Star Cinema Grill to open theater in Katy area

Star Cinema Grill plans to expand in the Houston market by opening a theater in the Katy area. Commercial real estate firm Wulfe & Co. announced the company will build a 42,000 square foot theater near the intersection of the Grand Parkway and the Westpark Tollway. The theater is planned to open fall of 2016, will add 150 to 200 new jobs, and will serve areas such as Cinco Ranch, Bella Terra, Richmond and Fulshear. For more information, visit here.


Katy ISD is home to eight 2015 National Merit Scholars

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Each year, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announces the winners of the National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. This year, NMSC announced approximately 2,200 winners - eight of which were Katy ISD seniors. The Katy ISD National Merit Scholars came from high schools across the district, including Taylor High School, Seven Lakes High School and Cinco Ranch High School. For more on this story and a list of winners, visit here.


Keller Williams Premier Summer 5k

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The Keller Williams Premier Summer 5k will take place May 30. This race is sponsored by Falls at Green Meadows and all proceeds will benefit Cinco Charities. For more information on this event you can visit their website here


Mary Jo Peckham Park for All Children June Schedule

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Harris County Precinct Three

Mary Jo Peckham Park for All Children

5597 Gardenia

Katy, Texas  77493

(281 )391-4482

Web Address:



Community Lay Responder

Cost is $27.00 (Check or money order only & No Refunds)

This class is on Friday, July 17, 2015 @ 1pm-5pm

Includes Adult CPR with AED, Infant/Child CPR and Standard First Aid

Registration will begin 6/1/15 for Harris County READ MORE »


Katy Aquatics, Texas Children's to Host Water Safety Event

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Katy Aquatics and Texas Children's Hospital West is hosting a free water safety event for the whole family. 

For more information on this event visit here


Wild West Beer Fest

Wild West Brew Fest will be hosted by the Katy Rotary Club on May 2 at the Katy Mills Mall. This event will feature more than 400 taps, performances by country artists J.T. Hodges and Curtis Grimes. 

Visit here to purchase your tickets.


Katy girls ready for run at track and field title again

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With the track and field season about to swing into full gear, Katy Girls Track and Field Head Coach James Darcey believes his squad might be ready to take a big step in the district meet that is coming up.

“We have had a pretty good little start to the season,” Darcey said. “We have had some girls put together some solid performances already but just like every year you lose some good kids. We had some kids that I thought were going to be difficult to replace but we have been lucky enough to have some younger kids step up and they have competed very hard. We are excited with where READ MORE »


Katy baseball takes unbeaten record into 19-6A play

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The Katy Tigers won District 19 last year and advanced to the area playoffs. After an undefeated non-district season, they are likely the favorite for a repeat championship.

Katy enters district play with an 11-0-2 record, including three tournaments. Along the way, they gave coach Tom McPherson his 700th career victory.

The Tigers finished 5-0-1 at the Katy ISD Tournament, Feb. 26-28, defeating Dulles, Lamar, Cy Woods, Stratford and Ridge Point with a total margin of 36-19.

They were 3-0-1 at the Katy Tiger Invitational, March 5-7. The Tigers defeated Cy Springs, READ MORE »


City of Katy Mayor and councilmen re-elected unopposed

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City of Katy Mayor Fabol Hughes, Councilman Bill Lawton for Ward A and Councilman Jimmy Mendez for Ward B were declared as elected for another term each at the city’s regular meeting held March 9.

All three candidates were running unopposed in the upcoming May election.

The election for their posts was cancelled when no one filed to run against the incumbents by the Feb. 27 deadline.

Hughes was elected Mayor in 2013 with 51 percent of the vote after having first served as a council member for the city.

Lawton was elected to the council in 2011 and previously ran READ MORE »


Katy Boardwalk project estimated at $49 million

When Katy Mills opened in 1999, city of Katy officials envisioned the mall as an engine for growth for the city. The City of Katy and the Katy Development Authority now have plans to protect that vehicle and promote the city’s future growth.

Plans for a boardwalk and park surrounding a retention pond behind Katy Mills began over a year ago by the Katy Development Authority. Those plans have since ballooned to encompass an estimated $49 million project that will include a two-mile boardwalk and surrounding park as well as a convention center complex complete with hotel and a parking READ MORE »


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