. 23 filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its new ozone standards rule. Eight other … more

Traffic light gains traction

The call for a traffic light at Overcreek Way and Texas Highway 36 is getting louder as 88-year-old Sealy resident Josephine Bear is speaking out about the need for a change and is ready to take her … more

Capital Highlights: DPS asks citizens to report suspicious behavior

In the wake of the widely reported June 12 mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, the Texas Department of Public Safety called on Texans to pay close attention to what’s happening in their own … more

Capital Highlights: SEC files charges naming Paxton in Servergy case

AUSTIN — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is facing civil fraud charges filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.Paxton was named in charges filed April 11 against Servergy Inc., a … more
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