Latest Coronavirus headlines
First Texas case of more contagious coronavirus variant identified in Harris County It does not cause a more severe disease, and vaccines “are expected to be effective against it,” the health services department said of the strain.
Vaccine arrives in Bellville In one of the final updates from 2020, Bellville Medical Center announced on Dec. 29 they received word from the state that 500 doses of the Moderna vaccine were shipped to Brookshire Brothers in Bellville.
A Texas man was sent to trial with the coronavirus. Jurors weren’t told they were exposed until after deliberations ended. From March until June, Texas had zero jury trials because of the pandemic, starting a backlog of cases that will take years to overcome. This summer some counties started experimenting with in-person jury trials, which have posed health risks for those involved.


David Gomez made his name known on the field in his senior year, earning District 13 first-team kicker honors on the gridiron and was named District 25's co-MVP goalkeeper for the Tiger soccer team that made it to the third round.

News Bits for Jan. 14, 2021 Friends of the Sealy American Legion Barbecue Chicken Dinner, Pancake supper, Sealy Chamber annual banquet  and Sealy KC's Famous Fish Fry Dinner.
News Bits for Jan. 7, 2021 Fish fry dinner, Friends of the Sealy American Legion Barbecue Chicken Dinner, Pancake supper and Sealy Chamber annual banquet .
News Bits for Dec. 31, 2020 Fish fry dinner The Sealy Knights of Columbus will hold a fish fry drive thru dinner on Friday, Jan. 8, at the Sealy Columbus Club (KC) Hall at 1310 Hwy 90 West, Sealy.  Serving from …
Book review

Texans president reveals leadership keys to success

If there was anything wrong with the publication of Jamey Rootes’s book about leadership, it was the timing of the release. Rootes, president of the Houston Texans, published “The …
Book review

‘The Lincoln Conspiracy’ sheds light on the other plot to kill the president

Anyone who has ever studied United States history in school knows about John Wilkes Booth and the plot to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln.
Book review

‘Good Grammar’ a funny way to spell success

As a small-town newspaper editor, it can be intimidating to edit the writing of someone called the Grammar Guy.
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