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Semper Fi

Maj. Shawn Matthew Campbell was my husband, and he was Tristan, Kenna, Kate and Donovan’s dad. He was kind, considerate, calm, soft-spoken, dedicated, faithful. Shawn had a fun-loving, … more

This is my main headline

GONZALES — During a regularly-scheduled noon meeting yesterday, Thursday, Sept. 14, the Gonzales Convention and Visitor Bureau announced Gonzales' new Tourism Development Director. more

Council postpones decision on tax hikes

The Sealy City Council was poised to move forward with utility increases during a regular meeting Oct. 24 but instead opted to table several items and seek more information. Interim City Manager … more

Election planned for November 7

Austin County commissioners on Monday reviewed plans for an election Nov. 7 that will decide seven statewide propositions. Early voting began this week and runs through Nov. 3. Polls are open from 8 … more

Donor funds new turf for stadium

The field at T.J. Mills Stadium is going to have a different look in a few months. The Mark A. Chapman Foundation donated a $1 million check to Sealy ISD last week for the installation of new turf … 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

Sealy students restore ‘spirit car’

When the Sealy High School Auto Tech Program received the car that students would be working on, it was scratched, had a spray-painted door and was full of spiders and mice. Just two weeks later, the … more

2017-2018 Sealy High School Honor Roll First Nine Weeks

Ninth Grade All A’s Brayden Ashorn, Patricia Ashorn, Allyson Dickens, Kody Dirba, Nathan Downard, Rebecca Kins, Jose Loredo, Faith Morgan, Jackson Osborne, Alejandro Pinales, Rhys Reichardt, … more

Vet among many locals to be honored this month

Veterans Day is just around the corner and many local residents say they want to use the opportunity to connect with their comrades. Kenneth Currens, a U.S. Navy veteran and former mayor of San … more

Agricultural trade, farm policy focus of 2017 Texas Plant Protection Conference

BRYAN – The importance of agricultural trade and current and future farm policy will be discussed at the 2017 Texas Plant Protection Association Conference Dec. 5-6 at the Brazos Center, 3232 … more

SHS choir competes at district

On Saturday, Sept. 30, 16 choir members from Sealy High School went to compete at the District level of the Texas All-State choir auditions. Out of the 16 that competed, 15 of them will advance on … more

Sealy students celebrate Unity Day

Near the end of October, it’s not unusual to find people wearing the color orange. They do it to match the festivities of Halloween but on Oct. 25, the students of Sealy Intermediate School and … more

NewsBits

Thanksgiving Dinner The 19th annual preschool-congregational Thanksgiving dinner fundraiser will be held at Trinity Lutheran Preschool from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 9. Contact Ruth Szymanski or Margie … more

Local extension agent honored

Michelle Allen, County Extension Agent - Family & Community Health, of Austin County in Bellville, was honored recently at the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences 2017 … more

Ghost tour draws a crowd

Those who did not participate in the Sealy Area Historical Society’s Ghost Tour on Oct. 28 missed a rare opportunity to see the old Sealy Rice Mill on Front Street in its original condition. The … more

Reichardt Construction named to Aggie 100

COLLEGE STATION – Reichardt Construction LLC of Cat Spring is among the top 100 companies named to the 6th Annual Aggie 100 honoring the fastest-growing companies in the world owned or operated by … more

Boo Bash draws a crowd

As storm clouds rolled through Austin County on the afternoon of Oct. 31, residents panicked, wondering what they would do with their kids, and those costumes, and the makeup and the candy. But … more

Constitutional amendments approved

Almost 900 ballots were cast locally in a Nov. 7 election, all of which passed in Austin County and statewide. The following items appeared on the ballot: State of Texas Proposition 1 – … more

City releases employee salaries

Annual salaries for Sealy employees run the gamut from part-timers who make just over $10,000 per year to the interim city manager and police chief coming close to six figures. The median salary … more
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