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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 […]

Andy Meyers, Commissioner Fort Bend County Pct. 3

Now that Unincorporated Katy Can’t be Annexed Meyers says it’s time for the Next Step

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – It is now almost impossible for the unincorporated areas of Katy to be annexed by Houston after Senate Bill 6 became law on Dec. 1, 2017. “I’m proud to sign legislation ending forced annexation practices, which is nothing more than a form of taxation without representation,” Gov. Greg Abbott […]

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Car Flips on FM 359 in Fulshear

FULSHEAR (Covering Katy News) – A car rolled over on FM 359 in Fulshear Tuesday night and those in the vehicle somehow escaped with just minor injuries. Fort Bend County Sheriff’s deputies say the crash happened at about 8:45 p.m. on Dec. 12, 2017.  The sedan was traveling northbound at a high rate of speed. […]

Mayor Chuck Brawner and Colonel Scott M. MacLeod (George Slaughter photo)

Mayor Honors Leader of Hurricane Relief Efforts

  CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News)—In Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath, it is not surprising that the Katy community would play a key role in the relief and recovery efforts. Monday night at City Hall, Mayor Chuck Brawner honored the Texas National Guard colonel who led those rebuilding efforts from a makeshift headquarters in the Katy […]

CVS Murder Scene on May 28, 2015 - Metro

Cinco Ranch CVS Killer is Sentenced for 2015 Murder that Shocked the Community

  FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – Christian Williams has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for murdering Stephanie Pena, 20, in the parking lot of the CVS store on Westheimer Parkway at the corner of the Grand Parkway. Williams was convicted of capital murder on Monday, December 11, 2017.  He was sentenced Tuesday. […]

Gus George Academy 33rd Class Graduates. Courtesy FBCSO

Registration Time for Peace Officer Certification Training Classes

  RICHMOND, Texas (Covering Katy News) – The Gus George Law Enforcement Academy in Richmond is accepting applications for basic peace officer certification classes.  The classes are provided on a part-time schedule. The academy, which is part of the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office, offers classes where cadets receive 904 hours of instruction. Upon successful […]