Post Harvey, Houston-Area Employment Exceeds Expectations – Sept. Numbers Revised Upward

  HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) –  Two months into the recovery from Hurricane Harvey, Houston-area employers went on a hiring spree, according to numbers released Friday morning by Workforce Solutions-Gulf Coast. “Essentially, at least according to this report along with the revisions made to September’s numbers, the hurricane and related flooding had little impact on […]

Courtesy Weatherford

Man Headed to Federal Prison for Stealing from Weatherford

HOUSTON – A 45-year-old man from Conroe has been ordered to prison for bank fraud and stealing more than $484,000 from Weatherford, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez. Kiran Andhavarapu pleaded guilty Feb. 9, 2017. The crime did not happen in Katy, but Weatherford International is a multinational corporation with offices in Katy.  Weatherford provides products and […]

Peli Peli recently opened at LaCenterra. Photo provided by Peli Peli

Dominant Real Estate Investment Company Revealed as New Owner of LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – When Covering Katy broke the news that the high-end mixed-use LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch shopping center was sold there was not a single person willing to reveal the name of the new owner. We were certain that it was purchased by a global investment management wing of Prudential Financial but […]

Katy's newest Walmart at 22850 Morton Ranch Road. Courtesy Walmart

Online Grocery Shopping Comes to Morton Ranch Walmart

KATY (Covering Katy News) – Grocery shopping just got a whole lot easier for Katy Morton Ranch shoppers. Walmart, the largest grocer in the U.S., launched its online grocery pickup service at the Katy Morton Ranch Supercenter, located at 22850 Morton Ranch Road. The free service enables customers to order groceries online and pick them […]