Katy News

KISD Reassigns Seven Lakes Football Coach to Paetow High School

By George Slaughter The Katy Independent School District, in an unexpected move, has reassigned football coach and athletics director Lydell Wilson to Paetow High School to serve as a teacher/coach. Wilson coached the Spartans from 2012-17. Last year’s squad finished with a 4-6 record. His overall record at Seven Lakes was 30-32, with both the 2012 and 2014 teams making the bi-district round of the playoffs. Seven Lakes staff and boosters were told of the […]

Candidates File for Katy City Office

By George Slaughter Both incumbents seeking re-election to the Katy City Council have drawn opponents, and two candidates have filed to run for the seat being vacated by incumbent Katy City Council Member At-Large Steve Pierson. Filing deadline was Friday at the city secretary’s office. Here is a position-by-position overview of who’s seeking office. Ward A Incumbent Ray Boothe has filed for election for a full-term in his own right. Boothe, an insurance executive, was […]

Comment from Lance Hindt Ed.D about the Florida Tragedy

Dr. Lance Hindt, Katy ISD Superintendent (Katy ISD photo)

“Today, Katy ISD stands in solidarity with the community of Parkland, Florida.  As we extend our deepest condolences to the families affected by this senseless tragedy, we want to reiterate to our parents and staff that Katy ISD has a robust emergency protocol.  Regularly, the Katy ISD Police Department, along with school officials in our 67 campuses, address various emergency situations and conduct the appropriate drills.  We have learned over time that the number one deterrent […]

KARE holds monthly meeting

UPLOADING 1 / 1 – Katy Area Retired Educators (KARE) raise funds for scholarships with chocolate auction.jpg ATTACHMENT DETAILS Katy Area Retired Educators (KARE) raise funds for scholarships with chocolate auction

On February 7, 2018 Katy Area Retired Educators (KARE) held their monthly meeting and raised funds for KARE scholarships through their annual Chocolate Auction. Guest speaker, Randolph Holford, a Professional Auctioneer, shared with them his passion for auctioneering and his involvement in Youth FFA.  KARE meetings are once again being held at the Merrell Center. Thank you Midway Barbeque for hosting meetings during the restoration of the Merrell Center. KARE’s next meeting will be held […]

Fulshear ‘Caniacs’ To Welcome Newest Raising Cane’s

Popular chicken finger brand with focus on community service to celebrate grand opening for fourth Katy-area restaurant Feb. 20 KATY, Texas (Feb. 15, 2018) – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, the Louisiana-based restaurant company known for its ONE LOVE® – quality chicken finger meals – is set to open its fourth Katy-area location on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 6717 FM 1463 Road, near the intersection of FM 1093 and FM 1463. The new restaurant will kick off the grand opening festivities […]

As the Feb. 20 Review for FEMA’s Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) Program Approaches, Efforts Continue to Help Remaining Survivors Move to Permanent Housing

AUSTIN, Texas –With tens of thousands of households already transitioned out of FEMA’s temporary hotel sheltering program, recovery officials are working to assist those still remaining as they move toward more permanent housing before the program eventually ends. The Transitional Sheltering Assistance program (TSA) has provided interim lodging to more than 54,000 households. Today, 8,661 households remain in TSA, with hundreds of families checking out of hotels every week. “The program is working as it should,” […]

Mayde Creek Football Announces 2018 Game Matchups

Head Coach Mike Rabe and his staff have announced their 2018 season match-ups. With Strake Jesuit out of the 19-6A district due to realignment, it allows for an additional out-of-district game. This will be Coach Rabe’s fourth season, and he’s made progress each year with the Rams. The city of Katy wishes them well, and looks forward to watching the Rams work on the gridiron.

CIRQUE ITALIA Is Thrilled To Present Their Newest And Greatest Creation – Aquatic Spectacular

You Don’t Want To Miss Its Debut In Katy, Tx!! What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “Aquatic Spectacular”? Water, entertainment, excitement……? You can expect all these things and so much more from the brand new themed Cirque Italia production with its perfectly fitting new title. After six years of enhancements, a rigorous casting selection, and countless performances nationwide, this newest form of Cirque Italia’s innovative and unique “traveling circus” spectacular production is […]