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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for “The Griffin Center” at Aristoi on Morton Road

  CITY OF KATY  – Aristoi Classical Academy, a first generation public charter school in Texas, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, January 13 at its new location at 5610 Morton Road. Approximately 250 people from the community turned out for the 10 a.m. ceremony including Mayor Chuck Brawner and Texas State Representative Mike Schofield, who […]


Is it an Allergy or a Cold?

  HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – A runny or stuffy nose can be a symptom of the flu, a cold or allergies, and it can be hard to discern which one you have. So how do you know what’s really going on with your nose? “More than likely the problem is probably being caused by […]


Young Children are Getting Sick with RSV – What you can do to stop the Spread

  HOUSTON (Covering Katy News)  – Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is making the rounds according to physicians affiliated with Memorial Hermann. This common and highly contagious virus infects the respiratory tract of most children before their second birthday. “We start to see an uptick in RSV cases in the fall and winter,” said Dr. Michael […]

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Mental Health: After Harvey this Could be a Psychologically more Difficult Holiday Season for Many

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – As the saying goes, it is better to give than to receive. This holiday season that message is especially important because the impacts of Hurricane Harvey are still being felt by many families. “Of course, you should try to give back every year regardless of whether there has been […]


‘Tis the season for respiratory virus

  HOUSTON  (Covering Katy News) – There may be something in the air this holiday season, and it’s not snow. It’s something much less festive – respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. Baylor College of Medicine expert Dr. Pedro A. Piedra breaks down the dangers of this common virus. “RSV is the most important respiratory virus […]

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SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center to Close Dec. 20

SIMONTON, Texas – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West announced today that SBA will close its Disaster Loan Outreach Center at the Simonton Community Church at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. “SBA opened the center to provide personalized assistance to Texas businesses and residents who […]

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Katy ISD’s Partners in Education Raises $35,000 During Food for Families Campaign

   KATY (Covering Katy News) –  Katy ISD’s Partners in Education announced this week that Food for Families raised $35,000 during its recent campaign.  Supported by both the community and Katy ISD employees, this initiative provides grocery gift cards to students and families in need during the holiday season. Food for Families is an annual […]

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Nearly 200 Katy ISD Classes Benefit from the 20th Annual Promise to Read Program

KATY (Covering Katy News) – This month, 83 community and business members from across Katy came together to bring the love of reading into almost 200 Katy ISD classrooms during Promise to Read.  This annual initiative is part of a 20-year-old tradition led by Katy ISD’s Partners in Education.  Promise to Read affords the community […]