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EEA hosts cultural arts event

Extension Education Association of Austin County, a direct part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, sponsored a cultural arts opportunity for its members and friends with an array of … more

DPS ramps up ‘Move Over/Slow Down’ enforcement

ROSENBERG – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is beginning enforcement efforts across the state focusing specifically on violations of the state’s Move Over/SlowDown law. These periodic … more

Soup supper is successful at St. John

The Variety Soup Supper sponsored by St. John ELCA of Wallis was declared a successful fundraising event. The members and their pastor, Karen Willhelm, are grateful to the people in this … more

Bluebonnet fest set for next month

Bluebonnets and other wildflowers bloom with life and color in beautiful Washington County and throughout the Lone Star State. Celebrate the spring season April 14-15 in the quaint, historic town … more

Inmates returned to mold-free jail

After more than six months of transporting inmates to Fort Bend County due to mold in the Austin County Jail, Sheriff Jack Brandes said Monday all male inmates have been returned to the Bellville … 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

Officer promoted

Sealy Police Officer John Fullen was promoted to patrol sergeant Monday. Members of the Sealy city government and police department were in attendance and his wife Nicole pinned on Fullen’s new … more

Hope for the best, prepare for the worst

I’m not exactly proud of this but I’ve become a little numb to the school shootings and mail bombs. My boyfriend won’t let me open an Amazon package unattended, and that actually makes me … more

Bombing suspect ends own life as officers approach him

AUSTIN — The primary suspect in a string of terrorist-style bombings died in his pickup truck on March 21. Mark Anthony Conditt, 23, of Pflugerville, detonated explosive devices in his truck on … more

Council tackles downtown parking, infrastructure, development

Sealy City Council members gathered Saturday for a workshop to discuss downtown parking, capital improvement projects and impact fees – but perhaps the biggest news that came from the meeting is … more

Polish folk dancers return for Spring Fest

The Sealy Area Historical Society’s annual Spring Fest is coming up on April 14. For the past few years the Spring Fest has been held at the Liedertafel Hall while improvements were being made … more

Police Blotter

Police blotter The following call log was released by the Sealy Police Department for the time period of March 8, 2018 through March 22, 2018. Inclusion in the call log is not an implication of … more

Sheriff's Report

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for March 9-March 15, 2018. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt. Corey McKay Krenek was arrested for … 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

Gamma Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International holds March meeting

The Gamma Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met Saturday, March 3, 2018 in the Fellowship Hall of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Phillipsburg, with 42 members present and one … more

‘The house that Eric built’

Sealy News publisher Karen Lopez and editor April Towery presented March 22 a framed copy of "The House that Eric Built" newspaper, published March 8, 2018, to Sealy Fire Chief Kenny Willingham and … more

Texans reminded to stay vigilant, report suspicious activity to authorities

AUSTIN – In the wake of the recent bomb explosions in Texas that have killed two and injured several other victims, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging all Texans to remain … 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

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
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