Category: Sealy News

Multiple Fire Departments Respond to Intense Structure Fire in Sealy, Texas

Multiple fire departments converged in Sealy, Texas, joining forces to battle a fierce structure fire at 220 Howard. The fire, classified as a “working structure fire,” demanded a concerted effort from the Bellville Volunteer Fire Department, Cat Spring Volunteer Fire Department, and San Felipe/Frydek Fire Department. Despite the challenging circumstances, no injuries were reported, thanks to the coordinated response of the emergency services teams.

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Sealy Police Department Welcomes Officer Sean Aguilar to the Force

The Sealy Police Department proudly welcomes Officer Sean Aguilar, who was sworn in today after graduating from the Houston Community College Police Academy. Officer Aguilar begins his six-month field training program, surrounded by family, fellow officers, and city staff. Congratulations and best wishes to Officer Aguilar as he embarks on his career in serving and protecting the community of Sealy.

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Early Voting Begins Tuesday, February 20, 2024: Find Your Voting Place in Austin County, Texas

Early voting begins Tuesday, February 20, 2024 in Austin County, Texas! Exercise your right to vote and make your voice heard at the Austin County Annex on Wendt Street or the W.E. Hill Community Center in Sealy. Check out the sample ballots for all four precincts to prepare for this important election.

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Austin County Emergency Services District No. 2 Enhances Firefighters’ Skills with Specialized Training Drills

Austin County Emergency Services District No. 2 (AC ESD No. 2) recently completed specialized training drills aimed at enhancing firefighters’ abilities to navigate through challenging scenarios, including breaching through confined spaces with limited visibility. The rigorous exercises, which involved navigating through smoke-filled environments and maneuvering through ladder rungs with blacked-out masks, underscore AC ESD No. 2’s unwavering commitment to maintaining the highest standards of preparedness and professionalism among its firefighting personnel, ensuring the safety and security of the Austin County community. Dedicated to providing high-quality emergency services, AC ESD No. 2 prioritizes proactive training, state-of-the-art equipment, and unwavering dedication to duty in safeguarding lives and property.

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Sealy FFA Shines at San Antonio Livestock Expo Swine Skillathon

Sealy FFA members triumphed at the San Antonio Livestock Expo’s Swine Skillathon, with Kenna Schram clinching the champion senior title and a $10,000 scholarship. Ainsley Oliver showcased her expertise with a 9th place finish in the Intermediate Division, while newcomer Vincent Perez gained valuable experience in his inaugural competition. The event, designed to test participants’ knowledge and skills in swine production, underscored Sealy FFA’s commitment to agricultural education and excellence in livestock management.

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Sealy High School FFA’s Ag Mechanics Team Wins Blue Ribbon at San Angelo Stock Show

The Sealy High School FFA’s Ag Mechanics Show Team achieved a significant milestone by winning a coveted Blue ribbon at the San Angelo Stock Show. These dedicated students, including Anthony Venegas, Rafael Gomez, J Rodriguez, and David Saldua, showcased their exceptional skills in welding and machinery modification through their 12′ Utility Trailer project. This recognition highlights the program’s commitment to hands-on learning, career preparation, and fostering leadership qualities among its participants.

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Joint Law Enforcement Operation Leads to Arrests and Seizures in Eagle Lake, Texas

On February 1, 2024, a coordinated effort by the Austin County Regional Special Response Team and the Texas Department of Public Safety led to a significant narcotics bust in Eagle Lake, Texas. Arrest and search warrants were executed on two residences, culminating in the arrest of three individuals and the seizure of methamphetamine. This operation marks a critical strike against narcotics distribution in the region, showcasing the collaborative prowess of multiple law enforcement agencies.

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Sealy FFA Shines at Karnes County Livestock Judging Competition

The Sealy FFA made a notable impact at the Karnes County Livestock Judging competition, clinching top positions and showcasing their livestock evaluation skills. With both senior and junior teams excelling in various categories, their achievements highlight the depth of talent and knowledge in agricultural practices. This article delves into their success, offering insights into the world of livestock judging for the uninitiated.

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Sealy Chamber Hosts January’s “Thirsty Thursday” Event; Promotes Business Networking in Sealy, Texas

On January 18, 2024, the Sealy Chamber of Commerce and the Fulshear Katy Area Chamber of Commerce came together to host the monthly “Thirsty Thursday” event at the Frydek Roadhouse & Winegarden in Sealy, Texas. This after-work social gathering, a part of the Business After Hours series, provided a valuable platform for members of the local business community to expand their networks and foster new professional relationships. Located just off I-10, the event strategically aimed to bring business enthusiasts from across the region, promoting the growth and vitality of the local business community in a welcoming environment with a diverse menu of Southern and Tex-Mex cuisine.

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Sealy High School Choir Shines at UIL Vocal Solo & Ensemble Competition

Sealy High School Choir made its mark at the UIL Vocal Solo & Ensemble Competition, with 17 students earning the coveted title of State Qualifiers, and five freshmen achieving a Superior rating. Their exceptional performance at this prestigious event highlights their dedication and vocal prowess. Under the guidance of Choir/Musical teacher Matthew Kent, these young talents have showcased their musical excellence on a statewide stage.

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Austin County Schools Keeping a Watchful Eye on Arctic Weather

As the arctic weather approaches Austin County, local school districts are taking proactive measures to keep students and staff safe. The Bellville, Brazos, and Sealy school districts have released statements informing the community about their ongoing efforts to monitor the weather conditions and potential impacts.

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