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2017 Katy ISD High School Football Standings, Scores, and Schedules

District 19-6A Standings TEAM OVERALL DISTRICT Katy Tigers 4-0 3-0 Morton Ranch Mavericks 3-2 2-1 Cinco Ranch Cougars 4-1 3-1 Strake Jesuit Crusaders 3-1 1-1 Mayde Creek Rams 3-2 1-2 Taylor Mustangs 2-3 1-2 Seven Lakes Spartans 1-4 1-2 Tompkins Falcons 0-5 0-3 Katy ISD High School Football Schedules NOTES: Home games are in bold. Paetow High School opened this semester, and will field its first varsity football team next season. Cinco Ranch Cougars DATE […]

Free Legal Clinic for Veterans, October 21 in Richmond                

(Houston, Texas – October 6, 2017) Veterans who need legal advice or assistance can visit a free legal clinic on Saturday,October 21, from 9:00 a.m. until noon, at the Richmond VA Outpatient Clinic, 22001 Southwest Freeway, Suite 200, Richmond, TX 77469. The clinic is a public service of Fort Bend Lawyers Care, the Fort Bend County Bar Association and the Houston Bar Foundation’s Veterans Legal Initiative, a coalition of local bar associations that provide pro bono legal services to U.S. veterans […]

National 4-H Week  

Pictured Left to Right: County Judge Robert Hebert with 4-H agents Angela Bosier and Justin Saenz

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – During Commissioners Court on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert designated October 1, 2017 through October 7, 2017 as National 4-H Week in Texas. 4-H is the youth development program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service that creates supportive environments for culturally diverse youth to reach their fullest potential and grows confident young people who are empowered for life today and prepared for career tomorrow. […]

Central Fort Bend Chamber Celebrates Shady Oak Primary School TAB (Teaching for Artistic Behavior) Art Studio Grand Opening  

Left to Right front row behind banner Carl Drozd, City of Richmond City Commissioner Precinct 3; Debbie Elder, Shady Oak Primary School; Stevie Ballow, Shady Oak Primary School

The Central Fort Bend Chamber held a ribbon cutting ceremony with Shady Oak Primary School Monday, October 2nd, at the Grand Opening of its new TAB (Teaching for Artistic Behavior) Studio.  Elected Officials, family, friends, and community members joined in the celebration. Debbie Elder, Director, Shady Oak Primary School was thrilled when Stevie Ballow approached her in February 2017 with the idea to open a TAB Studio at Shady Oak Primary School because it tied […]

Harvey Won’t Stop Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Christmas Home Tour  

Hurricane Harvey left a path of destruction across Fort Bend County and the Houston Metropolitan area but even the wrath of Hurricane Harvey won’t stop this Fort Bend County event, which is set for December 8 and 9. A Fort Bend holiday tradition, the Tour offers guests the opportunity to view beautifully decorated homes in Fort Bend County while helping to raise much needed funds to support CAFB’s programs serving abused and neglected children. “When […]

DPS Urges Texans to Stay Vigilant, Report Suspicious Activity

State iWatch program accepts tips via website, mobile app  AUSTIN – In light of the attack in Las Vegas over the weekend and as part of national Crime Prevention Month (October), the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is calling on all Texans to remain vigilant regarding potential crime and terrorist activity in their communities, and to report suspicious behaviors to local authorities or the department’s iWATCH website at “In the wake of the cowardly attack […]

Disaster Recovery Centers to Open in Orange and Tyler Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – Two State of Texas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Orange County, in the city of Orange and Tyler County, in the city of Woodville. Disaster recovery centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods. Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the […]

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Cypress Area

Harris County officials have worked with state officials and FEMA to open a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the Cypress area. OPENING TODAY – Thursday, October 5th Weekly Community Center  8440 Greenhouse Drive Cypress TX 77379 Hours: Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Closed Sunday Several Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) are still open in Harris County to help individuals and businesses impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the State of Texas, and other agencies will […]

Public Invited to Harvey Recovery Fair

WHO:   Residents affected by Hurricane Harvey WHAT:           Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fair WHEN:  Saturday, October 7, 2017 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. WHERE:        North East Community Center (at James Driver Park) 10918 ½ Bentley Houston, TX 77093 (Houston, Texas) – The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management invites residents affected by Hurricane Harvey to a recovery fair at the Harris County Precinct 2 North East Community Center. The Harvey Recovery Fair […]

School District and City Request Reappraisals for Hurricane-Damaged Property

By George Slaughter Both the Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees and the Katy City Council Friday asked for reappraisals of hurricane-damaged properties within their respective limits. At separate meetings Friday, the district and city passed resolutions making this request to the Fort Bend County Appraisal District, the Harris County Appraisal District, and the Waller County Appraisal District. A city official said two governmental entities must make such a request for an appraisal district […]