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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

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

Quitting for the right reasons: 30 is the new 40

OK, time to come clean – I’m a big fat quitter. The last official day of my “40 days of yoga" challenge has come and gone, and let’s just say I didn’t graduate. When I signed up, I had … 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

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

Don’t be a stranger

Recently, my 7-year-old was acting perfectly. He got ready for church, acted saintly during mass, said thank you without being prompted after doughnuts, unloaded the dishwasher when we arrived home, … 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

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

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

Pet Talk: Parrots as Pets

Parrots are unique, complex, and entertaining birds. They are smart, can learn tricks, and provide excellent companionship for some people. Parrots have become increasingly popular as pets in the … 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

Ride for Texas Independence coming through San Felipe

Scott McMahon, director of Presidio La Bahia in Goliad, will retrace the route of the letters penned by Lt. Col. William B. Travis 180 years ago from the Alamo to Washington-on-the-Brazos, where … more

What in the normal?

The Lord did not bless me with children of my own, but I am real quick to steal them from my friends. I play favorites. There is, in fact, such a thing as an ugly baby, people. And by the way, … more
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