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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

Q&A with the coach

We sat down with Coach Brian Barone this week – by phone, since he’s on the road with his team in Illinois – to ask him how the season is going and what advice he’d give to young players. … more

Adulting is hard; parenting is harder

About five years ago we looked at our then-1 ½-year-old and realized our school days were numbered. Our little guy was growing up fast and before we knew it, the time would come for him to enroll in … more

Hurricane recovery efforts continue with much still to do

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on Jan. 17 extended for 30 days the state disaster declaration for counties affected by Hurricane Harvey, which pounded and flooded the Gulf Coast and moved deeply inland, … more

‘Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond’ is a brilliant inside look

Before college, I had no idea who Andy Kaufman was. I had heard the name before, I knew of his trailblazing comedic legacy but my knowledge of him stopped there. As I met friends more cultured than … more

Oprah for president? Not so fast

I have a lot to say about the Jan. 7 broadcast of the Golden Globes, and about one-third of it is printable. Oprah Winfrey is lovely. She gives a heck of a speech. There’s no question she’s a … more

Book review: ‘Ghost Bully’ by Brian Corley

Full disclosure: I haven’t actually read this book yet, but the premise sounds pretty hilarious, and I can vouch for author Brian Corley, a friend of mine who, like me, grew up in College Station, … more

Finding a way to win the game

This is the time of the basketball season when the “little things” are beginning to show how much they matter. Teams are now into conference play and I guarantee you coaching staffs are turning … more

DPS acts to prevent violent confrontations at capitol

AUSTIN — Enhanced security measures have been implemented at the state capitol complex and grounds, the Texas Department of Public Safety announced Jan. 11. According to the DPS announcement, … more

Let go and let life

It feels like our crew has been battling sickness forever. We wash hands like crazy, take our vitamins, get sleep and still it seems like we just can’t seem to get a handle on these nasty winter … more

Getting better in 2018

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
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