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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 […]

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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 […]

EDITORIAL: Covering Katy Supports the 2017 Katy ISD Bond

  ­­­­­Over the past several ­­weeks Katy Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Lance Hindt has been traveling around Katy openly taking questions about the benefits of building new schools and renovating dozens of older campuses. His honest, fear no question approach is both refreshing and appreciated. It is in direct contrast to previous superintendent Alton […]

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Katy ISD Superintendent Hindt Goes One-On-One With Covering Katy on Bond Issue

Hindt: Addressing Hard Questions about the Bond KATY (Covering Katy News) – Katy Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Lance Hindt agreed to sit down with Covering Katy for a wide-ranging discussion about the $609 million bond issue that Katy ISD taxpayers will see on the ballot when early voting begins on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. […]

U.S. Rep. McCaul reviewing the flood damage. Courtesy Office of Michael McCaul

Congressman McCaul Announces Re-Election Campaign Co-Chairs

  AUSTIN (Covering Katy News)  – Congressman Michael McCaul announced a long list of well known Texans who will serve as his re-election co-chairs. The announcement was made Wednesday in Austin. McCaul is a Republican and district includes a portion of the Katy area. State Representative Mike Schofield of Katy is one of the co-chairs. “When […]

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Dr. Hindt Releases Video Explaining the Upcoming Katy ISD Bond Referendum

  KATY (Covering Katy) – As the Katy Independent School Districts is planning for continued growth in its student population, voters will be asked to approve spending more than $609 for new schools, renovations, improvements, repairs, and expansions. The bond question is on the November ballot. Katy Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Lance Hindt recently […]