Editorials

A classroom at Creech University. CK photo

What You Did Not Know About Katy ISD’s Recent Purchase of Creech University

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Katy Independent School District likes Creech University so much that it has bought the property. Creech University is the nickname given to the old University of Houston at Cinco Ranch property on South Mason Road.  It’s currently being used as a school for Creech Elementary students who were […]

Dr. Lance Hindt in a video following the Harvey Floods - Courtesy Katy ISD

ANALYSIS: How Lance Hindt has quietly improved the political landscape of Katy

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – On the morning after voters approved the Katy Independent School District’s $609 million bond package, Superintendent Dr. Lance Hindt was on his way to vote in an election being held in a first-grade class at Bryant Elementary School. The kids requested that the head of the district take part […]

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EDITORIAL: Houston Press Stops Print Edition and Covering Katy Can Feel Their Pain

  HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – As the Houston region was holding it’s greatest party ever, the Astros’ World Series championship parade, The Houston Press newspaper dropped a bombshell on the public. During the middle of the celebration, The Houston Press made a 3:28 p.m. announcement that it was laying off most of its staff […]

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Conflicted Legacy: The Power Trip and Ego That’s Fueling Anti-Katy ISD Bond Leaders

EDITORS NOTE: This opinion article is about a tiny group of anti-bond leaders.  We respect and understand those who are upset with the process by which Legacy Stadium was approved and funded. Covering Katy has always maintained that a second stadium was needed but that it should have been at least $30 million less expensive than […]

EDITORIAL: Covering Katy Supports the 2017 Katy ISD Bond

  ­­­­­Over the past several ­­weeks Katy Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Lance Hindt has been traveling around Katy openly taking questions about the benefits of building new schools and renovating dozens of older campuses. His honest, fear no question approach is both refreshing and appreciated. It is in direct contrast to previous superintendent Alton […]

Dennis Spellman, Covering Katy founder.

SPELLMAN: Covering Katy Suspends Subscriber Effort – Refunds on the Way

The readers have spoken. Covering Katy has immediately suspended its efforts to offer subscription services to the community. We had done so to fund and maintain an aggressive multi-reporter staff to continue hard news and investigative reporting of local government and related institutions. Over the past year, we substantially expanded our hard-news coverage. We did […]