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Katy students honored with ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair awards

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A Katy student was recognized for their innovation and scientific prowess at the ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair, held March 20–23, in San Antonio. Hosted by The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Sciences, the state-level competition offered students who placed at regional science fairs the opportunity to vie for top prizes and college scholarships, and qualify READ MORE »


Construction wraps on Segment D of the Grand Parkway

Fort Bend County officials and community members gathered April 11 for the official ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Grand Parkway Segment D—a project several years in the making.

“It is always a great day when you can celebrate the opening of a new facility that will truly address mobility congestion in this area,” said Mike Alford, Houston district engineer with the Texas READ MORE »


Breaking school records

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The Katy girls' 4x200 medley relay team set a new school record at the Texas Relays held this past weekend in Austin. The team of Omri Brown, Deja Phillips, Tristan Sowell and Amari Johnson set the record time during the elite track meet.


Katy Appoints first new city administrator in 20 years

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The Katy City Council approved the appointment of Byron Hebert as city administrator at its March 24 meeting. Hebert, who served as Katy’s Director of Finance prior to this appointment, replaces Johnny Nelson. Nelson retired as city administrator after 20 years in the office.

Since his tenure began in 1994. Nelson has seen Katy through significant growth and development, and was one of READ MORE »


Katy ISD Announces 2014 Mentors of the Year

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Katy ISD’s KEYS (Keep Encouraging Youth toward Success) mentor program places caring adults with children on the brink of success at every Katy ISD campus.  Through this program the two develop a relationship, spending up to one hour per week together, during the school day, during the school year. Every year, campuses are asked to nominate individuals who have shown exceptional dedication to READ MORE »


Katy ISD considers school bond proposal to keep up with growth

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To keep pace with the area’s growth, Katy ISD is considering calling a bond for the November 2014 election, according to a presentation delivered at a Feb. 10 board of trustees work-study meeting.

“It is undisputed that we are a fast-growing district,” Katy ISD Superintendent Alton Frailey said.

Booming residential developments already underway on the district’s southwest side and READ MORE »


Fall in Love Event Grand Prize Winners

February 15th & 16th, 2014, Friendswood Development Company celebrated the grand opening of its newest master-planned community – Falls at Green Meadows located in the city of Katy. Visitors that weekend received a freebox of Godiva Chocolates and registered for the chance to win a gift card for dinner for two at Flemings Steakhouse, no purchase was necessary to win. Sheryl and Duane READ MORE »


KISD to host 'Ties & Tiaras' fundraiser

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Katy ISD will celebrate the KEYS mentoring program, while supporting KEYS Scholarships, at Ties & Tiaras on March 6.

This fun-filled event is set  from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Agave Road, 1016 FM 1463 in Katy. In addition to honoring the 2014 Mentors of the Year and KEYS Scholarship Sponsors, entertainment will be provided by Katy ISD high school show choirs, the Taylor High School READ MORE »


Katy football players sign college letters of intent

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Four players from the Katy High School 2013 senior class signed college letters of intent Wednesday, Feb. 6.

Pictured sitting left to right are Jake Blomstrom, Tarleton State University; Cody Gessler, Air Force Prep School; and Sloan Spiller, UTEP. Standing is Logan Lister's mother, who stood in for Logan who signed a letter of intent with Rutgers.

Source: Katy Times


Fall in Love this Weekend at the Falls at Green Meadows

This weekend, Friendswood Development Company is celebrating the grand opening of its newest master-planned community – Falls at Green Meadows located in the city of Katy. Visitors this weekend will receive a freebox of Godiva Chocolates and can register for the chance to win a gift card for dinner for two at Flemings Steakhouse, no purchase necessary to win, chocolate while supplies last. READ MORE »


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