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‘Lady Bird’ portrays universal adolescent struggles

Movies, like any form of art, resonate with everyone in a different way. I don’t particularly like music while many of my closest friends find it as an important aspect to their lives. I can look … more

'Roots & Sky’ by Christie Purifoy

My family moved from little ol’ Crockett, Texas, to the big Aggieland city of College Station when I was 7 years old. I didn’t particularly like it there, and I didn’t have any friends since we … more

Get informed about human trafficking

I joined the Human Trafficking Committee. Yes, you read that right. This does not actually mean that I’ll be participating in human trafficking, but rather, a guy in my Sunday school class … more

County addresses school violence

Austin County Sheriff Jack Brandes reported Monday that his department remains vigilant in monitoring potential threats at area schools as violence has escalated in other parts of the country. On … more

Visitors Day at Community Bible Study

The Bellville Community Bible Study class will be hosting a Visitors Day at Bellville United Methodist Church on Thursday, March 1 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Anyone interested in learning more about CBS … more

Austin County sheriff’s deputy retires

On Jan. 31, the Austin County Sheriff’s Office honored Deputy Barbara Reinhardt with a retirement plaque to show its appreciation for her dedicated service to the department. Deputy Reinhardt began … more

Dispatchers make special visits

Valentine’s Day visit from Austin County dispatchers This Valentine’s Day, Austin County dispatchers made a special visit to the local assisted living communities, delivering carnations to … more

Do more than live; experience life

Getting through life seems to get in the way of experiencing life sometimes, and that is not ok. Too often I find myself “doing” and not necessarily “experiencing.” I know that it’s a … more

Austin County Fair Association offers scholarships

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

Blinn College’s Star of the Republic Museum announces history fair winners

Intrigued by her grandfather’s participation in the Vietnam War, Brenham Junior High School student Aidan Hord jumped at the opportunity to use her school’s annual history fair to dive deeper … more

Six ways to fight the flu

As temperatures drop, the spread of cold and flu germs rises. Start the year off healthy and be sure to rid your home of lingering germs that may be hiding in places you don’t expect. “I … more

Celebrating black history

For Black History Month, students at Sealy High School studied historical figures such as Rosa Parks, Colin Powell and Martin Luther King Jr., as well as entertainers like Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah … more

Prasek’s helps SHS students prepare for career

Prasek's Hillje Smokehouse is one of several local businesses who has hired students from the Sealy High School Career Preparation program. Through employment at Prasek's, these students learn … more

Simms selected as CTE Teacher of the Week

This week the students of Sealy High School selected Melissa Simms to be the Career and Technical Education Teacher of the Week. Simms is a graduate of Baylor University currently in her 14th … more

Students honored by VFW

Annually the Bellville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6522 Auxiliary sponsors the Patriot’s Pen competition for junior high students. This is an essay-only competition, typewritten between 300 and … 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

Mr. Debonair crowned

The Sealy News’ own Susan Walker was among the judges who selected Dontay Holmes as Bellville High School’s 2018 Mr. Debonair on Saturday. ‘Not only were my fellow judges Johnetta Labba, left, … more

Blinn College Agricultural Sciences Program hosts Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Volunteer Education Day

The Blinn College Agricultural Sciences Program recently hosted a Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Volunteer Education Day at the W.J. “Bill” Rankin Agricultural Complex. This is the second … more

Book review: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Editor’s note: This review contains spoilers. When “Gone Girl” was released in 2012, it was all the rage. Every book club in town was reading it, and it prompted literature junkies like me … more

Baby book dropout

I have a confession to make – I’m a baby book dropout. While I whole-heartedly LOVE journaling, and all things paper, when it came time to grab the baby book and write down all the … more
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