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Bomb hoax in Bellville

Approximately 6:50p.m. July 19, a bomb threat was reportedly called into Dollar General in Bell­ville, located right off of Hwy 36 near the railroad tracks at 651 Main St. According to Lieutenant … more

Vesely Cemetery Historical Marker

On Wednesday, July 6th, the Vesely Cemetery Historical Marker was dedicated at the cemetery location on Buller Rd. In attendance were Josephine (Vesely) Bear, granddaughter of the cemetery … more

Confusion concerning Sealy Playtime

About 30 people packed The Oaks Retirement Community’s commons on Friday to discuss rumors about Sealy Playtime Recreation being shut down. more

Bellville Bank in Top 200

First National Bank of Bellville made the list of the top twenty most secure banks for the second straight year according to the Top 200 Healthiest Banks in America. Depositaccounts.com website … more

Houston gets $1.5 million to battle Zika

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will award $1.5 million to Houston to fight the Zika virus. The award is Houston’s share of about $60 million CDC is awarding to states, cities, … more

Lee Sommerfeldt ’18 Awarded Two Scholarships

Lee Sommerfeldt, from Sealy, Texas, a junior at Washington and Lee University, has received a Bridging Scholarship for Study Abroad in Japan and a Morgan Stanley Scholarship. He will be studying at … more

Frontage road plans tied to residential anxieties

Sealy City Manager Larry Kuciemba received permission from city council to accept a deeded right-of-way from Town Park Center, LLC, the land developer on a future shopping strip, for the purpose of … more

Bridge collapse kills 12-year-old, family files wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a girl killed in a bridge col­lapse early this month in Sealy, Texas is suing the Texas Disposal Systems (TDS). Authorities say a gar­bage truck for the Buda company was traveling … more

Frontage road plans tied to residential anxieties

Construction work to add a slow-down lane at Exit 720 began at Hwy 36 and the Interstate 10 overpass about two months ago. The lane addition is part of the broader Interstate 10 Frontage Road … more

Funding to Develop Advanced Biofuels and Plant-Based Products

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking applications for funding to help support the development of advanced biofuels, renewable … more

Newsbits July 28, 2016

Successful Parenting Workshop - Free six-week program, July 12-August 16, 2016. YFS Sealy office located at 330 Main, Sealy Professional Building - Suite-1A. To register call … more

Civil War reenactors prompt historical education

The 11th Texas Dismounted Cavalry visited Tony’s Family Restaurant on July 7 for a historical introduction to the Austin County Republican Party on some of the lesser known facts of the American … more

The Backyard Gardener- Oak Tree issues

It’s been another hot week here in Austin County and I continue to receive calls from community members with oak tree problems. I have been visiting with our Staff Forester, Daniel Lewis, and here … more

Girls state, boys state participants honored

Three girls, Rylee Novicke, Reagan Lamp and Katherine Ford, represented Sealy High School at the 2016 Bluebonnet Girls State held at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin June 12 - 18. Trey Ribardo … more

Disaster assistance looms for FEMA

Only One Week Left for Texans to Register for April Flood Disaster Aid Texans who suffered damage or losses from the April storms and flooding have only until July 29 to register with FEMA for … more

Special District Meeting

Representatives of Construction Manager at Risk answer questions from the School Board. more

Prayer Vigil Attendees

The community gathered in Sealy to hold a prayer vigil involving eight churches, police officers, city officials, firefighters, EMS and approximately 225 people. more

Prayer Vigil Illustration

Mayor Mark Stolarski and Pastor Derald Jackson from the R.O.M Church were one of hundreds that participated in Wednesday’s prayer vigil. more

August 7-13 National Farmers’ Market Week

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today signed a proclamation declaring Aug. 7-13, 2016, as “National Farmers Market Week.” This year marks the 17th annual National Farmers Market Week to honor … more
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