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Let go and let life

It feels like our crew has been battling sickness forever. We wash hands like crazy, take our vitamins, get sleep and still it seems like we just can’t seem to get a handle on these nasty winter … more

Who will it be?

The Sealy City Council is scheduled to interview city manager candidates in person Jan. 8 and Jan. 10, bookending a regularly-scheduled Jan. 9 city council meeting. Officials say they expect the … more

Semper Fi

Maj. Shawn Matthew Campbell was my husband, and he was Tristan, Kenna, Kate and Donovan’s dad. He was kind, considerate, calm, soft-spoken, dedicated, faithful. Shawn had a fun-loving, … more

Austin County GOP holds candidate forum

Austin County GOP kicked off the 2018 primary season Jan. 4, with its first candidate forum for the five Republican candidates for State Representative House District 13 at Tony’s Family Restaurant … more

Rest easy, brother

There wasn’t a dry eye Monday in the massive Second Baptist Church as Sealy Fire Chief Eric Zapalac was laid to rest, just one week after the 39-year-old died suddenly, sending shock waves through … more

WOODS, WATERS and WILDLIFE

Just as the calm that often occurs as the eye of a hurricane passes overhead is misleading, don’t let the warmer weather since last week’s frigid temperatures make you think winter is over. … more

Holiday Guesting 101

If you manage to avoid hosting duties this holiday season, you may be dodging some of the hardest work, but remember that being a good guest goes beyond arriving on time and taking your shoes off at … more

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

It’s a girl!

Gatlin Grace Gilcrease was born to Jenna and Travis Gilcrease in Sealy on Nov. 22, 2017. Congratulations! more

Book review: ‘Ghost Bully’ by Brian Corley

Full disclosure: I haven’t actually read this book yet, but the premise sounds pretty hilarious, and I can vouch for author Brian Corley, a friend of mine who, like me, grew up in College Station, … more

Money-saving tips for the new year

I recently got an email reminding me that my subscription to the best magazine on the planet, InStyle, was up for renewal and that they’d gladly take $35 or so out of my bank account automatically … more

Top 10 movies to see in 2018

Ready Player One Steven Spielberg’s long-awaited big-screen adaptation of Ernest Cliine’s modern sci-fi classic novel is set to arrive in theaters on Mar. 28. The book and film are set in the … more

Brenham Clinic appoints administrator

BRENHAM, Texas – Brenham Clinic announced last week the appointment of Melissa Mccune to administrator. Mccune spent the last year as assistant administrator of the Brenham Clinic and … more

Sealy senior earns Eagle Scout rank

Sealy High School senior Mark Bonaccorso has already racked up quite a few accomplishments. He was recently accepted to Texas A&M University and was named to the Tiger football’s Academic … more

Local health care providers honored

Austin County Judge Tim Lapham honored local health care providers Nov. 13 in recognition of Home Care & Hospice Month. more

On top of the world

Sealy residents were among millions who tuned in to watch the Houston Astros compete against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series. The series offered quite a few ups and downs, lots of … more

Ho, ho … oh just stay still for the camera!

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and ’tis the season for eating like you only live once, gift giving and cheer spreading. Christmas is legitimately my favorite time of year, and one of my favorite … more

Home for the holidays

When most think of Christmas, they remember the memories of running to the Christmas tree as children and opening the presents. The joy adults feel from the holiday season often comes from seeing … more

Vet among many locals to be honored this month

Veterans Day is just around the corner and many local residents say they want to use the opportunity to connect with their comrades. Kenneth Currens, a U.S. Navy veteran and former mayor of San … more

Two Sealy officials appointed as chairmen of statewide committees

Larry Kuciemba Sealy City Manager more
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