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Museum opens Friday

From the outside looking in, it looks like an old log cabin. But from the inside, the new San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site Museum is massive, ornate and rich with local history. The … more

First responders cook for charity

The Sealy News publisher Karen Lopez and husband Eddie participated in the Texas Association of First Responders 11 annual Wild Game Cook Off last weekend. TAFR is a 501(c)3 organization that assist … more

FFA team places at area

Sealy High School’s FFA dairy judging team of Jaxon Zeller, Layne Blevins, Makayla Wallace and Kendall Young placed 11th at the area competition. Congratulations! more

Candidates kick off campaign

Four candidates vying for two Sealy City Council seats faced off during an April 18 forum at Saddleback Saloon. Place 5 Incumbent Larry Koy said he’s running again to deal with some … more

Sealy News wins big at state writing competition

The Sealy News scooped up five major awards at the South Texas Press Association Better Newspaper Contest in Kerrville over the weekend. Editor April Towery took home first place in humorous … more

Skate Texas holds grand opening

It's a near-universal dream for someone to take their passion and turn it into a living and for one couple, that dream officially became a reality last week. Joey and Dara Broussard opened their … more

City approves utility rate study

The Sealy City Council will spend $47,000 to evaluate its utility rates. The council heard during an April 10 meeting from Robert Belt, an independent auditor with the accounting firm Belt Harris … more

Sheriff's Report

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for March 23-April 5, 2018. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt. Garry Lamont Parson was arrested for … more

NRA Foundation awards $3,948 to Austin County Sheriff’s Office

BELLVILLE – The NRA Foundation has awarded the Austin County Sheriff’s Office a grant totaling $3,948 to fund practice ammunition for deputies. "We are very excited about receiving funding to … more

Talkin’ trash

Sealy residents woke up to a cold, wet morning on Saturday, and almost 100 decided to brave the elements and head outside to pick up trash in an effort to beautify the community. Headed up by … more

Puppy Love

Friday the 13th is coming up this weekend! We challenge our Austin County residents to get 13 animals between now and May 5. The PUPS annual fundraiser – Cinco de Mayo and Kentucky Derby Party – … more

The Call

I met the father of my two oldest children when we were teenagers, around age 15. We ended up in a very long, very difficult relationship. If I had to pick three words to describe it, they would be … more

Jailer retires

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office honored jailer Ray Wendt March 31 with a retirement plaque to show appreciation for his dedicated service to the department. Wendt began his career with the … more

College and career center to open next year at Sealy High

In the Sealy ISD board room, a poster sits on the wall next to the half-circle of chairs the board members sit in during their meetings. On that poster are three goals they wish to accomplish this … more

'Do y'all have guts enough to vote for it?'

Rather than just making repairs to a leaky roof and overseeing mold remediation at the jail and sheriff’s office, Burns Architecture LLC is now proposing a $27 million Austin County Justice Center, … more

Don't Mess with Sealy!

It’s not too late to register for this weekend's Don't Mess with Sealy event. Participants don’t have to be on a team but are asked to email Councilwoman Jennifer Sullivan … more

It takes a community …

The ‘Growing and Nourishing Healthy Communities Garden Program’ at Sealy High School is off and running. The gardening project is being implemented with the Culinary Department at the school. … more

UIL academic team advances to regionals

On March 23, the Sealy High School UIL academic team competed in the district meet for the right to advance to regionals. 12 students qualified to advance while 18 medaled overall. Sealy will be … more

Candidate forum set for April 18

A forum featuring questions and answers from the candidates vying for seats on the Sealy City Council is set for 5:30 p.m. April 18 at Saddleback Saloon. The one-hour forum will be moderated by … more

City considers land swap for EMS complex

The Sealy City Council last week showed interest in moving forward with a land exchange that would allow Austin County to construct an emergency medical services facility on what is now city property … more
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