MESSAGE FROM HARRIS COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

What is the danger? Winter Storm Warning continues in Harris County. Winter conditions may cause icy conditions on roadways. Listen to local officials for any road closures and safety information. Check road conditions before driving. Conditions will worsen throughout the day. Harris County motorists are urged to report icy roadways via the Harris County Sheriff’s Office […]

Power Outages Hit Large Sections of Katy

  KATY (Covering Katy) – The Katy area is being hit with gusty wind, sleet, and freezing rain and it’s apparently having an impact on our electric service. A large section of east Cinco area extending to the Katy Freeway is without power. There is also a large section of west Cinco without power.  That […]

Bryan Michalsky at a late 2017 board meeting - Katy ISD photo

Michalsky will not seek Reelection to Katy ISD School Board

  CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) – Katy Independent School District Trustee Brian Michalsky will not be running for reelection.  Michalsky made the announcement from the board table on Monday night after his fellow trustees took the unusual step of addressing his frequent absences in open session from the board table. Board members Charles […]

Freezing Rain May be a Problem Tuesday

We’re following the possibility of freezing rain overnight into Tuesday.  Here is what is predicted by the National Weather Service: Tonight: Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with an east wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 […]

Local Schools that are Cancelled on Tuesday

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – The following Katy area schools will be closed Tuesday, January 16, 2018: Katy ISD Faith West Academy Harmony School of Innovation Harmony Science Academy Lamar Consolidated Fort Bend ISD St. John XXIII We will continue to update this post as more information is made available.

Covering Katy file photo

No School in Katy on Tuesday

  KATY (Katy ISD) – Katy ISD will be closed Tuesday, January 16, due to extremely cold and freezing temperatures anticipated to impact roads and driving conditions. The District encourages all parents, staff and community members to continue monitoring local media and the Katy ISD website for updates on school closings, events cancellations or changes […]

Democratic Sheriff Ed Gonzalez - Covering Katy Metro

Sheriff’s Big Push to Register Harris County Jail Inmates to Vote

  HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – The Harris County Sheriff is making sure his qualifying inmates, those who are not felons, are signed up to vote. The so-called Project Orange initiative is believed to be the most ambitious effort ever undertaken to register inmates of the Harris County Jail where the population is nearly 8,000 […]