Mayoral candidate Hill Adams, left. His opponent, Chuck Brawner, is on right (George Slaughter photo)

UPDATE: Candidates Make Their Case at Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum And Answer Additional Questions

Update:  On Wednesday, April 26 the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce released the candidates’ answers to 19 additional questions from the public that, due to time constraints,  were not asked at the forum.  Double click the names of each candidate to read their answers. Kayse Johnson | Jessie Campbell | Hill Adams | Chuck Brawner | Jimmy Mendez (If print is small click on […]

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City Council Considers Trash Bash, Traffic Detours, Emergency Road Repairs and e-Cycling

  CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy) — Mayor Fabol Hughes and the Katy City Council Monday night issued a proclamation to help promote the annual Keep Katy Beautiful Trash Bash & Electronic Recycling Event. Sandy Schmidt, Keep Katy Beautiful chairman, described the trash bash as a local event, but one of many such activities across […]

The Katy Jazz Festival is celebrating its ninth anniversary in 2017. (Katy Jazz Festival image)

Music Lovers to Jazz it up This Weekend in Katy

CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy)—The Katy Jazz Festival celebrates its ninth anniversary this year, and plenty of musicians are coming to town to help with the celebration. The festival starts at 2 p.m. today, April 21, and runs through Saturday at Katy High School, 6331 Highway Boulevard. It features jazz performances from both student groups and […]

Rebekah Gregory and her mother, Tina. Courtesy Icon Media Group

Fulshear Resident Shares Her Story of Taking Her Life Back

FULSHEAR (Covering Katy)—So everyone is clear, Fulshear resident Rebekah Gregory is not a victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. A better, more accurate term, is survivor. Gregory has written a book, Taking My Life Back, that shares her experiences. Wrong time, wrong place On April 15, 2013, Gregory and her young son, Noah, were […]

Katy Market Day offers a variety of vendors in Downtown Katy (Katy Market Day logo)

Katy Market Day on for Saturday, Only a Few Feet from Its Usual Downtown Spot

CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy)—Don’t let the city’s downtown street reconstruction project imply otherwise: Katy Market Day is on for Saturday, and will carry on as in years past. It’s just moved a short walking distance to the west, to the parking lot across the street from Alief Baptist Church, 906 Avenue A. Betsy Proctor, […]

Mayor Fabol Hughes reads a proclamation recognizing Katy as a 2016 Tree City USA City by the Arbor Day Foundation. George Slaughter photo

Katy City Council Approves Street Closure Requests for Rice Harvest Festival

  CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy)—The Katy City Council Monday night approved street closure requests for the 37th Annual Rice Harvest Parade, to be held October 7, and the festival itself, to be held October 13-15. The parade route is the same as last year. It begins at Katy Church of Christ, 5458 5th St., […]