Harris County

Katy ISD School Board. Back Row: George Scott, Charles Griffin, Bryan Michalsky, Henry Dibrell Front Row: Ashley Vann, Rebecca Fox, Courtney Doyle

Four Katy School Board Members Scold their President and Sgt. at Arms

  KATY (Covering Katy) – A longtime observer of Katy School Board politics characterized what happened at Tuesday night’s meeting as epic, which is defined as heroic, grand and monumental. Four of the seven members of the Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees put a stop to what they believed was improper conduct concerning […]

A Harris County Emergency Services District fire station at the corner of Kingsland Blvd. and Cobia Drive. Covering Katy photo

Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy, Good Samaritan and ESD 48 FD Save a Man in Katy

  KATY – An off duty sheriff’s deputy was in the right place at the right time on Saturday and his quick action, and the help of others resulted in a life saving event. On February 26, 2017, at approximately 6:45 a.m., Harris County Sheriff’s Office Deputy S. Arhelger was walking his family dog around […]

West I-10 FD crews were seen examining this fire truck on Sunday afternoon. Covering Katy photo

EXCLUSIVE: West I-10 and Harris County ESD 48 Legal Dispute Close to Resolution

  KATY (Covering Katy) – The long legal battle between the West I-10 Fire Department and the Harris County Emergency Services District 48 could be just hours from ending.  The two sides have come close before so all involved are choosing their words carefully but HCESD 48 is comfortable saying that negotiations on an out […]

Katy ISD photo

Tays Busing Issue Part Three: The Katy ISD Grievance Process

  KATY (Covering Katy) – After trying, and failing, to secure bus service for their Tays Junior High School students, several Highland Park residents resorted to beginning the Katy Independent School District’s grievance process. Per the district’s policy, a parent and/or student must fill out the initial grievance form “within 15 days of the date […]

Charles Griffin stands next to the only structure on his Sealy property with a roof. Covering Katy photo

Did Dibrell Want Attempted Fake News Smear of Griffin Amplified by Covering Katy?

  KATY (Covering Katy) – Katy Independent School District board member Charles Griffin believes someone is attempting to spread fake news in order to smear his reputation. His concern came after a Houston Chronicle reporter called him earlier this month questioning whether he was a resident of Katy or had moved to Sealy, where he […]

The American Bald Eagle - Courtesy FWS.gov

North Harris County Teen Accused of Killing Bald Eagle

  HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy) – A 17-year-old from North Harris County has been arrested after deputies say he purposely killed an American Bald Eagle by shooting it multiple times with a high powered pellet gun. Not long ago the American Bald Eagle was facing extinction.  It is both the national bird and the national […]

A rendering of Katy's second stadium which is currently under construction. - Courtesy Katy ISD

Second Stadium Name Recommendation Revealed

KATY (Covering Katy) – The Katy Independent School District Second Stadium Naming Advisory Committee is recommending that the new football stadium not be named after a person, but be named “Legacy Stadium.” The Katy School District has recently adopted the slogan “Be the Legacy.” The name Legacy Stadium would seemingly cement that slogan for decades to […]

Katy ISD Board Election Ballot Set

Story updated to include comments from Candace Perkins. All Incumbents Face Challengers CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy)—The field is set for the Katy Independent School District Board of Trustee races. Filing deadline for the May 6 ballot was Friday afternoon. All three incumbents up for re-election—Henry Dibrell, Courtney Doyle and Ashley Vann—have filed to reclaim their […]