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The Katy Area EDC rents office space at the former Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union - Covering Katy photo

Hindt Revokes Katy Area EDC ‘Sugar Daddy’ Status with Katy ISD

Pay the Rent and Prove your Worth the Message from School District Leaders KATY (Covering Katy News) – A minor action item on the Katy School Board agenda turned into a heated debate about the credibility of the Katy Area Economic Development Council on Monday night. It is not the first-time public officials have questioned […]

Members of the Katy VFW and Mayor Chuck Brawner on Sept. 11, 2017 - Courtesy Neil Bradley

Harvey Brings Fresh Reminder of First Responders Value to Katy

  CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) – Mayor Chuck Brawner was the keynote speaker at the 2017 Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony hosted by the Katy Veterans of Foreign Wars and he used the occasion to publicly thank the first responders who came to the City of Katy from all over the United States to […]

Eskinder Solomon, Erin Jorgenson, Randy Brown, Elisa Sousa, and Emily Veiga - CK photo

Katy Strong Due to Katy Heart

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – Thousands of families in Katy have suffered devastation brought by the floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey, but through tragedy has come a bond shared only by those who, together, survived a traumatic event. There is a friendship forming among neighbors who just one month ago did not know each other. […]

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UPDATED 9/16: The Schedule of When Harris County Roads Will Reopen in the Katy Area

HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy) – We now have a better idea of when flooded roads will be reopening in the Katy area.  The Harris County Transportation and Planning Division provided Covering Katy with the following projections for when key roads will be reopening. All dates are estimates and may change.    “Harris County has concentrated efforts in […]

Katy residents who were evacuated by boat on Aug. 29, 2017. CK photo

Effort Underway to Help Katy ISD Teachers, Students and Staff Harmed by Flooding

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Katy Independent School District Education Foundation has kicked off a $60,000 funding campaign to help students, staff, and family members who have been devastated by the flood waters of Hurricane Harvey. As of 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning, the organization was more than halfway to meeting its goal – […]

Construction on the UHV Katy Commons building began in April. Rendering Courtesy UHV

UHV Names Interim Business School Dean

KATY (Covering Katy News) – A former business school dean and financial bond analyst is the new interim dean of the University of Houston-Victoria School of Business Administration. UHV has a satellite campus in Katy. James Jordan-Wagner started his position at UHV on Monday, replacing former dean Farhang Niroomand, who resigned at the end of […]