Maria Ashworth, Katy authorMaria Ashworth, Katy author

Local children’s book author celebrates publication of her second book this year

KATY (Covering Katy)—Local children’s book author Maria Ashworth followed the traditional publishing route when it came to publishing her second book, “My Big Tree.” Unlike her first book, “Step One, Step Two, Step Three and Four,” which was self-published through Amazon in February, Ashworth worked with a publisher, Clear Fork Publishing, to produce “My Big […]

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Katy Weather 7 Day Outlook

 Covering Katy Weather Forecast This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 88. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high […]

FM 1093 Expansion Project Update

FORT BEND COUNTY (Community Impact) – Work on Phase 1 of the FM 1093 frontage road and Westpark Tollway extension project began in February and is expected to continue through the end of 2017. As construction progresses, many safety issues have arisen causing county officials to encourage drivers along the corridor to find another route […]

Harmony Public Schools Katy campus is located at Highway 99 and FM 1093. - Covering Katy photoHarmony Public Schools Katy campus is located at Highway 99 and FM 1093. - Covering Katy photo

Katy’s Harmony School Expansion is Complete

KATY (Community Impact) – Middle and high school students who have been attending Harmony Science Academy-West Houston have a new home for the 2016-17 school year. The K-12 public charter school is putting the finishing touches on a new 42,000-square-foot campus called Harmony School of Innovation-Katy. The new campus will house grades sixth through 12th […]

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Raising Cane’s to hire 65 employees in Katy – Popular chicken Restaurant Opens October 11

Raising Cane’s Seeks Enthusiastic Crew-members for 1st Katy Restaurant KATY ( – Renowned as one of the Best Companies To Work For in communities across the country, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers is always on the lookout for talented individuals to help foster its most coveted qualities: a cool culture, fast and friendly service and an all-embracing commitment to community involvement. […]

Sebastian Kolinsky, David Roy , Zachary Hake and Sabrina Blum.Sebastian Kolinsky, David Roy , Zachary Hake and Sabrina Blum.

St. John XXIII Graduate Receives Scholarship

  KATY (Covering Katy) – The Smart Financial Foundation is proud to announce that six local high school graduates, including one from Katy,  have been awarded $2,500 Ruby Sue Clifton Scholarships. Recipients of the 2016 Ruby Sue Clifton Scholarship Fund and the high schools they graduated from last spring include: Sabrina Blum – Lamar High […]