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Preparation continues for Typhoon Texas Waterpark in Katy

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Construction on Typhoon Texas Waterpark, the newest addition to family fun in the Katy area, continues to progress as the grand opening date, May 28, quickly approaches. This new waterpark will be located 1.5 miles west of the Grand Parkway at 555 Katy Fort Bend Rd. When the park opens in late May, it will feature numerous large and twisty water slides, splash pads for kids, the new "X- READ MORE »


British International School of Houston to relocate to $80 million facility in Katy, TX

The Katy area has attracted yet another private school, as the British International School of Houston will be moving to a brand-new $80 million facility in Katy. This brings the total number of charter or private schools in the Katy area to approximately 20. Due to Katy's top-rated public school district and the number of prestigious private schools in the area, Katy is known as an education READ MORE »


Gehan Homes Model Home Now Open in Falls at Green Meadows

Gehan Homes has a new furnished model home now open in the Falls at Green Meadows, Friendswood Development Company’s master-planned community in the city of Katy. The new Villanova model is one of nine new plans from Gehan Homes’ Classic Collection priced from the $300,000s. Gehan Homes’ home designs in the Falls at Green Meadows range in size from 2,400 to more than 3,900 square feet and are READ MORE »


Katy Home and Garden Show returns for 10th year

For the tenth year, the Katy Home & Garden Show is returning from Jan. 30 - 31. This year's event will feature DIY Network's Matt Muenster, who stars in "Bath Crashers." Visitors will be able to explore over 300 exhibits, which focus on remodeling, kitchen and baths, flooring, landscaping, pools, DIY and much more, as well as the opportunity to visit seminars hosted by experts. Tickets READ MORE »


Two Katy firefighters honored as Firefighters of the Year

On Dec. 23, two Katy firefighters were honored at a formal holiday dinner party as they were named the Gary Tilton Firefighters of the Year by Katy's American Legion Post 164. Dana Massey, Katy Fire Department Battalion Chief, was joined by Lt. Simon VanDyk as they were presented with this prestigious award. The award is presented in honor of late Gary Tilton, the former Katy Fire Department READ MORE »


Katy High School Football Head Coach to be inducted into Texas High School Football Hall of Fame

Katy High School's head coach of the football program, Coach Gary Johnson, has recently received the honor of being chosen as a 2016 inductee to the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame. The official announcement was made on Saturday, Dec. 19 during an announcement ceremony at NRG Stadium. Coach Gary Johnson will be inducted along with eight other inductees.

Johnson's current coaching READ MORE »


Katy Named High School Football National Champs

The Katy Tigers didn't just claim the Texas High School title over the weekend. They were named national champs in the MaxPreps Xcellent 25 national football rankings.

Katy went into the championship weekend as the third-ranked team nationally, but their dominant 34-7 win over previously unbeaten Lake Travis vaulted them to the top spot in the country.

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Falls at Green Meadows Christmas and New Years Holiday Model Home Hours

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See the schedule below for Model Home hours for Christmas and New Years in Falls at Green Meadows:

Meritage Homes: By Appointment. Please call Thu Le 877–275–6374


Lennar Homes: Open until 3pm on Christmas Eve, December 24th and New Years Eve, December 31st, Closed Christmas Day, December 25th and New Years Day, January 1st, 2016. READ MORE »


Katy High School senior presented with 2015 Greater Houston High School Rotary Lombardi Award

Paddy Fisher, a senior at Katy High School, was recently announced as the second annual recipient of the 2015 Greater Houston High School Rotary Lombardi Award. This award is presented to an outstanding football player who also best exemplifies Vince Lombardi's discipline. The award was presented by the Rotary Club of Houston in partnership with Fox Sports Southwest in front of an audience of READ MORE »


2015 Friendswood Development Company Holiday Light Fight Winners Announced

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The Cook-Tarnowski Family who live in the Friendswood Development Company of Fairfield in Cypress are the Best in Show winners of the 2016 Holiday Light Fight.

Friendswood Development Company invited home owners in all of their Houston area communities to enter the virtual decorating contest by liking their community Facebook page and posting images of their holiday lights.



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