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Take a Stand program helps youth learn how to deal with bullying

SAN ANTONIO – More than 200 students in kindergarten, first and second grade at Mildred Baskin Elementary School in San Antonio learned how to stand up to bullies and resolve conflicts without … more

Sheriff's Report

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for Feb. 9-15. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt. Juan Pablo Garcia Jr. was arrested for possession of … more

Blinn College invites community to inaugural Health Sciences Showcase

Blinn College invites the community to learn more about its renowned healthcare programs during the inaugural Health Sciences Showcase Thursday, March 8, from 5-8 p.m. at the Texas A&M Health Science … more

Local students achieve academic honors at Sam Houston State University

HUNTSVILLE – The students listed on the Dean's List of Academic Honors at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, are undergraduates who have achieved a grade point average of at least … more

Progress ongoing at new gas station

Fuel tanks are going in at Murphy USA in Sealy. Did you know that an empty 25,000 gallon storage tank can weigh up to 32,500 pounds? That equals about 2.5 African bush elephants. more

Elizabeth Kendrick Remmert

Elizabeth Kendrick Remmert, 86, died Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Bellville, Texas. She was born Elizabeth Minnie to Frank and Lala Belle “Dolly” Falk Keilberg on July 24, 1931 in Hempstead, Texas. … more

Beatrice Sylvia Chalupa

Beatrice Sylvia Chalupa was born Feb. 23, 1935 to Frank and Marie Hosak of Frydek, Texas. She was raised in Frydek working on her family’s farm, until she graduated from Sealy High School. On … more

Softball wraps up tournament play

The Sealy softball team played its first tournament of the season in Sweeny going 1-3. The team’s only win of the tournament came against Van Vleck in a narrow 8-7 win and lost against Danbury, … more

Sports briefs

Bellville baseball and softball The Brahmas played their last game before a 12-day break against Danbury, winning in big fashion 13-1. The offense produced throughout the matchup as Bellville … more

NBA's tanking fix is broken

When asked a few days after the NBA All-Star Game, ESPN insider Brian Windhorst was asked about what he most excited to see in the second half of the NBA season. He didn’t say the Cavaliers who are … more

Baseball off to hot start

After shutting out KIPP Generations 10-0 in their season opener, the Sealy Tigers continued their dominate pitching over the next two games shutting out Danbury 6-0 then Van Vleck 7-0. Both games … more

HOA-Meals on Wheels celebrates new building

Buddy Chance and a group of dedicated volunteers have been providing hot meals to senior citizens for decades, and gathered last week to cut the ribbon at a new building on Frydek Road in … more

Tiger trio: three girl golfers are a team of their own

Per UIL rules, any high school golf team must have at least four members to be considered an official team. The Sealy High School boys’ golf team has five members, giving them the benefit of being … more

KC councils announce free throw winners

Several area Knights of Columbus Council Free Throw Championship winners earned the right to compete at the district level held on Feb. 18 at the Sealy ISD Gym. The Area competition was for Knights … more

Special Olympics program, Sealy ISD cut ties

Representatives speaking on behalf of the Austin County Comets, a Special Olympics organization, addressed Sealy ISD trustees last week expressing concerns about the future of the program. Comets … more

Community welcomes new city manager Merrell

New Sealy City Manager Lloyd Merrell has been on the job for about a month but says he already feels like he’s home. Merrell served as city manager of Madisonville, Ky., for 26 years and after … more

‘Lady Bird’ portrays universal adolescent struggles

Movies, like any form of art, resonate with everyone in a different way. I don’t particularly like music while many of my closest friends find it as an important aspect to their lives. I can look … more

'Roots & Sky’ by Christie Purifoy

My family moved from little ol’ Crockett, Texas, to the big Aggieland city of College Station when I was 7 years old. I didn’t particularly like it there, and I didn’t have any friends since we … more

Governor orders action to address safety at schools

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on Feb. 21 sent a letter to Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath ordering immediate action to ensure the safety of children in Texas schools following the … more

Get informed about human trafficking

I joined the Human Trafficking Committee. Yes, you read that right. This does not actually mean that I’ll be participating in human trafficking, but rather, a guy in my Sunday school class … more
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