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Faith Academy earns honors at art contest

The ACSI annual art festival was held April 16. Eighteen schools participated with 398 entries in 14 categories for grades three through 12. Forty judges strolled through the different categories … more

Sealy students advance to national competition

Sealy High School’s Career and Technical Education program’s motto is “Providing students with real world application. Preparing them for leadership and career success.” School … more

Skate Texas holds grand opening

It's a near-universal dream for someone to take their passion and turn it into a living and for one couple, that dream officially became a reality last week. Joey and Dara Broussard opened their … more

City approves utility rate study

The Sealy City Council will spend $47,000 to evaluate its utility rates. The council heard during an April 10 meeting from Robert Belt, an independent auditor with the accounting firm Belt Harris … more

Museum to celebrate history at April 27 event

A 10,000-square-foot museum, said to be Austin County’s crown jewel, will be unveiled at a grand opening ceremony at 1:30 p.m. April 27. Board members have been aggressively soliciting donations … more

NRA Foundation awards $3,948 to Austin County Sheriff’s Office

BELLVILLE – The NRA Foundation has awarded the Austin County Sheriff’s Office a grant totaling $3,948 to fund practice ammunition for deputies. "We are very excited about receiving funding to … more

Talkin’ trash

Sealy residents woke up to a cold, wet morning on Saturday, and almost 100 decided to brave the elements and head outside to pick up trash in an effort to beautify the community. Headed up by … more

Puppy Love

Friday the 13th is coming up this weekend! We challenge our Austin County residents to get 13 animals between now and May 5. The PUPS annual fundraiser – Cinco de Mayo and Kentucky Derby Party – … more

The Call

I met the father of my two oldest children when we were teenagers, around age 15. We ended up in a very long, very difficult relationship. If I had to pick three words to describe it, they would be … more

College and career center to open next year at Sealy High

In the Sealy ISD board room, a poster sits on the wall next to the half-circle of chairs the board members sit in during their meetings. On that poster are three goals they wish to accomplish this … more

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Austin County Judge Tim Lapham, right, presented a proclamation Monday recognizing the month of April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. more

'Do y'all have guts enough to vote for it?'

Rather than just making repairs to a leaky roof and overseeing mold remediation at the jail and sheriff’s office, Burns Architecture LLC is now proposing a $27 million Austin County Justice Center, … more

Don't Mess with Sealy!

It’s not too late to register for this weekend's Don't Mess with Sealy event. Participants don’t have to be on a team but are asked to email Councilwoman Jennifer Sullivan … more

Staying grateful through thick and thin

When traffic is heavier, schedules are crazy, and life, in general, seems to be more taxing, it’s easy to get away from being grateful and become wrapped up in the struggles. During these … more

UIL academic team advances to regionals

On March 23, the Sealy High School UIL academic team competed in the district meet for the right to advance to regionals. 12 students qualified to advance while 18 medaled overall. Sealy will be … more

Candidate forum set for April 18

A forum featuring questions and answers from the candidates vying for seats on the Sealy City Council is set for 5:30 p.m. April 18 at Saddleback Saloon. The one-hour forum will be moderated by … more

Blinn-Sealy to host fourth annual ‘Boots & Blue Jeans for Blinn’

Blinn College is set to host an exciting night of food, music, and fun while raising money for scholarships and new educational programs on the Sealy Campus. The fourth annual “Boots & Blue … more

Question to appear on upcoming census stirs opposing viewpoints

AUSTIN — Ted Cruz of Texas was one of three United States senators who requested that respondents to the 2020 decennial census be asked if they are citizens of the United States. When Commerce … more

City considers land swap for EMS complex

The Sealy City Council last week showed interest in moving forward with a land exchange that would allow Austin County to construct an emergency medical services facility on what is now city property … more

Sealy Trash Off planned April 7

The 2018 Don’t Mess with Sealy Trash Off is a city wide event to pick up as much litter as possible on April 7 at 9 a.m. The city will be serving hot dogs and drinks at noon to all participants. … more
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