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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Every week I write a book review, and every week our sportswriter Tad says to me, “That’s a book? I thought it was just a movie.” Almost all good movies originated as a book, and I’m hard … more

Woods, waters and wildlife: Deer hunters take a back seat

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission had a chance recently to rectify a decades-long discrepancy between the closing dates of the North Texas Deer Zone and the South Texas Deer Zone. The TPWD … more

Movie Review

For the month of April, my movie reviews will take a look at some of the better underrated films made prior to 2017 that weren’t nominated for any Academy Awards. This is a way to help some … more

Interact Club honored

Sealy High School Interact Club was awarded the Presidential Citation for 2016-2017 service and was also awarded the 2018 Interact District 5890 "Spirit of Rotary Project of the Year" Award for the … more

Experts address road projects, tourism and growth at summit

Experts addressed topics including the oil and gas industry, digital marketing, heritage tourism and Texas Department of Transportation projects during a growth summit held Friday at Liedertafel … more

Six years and four stitches later

Earlier this month, I went on the Azalea Trail in central Houston. It was a beautiful way to spend a few hours - soaking up the first springtime rays of sun, taking in the gorgeous flowers, and … more

Film crew treated to Sealy hospitality

The adventure started when one of my dearest friends, Jan Knabe, contacted me on Feb. 25 and asked if I would be interested in feeding the film crew that would be on his property for three or four … 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

Q&A with Michael Finkel

The following is a question-and-answer exchange with best-selling author Michael Finkel, whose books “True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa” and “The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary … more

Concert review

Y’all, this dude can saaaang. Before Friday night, I would not have described myself as a huge Chris Stapleton fan. In fact, I probably only know of him because there is a certain 13-year-old … more

Woods, Waters and Wildlife

Indeed it is turkey time. Hunters have been practicing turkey calls for weeks! The South Zone for Rio Grande turkey hunting opened March 17 and closes April 29. The North Zone opens March 31, … more

One-act play wins district for 32nd straight year

In sports, the word “dynasty” is one of the highest honors a team can be awarded. It is reserved for those who constantly find themselves competing in championships over a period of about a … more

Marry, marry, quite contrary

I got engaged on Christmas Day and since that time I’ve purchased exactly one bridal magazine and made it through the first 15 pages of it (all ads). I took my nieces to look at bridesmaid dresses … more

‘Bright’ doesn’t shine

Last week I reviewed “Black Panther,” a film that explored complex issues regarding race in a way that was both deeply explored and entertaining and provided the benchmark for storytelling on the … more

An easy, excellent Easter

Amazing food is the centerpiece of most holiday gatherings. This Easter, impress guests with your culinary talent by making simple dishes simply amazing. With a little special attention, even the … more

Earth Day clean-up event

Not the coolest house on the block

I like to think that I’ve evolved since childhood, and, in many ways, I have. As a nearly 35 year-old-woman, I can drive, grocery shop, manage the kids and am generally a productive member of … more

Black Panther raises the bar for Marvel

Marvel and its connective cinematic universe has been the dominant force at the box office for the past decade stemming from its initial film “Iron Man” in 2008. Since then it has pushed out … more

Book Review

“The Stranger in the Woods” is one of the most unusual true stories I’ve ever read, and it is so well crafted that it leaves the reader feeling sympathetic toward the criminal protagonist. … more

'The house that Eric built'

Nov. 20, 2017, is a date etched in the minds of many Sealy residents. Kenny Willingham spent that morning with his best friend Eric Zapalac, Sealy Fire Department’s former chief. “Me and … more
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