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Austin County Sheriff’s Office receives donation

On March 6 the Austin County Sheriff’s Office received 55 QuikClot BTK (belt trauma kit) from the U.S. Deputy Sheriff’s Association, which were distributed to each of the local county deputies. … more

Mold cleared from county jail

Pending an inspection by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards, some prisoners could be returned to the Austin County Jail this week. The inmates have been transported to Fort Bend County at a … more

Girl Scouts celebrate World Thinking Day

On Feb. 22 of each year, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides from 146 countries celebrate World Thinking Day, joining with girls all over the world by doing the same activities. Each troop decided on one … more

School board reviews budget

Sealy ISD Chief Financial Officer Jim Obermeier presented the management and operations budget for the 2017-2018 school year during a workshop last week. Superintendent Sheryl Moore said the … more

USDA helps cotton producers maintain, expand domestic market

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced at the 66th Annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking action to assist cotton producers through a … more

Grand Jury

The Austin County Grand Jury returned indictments against nine individuals in the February session. Those indicted include: Tonya Michelle Broderson, possession of a controlled … more

Texas Trash Off

Austin County 4-H wins at Houston Livestock Show

Austin County 4-H would like to send hearty congratulations to Jack Luedeker, Madison Diezi, Samantha Diezi and James Schumann. They served on the Junior/Intermediate Beef Quiz Bowl Team at the … more

CenterPoint Energy mutual assistance crews restored power to more than 5,100 residents of Puerto Rico

Houston – CenterPoint Energy announced that its second team of 70 employees has returned to Houston following three weeks of work to help the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) restore … more

Peña sentenced to 10 years in jail

Former Austin County Tax Assessor-Collector Marcus Peña was sentenced last week to 10 years in jail and ordered to pay $275,000 in restitution as punishment for stealing from the county and misusing … more

Gas prices fall

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.28/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas. This … more

Blinn College authorizes contracts for Brenham Campus food service facilities renovation

During a special meeting recently, the Blinn College District Board of Trustees authorized the administration to award and execute a contract with Collier Construction for the renovation of the food … more

NewsBits

Rummage Sale The annual First United Methodist Church rummage sale is set for March 16-17 at 200 Atchison St. Texas Ranger Day Texas Ranger Day in Burton on is set for Saturday, March 17, … more

Blinn College Alumni & Friends, Lettermen Association to host 2018 Clay Shootout

The Blinn College Alumni & Friends and the Buccaneer Alumni Lettermen associations will host the fourth annual Blinn College Clay Shootout on Friday, April 6, to raise money for academic scholarships … more

Blinn College students give back to community through Buccaneer Big Event

More than 130 Blinn College student volunteers completed a variety of service projects in Washington County Saturday as part of the 2018 Buccaneer Big Event. The event included five projects in … more

Book Review

“The Stranger in the Woods” is one of the most unusual true stories I’ve ever read, and it is so well crafted that it leaves the reader feeling sympathetic toward the criminal protagonist. … more

Oakbend Medical Group welcomes new orthopedic surgeon

Richmond - OakBend Medical Group is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Fred L. Speck III. Dr. Speck was born in John Sealy Hospital in Galveston. His family then moved to Kerrville, where he … more

Faith students get a visit from the Tooth Fairy

In learning all about dental health, the Early Education students from Faith Academy were treated to a visit from the ‘Tooth Fairy’ at Bright Orthodontics. They learned all about healthy foods … more

Caffeine fix

The Bellville Perk hosted a ribbon-cutting event at its 538 West Main St. location in Bellville on Friday. Guests enjoyed coffee, tea and treats, and live music from The Books Band. Coffee lover, … more

Recipes on display

On display now at the Virgil & Josephine Gordon Memorial Library on Circle Drive in Sealy are a series of recipes from Sealy cooks that were published in old Sealy News publications. The recipes … more
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