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Sheriff's Report

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for May 18-May 24, 2018. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt. Darrell Jay Baldwin was arrested for … more

Police Blotter

The following call log was released by the Sealy Police Department for the time period of May 24, 2018 through May 31, 2018. Inclusion in the call log is not an implication of guilt. Officers … more

TxDOT to highlight upcoming construction opportunities

YOAKUM — The Texas Department of Transportation is sponsoring PAVED, an event highlighting upcoming subcontracting opportunities for highway construction and maintenance projects in the Yoakum … more

Partnership teaches executives to protect their companies from cyberattack

The Blinn College District and the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) Cyber Readiness Center are offering a four-hour course designed to help business executives understand the vital role … more

Human trafficking

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a four-part series on human trafficking, an overview of what it is. Future stories will include interviews with law enforcement, clergy and parents and … more

Master Gardeners improving Levine Park

Sealy citizens may notice some more color has been added to Levine Family Park in the past few months. The park is being replanted with new shrubbery and flowers by The Bluebonnet Master Gardener … more

County commits to repairing dangerous bridges

Austin County commissioners approved a resolution May 29 to replace a bridge on Neuman Road and provide matching funds on a Texas Department of Transportation project to repair the Mill Creek Road … more

Sealy residents celebrate Memorial Day

Members of Sealy’s American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary of Post No. 442 were busy over the Memorial Day weekend honoring living and remembering the fallen Veterans who sacrificed their … more

Selman Intermediate Honor Roll

Fourth Grade Fourth Nine Weeks All A's Ashley Arriaga, Bryan Arriaga-Puente, Brooke Baber, William Baber, Veyda Baena, Benjamin Barrera, Jade Barton, Brandon Bassett, Jackson Blanks, Brandon … more


Summer Reading Program Readers of all ages will explore all things musical this summer as Gordon Memorial Library presents “Libraries Rock” during their summer library program. Activities may … more

Four appointed to Sealy EDC after heated discussion

Following a heated discussion last week, new members were appointed to Sealy’s Economic Development Corp. The EDC formed in 1997 and uses sales tax revenues to recruit new businesses to the … more

Chaney places 10th at state

Sealy graduate Garrett Chaney placed 10th last week at the UIL state academic in poetry interpretation. Pictured is Chaney calling his mother to inform her of another accomplishment he had earlier in … more

Blinn College District recognizes 10 new veterinary technology graduates

Ten Blinn College District Veterinary Technology Program graduates were welcomed to their new profession Thursday, May 10, during a ceremony at Texas A&M’s College of Veterinary Medicine and … more

Join Hands

Cub Scout Troop 443 and their leader Val Eschenburg participated in placing small U. S. flags on the graves of veterans at Frydek St. Mary's Cemetery on May 5. This Join Hands Day project is … more

Hermann Sons visits Austin County sheriff

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office was honored with a visit May 8 by Hermann Sons representatives Robert Herridge and Herbert Schumann. Sheriff Jack Brandes and the Austin County Sheriff’s Office … more

Austin County sheriff receives Congressional recognition

On May 16, 2018, the Austin County Sheriff’s Office was visited by Larissa Plunto, the Eastern Regional District Director, out of the office of Congressman Michael McCaul. At this time, the … more

Sealy wants to retain Main Street status

Sealy City Council members opted last week to place the city’s Main Street program on probationary status to reorganize the program while still maintaining the designation. The council … more

Helping One Another

Selena Arndt of The Sealy News presented a $410 check Friday to Buddy Chance for Helping One Another-Meals on Wheels. The funds come from The Sealy News’ recycling bin proceeds. more

Leman wins District 13 nomination

Although Jill Wolfskill handily won the Austin County vote in her bid for District 13 state representative, former Grimes County Judge Ben Leman garnered more votes statewide and will be the … more

Blinn students work to affect change in state education system

Five Blinn College District students have taken a course project beyond the classroom to affect change in the Texas education system. Sophomores Phoebe Cash (College Station) and Haylie Kelley … more
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