Harris County Tax Office and Appraisal District Announce Property Tax Workshops

  HOUSTON (Covering Katy) – Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Ann Harris Bennett, in conjunction with the Harris County Appraisal District, is announcing the 2017 Property Tax Workshop schedule. This series of workshops is geared toward homeowners who want to learn more about the property appraisal process and the tools available to them in understanding their […]

Monday’s with Mommy Spring Schedule at LaCenterra

  KATY (Covering Katy) – LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch announces the return of Mondays with Mommy, Presented By: Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. Mondays with Mommy is a monthly program that provides an educational journey for children through the use of music and movement.  LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch is proud to have Texas Children’s Hospital […]

Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office Personnel to Receive Honors

  FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy) – Two Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office employees are receiving honors for their work in the Emergency Operations/Communications Division. Mindi Bartee and Ranson Fullinwider are the two honorees. Bartee, Development Coordinator, is receiving the Training Professional of the Year Award presented by the Texas National Emergency Number Association (NENA). The […]

Prasaan Singhal - Courtesy Katy ISD

Katy ISD Student Named National Geographic State Bee Semifinalist

Beckendorff Junior High student to compete in state competition KATY (Katy ISD) – Beckendorff Junior High eighth-grader Prasaan Singhal has been selected to compete in the 2017 Texas National Geographic State Bee. The contest will be held in Bedford, TX on Friday, March 31, 2017. This is the second level of the National Geographic Bee competition, […]

Chuck Brawner, candidate for Mayor of Katy - City of Katy photo

Chuck Brawner Candidate for Mayor – Campaign Statement

Below is the unedited campaign statement of Chuck Brawner who is running for Mayor of Katy. We will publish one unedited campaign announcement from each mayoral and city council candidate.  Campaign statements should be emailed to info@coveringkaty.com. KATY (Press Release) – Chuck Brawner has filed to run in the open seat to be the next […]

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Infamous Southwest Inn Fire Claims Another Victim

  HOUSTON (Houston Chronicle) – Bill Dowling, the beloved former Houston fire captain who lost both his legs battling a five-alarm blaze that killed four firefighters in 2013, died Tuesday of complications from his line-of-duty injuries. He was 43. Another 13 were injured in the tragedy that sparked a damning investigation that found problems with […]

The Katy Taste Fest is March 4, 2017 at the Villagio Town Center. Photo courtesy Katy Taste Fest

Katy Taste Fest Set to Serve an Abundant Portion of Food, Fun and Philanthropy

KATY (Press Release) – Katy Taste Fest, the city’s first festival for foodies will debut at Villagio Town Center March 4, 2017. The festival celebrates all things food from some of the best Katy restaurants. Emphasis is on food, family, and fun with bites from 25 local restaurants, cooking demonstrations, beer/wine, a large kids zone, […]

Dr. Lauren Kane

Dr. Lauren Kane awarded Carolyn E. Reed Traveling Fellowship

  Kane first congenital heart surgeon to receive honor   HOUSTON (Covering Katy)  – Dr. Lauren Kane, congenital heart surgeon at Texas Children’s Hospital, was recently awarded the Carolyn E. Reed Traveling Fellowship from The Thoracic Surgery Foundation (TSF). Kane is the first congenital heart surgeon to receive the distinguished honor. For more information about the […]