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Last week I discussed the topic of subject-verb agreement. Many of you wrote in and asked about sports teams, particularly sports teams whose names don’t end in “s”: are they … more
As usual, time is flying by and, with January behind us; I couldn’t help but reflect on how things are going thus far. If you’re like me and are one of the ones who make a new … more
The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles denied parole for Former Austin County Tax Assessor/Collector Marcus Peña on January 7, 2019. Peña, 41 of Bellville, pleaded guilty to charges of stealing … more
The 2015 film “The Gift,” starring Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall and Joel Edgerton (also the writer, director and producer) kept popping up in my Netflix suggestions based on, I’m assuming, my … more
Brothers Zane William Frybert Litzmann and Matthias Joseph Frybert Litzmann, both of Sealy, both were named to the University Dean’s List of their respective colleges for the fall 2018 semester. … more
Sealy city officials still appear hopeful that Austin County will purchase land near the police station and fire department, but discussions about drainage and detention are ongoing. The city … more
After school board officials agreed to not meet in December due to the holidays, the board room in the Sealy ISD Administration building was home once again to a school board meeting with plenty to catch up on. more
Texas Press Association president, Laurie Ezzell Brown, editor of the Canadian Record, started the new year by re-publishing the newspaper’s purpose statement. Good idea. This column’s purpose … more
Faith Academy Math Olympics District Awards were presented during Chapel on Monday, Jan. 14 by Dean of Students Zena Lyth. The qualifiers will move on the Area competition which is the next and … more
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr. Some celebrated MLK Day with a reprieve from … more
AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has named Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) as Chair of the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services. In naming Senate Committee appointments for the 86th … more
The Gamma Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met in the Fellowship Hall of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Phillipsburg, Texas on Dec. 1 with 48 members present. Gladys Avis read … more
AUSTIN — Public officials and private citizens gathered at the south steps of the state Capitol on Jan. 15 to for a day’s worth of inaugural events, most notably the administering of … more
The Austin County Colt Project will hold an informative meeting at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, at First National Bank Civic and Financial Center (11 North Bell) in Bellville. Anyone interested in showing … more
The inaugural Soundoff to Sealybration event drew a huge crowd, including some talented musicians vying for a $1,000 cash prize and a chance to perform at Sealybration in July. The competition, … more
More than a month has passed since U.S. President Donald Trump called for a government shutdown, but the effects appear to be limited for Sealy residents. The banks and post office are operating … more
When Sandra Bullock says, “You have to do every single thing I say or we will not make it,” I believe her. I’m committed to doing everything she says, even if it sounds a little ridiculous to … more
William (Bill) Lacey Hogan, 60, went to be with the Lord Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at his home surrounded by family. He was born in Victoria, TX to Owen and Ella Hogan on June 14, 1958. He was a … more
Mary Ann Kolle Leveridge 90, of East Bernard, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 surrounded by family. Preceded by her husband, Aubrey Thomas, Jr. and son Tom. She is survived by … more
Several months ago, I had some time to kill after work so I headed over to an event put on by the Parent-Teacher Association of the local elementary schools. They were handing out school supplies and … more
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