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Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday extended the early voting period for the November election by six days, citing continued challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. Early voting for the Nov. 3 … more
Texas students will still have to take the STAAR test next year, but fifth and eighth grade students will be able to move on to the next grade even if they fail, Gov. Greg Abbott announced … more
Katy demands the “show must go on” when it comes to the Katy Rice Festival. Because of the pandemic, the Katy Rice Festival has been altered to an online event with a virtual craft … more
When the COVID-19 pandemic started, Wildcatter Saloon co-owner Justin Whitfield made sure to follow all safety guidelines to ensure his business remained open and safe for customers. The Wildcatter … more
Harris County Health Authority Dr. Umair Shah and Houston Health Authority Dr. David Persse issued a joint public order today requiring in-person instruction at local and non-religious private … more
Three weeks after Gov. Greg Abbott required Texans to wear masks, epidemiologists and disease modelers say they are cautiously optimistic that the mandate is helping the state turn a corner in its … more
Thousands of Texas prisoners are stuck in limbo during the public health disaster, approved for parole yet still sitting inside disease-prone lockups as the coronavirus rages across the state.Many … more
Texans out of work due to the new coronavirus are bracing for the loss of a $600 weekly addition to their unemployment benefits as Congress’ two chambers appear split over extending the … more
As Fulshear continues to grow at an extraordinarily rapid rate, it faces challenges in infrastructure development, updating its city statutes to better-serve its residents and make sure that it … more
The University Interscholastic League announced Tuesday morning that fall sports competition in Classes 5A and 6A will be delayed about a month but Classes 4A and below will remain on … more
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar delivered bleak but unsurprising news Monday: Because of the economic fallout triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, the amount of general revenue available for the … more
With the pandemic raging across America, many Katy area residents have lost their jobs. This is why John Glaser, a local photographer, is working with Headshot Booker and Brookfield Properties to … more
Jennings Larry Sizemore was born July 31, 1945 in Elkridge, West Virginia.  Growing up Larry lived in West Virginia and Ohio.  He graduated high school in Jefferson, Ohio.  He joined … more
The Katy Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding their second annual Business to Business Expo and luncheon on Sept. 10 , 2020. The keynote speakers are Jim McIngvale of Gallery Furniture and … more
Families are spending more time at home than ever before. Stay-at-home guidelines have led many parents to expand their culinary horizons, and time in the kitchen can be made more enjoyable by … more
Weeks before summer break is set to end for millions of Texas public school students, the state still doesn’t have final rules on how schools should reopen this fall, and the picture grew only … more
The Ector County Republican Party voted July 4 to censure Gov. Greg Abbott, accusing him of overstepping his authority in responding to the coronavirus pandemic, while state Sen. Charles Perry, … more
The Waller County Commissioners Court approved a new rice dryer reinvestment zone and addressed the rising COVID-19 case numbers seen statewide. The court approved an order designating the … more
Fort Bend County Judge KP George has declared the county is now in the red “high-risk” category as of July 14 as COVID-19 cases continue to increase across the state. In a morning … more
Katy ISD has unveiled its Fall 2020 back to school program in line with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s direction to reopen school districts for in-person or virtual instruction during the COVID-19 … more
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