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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Two aspects of life that I try to instill in my students are the negative effects that apathy has on society and the importance of maintaining integrity in all they think and do. In … more

Guest Column: Dove season officially begins

Dove hunting season is fast approaching and it’s helpful to be “armed” with correct information about the activity as it pertains to the City of Sealy. Each year, during dove season, the Sealy … more

Dine out to donate during Houston Restaurant Weeks

Restaurant Weeks is in full force in the Houston area as we speak. What is it you ask? Participating restaurants make donations to the Food Bank based upon how many brunches, lunches and dinners they … more

Capital Highlights: Texan diagnosed with Zika illness after returning from trip

AUSTIN — A Texas resident who recently traveled to Miami, Florida, has tested positive for Zika virus disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services reported on Aug. 15. The traveler, an … more

Letter to the Editor: Two flawed candidates

Letter to the Editor: Clinton and Trump are flawed candidates running for President. Clinton has questionable scruples, and she has made significant mistakes. As Secretary of State she set up … more

Capital Highlights: Court relaxes Texas voter ID law in time for fall election

AUSTIN — Voters will have more options when presenting personal identification at the polls for the November 8 general election, Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos announced last … more

Letter to the Editor: Student exchange

Dear Editor, In this time of ongoing turmoil, student exchange is good medicine for a world torn by terror. We want to invite the families of Bellville to help us combat international fears and … more

AG Paxton: Texas Leads 13-State Coalition for School’s Rights

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton released the following statement today after his office filed a reply brief in its lawsuit seeking a nationwide preliminary injunction against the U.S. … more

Is it time for your stress test?

A week ago Tuesday was one of the worst days of my life. Let me tell you about it and hopefully someone’s life will be saved in the process. A week ago Monday night my husband Eddie complained … more

Capital Highlights: Parties to campus-carry lawsuit to return to court

AUSTIN — Three University of Texas professors are seeking a temporary injunction “to at least retain the option of maintaining their academic classrooms as gun-free zones when classes start … more

Planning a cross-country move with your pet

Tips to make the journey go more smoothly A cross-country move is no small feat. The logistics alone of packing up all of your worldly belongings and getting them to your new digs in one piece -- … more

Capital Highlights: State rolls out revised women’s health program

A women's health program is in effect and ready to deliver more care to more women statewide who are 15 to 44 years old and whose income is up to 200 percent of federal poverty guidelines. Sen. … more

Appellate court strikes down Texas voter ID law

Texas’ voter photo identification law is racially dis­criminatory, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled July 20. In striking down the law passed by the Texas Legislature in … more

Creating a conversation

There’s still a social stigma that African-Americans general­ly come from broken homes and haven’t been raised properly on how to interact responsibly. They are social deviants. I’ve heard … more

Past President Willis Webb’s reflections from 50 years ago

Editor’s note: With more than 50 years’ experience and count­less loved columns, Willis Webb gave not only The Sealy News but several of our sister newspa­pers a keen sense of growing up in … more
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