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To the editor: Thank you very much for sponsoring the award for Best Fruit at the Flower Show at the 2018 Austin County Fair. I am the proud winner of the award and I will display it with pride … more
I must say, I am blessed to have grown up in a city that has experienced so much winning that some children didn’t even know which team they were really celebrating. more
All my life I’ve been introduced as “Carla’s sister.” It happened when I was a kid, a camper at Frontier Camp in Grapeland, Texas, where my sister devoted so much of her life … more
There is a hole. Not in my life. Not in my heart. But in the back door leading into the garage. It’s a cat door-sized hole that’s been missing an actual cat door for easily a solid three … more
To the editor: Thank you so much for the way in which you featured our young authors in the Sealy News last week. Our campus and students were beyond excited. We sent a newspaper home with each … more
I’ve never been sexually assaulted. I certainly feel empathy for those who have, as I’m sure everyone with a beating heart also does. We all know that it happens. We all know that … more
Last Sunday I got to hear about the Micah Project, a ministry in Honduras, an area ravaged by poverty, crime and suicide. Every week is a rough week in Honduras. There’s a guy named … more
The world is a little different than it was when I was growing up. Until I was in college, we didn’t have email, text messaging, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, selfies or cyberbullying. When we … more
AUSTIN — Retired teachers facing the unwelcome prospect of paying higher monthly health insurance premiums received better-than-expected news last week.The Teachers Retirement System board of … more
Seeing family coming together on the field in Waller Friday night (despite them wearing different colors) got me to thinking to one time I was able to share the field with some of my family. more
AUSTIN — Before Hurricane Florence reached the shores of the Carolinas last week, Gov. Greg Abbott focused on the Gulf of Mexico, where an inbound tropical disturbance threatened the southern … more
The Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) performs a crucial role in reviewing the material taught in our public schools. Among all of the educational disciplines, our Texas history is among the most … more
The four-letter name of a brand has been tossed around just as much as a bucket of baseballs gets thrown during a major-league season. more
It’s quite simple, really.We Texans have a right to know how our taxpayer dollars are spent.It’s our money. We, the people, choose our government. Our elected public officials represent … more
AUSTIN — Just before Labor Day weekend, Gov. Greg Abbott released a School Safety Action Plan Summary that lists actions taken by school districts to harden campuses in the wake of the deadly … more
AUSTIN — August 25 marked one year since Hurricane Harvey's battering winds and torrential rains brought death and destruction to coastal and inland counties of Texas.Repairs and rebuilding in … more
To the editor: Well now, looky here; seems the county boys, except for Commissioner Bobby Rinn, are gettin’ plum frothy about selling millions in bonds, after borrowing millions more without … more
To the editor: The lineup for the 91st annual Austin County Fair has been released and can be found at austincountyfair.com. There are so many exciting things to do at the fair and everybody has … more
To the editor: When the Greater Houston YMCA announced Aug. 7 that it would no longer operate programs such as Little Dribblers, flag football, ballet and karate in Sealy, a lot of people … more
Our words differ, but the sentiment is the same: We are not the enemy. more
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