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EEA lends a helping hand

Extension Education Association (EEA) of Austin County, a direct part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is showing support for the upcoming National Extension Association of Family and … more

Refreshing recipes for a healthier spring

For many, spring is an opportunity to hit refresh on many aspects of life, including what you eat. Rather than instituting a restrictive diet that forces you to cut back on your favorite snacks and … more

ACPOA banquet

2017-2018 Sealy High School Honor Roll

Semester Two – First Nine Weeks Ninth Grade ALL A’S Noelia Arriaga, Brayden Ashorn, Patricia Ashorn, Destiny Brant, Kody Dirba, Jacob Gajewski, Kirsten Garbs, Jesus Guido, Justice Jett, … more

Faith Academy honor rolls

Faith Academy held its Third Quarter Awards Recognition with faculty and students from K-12 in attendance. Numerous parents attended to help cheer on the achievements of the students. Students were … more

Bellville VFW honors responders

Each year the Bellville Veterans of Foreign Wars selects an outstanding Law Enforcement Officer and Firefighter to receive the VFW Public Servant Award. For 2018, the Post awarded certificates for … more

Blinn College District names 23-year Navy veteran executive dean

The Blinn College District has named Christopher Marrs, a 23-year U.S. Navy veteran, its new Executive Dean of the RELLIS Campus. Marrs previously served as Executive Officer for the Texas A&M … more

Texas A&M AgriLife researchers push drones to ‘read the weeds’

COLLEGE STATION – Even barely poking through the ground, weeds are distinctive. Determining the right tools for early identification and control are the goals of an ongoing Texas A&M AgriLife … 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

Candidate forum set for April 18

A forum featuring questions and answers from the candidates vying for seats on the Sealy City Council is set for 5:30 p.m. April 18 at Saddleback Saloon. The one-hour forum will be moderated by … more

Blinn-Sealy to host fourth annual ‘Boots & Blue Jeans for Blinn’

Blinn College is set to host an exciting night of food, music, and fun while raising money for scholarships and new educational programs on the Sealy Campus. The fourth annual “Boots & Blue … more


Lions Club Dance The Lions Sealy Dance Club is having a dance on Saturday, April 7, at the Sealy American Legion Hall with the Texas Plainsmen providing the music from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Guests are … more

Question to appear on upcoming census stirs opposing viewpoints

AUSTIN — Ted Cruz of Texas was one of three United States senators who requested that respondents to the 2020 decennial census be asked if they are citizens of the United States. When Commerce … more

City considers land swap for EMS complex

The Sealy City Council last week showed interest in moving forward with a land exchange that would allow Austin County to construct an emergency medical services facility on what is now city property … more

Woods, waters and wildlife: Deer hunters take a back seat

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission had a chance recently to rectify a decades-long discrepancy between the closing dates of the North Texas Deer Zone and the South Texas Deer Zone. The TPWD … more

Sheriff's Report

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for March 16-March 22, 2018. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt. Jessica Sabrina Gagne was arrested for … 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

Car seat event held in Austin County

Austin County hosted on March 22 a car seat checkup event at the Austin County Fairgrounds. This program was a partnership between Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Austin County, the Passenger Safety … more

Capital Farm Credit returns $77.5 million to borrowers

BRYAN, Texas – This month, Capital Farm Credit will return $77.5 million cash to its members in the form of patronage dividends. In addition, the association is setting aside $86.3 million in … more

Stop the bleed, save a life

Austin County EMS is reaching out to the community to help provide life-saving tools for local schools, law enforcement agencies, first responders, fire departments and public entities. … more
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