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Elementary construction continues amid weather

After a brief delay by winter weather, construction at the site of the new Sealy Elementary School resumed late last week as members of the Sealy ISD school board and members of the committee that … 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

Shootout at Waco Twin Peaks 3 years later: Zero convictions

It was a rainy Sunday a little after noon on May 17, 2015, at a Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco where no one would envision the gruesome crime scene that was about to happen. A meeting of the … 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

Local man graduates from U.S. Marine Corps corps boot camp

Pvt. Luke W. LeJeune, 19, of Sealy, TX, graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on March 16. Pvt. LeJeune successfully completed 13 weeks of … more

Peña sentenced to 10 years in jail

Former Austin County Tax Assessor-Collector Marcus Peña was sentenced last week to 10 years in jail and ordered to pay $275,000 in restitution as punishment for stealing from the county and misusing … more

Taking home with you

As the Future Farmers of America awards banquet for the 2017-2018 school year began to wind down last week, one of the final speeches was delivered by the group’s seniors. They recalled … more

Candidates kick off campaign

Four candidates vying for two Sealy City Council seats faced off during an April 18 forum at Saddleback Saloon. Place 5 Incumbent Larry Koy said he’s running again to deal with some … more

Austin County Jail passes inspection

Austin County Sheriff Jack Brandes presented information last week showing that the local jail is in compliance with state standards. The facility has been plagued with mold, prompting county … 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

School board aligns ESL guidelines

In their monthly meeting last week, the Sealy ISD school board voted to clarify the requirements for teachers to become certified in English as a second language. While certifications were in … more

Council officers elected

Austin County 4-H Council Members elected their officers for the 2018-19 year during a May 1 meeting. The meeting was chaired by Mackenzie Burke, 4-H Council second vice president, of Bellville 4-H. … more

Selman Intermediate Honor Roll - 2017-18

Third Nine Weeks Fourth Grade All A's Aadan Arriaga, Bryan Arriaga-Puente, Brooke Baber, William Baber, Veyda Baena, Benjamin Barrera, Jade Barton, Jackson Blanks, Brandon Burditt, Brady … more

Sheriff's Report

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for April 6-April 12, 2018. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt. Sterling Thompson III was arrested for … more

Dotson Family Cemetery receives historic Texas cemetery designation

Officials announced last week that Dotson Family Cemetery received historic designation. The distinction means the cemetery has been legally recorded through the Texas Historical Commission’s … more

Sealy News wins big at state writing competition

The Sealy News scooped up five major awards at the South Texas Press Association Better Newspaper Contest in Kerrville over the weekend. Editor April Towery took home first place in humorous … more

Delta Kappa Gamma Society holds November meeting

The Gamma Omega Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held their November meeting in the Fellowship Hall of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Phillipsburg with 42 members in attendance. … 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

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
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