City of Katy

Delinquent Property Tax Penalties to Increase Dramatically

  Harris County Property Owners Encouraged to Set-Up Payment Plans with Tax Office HOUSTON (Covering Katy) – Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Ann Harris Bennett urges property owners with delinquent property taxes to contact the tax office no later than June 30. Private collection attorneys will take over the accounts and penalties and interest rates will […]

Katy Police shut down Kingsland at Main after a body was discovered in Buffalo Bayou. Covering Katy photo

Man who died in Katy bayou has been identified

  CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy) –  Jeremy Green, Jr., 33, has been identified as the man whose body was found in Buffalo Bayou near Kingsland Boulevard earlier this week. City of Katy Assistant Police Chief Tim Tyler confirmed the identity Thursday afternoon. “There was no foul play,” Tyler said.  “It appeared to be a […]

Katy ISD Schmalz Elementary Selected for Raising Family Partnership Program

    KATY (Katy ISD) – Schmalz Elementary was recently selected to participate in the 2017 Raising Family Partnerships Fellowship. The school is one of 20 from across the state selected to redesign and transform their family engagement plan based on best practices, personal experiences and lessons learned from other participants. The year-long fellowship kicks off […]

First Responders Wanted for Special Pals Calendar

  KATY – Special Pals, Inc., a no-kill animal shelter serving the Katy/West Houston community, is searching for 13 area first responders to be featured in our 2018 Red White & Rescue calendar. The calendar will include male and female first responders from the Greater Houston area (including Fort Bend, Harris, and parts of Waller […]

Katy Police shut down Kingsland at Main after a body was discovered in Buffalo Bayou. Covering Katy photo

Body Found in Buffalo Bayou

  CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy) –  A man’s body has been found floating in Buffalo Bayou beneath Kingsland Boulevard, not far from Main Street. The City of Katy Police do not believe there is foul play involved. “It looks like the deceased was down there fishing and for unknown reasons he fell off his […]

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Fireworks Set for July 1 in Katy

  CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy) –  The City of Katy has announced that this year’s annual Freedom Celebration and Fireworks Display will be Saturday, July 1, 2017. By celebrating on Saturday, city officials hope it will allow the largest possible turnout. “We hope this will allow as many families as possible to attend and participate […]