Enter the Rice Harvest Festival Parade

Rice Harvest Festival Parade!   2017 Rice Harvest Festival Parade Saturday, October 7, 2017 Start:       10:00 AM Line-Up:    9:00 AM Katy Church of Christ 5458 5th Street (5th Street & East Avenue) We encourage all of the community to come out and join us! No application to complete.  Just show up willing to follow a […]

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Miller Career and Technology Center (MCTC) Cosmetology Salon is now open for community customers 

  CITY OF KATY (Katy ISD) – TheCosmetology Salon is now open for community customers at the Miller Career and Technology Center. Katy ISD’s Cosmetology program has students who have been training in the fundamentals of skin, hair and nail care.  In a salon-like environment, the MCTC cosmetology students are constantly learning artistic business practices to […]


Katy ISD Extends Free Meals for Students

  KATY (Covering Katy) – Katy ISD was granted permission by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) to extend their free breakfast and lunch service to all Katy ISD students through October 31. The initiative was previously designated for the month of September.  However, because many Katy ISD families were impacted by the storm and […]

A property that may qualify for a lower tax valuation for 2017. Sean Dolan photo

Katy School Board Considers Property Value Reappraisal Following Floods

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – Thousands of flooded properties owners may soon have their school district tax bill lowered for a portion of the 2017  tax year.  The Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees has called a special meeting to discuss the possibility of approving an order that local taxing entities reappraise properties […]

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Houston Executive Airport in Brookshire Serves the Community  During Harvey Relief and Rescue Efforts

  WALLER COUNTY, Texas (Covering Katy News) –  As one of the only Houston area airports with the facilities to support military aircraft, and one of the only ones that were open during Hurricane Harvey flooding, the Houston Executive Airport  was instrumental in providing substantial support for Army Reserve and National Guard units from all […]

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Former Taylor High School Football Coach Back at Work in Lower Profile Position

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – The paid administrative leave is over, and former Taylor High School head football coach Trey Herrmann is back at work but he’s not in a high-profile position. Herrmann is now a football coach at Seven Lakes Junior High School. He is also teaching physical education. The school district says […]


College Board Offering SAT Registration and CSS Fee Waivers

  Due to the impact of Hurricane Harvey, the College Board is offering a free October SAT registration and a College Scholarship Service Profile fee waiver. Counties that are eligible are Aransas, Austin, Bastrop, Bee, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Hardin, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Karnes, Kleberg, Lavaca, Lee, […]