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Senator Kolkhorst honored by Houston Retired Firefighter Association

AUSTIN – Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) has been honored with a legislative appreciation award by the Houston Retired Firefighter Association for her longtime support of firefighters and … more

On the lookout

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a four-part series on human trafficking. We sat down with local law enforcement officials to get their take on the matter and found out it’s not a … more

Local resident graduates from Virginia Military Institute

LEXINGTON, Va. – More than 370 cadets received bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees from Virginia Military Institute during the commencement ceremony May 16. Former U.S. Secretary of … more

Star of the Republic Museum invites visitors to new Texas-themed escape room

The Blinn College District’s Star of the Republic Museum invites visitors to put on their thinking caps and find their way out of the museum’s newest attraction – a Texas-themed escape … more

A deserved day for Dad: 6 gracious Father’s Day gift ideas

Whether dad wants to spend his day on the patio, in the garage, on the couch or at a ballgame, Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate everything that makes him special to you and your … more

Bluebonnet Quilt Guild gathers in Bellville

At the May meeting of the Bluebonnet Area Quilt Guild, members were treated to a crash course in rulers and their uses by Janis Fischer from All Around the Block in Giddings. Who knew there were so … more

Scholarship awarded to Sealy grad

Molly Dittert, a senior at Sealy High School, received a $500 scholarship at the Texas German Society Convention held May 5. Dittert plans to attend Texas A&M University in the fall. Pictured with … more

A job well done

Sealy News publisher Karen Lopez, left, was presented a certificate of appreciation June 7 for her support of Sealy High School’s Interact Club by Mekenna Simms and Interact faculty sponsor Melissa … more

Group ‘joins hands’ for veterans

Due to an inclement weather forecast, the Join Hands project at the Sealy Cemetery was rescheduled for May 19. Small U.S. flags were placed on the graves of veterans at the Sealy Cemetery, Immaculate … more

Scholarship awarded to Sealy grad

Molly Dittert, a senior at Sealy High School, received a $500 scholarship at the Texas German Society Convention held May 5. Dittert plans to attend Texas A&M University in the fall. Pictured with … more

Human trafficking

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a four-part series on human trafficking, an overview of what it is. Future stories will include interviews with law enforcement, clergy and parents and … more

Master Gardeners improving Levine Park

Sealy citizens may notice some more color has been added to Levine Family Park in the past few months. The park is being replanted with new shrubbery and flowers by The Bluebonnet Master Gardener … more

Sealy residents celebrate Memorial Day

Members of Sealy’s American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary of Post No. 442 were busy over the Memorial Day weekend honoring living and remembering the fallen Veterans who sacrificed their … more

County continues talks on facilities, possible bond issue

Austin County commissioners continued discussions on the future of county offices last week as Judge Tim Lapham reminded the court that if they want to issue bonds in November, they have to make a … more

Faith Academy kindergarten graduation

With much pomp and circumstance, Faith Academy held its annual kindergarten graduation ceremony May 21. After the recessional and a brief introduction by kindergarten teacher, Melissa Little, the 15 … more

Sealy Knights of Columbus recognize new honorary members

Father A. J. Crann Knights of Columbus Council No. 3313 Grand Knight Mark Faldyn congratulates new honorary members and an honorary life member. Pictured from left are honorary member Kenneth … more

Minding their manners: FCCLA team finishes historical run

A common goal during a student’s time is to find their niche, a place where they can thrive both in their work and with the people around them. For three recent Sealy High graduates, Shawna … more

Hats off: Sealy celebrates class of 2018

“This is not the end, it is only the beginning.” Those are the words spoken by 2018 Sealy High School valedictorian Jacob DeLozier as he listed off all the clichés he could think of related … more

Join Hands

Cub Scout Troop 443 and their leader Val Eschenburg participated in placing small U. S. flags on the graves of veterans at Frydek St. Mary's Cemetery on May 5. This Join Hands Day project is … more

Local veterans, fallen heroes honored on Memorial Day

It’s been a long time since 92-year-old Sealy resident Richard Reynolds served as a tail gunner in the U.S. Marine Corps. Most of his Marine buddies have passed away and were among the veterans … more
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