April 9 Newsbits


(The deadline for News Bits is noon on Friday the week before publication. Items may be emailed to editor@sealynews.com.)

Austin County Colt Project

Due to the recent developments, the Austin County Colt Project has canceled the May 3 weigh-in meetings. Other meetings also have the possibility of cancellation. Anyone interested in showing a colt in the 2020 Austin County Fair that didn’t attend the informational meeting in February needs to call Will Wingo at 979-270-1568 immediately to get a registration form to complete. Registration forms are due April 10.

Fish fry dinner

Friends of the Sealy American Legion will hold its final Fish Fry Dinner Friday, April 10, at the Sealy American Legion Hall. Drive-thru service will be from 5-7 p.m.

Easter sunrise service canceled

San Felipe United Methodist Church has canceled what would have been its 80th Easter sunrise service due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sporting clay shoot postponed

Sealy Lions Club’s second annual Sporting Clay Shoot at Texas Premier Sporting Arms in Sealy has been postponed to a later date. For more information, call Bill Blume at 979-885-3285.

Sealy KC’s Lenten Fish Fry

The Sealy KC’s Lenten Fish Fry will be served every Friday during Lent through April 10 at the Sealy Columbus Club (KC) Hall, 1310 Hwy. 90 West in Sealy. Drive-thru only plates are available from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

ACRTA Scholarships Offered

The Austin County Retired Teachers Association is offering scholarships to local graduating seniors who are pursuing a career in public education. Customarily, a scholarship is awarded to an applicant from Brazos, Bellville and Sealy high schools for $500 each. The amount may vary due to the number of qualified applicants. They are given in memory of three important past Austin County educators: Nelson Kieke, LeRoy Grebe Sr. and Maggie B. Selman. Any interested seniors should contact their high school

counselor to get the application. Applications must be postmarked by April 17. Call 979-877-5643 for more information.

HOA – Meals on Wheels

A hot, nutritious meal is served Monday through Friday at HOA – Meals on Wheels at 915 Frydek Road for Austin County citizens 60 and over. Due to coronavirus, all meals are take-out and delivery. Call Debbie at 979-885-4188. Meals are provided without a stated cost regardless of finances.

Sealy Lions Club

The Sealy Lions Club meets the first and third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Gordon Memorial Library.

Library Book Club

The Library Book Club – The Page Flippers – meets from 9:30-11 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Gordon Memorial Public Library, 917 North Circle Dr. Call 979-885-7889 for more information or to find out the current book being read.


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