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CenterPoint Crews at the airport early Friday morning. Metro photo

CenterPoint Crews Fly to Puerto Rico in Power Restoration Effort

  HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Seventy-two line workers and tree trimmers from CenterPoint energy were at Bush Intercontinental Airport early Friday morning for a flight to Puerto Rico.  CenterPoint shipped its truck by barge last month.  Now, the workers who will staff those vehicles will land in Puerto Rico and get to work restoring […]

The Hate U GiveNy'Shira Lundy is pleased by Katy ISD's handling of "The Hate U Give." - CK photo

Controversial Book Returns to Katy ISD with Informed Parental Consent

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – The 15-year-old girl who said she gathered 4,000 signatures asking that a controversial book be returned to the libraries of Katy schools says she’s pleased that her request has been granted by the Katy Independent School District, even with the caveat that parents will make the final determination over […]

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for “The Griffin Center” at Aristoi on Morton Road

  CITY OF KATY  – Aristoi Classical Academy, a first generation public charter school in Texas, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, January 13 at its new location at 5610 Morton Road. Approximately 250 people from the community turned out for the 10 a.m. ceremony including Mayor Chuck Brawner and Texas State Representative Mike Schofield, who […]

Courtesy METRO

METRO Service Back to Normal

HOUSTON (Covering Katy) – METRO customers can plan to take their normal bus routes Thursday morning.  All local bus routes will operate as well as METRO Park & Ride. Riders should expect some detours and delays in the event ice remains on some roads. Commuters can also plan to use HOV/ HOT lanes as they will […]

Pct. 3 deputy constables block the icy 99 overpass at FM 1093. CK photo

Grand Parkway Overpass at FM 1093 Still Closed

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Grand Parkway overpass at FM 1093 remains closed due to ice.  The bridge is closed in both directions and will likely remain that way for the evening commute according to Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Constable Wayne Thompson. Motorists will be diverted to the feeder roads in both […]