Thawed out from last week’s deep freeze and mostly able to bathe or shower, Texans are demanding answers as to why they were left without power during the worst of the weather emergency. At least 36 people died from the cold or carbon monoxide poisoning across the Lone Star state.
Warmer temperatures over the weekend and continuing this week melted most of the snow from the state’s roadways and roofs. But Texans are still dealing with broken pipes that flooded homes and businesses, damaged municipal water systems, and continued power outages in scattered areas, mainly in East and Central Texas.
Sealy KJT society #80 officers Steven Kutra, Barbara Hajdik and Bernice Stolarski make a monetary presentation to Father Jonathan More to cover the cost of installing a Sacrarium in the working sacristy at Immaculate Conception Church. This was the society’s parish project. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
City of Sealy officials are still waiting for samples to be examined before the boil water notice can be lifted for the city as of press time. To be notified when the notice is lifted and for more updates on the city, buildings and public works, residents can sign up for the public notification system by visiting cityofsealy.bbcportal.com.
Last week, the state of Texas battled through Winter Storm Uri that brought record cold on top of statewide snowfall which resulted in power outages and a lack of water. “Historic cold impacted the state and region on Monday (Feb.
At the Feb. 16 regular meeting of the Sealy City Council amidst the winter storms, council approved a bid for a 2020 Texas General Land Office (GLO) Generator project that would allow the city to gain an emergency generator for the city’s water well.
Once the Granite Printing Press in Taylor had power restored, the presses were fired up to begin printing the newspapers that covered the start of last week’s Winter Storm Uri. COLE MCNANNA Phillip Gutierrez, press machine operator, wheels out the Feb.
Sealy KC’s Famous Lenten Fish Fry Dinners The Sealy Knights of Columbus will be serving their Famous Fish Fry Drive-Thru Dinner for $11 a plate Friday, Feb. 26 and continuing through April 2, at the Sealy Columbus Club (KC) Hall at 1310 Hwy 90 West, Sealy.