City of Katy

Mayoral candidate Hill Adams, left. His opponent, Chuck Brawner, is on right (George Slaughter photo)

UPDATE: Candidates Make Their Case at Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum And Answer Additional Questions

Update:  On Wednesday, April 26 the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce released the candidates’ answers to 19 additional questions from the public that, due to time constraints,  were not asked at the forum.  Double click the names of each candidate to read their answers. Kayse Johnson | Jessie Campbell | Hill Adams | Chuck Brawner | Jimmy Mendez (If print is small click on […]

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City Council Considers Trash Bash, Traffic Detours, Emergency Road Repairs and e-Cycling

  CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy) — Mayor Fabol Hughes and the Katy City Council Monday night issued a proclamation to help promote the annual Keep Katy Beautiful Trash Bash & Electronic Recycling Event. Sandy Schmidt, Keep Katy Beautiful chairman, described the trash bash as a local event, but one of many such activities across […]

Katy ISD Trustee Charles Griffin has contributed to the campaign oF Bill Lacy who is opposing incumbent Henry Dibrell. CK photo

Katy School Board Trustee Contributes to Opponent of Fellow Board Member

KATY (The Rancher) – Katy ISD school board trustee Charles Griffin donated $267 toward the campaign of businessman Bill Lacy, who is running against incumbent trustee Henry Dibrell for position 5 on the board in the May 6 election, according to Lacy’s 30-day campaign finance report. The contribution signals further infighting between Dibrell and board members […]

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House Fire Disrupts End of School Day at Memorial Parkway Elementary

KATY (Covering Katy) – A house fire diagonally across the street from Memorial Parkway Elementary School caused a short disruption in the release of students Monday afternoon.   There were no injuries to the homeowners or any students according to the Harris County Emergency Services District 48 Fire Department. The fire was at a home […]

Aristoi Classical Fiddles on the Stage

By Daniel “Doc” Basilio Fernandez, Asritoi Classical Academy Student CITY OF KATY – Aristoi Classical Academy’s 8th grade Musical Theatre Class will be performing “Fiddler on the Roof Jr.” at the Alief Baptist Church’s Family Life Center in Katy May 4 and 5. Tickets are $5. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the […]

Personal and Professional Marketing Expert Dave Whitfield Joins Covering Katy

Beginning today, Covering Katy has added a new professional “Breakthrough Expert.” If you are a professional who is attempting to breakthrough, be noticed, successfully deal with difficult situations and retain the respect of others, Dave Whitfield will provide insight on attaining your goals. Whitfield is a professional business coach and mentor who has agreed to […]

A helicopter from the Harris County Sheriff's Office was on view at Safety Fest. Courtesy Metro

Thousands Attend Safety Fest at Katy Mills

CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy) – The Harris County Emergency Services District 48 Fire Department hosted its second annual Katy Area Safety Fest at Katy Mills on Saturday afternoon and attendance exceeded all expectations. “We had well over 8,000 attend so it blew away all expectations,” said Simon VanDyk of the HCESD 48 Fire Department. […]

The new Bel Furniture showroom and distribution center. Courtesy Transwestern

Bel Furniture Opens Big Showroom and Distribution Center in Katy

KATY (Covering Katy) – Transwestern announced on Friday that Houston-based Bel Furniture will open 415,296 square feet of new showroom and distribution space at West Ten Distribution Center on Interstate 10 at Cane Island Parkway in Katy, Texas. The two-building speculative project includes a 74,793-square-foot showroom and an adjacent 340,503-square-foot distribution center. In 2014, Transwestern […]