Chief Deputy Robert Van Pelt learns to stop the Bleed. - HCESD 48 FD photo

Katy Area Law Enforcement Learning New Ways to Save Your Life (Video)

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – When 26-year-old Devin Kelley went inside a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and opened fire on unarmed Christians it was a pivotal moment for many first responders who want to become better at saving lives in mass casualty situations. The man with a history of mocking believers via internet […]

Some people just want to move to a new home and not get involved in repairs. CK photo

Moving Away from your Flooded House without Losing Your Shirt or Doing Repairs

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – People who own flooded homes and simply want to sell their property and leave their problems behind can do so and, in most cases, do it without becoming completely upside down on their mortgages. That’s what Sam Craven of Senna House Buyers says. “We’ve been buying a house a […]

Mayor Chuck Brawner and Colonel Scott M. MacLeod (George Slaughter photo)

Mayor Honors Leader of Hurricane Relief Efforts

  CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News)—In Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath, it is not surprising that the Katy community would play a key role in the relief and recovery efforts. Monday night at City Hall, Mayor Chuck Brawner honored the Texas National Guard colonel who led those rebuilding efforts from a makeshift headquarters in the Katy […]

Snow at West Memorial Elementary at about 4:30 a.m. Friday. Covering Katy photo

Katy ISD Operating on Regular Schedule Today

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Katy Independent School District will be operating on a regular schedule today.  Drivers are advised to take extra precautions on potentially icy roads.  Parents, staff and community members should also continue to monitor local media and the Katy ISD website for all updates. Our official channels of communication are: […]

City of Katy flooding. Sean Dolan photo

Drainage Improvement Contract Approved for City of Katy

  CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) – After several weeks of listening to the public and consulting with engineers, the Katy City Council has approved a $437,000 contract for drainage improvement and design with Costello, Inc. The engineering firm will also oversee construction work on the projects. Mayor Chuck Brawner signed the contract following […]