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Elementary construction continues amid weather

After a brief delay by winter weather, construction at the site of the new Sealy Elementary School resumed late last week as members of the Sealy ISD school board and members of the committee that … more

Shootout at Waco Twin Peaks 3 years later: Zero convictions

It was a rainy Sunday a little after noon on May 17, 2015, at a Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco where no one would envision the gruesome crime scene that was about to happen. A meeting of the … 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

Local man graduates from U.S. Marine Corps corps boot camp

Pvt. Luke W. LeJeune, 19, of Sealy, TX, graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on March 16. Pvt. LeJeune successfully completed 13 weeks of … more

Taking home with you

As the Future Farmers of America awards banquet for the 2017-2018 school year began to wind down last week, one of the final speeches was delivered by the group’s seniors. They recalled … 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

Two Sealy officials appointed as chairmen of statewide committees

Larry Kuciemba Sealy City Manager more

EEA sponsors ‘Love One Another’ event

On Feb. 13, 2017, the Extension Education Association of Austin County sponsored a soup, sandwich, and dessert meal in honor of the Austin County Commissioners Court and many of its community … more

100 years young

Emily Alice Pulos Preibisch might be 100 years old, but she’s still got her quick wit and sense of humor. When complimented on her sparkly sequined blouse at her 100th birthday party on Sunday, … more

School board aligns ESL guidelines

In their monthly meeting last week, the Sealy ISD school board voted to clarify the requirements for teachers to become certified in English as a second language. While certifications were in … more

Council officers elected

Austin County 4-H Council Members elected their officers for the 2018-19 year during a May 1 meeting. The meeting was chaired by Mackenzie Burke, 4-H Council second vice president, of Bellville 4-H. … more

City to lease railroad property

A map of Scranton Park where the City of Sealy has a portion of its playground and restroom facilities resting on Union Pacific Railroad property. more

Christmas wrapping papaer

Do you still need wrapping paper for your Christmas gifts? Don't buy the same old boring wrapping paper from the store. Come and get our custom designed wrapping paper from our coloring contest … more

Food Safety: It’s In Your Hands – Food Handlers Course

A major change in the revision of “Texas Food Establishment Rules (TFER)” now requires all food employees to complete an accredited food handlers training program within 60 days of employment, … more

Garden Club of Sealy hosts melon social

Members of The Garden Club of Sealy recently treated the residents of Colonial Belle Nursing Home in Sealy to a Melon Social, an annual club event. They enjoyed watermelon, cantaloupe and honeydew … 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

Austin County Fair scholarships now available

The Austin County Fair Association is currently accepting scholarship applications. All applications listed below may be found on the Austin County Fair website; www.austincountyfair.com or in the … more

Revenue cap threatens public safety, job creation, roads

The Texas Municipal League suspects new state-imposed cap on property tax could affect local economies, transportation and infrastructure. Many road projects are taking place in and around Austin … more

A Night to Support the Knights

A silent auction, a live auction, live music, raffles and a Kenney Store dinner of roast beef, potatoes and green beans with a roll all contributed toward the Faith Academy Bellville community coming … more

Brenham historic homes open for tour

The Heritage Society of Washington County will open its three historic homes for tours Sunday, April 9, 2018, from 1-4 p.m., hosted by Heritage Belles in period dress. On tour is the Giddings … more
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