George ScottJudge Ken Cannata administers the oath of office to the newest Katy ISD Trustee George Scott who is surrounded by his grandchildren and his wife Anne. - Covering Katy photo

Katy ISD Superintendent Finalists to be named later – Scott joins School Board

  KATY (Covering Katy) –  The Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees took no action on naming a finalist for the position of Superintendent at its meeting on Tueday, May 31.  Naming a finalist was on the agenda, but the board voted to hold off until a later date.  Superintendent Alton Frailey is retiring […]

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Katy Heritage Society seeks volunteers with interest in our rich history

The Katy Heritage Society is accepting volunteers to work as docents in the historic homes at Katy Heritage Park. Docents are trained about Katy’s rich history, then welcome visitors and lead tours when the park is open the first weekend of each month. Volunteers work for 3-hour shifts, must commit to working at least once […]

addicks and barker reservoirThe Addicks Reservoir at Hwy 6 north of Park Row Drive. - Photo by Tom Corbett

Addicks and Barker Reservoir Update

HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy) – The Addicks and Barker reservoir watersheds have not received any rain in the past two days.  Releases continue from both Addicks and Barker reservoirs into Buffalo Bayou while the forecast is clear. The National Weather Service shows a possibility of rain nearly every day over the next week.  The U.S. […]

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Flooded Homes May be eligible for a property tax appraisal reduction says Tax Assessor-Collector

 Mike Sullivan urges residents to lower tax burden by protesting values of flooded homes HOUSTON (Covering Katy) – Tuesday, May 31,  is the last day to protest property tax appraisals and Harris County Tax Assessor Collector Mike Sullivan wants everyone to know that flooded homes should be have a lower value whether it’s Harris County […]

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Harris Houston flooding: A message from the Harris County Office of Emergency Management

Harris Houston Flooding Dangers HARRIS COUNTY (Coveirng Katy) – The following information is from the Harris County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security concerning Houston area flooding. The Harris Houston Flooding is impacting the Katy area.  Residents living near the Addicks and Barker reservoirs need to be careful with flooding in that area. SH […]

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Harris County Roadways That Could be Impacted as Addicks and Barker Reservoirs Rising

Officials are Monitoring Harris County Roadways and Will Enact Road Closures When Conditions Warrant There are numerous Harris County roadways could be impacted by bayous and creeks that are running high due to rainfall in west Harris County.  The rains have caused stormwater to rise in the Addicks and Barker reservoirs. This is in addition […]