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12.16
2013

Katy ISD making grade, growing

Katy ISD is meeting or exceeding all state education standards, remains in good standing fiscally and is planning for increased enrollment projected at three to five percent annually in the next few years, Superintendent Alton Frailey said.  

Frailey presented the district’s report card to community leaders, educators and administrators Nov. 1 at the annual State of the District address READ MORE »

12.10
2013

Katy Prairie Conservancy Recognized as Global Important Bird Area

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More than 300 species of birds live on protected KPC Lands

Katy Prairie Conservancy’s (KPC) diverse preserve system – home to more than 300 different types of birds – has earned designation as a Global Important Bird Area (IBA). Long known as a birding hotspot among Gulf Coast birders and naturalists, Katy Prairie Conservancy’s 20,000 acres of protected lands are home to several species READ MORE »

11.26
2013

Uptown Lighting Ceremony

Every year on Thanksgiving evening, thousands of Houstonians and out-of-town guests gather along Post Oak Boulevard for the annual Uptown Houston Holiday Lighting. This FREE family event features festive music by local groups; holiday characters including larger than life Santa’s reindeer; a special appearance from Santa; lighting of more than a half million twinkling lighting on 80 trees and READ MORE »

11.18
2013

8th Annual Winter Holiday Art Market

Every year, Fresh Arts hosts the Winter Holiday Art Market - one part curated festival, one part holiday party, and all kinds of fun. Houston artists come together at this alternative winter wonderland of paintings, jewelry, clothing and more. Shoppers enjoy art, food, entertainment, and Houston artists tap into the holiday revenue stream. WHAM has become not just a market, but a celebration READ MORE »

11.12
2013

Gifted and Talented Parent Awareness Session on Nov. 25

Katy ISD Gifted and Talented Program (GT) awareness session will be held for parents of children in first through fourth grades and sixth through 11th grades who are interested in referring their child for GT services. The session will take place on Nov. 25, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in Room 1200 of the Katy ISD Educational Support Complex, 6301 S. Stadium Lane.​

The purpose of this session is READ MORE »

11.04
2013

Katy Tiger Band seeking public's help to buy equipment trailer

Tagged in: Katy High School

The Katy Tiger Band needs the community to help raise money to purchase a trailer to carry the band's equipment.

The goal is $20,000, of which $6,000 has already been raised.   Any donation that is made towards the trailer will be recognized on a plaque in the band hall.

10.31
2013

Voters to see new voter ID laws enforced for November elections

Tagged in: Katy, community, Events

New voter identification laws in Texas—passed by the state Legislature in 2011—will be enforced in the November 2013 election. The laws are being enforced by Attorney General Greg Abbott on the heels of a June 25 Supreme Court decision striking down a key part of the Voting Rights Act.

Voters who do not have a valid form of ID can apply for an election identification certificate for no READ MORE »

10.24
2013

Halloween Candy Buy Back

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Where: Stevenson & Hanis Orthodontics, 2830 Commercial Center Blvd., Ste. 101, Katy, Texas 77494

Date: November 1 9:00 AM to November 4 12:00 PM

Bring Your unwanted, unopened Halloween candy to Stevenson & Hanis Orthodontics on NOVEMBER 1st from 9am-12noon or on Monday, November 4th from 2:30-5pm and we will BUY IT BACK for $1.00 per pound (up to 5 pounds).

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10.15
2013

Work on Cane Island Parkway project could begin next month

Work on the much-anticipated Cane Island Parkway could begin as soon as November, according to Katy City Administrator Johnny Nelson. This initial phase of the parkway is projected to run north from I-10 to Highway Boulevard in Old Town Katy. Eventually, the parkway will be extended northward to Morton Road, said Nelson.

“This is a pretty big deal, and we’re ready to get things moving,” READ MORE »

10.08
2013

Energy Corridor creeping west into Katy

With new buildings or expansions in the area from at least six oil and gas drilling support companies, many are looking to the Katy portion of Fort Bend, Harris and Waller counties as the logical extension of Houston’s “Energy Corridor.” City and county officials hope to turn such development into a well-oiled machine as it edges farther into the once wide-open farmland.

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