Harris County

Harris County Flood Control Begins Construction on Stormwater Detention Project

BASIN WILL REDUCE FLOODING RISKS IN LITTLE CYPRESS CREEK WATERSHED NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy) – Construction has begun on the second phase of a Harris County Flood Control District stormwater detention basin on Little Cypress Creek, part of a regional drainage infrastructure plan for an area of northwest Harris County. The basin is located […]

Courtney Doyle

Katy School Board Member Courtney Doyle to Run for Re-Election

KATY  (Covering Katy) – Courtney Doyle has announced her campaign for re-election to the Katy Independent School District’s Board of Trustees, Position 4. Mrs. Doyle has served on the Katy ISD Board of Trustees since May 2014. Below is the unedited statement from her campaign. Dedication, Vision, Determination Courtney and her family moved to Katy 8 1/2 […]

Harris County Rainfall and Bayou Level Update

  KATY (Covering Katy) – The Harris County Flood Control District’s Flood Watch team is actively monitoring rainfall trends, as well as measured rainfall amounts and water levels in bayous and creeks. Over a four hour span this morning, rainfall amounts of 4-6 inches occurred over the Keegans and Brays Bayou watersheds of southwest Harris […]

Harris County Tax Bill Deadline is January 31

Seven percent penalty and interest begins accruing on February 1 Houston (Covering Katy)  – Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Ann Harris Bennett is remindig taxpayers that property taxes are due by January 31, 2017. Taxpayers can pay property taxes by mail, phone (713) 274-CARD (2273), online at www.hctax.net, or in person at any of the 16 […]

KHOU TV captured this photo of a Trampoline caught in power lines.

KHOU: Storm’s Trail of Damage in Katy

KATY (Covering Katy) – Katy-area residents woke up to howling winds and rain Monday morning. Many spent the MLK holiday cleaning up storm damage. Straight-line winds or a small tornado slung trampolines, toppled fences and tore off roof shingles. Nathan Stanley said it sure sounded like a tornado. He rounded up his wife and kids […]

Dr. Lance Hindt, Katy ISD Superintendent - Covering Katy photo by Dennis Spellman

Hindt Blasts State’s New Accountability Ranking System

  KATY (Covering Katy) – Katy Independent School District Superintendent Lance Hindt is no fan of the new school district ranking system which stamps an A through F ranking on each district in the state. He says the state did not provide school districts the rules before they issued the rankings. “We continue to wait for […]