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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,The Sealy High School Student Council would like update you on how the community came together to help our neighbors in need.Thanks to International Paper, Sealy Dental Center, Visual … 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

Capital Highlights: Governor declares state of disaster in long list of counties

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on June 1 declared a state of disaster in 31 counties that have been hit repeatedly with severe weather and flooding in recent days. The counties named in the declaration … more

Letters to the Editor

Dear editor,I was very confused and concerned after reading the article, “City, Chapman Foundation find common ground” in the May 26, 2016 issue of the Sealy News.The first paragraph regarding … more

Capital Highlights: 10 states join Texas AG in lawsuit over school bathrooms

AUSTIN — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on May 25 filed a lawsuit against the heads of the federal Department of Education, Department of Justice, Department of Labor, Equal Opportunity … more

Guest Column: Great thing about my job: meeting interesting people

Several years ago, one of our nieces spent part of a day riding around with Life Mate Julie while she tracked down news. After a while she said “You have a great job; you get to get in everyone’s … more

Capital Highlights: 10 states join Texas AG in lawsuit over school bathrooms

AUSTIN — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on May 25 filed a lawsuit against the heads of the federal Department of Education, Department of Justice, Department of Labor, Equal Opportunity … more

Guest Column: Every small Texas town has its ‘shame’ to bear

Small Texas towns are great. There’s almost enough of everything to go around — except money, food and morals. Morals!? One town in which I published a paper had an undertaker that also … more

Capital Highlights: Three states seek clarity on federal transgender guidelines

AUSTIN — Attorneys General Ken Paxton of Texas, Patrick Morrissey of West Virginia and Scott Pruitt of Oklahoma are seeking clarification of the federal government’s guidelines regarding bathroom … more

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor,Funny math in Sealy ISD. One is the Bond election and two seven grade math teachers. There is a man and a woman teacher that teach seven grade math. The lady teacher one class, the man … more

Guest Column: Not all Tabasco’s products are hot stuff, some are sweet

My cowboy daddy, the late Lawrence Ray (L. Ray) Webb, saw to it that spicy seasoning was a staple around the household when he and Mom were raising four sons. Dad spent a lot of his early childhood … 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

Capital Highlights: Cruz ends campaign, Perry endorses Trump for president

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, suspended his presidential campaign May 3 after losing Indiana’s GOP presidential primary to frontrunner Donald Trump of New York. The Indiana loss mathematically … more

Guest Column: 'Campus newcomer' reflects on changes to Blinn during school year

Much like the students it serves, Blinn College has come a long way since the first day of the Fall semester. This academic year has marked my first at Blinn, and as with any campus newcomer, I have … more

Capital Highlights: Supreme Court sends Voter ID case back to Fifth Circuit

Texas’ voter identification law will remain in effect for now, but the U.S. Supreme Court has instructed a lower court to rule on its constitutionality before November’s election.On April 29 the … more

Guest Columnist: Literate, brilliant, sophisticated — loaded with talent

An ad brought her to my office. She was tall, pushing 50, red-haired, freckled and had a prominent overbite. Yet, there was something very different about the woman with the ordinary name Helen … 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

Guest Columnist: Age, walking cane ended the fun days of dancing

Age carries lots of burdens with it. Among them is “blame” for ending fun things you did as a young person. So, I have no compunction about hanging the blame turkey of “no dancing” around the … more

Capital Highlights: Abbott proclaims flooding disaster, adds more counties

Gov. Greg Abbott on April 18 declared a state of disaster for Austin, Bastrop, Colorado, Fort Bend, Grimes, Harris, Montgomery, Waller and Wharton counties.Those counties were hit with severe storms … 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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