Written by Ashley Erb

May 6, 2020

B. Halfin 05/05/20

These are crazy times and thankfully our community knows how to stay safe and sane! Judge Lapham recently announced Austin County is in Phase 2, which hopefully helps many of our area small businesses. While we continue to remain cautious, there’s signs of celebration and somewhat return to normal, although tweaked from what was before this COVID-19.

Something to look forward to in the Wallis area is Ben’s Chuck Wagon! You can contact Ben to place orders by Text or Call at 979-478-7538 or Email, pick up at 4101 Polak Rd, Wallis, Texas
77485. Here’s the upcoming $10 a plate meal deals;
Sunday, May 10: Mother’s Day BBQ Chicken & Sausage Dinner w/Butter Potatoes, Beans, Cole Slaw & Trimmings [Preorders until Friday, May 8th] Pick up from 11am-2pm, then first come first serve until gone! *Bulk Orders: Whole BBQ Chicken $9 * BBQ Brisket $75 * Sausage Links $6 [Preorder by May 7th]
Tuesday, May 19 : Chicken Fried Steak Dinner w/ Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Salad, Cream Gravy & Homemade Bread [Preorders until May 19th till 9am] Lunch Pick up from 11am-1:30pm & Dinner 5-7pm, then first come first serve until sold out.

The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center needs those that are able to GIVE BLOOD – Wallis Lions Club Blood Drive will be on Tuesday, May 12th 3:30-7pm at the Wallis Columbus Hall and appointments are required. To schedule your time slot go to and select Mobile Drives and then search by date or sponsor code
0126 or Call 979-398-0706 /

For those closer to the Sealy side, the Sealy American Legion Hall is serving up BBQ Chicken Dinner on Sunday, May 17th, Drive Thru Only from 10:30am-1:00pm for $10 a plate.

Mark your calendar for so time out of the house for the Sealy Citywide Garage Sale on June 5 & 6! This runs along with “90 Miles on 90” event, which is 90 miles of yard and Garage sales along Hwy. 90 with towns of Sealy, Columbus, Glidden, Weimar, Schulenburg, Flatonia, Waelder, Harwood, Luling, Segin, Geronimo and

Beat the heat and enjoy the 17th Annual ARTS & CRAFT SHOW July 11th 9am-4pm & July 12th 10am-4pm with unique crafts & goods hosted by the Wallis American Legion Post 200, 330 Legion Road, Wallis Texas 77485. Plenty of Hamburgers & Chopped BBQ on Buns, Desserts & Drinks, along with Live Musical Entertainment will be served up at this historic location. There’s a $1 Admission for Hourly Door Prizes.
Contact information 281-743-3678 or Email: Join on Facebook & spread the word – Crafters * Wallis Legion Post 200.

It’s OK to get out there, just remember to maintain social distancing and practice good hygiene, it could save a life. STAY SAFE – STAY SANE!

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