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Sealy elects council member

Sealy native Chris Noack, a software developer for Houston-based Quanta Services, garnered more than 50 percent of the vote during a special election Saturday night for the Place 2 city council … more

Crane volunteers cook and donate for evacuees, National Guard

As the National Guard unloads donations brought in by volunteers who drove from Crane, Texas, it’s easy to call those volunteers heroes that are helping in time of crisis. However, Sheila Pahl … more

New statewide law prohibits drivers from texting while behind the wheel

Effective Sept. 1, texting while driving will be illegal across the state of Texas as the result of a new texting-while-driving ban passed during the 85th Texas Legislative Session. The law … more

Mayor impressed with Sealy's recovery

It’s never easy for any town that has gone through a massive storm to recover immediately. While it may take time, Sealy Mayor Janice Whitehead said she is impressed with the way it’s starting … more

Gas station ATM taken early Thursday morning

Police were dispatched at approximately 3:50 a.m. Thursday to a robbery-in-progress call at the Shell gas station that is also a part of the Sealy Country Market. The Sealy Police Department said … more

TxDOT monitoring roadways post-Harvey

Despite the remnants of Harvey being gone from the skies over Sealy, problems still exist on the ground. Flooding has remained on many of the roads and other areas around the Sealy area and the … more

Recovery efforts underway

As the clouds begin to break up overhead and the sun begins to shine down on a battered Sealy, recovery efforts have been ramped up all around the town. While Sealy has not met the threshold to be … more

Weather updates

11:17 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30 Event extended (time). Flood Warning from 8/30/2017 11:17 PM to 9/3/2017 12:00 PM CDT for Austin County. More information. 10:02 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30 Event … more

Singers entertain evacuees at Knights of Columbus Hall

Deacon Ben Munguia and wife Maria, joined by Rene Serrata, entertained evacuees at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Sealy on Monday. Donations have been pouring in, and while there were about 70 … more

Austin County power update

Since 6 p.m. on Friday to 3 p.m. today Bluebonnet  had a total number of 321 of outages that affected a total of 10,871 families and businesses including people in Austin County  Most of the … more

Residents lend a helping hand

The Toomes and Newsome families brought food to the Sealy Fire Station on Monday to assist first responders who have helped with storm response and recovery efforts.  more

Election rescheduled

The Special Election has been rescheduled from Aug. 26, 2017, to Sept. 9, 2017, pursuant and in compliance with Texas laws due to severe weather conditions to give all voters the opportunity to … more

Tropical Storm Harvey Closings and Information

Restaurant information, 6:52 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26 Restaurant and grocery store hours: Walmart does not have any plans to close.  Bill's closes at 7 p.m. and will reopen at 7 … more

Sealy ISD cancels classes for Friday, Aug. 25

Due to forecasted weather conditions, all Sealy ISD campuses and offices will be closed and classes cancelled for Friday, August 25, 2017. Parents/guardians should continue to check with media … more

City plans to reimburse more YMCA funds

The city of Sealy’s drama with the YMCA – a saga that has gone on for more than five years – continued this week. At press time Tuesday afternoon, the Sealy City Council was poised to refund … more

Sealy chief placed on leave

** Updated Friday, Aug. 11, at 12:03 p.m. Sealy Interim City Manager Warren Escovy issued the following statement: "Police Chief Chris Noble was placed on paid administrative leave, effective … more

Sealy football picked to finish fifth in district by Texas Football Magazine

The Sealy Tiger football season opener against Wharton on the road on Sept. 1 is fast approaching. Recently, the Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine hit newsstands and the Tigers are not … more

Selman Intermediate Honor Roll

4th Grade All A's Hayden Abel, Isabella Burns, Lizbeth Chavez, Jessica Deberry, Angel Espino, Albert Flores, Zachary Hiatt, Haven Hmielewski, Amorin Hofford, Olivia Johnson, Logan Jurecka, Lani … more

Train derails in downtown Sealy

A train derailed the tracks in downtown Sealy causing all SH 36 traffic to divert to Columbus Road and Hardeman Street. According to the Sealy Police Department, eight train cars slipped the tracks … more

Victim found dead of apparent suicide

Sealy Police found a 22-year-old victim dead of an apparent suicide at the Rooms For Rent at 207 N. Meyer St. in Sealy. more
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