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Education foundation awards grants for teacher projects

Tagged in: KISD, education, Katy

Newly formed Katy ISD Education Foundation awarded its first batch of grants after just a few months of fundraising. A total of 117 KISD teachers received grants for various projects, which added up to $87,000.

“The grants we chose to fund really met our ideals, which are to inspire imagination,” Foundation President Chris Crockett said.

Teachers could submit applications until READ MORE »


Newpark Drilling Fluids opens new world headquarters in Katy

Tagged in: Business, Economy, Katy

Newpark Drilling Fluids opened its new world headquarters at 21920 Merchants Way, off Mason Road near I-10, on June 17.

Newpark Drilling Fluids, a subsidiary of Newpark Resources, broke ground in March 2012 and features a 37,000 research laboratory with a state-of-the-art downhole drilling simulator and analytical capabilities.

The 106,000-square-foot center is located on 12 acres READ MORE »


Friendswood Development Company Presents $10,000 to the Ronald McDonald House

For the fourth year in a row, Friendswood Development Company presented a $10,000 check to Houston’s Ronald McDonald House as a partof its long-term and ongoing commitment to the outstanding facility. A division of Lennar Corporation, Friendswood Development Company’s donation comes through the company’s Focused Act of Caring.

With divisions throughout the country, Lennar READ MORE »


Medical facility slated for Grand Parkway and FM 1093

Tagged in: Health, community

A future Memorial Hermann Healthcare System building and $32 million multifamily complex are among several tenants secured for Grand Lakes, a commercial center at Grand Parkway and FM 1093.

Harmony Public Schools currently occupies several acres of the property and in October will be joined by Aura Grand Corner, a 290-unit Class A apartment complex. According to real estate firm Finial READ MORE »


Contemporary art museum in the works for Downtown Katy

Local art enthusiast Ana Roman has big plans for one of Downtown Katy’s older buildings for which she recently signed a lease. As the brain behind Katy Culture and Arts Alliance, Roman hopes to transform what used to be Katy’s lumber yard into the Katy Contemporary Arts Museum and Texas Gun Museum—attractions she hopes will inspire Katy residents and draw tourists from around the state.


Girl Scout Troop donates Books and Knitted Caps

Tagged in: community, Events

Fifth grade girls in Girl Scout troop 17384 from several Katy-area schools worked together on their Bronze Award projects during the spring. Though they all worked together, half of the troop focused on hand-making ABC and 1-2-3 books and acquiring book donations from friends, family, neighbors, and local stores. The other half of the troop knitted caps for premature babies and cancer patients READ MORE »


Summer Fun Camps

Tagged in: Events, summer, camp

The City of Katy Parks Department will be offering Summer Fun Camps at the VFW Hall, 6202 George Bush Drive.  For registration details call the Parks Department at 281.391.4840.

June 10 – 14 – Activities for all ages with five camps to choose from



Memorial Day service at Houston VA national Cemetery

Tagged in: Memorial Day

A special Memorial Day Service will be held on Monday, May 27, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at the Houston VA National Cemetery, located at 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive.
This year, the Department of Veterans Affairs is pleased to announce that Texas Air National Guard Commander, Colonel Kurt L. Leslie, will give the Memorial Day address. Leslie serves as the 147th Maintenance Group READ MORE »


Falls at Green Meadows in Katy Ground Breaking Event

Friendswood Development Company celebrated the ground breaking of their new community in Katy on Wednesday, April 17th. The Katy Chamber of Community, Katy City officials and area Real Estate Agents joined in the ceremony. Afterwards, Friendswood Development Company hosted a lunch at Los Cucos restaurant.

This new community will be developed on approximately 242 acres, some of which was READ MORE »


New Website Launched!

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We are proud to announce the development and completion of a new design of JamestonwEstates.com. This website design has been developed to be more intuitive, visually appealing, and finder-friendly than previous versions. Please give us any feedback that you might have!


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