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Family land heritage ceremony held

The Texas Agriculture Commission held its 42nd Family Land Heritage Ceremony on November 7 at the state capitol in Austin. Sixty-four families were recognized for retaining their properties for 100 … more

We won't back down

After the Sealy Tigers allowed the North Forest Bulldogs to fight their way back from a halftime defecit of 14 points, many felt a creeping sense of familiarity. Throughout the season, the Tigers had … more

Let it snow

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Members of the Sealy Community Foundation are gearing up for the 31st annual Fantasy of Lights event, set for Dec. 1-2. “Sealy’s Fantasy of … more

Mold, leaks identified in Austin County Courthouse

It’s déjà vu all over again. Just weeks after the Austin County Commission entered a contract with an architect to address mold in the county jail, they’re now dealing with the same problem … more

Local health care providers honored

Austin County Judge Tim Lapham honored local health care providers Nov. 13 in recognition of Home Care & Hospice Month. more

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital earns gold-level Beacon Award for excellence

SUGAR LAND — The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), recently recognized the Surgical ICU Department at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital with a gold-level Beacon Award for … more

Bluebonnet Master Gardeners Association

The Bluebonnet Master Gardeners Association will celebrate a successful year at a holiday dinner Dec. 5, 2017 from 6 to 9 p.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Brenham. Members should contact … more

Sealy ISD partners with local businesses

Sealy ISD has begun its partnership with almost a dozen businesses throughout the city to help bring their students real-world experience they otherwise would not otherwise experience. Every … more

Playoff bound

In a season that has been full of up-and-downs for the Sealy Tigers, the regular season ended on the best possible note for a team: earning a spot in the playoffs. After blowing a 16-point lead … more

Thank you, veterans

As a massive American flag blew in the wind, the sounds of youth singing “God Bless the USA” filled the air and people of all ages greeted each other with hugs and handshakes, the residents of … more


Courthouse cleanup The Bellville Young Professionals are seeking volunteers to help with landscaping and cleanup at the Austin County Courthouse from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 18 at the courthouse, 1 … more

SHS students join honor society

Forty-three students from Sealy High School were inducted into membership of the National Honor Society Oct. 25, 2017 in the Thomas E. Golson Auditorium. To be eligible for membership … more

Registration deadline for disaster assistance extended to Nov. 30

Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey now have until Nov. 30 to register for federal assistance. The deadline was Nov. 24, however, an additional six days now gives survivors more time through the … 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

Avey's Chili Cookoff

Sealy High School Pink Out

Every year during the month of October, Sealy High School celebrates Pink Out. Students and faculty showed their support by wearing pink Friday, Oct. 27 to the official Pink Out pep rally and … more

SHS donates to international disaster relief

This year Sealy High School Student Council chose to make a donation to Operation USA for the Sportsmanship gift, which is exchanged before each football game with students from our opponent's … 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

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
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