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Blinn College international student finds ‘home away from home’ at Bryan Campus

When Ugochukwu “Ugo” Mozie began taking classes at Blinn College in Fall 2015, he knew a long, challenging road to completing his education lay ahead. The 26-year-old had uprooted from his … more

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

Brush strokes

Congratulations to Sealy High School students who completed in New Ulm Art Contest earlier this month. Students recognized include the following: First place and Best of Show and second place … more

Shake up your dinner routine

If you find yourself stuck in a rut with the same recipes, remember a little change can add a lot of flavor. By simply using fresh pork in dishes that usually consist of chicken or beef, there are … more

Blinn College opens registration

Blinn College has opened registration for the upcoming May minimester and the summer and fall semesters. The May Minimester runs May 14-May 30, and registration is available through May 13. The … more

NewsBits

Boots and Blue Jeans Blinn College’s annual Boots and Blue Jeans Scholarship Fundraiser is set for 6 p.m. April 20 at the Sealy American Legion Hall, 1630 Meyer St. Proceeds go toward … more

Takin’ care of business

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held April 11 at Ermis Double E Grocery, 10108 F.M. 1458, Frydek. According to its website, Ermis Grocery was originally built in 1934 and 1935 as a gas station and auto … more

Faith Academy students visit library

In honor of National Library Day, Faith Academy’s Pre-K students took a trip to the Bellville Public Library last week. They learned all about the mayhem that occurred in the book ‘The Day the … more

Taste of Fiesta program April 28 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Bexar County will present “A Taste of Fiesta” from 10 a.m. to noon April 28 in San Antonio. The program will be in suite 208 … more

USDA to assist producers for qualifying livestock, honeybee and farm-raised fish program losses

USDA will issue $34 million to help agricultural producers recover from 2017 natural disasters through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP), which … more

Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge hosts youth summer employment program

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge (APCNWR) is accepting applications for summer employment in the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program. This … more

A guide to traveling with sick kids

Beware: this is not for the weak at heart… or the weak in the stomach. I’d like to share a few tips I learned from our recent travels with sick kids. If you don’t laugh, you will cry. So I … 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

Officials see room for improvement in criminal history reporting

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton on April 11 sent a joint letter to eight state criminal justice agencies and associations, urging them to review their processes for … 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

Police Blotter

The following call log was released by the Sealy Police Department for the time period of April 5, 2018 through April 12, 2018. Inclusion in the call log is not an implication of guilt. Officers … more

Sheriff's Report

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for March 23-April 5, 2018. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt. Garry Lamont Parson was arrested for … more

Decision to send troops to border draws mixed reactions

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on April 4 welcomed the announcement by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen that the federal government would deploy some 4,000 National Guard personnel to the … more
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