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The Harris County Sheriff’s Office announced 32 arrests in a human trafficking initiative dubbed Operation Kickoff 2020 at a Jan. 18 press conference. Charges associated with the operation … more
As 5 p.m. approached on Valentine’s Day, it became apparent that no opponent would come forward to run against Katy Mayor Pro Tem Chris Harris for the city’s at large council seat. A lack … more
Katy ISD has reported that ten students from Mayde Creek Junior High School were taken to the hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation symptoms after a student’s cell phone’s battery … more
UPDATE Feb. 12, 2020: Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan’s office announced Feb. 7 that the county will continue with its lawsuit regarding a Jan. 24 explosion at the Watson Grinding and … more
The American Cancer Society has reported a decrease in cancer deaths in the U.S. of about 2.2% from 2016 to 2017 – the largest decrease in cancer mortality since statistics for cancer deaths … more
Rep. Mike McCaul (R-Texas) and Rep. Eliot Engel (D-New York) have introduced the Leveraging Information on Foreign Traffickers Act – otherwise known as the LIFT Act – to help combat human … more
The Texas Dance Educators Association recently honored Patricia Henson with their annual Lifetime Achievement Award for her role as the director of the Katy Bengal Brigade and Cheerleaders. Under … more
Matthew Ferraro joined the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce as its president and CEO April 2019. Ferraro is a Katy area resident that formerly served as vice president of the Fort Bend Chamber of … more
Representatives of American Furniture Warehouse – the anchor store for The Village at Katy planned development district at Pin Oak Road and I-10 – presented their plans for landscaping … more
Investigators from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office are asking the public to help them in identifying the suspect in an aggravated robbery that occurred in early January. The suspect held up … more
David Temple, a former Katy area football coach, is going through the process for sentencing for the murder of his wife, Belinda Temple in 1999. A hearing regarding change of venue for Temple’s … more
The Arc of Katy announced the honorees for its annual Founder’s Award and Volunteers of the Year award recipients in a Jan. 30 press release. Therese Lattal is set to receive the Founders award … more
Betty (8 years old) & Rita (5 years old) are German Shepherds that know basic commands and are available for adoption at Special Pals Shelter on Greenhouse Road just south of Clay Road. Betty and … more
The Katy Prairie Conservancy purchased a 636-acre tract of land north of the city of Katy off Pattison Road in the center of the Katy Prairie Preserve in December. The purchase allows the nonprofit … more
Katy area business owners, politicians and residents gathered Jan. 23 at the Embassy Suites at 16345 Katy Freeway to hear Katy Mayor Bill Hastings, Katy’s City Administrator Byron Hebert and … more
Innovations in the board game and brewpub industries over the last few years have led to a surge of craft beer and board game lovers.  JD Merritt and his wife, Jessica Merritt – co-owners … more
Katy City Council approved drainage projects and expansion of the city’s water system during its regular session Monday night. Water tanks associated with the Water Plant No. 7 were approved at … more
Republican Gary Gates has opened a big lead in early voting returns in the nationally targeted special election runoff for Texas House District 28, according to unofficial results. Gates got 59% … more
During its regular Jan. 21 meeting, the Katy ISD Board of Trustees voted to form a committee relating to a possible November bond election and gave KISD Superintendent Ken Gregorski an extended … more
Katy ISD held a dedication ceremony for Olga Leonard Elementary Jan. 16. The school’s namesake, Olga Leonard served as an educator in Katy ISD for 26 of her 30 years in education and was able … more
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