Katy ISD Board Election Ballot Set

Story updated to include comments from Candace Perkins. All Incumbents Face Challengers CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy)—The field is set for the Katy Independent School District Board of Trustee races. Filing deadline for the May 6 ballot was Friday afternoon. All three incumbents up for re-election—Henry Dibrell, Courtney Doyle and Ashley Vann—have filed to reclaim their […]

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Will D.A. Ogg Turn Katy into a ‘Sanctuary City for Dope Smokers?’

  HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy) – Beginning March 1, 2017, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg will take it upon herself to effectively decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, instead of waiting for the Texas lawmakers to address the issue and have consistent laws statewide. Ogg’s plan creates a strange situation in places like […]

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Katy ISD School Board Fills Three Key Positions

  KATY (Covering Katy) – The Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the hiring of three key managers at Monday night’s meeting. Dr. William Rhodes, will be the Principal of new Bryant Elementary. Elisabeth Gassman will be the Executive Director of Facilities, Planning, and Construction. Dr. Justin Graham will serve as General Counsel. Rhodes began his […]

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Katy School Board Member Courtney Doyle to Run for Re-Election

KATY  (Covering Katy) – Courtney Doyle has announced her campaign for re-election to the Katy Independent School District’s Board of Trustees, Position 4. Mrs. Doyle has served on the Katy ISD Board of Trustees since May 2014. Below is the unedited statement from her campaign. Dedication, Vision, Determination Courtney and her family moved to Katy 8 1/2 […]

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Hindt Blasts State’s New Accountability Ranking System

  KATY (Covering Katy) – Katy Independent School District Superintendent Lance Hindt is no fan of the new school district ranking system which stamps an A through F ranking on each district in the state. He says the state did not provide school districts the rules before they issued the rankings. “We continue to wait for […]