Dr. Lance Hindt in a video following the Harvey Floods - Courtesy Katy ISD

ANALYSIS: How Lance Hindt has quietly improved the political landscape of Katy

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – On the morning after voters approved the Katy Independent School District’s $609 million bond package, Superintendent Dr. Lance Hindt was on his way to vote in an election being held in a first-grade class at Bryant Elementary School. The kids requested that the head of the district take part […]

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McCaul: “We can’t wait 10 years for the Army Corps. to Build this Reservoir.”

  WASHINGTON (Covering Katy News) – Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX), is pushing the federal government to fast-track construction of the Cypress Creek Reservoir, a project that was proposed in 1940 but was never built. “We cannot afford to wait. I cannot afford to wait ten years for the Army Corps. of Engineers to build this reservoir,” McCaul said […]

Astros Fans celebrate following Wed. night's World Series victory. Metro

Katy ISD Answers the Question: Will there be School on Friday?

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – There has been a great deal of buzz about whether school will be cancelled in Katy on Friday, Nov. 2 so that children and their parents can celebrate the Astros World Series victory by attending the parade in downtown Houston. The Houston Independent School District cancelled classes and that […]

A soft and cuddly teddy bear is not feeling so soft and cuddly toward Hurricane Harvey. CK photo

FEMA Extends Deadline for Harvey Disaster Asistance Application

 AUSTIN (Covering Katy)  – Fort Bend, Harris and Waller County residents who suffered flooding during Hurricane Harvey now have until Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 to register for disaster assistance. Residents in the three local counties, plus 38 other Texas Counties have had the deadline extended. Survivors may register for assistance the following ways: *Online at […]

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SBA Approves more than $1 Billion In Harvey Disaster Assistance Loans for Texas

  SACRAMENTO, California – Administrator Linda McMahon, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced today that the SBA has approved more than $1 billion in low-interest federal disaster loans for Texas businesses and residents impacted by Hurricane Harvey. “When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas in August, the SBA’s many advancements in our disaster loan program allowed […]