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Katy Heritage Society seeks volunteers with interest in our rich history

The Katy Heritage Society is accepting volunteers to work as docents in the historic homes at Katy Heritage Park. Docents are trained about Katy’s rich history, then welcome visitors and lead tours when the park is open the first weekend of each month. Volunteers work for 3-hour shifts, must commit to working at least once […]

addicks and barker reservoirThe Addicks Reservoir at Hwy 6 north of Park Row Drive. - Photo by Tom Corbett

Water flowing into neighborhood streets near Addicks Reservoir – Prepare for potential house flooding

WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy) – Harris County emergency management officials urge residents who live streets immediately adjacent to the Addicks Reservoir (in the areas noted below) to prepare for potential flooding conditions later today. The areas most likely to see street flooding, and potential house flooding, are located on the perimeter of Addicks Reservoir […]

Barker Reservoir on Tuesday April 19, 2016. - Photo by Ken Herbert

Prepare for flooding near Barker and Addicks reservoirs

This story has been updated top to bottom. HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy) – The Addicks and Barker Reservoirs are days away from peaking according to the United States Army Corps of Engineers and some neighborhoods near them are going to see street flooding. Colonel Richard Pannell, Commander of the US Army Corps of Engineers says he […]

Franz Road near Mary Jo Peckham park

Many bayous and creeks still over their banks

HARRIS COUNTY – (Covering Katy) – Storms are finally moving out of the region allowing for a break in persistent heavy rainfall that has resulted in devastating flooding in more than half of Harris County’s 22 watersheds. Northwest Harris County’s Cypress Creek and Addicks Reservoir watershed received the brunt of the heavy rainfall with 15-17 […]

Katy escapes brunt of storm

KATY (Covering Katy) – The Katy area survived the brunt of an early morning rain storm  on Thursday. As is typically the case, Cullen Park between Greenhouse Road and Barker Cypress Road were the areas that experienced flooding. South Mayde Creek was also over it’s banks, and that’s not unusual after a heavy rainfall. A worker […]