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Famous women of the Bible portrayed in skit

The members of St. John Lutheran Church in Wallis hosted a skit titled “Famous Women of the Bible” Jan. 20 at 10:30 a.m. The accompanying photo shows the 19 women who were portrayed to make for … more

Texas high-speed train unveils passenger station in Dallas

DALLAS – Developers of the Texas Bullet Train unveiled new details today on its passenger station in Dallas, giving riders quick and comfortable access for their in-state travels instead of being … more

Faith Academy students visit Holocaust Museum

Faith Academy seniors went on their final field trip to the Holocaust Museum of Houston in late January. The permanent facility is undergoing a $49 million renovation so the tour was in the … more

SHS choir students honored

So far this year the Sealy Choir Program has had tremendous success. Starting at the beginning of the year, around September, the group started auditioning for the All-State Choir at the District … more

Sales rep joins The Sealy News

Susan Walker joined The Sealy News last month as a sales representative. Walker, 27, grew up on her family’s 800-acre ranch in Brenham, equipped with seven ponds, natural creeks and deer … more

Dunkirk: A great war movie with questionable storytelling

Christopher Nolan is famous for his ability to tell a story in an unconventional manner, allowing stories to be told in a fresh, original manner. His works like “Inception” and “Memento” have … more

Six reasons your back hurts back and neck pain seminar

SUGAR LAND – Your back is a feat of biological engineering: More than 33 vertebrae form the column that runs from skull to tailbone; between each is a cushiony disk, all held together by a web of … more

Sealy city manager takes office

Lloyd Merrell was welcomed by enthusiastic employees last week for his first day on the job. The new city manager started Feb. 1 and will earn an annual salary of $118,000. Merrell said he is getting … more

Small farms and vegetable conference scheduled for Feb. 23

The Horticulture Committee of Austin County will be sponsoring a Small Farms and Vegetable Conference on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at Cat Spring Ag Society Hall. Registration will take place from 8:30 … more

AgriLife study sheds light on nodulation in legume crop

VERNON – Texas A&M AgriLife scientists are conducting several research projects to improve producers’ understanding of guar and the legume’s value to their operations in the Rolling Plains and … more

Local youth wins calf scramble at Fort Worth Stock Show

FORT WORTH - Kelsie Prazak, a member of Sealy FFA, caught a calf during Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo’s Calf Scramble, earning a $500 purchase certificate for a show heifer and the chance for up to … more

Sealy High holds college night

Last week, Sealy High School hosted College Night where representatives from universities and military branches could talk with students ranging from sixth grade to 12th grade. Representatives also … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 Receipts – 890 compared to 1,145 last week Trend – Steady Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $200-245 300-400 lbs. - … more

New concert stage unveiled for rodeo

Today, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials revealed a new, larger RODEOHOUSTON® stage that will put fans closer to the action in 2018. “We continue to look for new ways to improve the … more

NewsBits

Chamber of Commerce Banquet The annual Sealy Chamber of Commerce banquet and silent auction is set for 6 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Contact Tammy at 979-885-3222 or … more

Faith Academy students bring home hardware from spelling bee

Seven Faith Academy students traveled to Alpha Omega in Huntsville Jan. 12 to participate in the district ACSI spelling bee. There were 23 schools in competition with as many as 33 students per grade … more

Junior high students attend Career Day

Sealy Junior High School had a career day for its students on Jan. 24 in which professionals from all over the greater Houston area came to teach them about their careers. more

Sheriff's Report

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for Jan. 19-25. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt. Rayford Doss Vanwinkle was arrested for possession … more

Trade negotiations critical to fuel future economic impact

AUSTIN – U.S. agricultural export trade reached $135 billion in 2016 as farm commodities were a big economic driver helping to feed a growing global population, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife … more

How to secure your child’s future: Get a free car seat inspection

Every parent wants the best for their child’s future, and one of the best ways to make sure your child will have a bright future is to be sure that you are correctly using the right car seat for … more
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