Katy News

Peace of Mind Foundation offering free events for OCD Awareness Week

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Awareness Week: Oct. 7 – Oct. 13, 2018 WHAT: OCD Awareness Week is happening worldwide to raise much-needed awareness for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Peace of Mind Foundation is dedicated to helping those suffering from OCD and other related disorders get connected to resources and support. During #OCDWeek2018, Peace of Mind Foundation will be offering free educational webinars including advocacy, treatment, and professional training. Peace of Mind Foundation extends the invitation to anyone in Houston, Texas, for […]

Harris County Confirms First West Nile Virus Associated Death

HOUSTON – Harris County Public Health (HCPH)  has confirmed a West Nile virus (WNV) related death in Harris County, making it the first WNV-associated death in the county and in the state of Texas for 2018. The patient, whose identity will remain confidential, had underlying chronic health conditions, and is a 45-54 year-old male from Southwest Harris County. “We are devastated to report the first West Nile virus-associated death, and our hearts go out to […]

Seabourne Nature Fest

Saturday, November 3             10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 Texas 36 South, Rosenberg 77471 There will be lots of activities for kids and families!  See butterflies and caterpillars, alligators and snakes, hawks and owls, beekeepers and more.  There will be a petting zoo, children’s crafts, face painting, nature talks, edible plant display, prairie walks, horse-drawn wagon rides, and native plants and seeds will be available. The nature festival entry and events are free.  There […]

TxDOT’S ‘Save Me With A Seat’ Campaign Stops At Katy Mills Mall Ahead  Of National Child Passenger Safety Week

Two out of three child safety seats are misused, putting children at risk WHEN: Saturday, September 22 from 10am to 9pm WHERE:                          Katy Mills Mall, inside in front of AMC Theaters 5000 Katy Mills Circle Katy, TX 77494 Parking: Parking is free in surface lots around the mall On-Site Contact: Robert Nash; (512) 779-3847 HOUSTON MAP/LOGISTICS INFO: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/p8yzu9oottuiaxo/AABAwFsZ5jZghc6fcbtUkyUUa?dl=0

Low Cost Microchipping Service Offered in Sugar Land on 9/29

Katy Community ‘Chip Clinic (KCCC), a local non-profit, volunteer-run organization, is pleased to announce its next event, Saturday, September 29 from 9 AM – 12 PM, at Paw Envy Pet Care in Sugar Land. KCCC offers $10 microchipping for pets with FREE lifetime registration! Not only is microchipping an easy safety precaution for pet owners to invest in, but lost pets with registered microchips are more quickly returned to their families without placing undue burden to neighbors, […]

Fall 2018 Vegetable – Herb Plant Sale October 13, 2018

The Fort Bend County Master Gardeners are holding their annual Fall Vegetable-Herb Plant Sale on October 13, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. until noon. The sale will be held in front of the greenhouse located at 1402 Band Road in Rosenberg. The varieties of plants offered for sale have been recommended for Fort Bend County by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are grown by the Fort Bend County Master Gardeners. Fall is a great time in […]

Katy ISD Education Foundation Announces Fireflies & Foodtrucks

Tickets on Sale Now for Legendary Back to School Bash  (Katy, TX) – The Katy ISD Education Foundation announces the return of its annual Fireflies & Foodtrucks fundraising event on Thursday, October 18, 5:30 – 8:30 P.M. at Katy’s own No Label Brewery.  The event will benefit the foundation and its Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program.  The Katy ISD Education Foundation celebrated a spectacular milestone this year with $1,300,000 awarded in its first six years […]

Katy ISD Collaborates with FBI in #ThinkBeforeYouPost Campaign  

KATY [September 21, 2018] – Hoax threats are not a joke.  This type of action can lead to serious legal consequences, even if there was never an intent to carry out the threat.  Katy Independent School District has joined forces with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Houston Division and various other law enforcement agencies to launch a public awareness campaign entitled #ThinkBeforeYouPost. Members of the Houston Police Department, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, police chiefs […]

Check your coverage before disaster strikes

AUSTIN, Texas — The first two weeks of National Preparedness Month focused on helping Americans survive a disaster by encouraging everyone to make and practice their disaster plan and learn lifesaving skills. Week 3 turns attention to the post-disaster phase, when proper insurance can mean the difference between full recovery and financial devastation. No one should rely on federal disaster assistance to make them whole after a catastrophic weather event. Federal assistance is only available if […]

Rains may have eased Texas’ drought situation in recent days, but the big weather story may be the lack of severe storms and tornadoes in the state

By Keith Randall, Texas A&M University Marketing & Communications COLLEGE STATION, Sept. 20, 2018 – Rains may have eased Texas’ drought situation in recent days, but the big weather story may be the lack of severe storms and tornadoes in the state – down by as much as 90 percent in some areas, according to a Texas A&M University expert. John Nielsen-Gammon, who serves as State Climatologist and Regents Professor in the Department of Atmospheric […]