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Austin County Fair and Bellville Turnverein Pavilion Restoration Project plan family fun day

The Austin County Fair Association (ACFA) is proud to announce that they are joining with the Bellville Turnverein Pavilion Restoration Project for a Fun Family Sunday at the Fairgrounds on Oct. 29. Previously, the ACFA announced that it would host a Family Fun Day on Sept. 23 following the 5K Stamp

SEALY NEWS ONLINES - 2017-09-19 20:53:00

Visitors Day at Community Bible Study

The Bellville Community Bible Study class will be hosting Visitors Day at Bellville United Methodist Church on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Anyone interested in learning more about the Bible study is welcome to join as the group continues its study of the book of Mark. Childcare is no

SEALY NEWS ONLINES - 2017-09-19 21:10:00

Cross country runs third meet of the season

With the district meet less than a month away, the Sealy Tigers' cross country team is entering the middle of its season with one thing in mind: improvement. Head coach Anthony Branch said that was one of the main things he was looking for heading into the team's third meet of the season at Schulenb

SEALY NEWS ONLINES - 2017-09-19 19:58:00

Full slate of events planned for October

The month of activities kicks off with National Night Out, starting at 5 p.m. Oct. 7 at Abe & Ira Levine Family Park. The gathering, hosted by the Sealy Police Department, is an opportunity for neighbors to get to know each other and interact with law enforcement in a social setting, said Capt. Scot

SEALY NEWS ONLINES - 2017-09-20 00:37:00

Sealy Assembly to serve as grand marshal for Austin County Fair

Being the Patriotic Order of the Knights of Columbus, the Sealy Assembly upon formation in 1987, and getting organized with public service programs they could participate in, recognized a challenge to offer their Color Guard to lead the annual Austin County Parade held in October. Their request to t

SEALY NEWS ONLINES - 2017-09-19 20:12:00

City council denies variance request

The Sealy City Council inducted a new member, debated its budget and got no feedback on the proposed tax rate last week, but the item that drew the most public interest at the Sept. 12 meeting involved discussion on a variance request for an off-premise sign from a fast food restaurant. After about

SEALY NEWS ONLINES - 2017-09-20 00:40:00

Citizens, government agencies continue hurricane recovery work

AUSTIN - Help-is-on-the-way announcements from the governor's office came last week as residents of hard-hit counties of the state labored to pull themselves out the watery mire and windblown nightmare of Hurricane Harvey. On Sept. 14, Gov. Greg Abbott spotlighted Texas Department of Transportation

SEALY NEWS ONLINES - 2017-09-19 22:12:00

Be willing to be positive

As I was driving my team around a few weeks ago my son asked me what energy was. I have found my mind is numb to the number and type of questions I get on a daily basis from my kids. However, this question caught my attention because it was not as easy to answer as I initially thought. I stumbled th

SEALY NEWS ONLINES - 2017-09-19 22:05:00

Looking for Seasonal Work at Wal-Mart This Holiday? Keep Looking

(Bloomberg) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. won't be hunting for seasonal workers this holiday season, even as it gears up for a surge of shoppers. Instead, the company is expecting its current staff to add hours and earn more money during the Christmas season -- an approach Wal-Mart says was popular with e

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 04:01:00

San Felipe church continues restoration campaign

Members of the San Felipe United Methodist Church laugh when asked why they're raising funds to renovate their 185-year-old building, rather than just destroying it and starting over. "They'll never demolish this building," says Clara Miller, who, along with about 35 others, faithfully attends worsh

SEALY NEWS ONLINES - 2017-09-20 01:09:00

Vietnam-era jet will be displayed here

Brenham finally has its jet. An effort by the Washington County Veterans Association (WCVA) that began more than two years ago culminated Tuesday when an agreement was signed to locate an F-111 A bomber at Henderson Park. The sleek aircraft was used extensively during the Vietnam War. WCVA members m

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-20 17:00:00

Nashville recording artist to perform at Friends of the Bluebonnet Opry

Nashville recording artist Mandy Barnett will be the featured performer at the Friends of the Bluebonnet Opry Show Thursday at Silver Wings Ballroom. Mandy Barnett, Nashville recording artist, will be the featured performer at the Friends of the Bluebonnet Opry Show Thursday. Barnett, from Crossvill

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-20 15:30:00

Cubettes looking forward after road loss

Brenham volleyball coach Debbie Yeager wants her team to look forward. After Tuesday's 3-0 loss at Tomball Memorial, that's not a bad idea. The Cubettes lost their third District 20-5A match in four tries by the scores of 25-17, 25-14, 25-16. "We have to continue to get tougher," Yeager said. "This

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-20 14:48:00

Blinn sets tax rate at 6.01

Blinn College trustees have adopted a tax rate that has been in place since 2015 but will still generate more revenue because of increased property values. Trustees on Tuesday set the tax rate at 6.01 cents per $100 valuation, which will generate about $1.9 million for maintenance and operations of

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-20 17:00:00

City: Repairs must be made to damaged streets

Emergency repairs to three streets damaged by a storm more than 18 months ago will be discussed Thursday by the Brenham City Council. The council will meet at 1 p.m. in City Hall, 200 W. Vulcan. City officials say they presented information to the Federal Emergency Management Agency more than a year

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-20 16:45:00

Get email notifications on Arthur Hahn daily!

Residents wanting to report suspicious activities - such as strange cars in their neighborhood - but don't want to call 911 - can use dispatching's non-emergency number of 277-7373. Central communications had 125 calls to the 911 emergency phone system during the 24-hour period ending at midnight Tu

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-20 16:30:00

Enforcing the law is unconstitutional?

Scientific verification probably is not possible, but it appears that American generations before the 1960s were reared differently than they are today. Back then, boys and girls in two-parent families were taught by word and deed that they were to obey rules, laws and authorities. It did not matter

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-20 15:45:00

Is BPA a thing of Halloween nightmares?

(BPT) - Now that fall is underway and you're already growing tired of all the pumpkin-flavored treats, Halloween must not be too far away. That means it's time to head to the store to pick up the trendiest Halloween decor to guarantee a shocked response from trick-or-treaters. But before you do, hav

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-19 22:59:00

Coaches Show Episode 3 - Bye week chat

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism t

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-19 21:19:00

Women in Business: Betty Williams

Licensed by the state of Texas as a hearing instrument dispenser, Betty Williams of Specialty Hearing has a broad scope of experience treating hearing loss and tinnitus. For many years, Betty has worked in the hearing industry; she is a trained oto-tech and worked with an otolaryngologist for seven

SEALY NEWS ONLINES - 2017-09-18 19:41:00