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‘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

Brenham historic homes open for tour

The Heritage Society of Washington County will open its three historic homes for tours Sunday, April 9, 2018, from 1-4 p.m., hosted by Heritage Belles in period dress. On tour is the Giddings … more

NewsBits

Easter Services San Felipe United Methodist Church celebrates its 78th Easter Sunrise Service on April 1 at 7 a.m. at the Stephen F. Austin Historical Park in front of the statue of Stephen F. … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Receipts – 776 compared to 1,061 last week Trend – Lower Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $200-255 300-400 lbs. - … more

Flower photo contest planned

Wildflowers in Brenham/Washington County have long been a reason to visit this southeast area of Texas, especially for those residing in Houston and Austin. Rolling, green hills make up beautiful … more

Concert review

Y’all, this dude can saaaang. Before Friday night, I would not have described myself as a huge Chris Stapleton fan. In fact, I probably only know of him because there is a certain 13-year-old … more

Sealy teen wins big with oil painting

More than 30,000 youth entered artwork at the recent Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo – and just a few of those pieces were selected for auction. One young man whose painting went up for bid was … more

Appellate court’s ruling on immigration law draws reactions

AUSTIN — Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on March 13 praised a ruling by a panel of the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals upholding a new state law that bans sanctuary … more

One-act play wins district for 32nd straight year

In sports, the word “dynasty” is one of the highest honors a team can be awarded. It is reserved for those who constantly find themselves competing in championships over a period of about a … more

IRS scams active in Austin County

Just before the April 17 tax deadline, scammers are working overtime trying to get your money in a continuing phone scam. The Internal Revenue Service reports sophisticated IRS impostors are calling … more

Marry, marry, quite contrary

I got engaged on Christmas Day and since that time I’ve purchased exactly one bridal magazine and made it through the first 15 pages of it (all ads). I took my nieces to look at bridesmaid dresses … more

Urban Quail Appreciation Day set March 29 in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH – Urban Quail Appreciation Day, March 29, aims to inform North Texans about the value of one of the state’s most popular game birds and what people can do to help reverse declining … more

Gas prices continue to climb

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.31/g March 18, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas. This … more

Sealy to negotiate land purchases

The Sealy City Council is poised to assemble several tracts of land, as action was taken last week to authorize City Manager Lloyd Merrell to negotiate and purchase the parcels. The tracts … more

Museum requests funding

The Sealy City Council was asked last week to contribute funding toward the $12.5 million museum at San Felipe de Austin state historic site. Chris Beckendorff, on behalf of the museum, requested … more

Growth summit set for March 23

The Central Texas I-10 Community Alliance Growth Summit will be held at historic Liedertafel Hall, 116 Lux Road, Sealy, on Friday, March 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Discussion topics will … more
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