Katy News

12th Annual Spring Katy Home And Garden Show Features New Hgtv Stars

Renovate or Rebuild…Discover the latest home design trends Katy, Texas (December 12, 2017) … Ready to turn over a new leaf in 2018?   In January, the 12th Annual Spring Katy Home & Garden Show will be welcoming HGTV’s newest celebrities starring on the hit series “Flip or Flip Fort Worth.”  The largest home show in West Houston, scheduled January 27-28, 2018 at the Merrell Center in Katy, will showcase the latest in renovation, home design, […]

Nearly 200 Katy ISD Classes Benefit from the 20th Annual Promise to Read Program  

Photo left to right: Steve Williams, Christian Brothers Automotive Katy Firethorne, Gregg Crenshaw, Katy ISD, Laura Cook, Katy ISD

(Katy, Texas)  – During the month of November, 83 community and business members from across Katy came together to bring the love of reading into almost 200 Katy ISD classrooms during Promise to Read.  This annual initiative is part of a 20-year-old tradition led by Katy ISD’s Partners in Education.  Promise to Read affords the community a unique opportunity to reacquaint themselves with the world of children’s literature by spending 30 minutes reading to a classroom of excited […]

Community to Dedicate SPARK Park at Franz Elementary

Community park features a playground, walking trails, outdoor learning spaces and more What:             The Franz Elementary family invites the community, parents, staff, students and media partners to the official dedication of their new SPARK Park. Due to the SPARK Program and contributions from the local community, this park will be available for public use during non-school hours and on weekends.  It features modular playground equipment, walking trails, picnic tables, outdoor music equipment and learning spaces. […]

FO1 Volleyball’s 15 Black Team came away with another victory

Coming off the heels of their victory at the AAU National Championships in Orlando last season, FO1 Volleyball’s 15 Black Team came away with another victory at the FAST Warm Up Tournament here in Houston.  This was the first tournament of the year, and our local girls came away with seven straight victories to finish in first place.  Pictured from L to R, front row: Alyssa Reyher, Hailey Pausky, Karin Iligan, Paige Henrick, back row: […]

Katy ISD “No Texting and Driving” Video Receives Innovation Award  

December 11, 2017 – The Katy Independent School District receives the 2017 Risk Management Innovation Award for its “No Texting and Driving” video. The Risk Management Department, along with employees from Communications, Human Resources, Curriculum and Instruction and the Katy ISD Police Department produced the video to provide awareness of the new “no texting and driving” statewide law which took effect on September 1, 2017.  The video was distributed to over three million people as […]

Bringing Awareness To Celiac Disease

By Caitlin Richards In the quest to become healthier, eating gluten-free has been deemed a fad diet. However, for some individuals going gluten-free is so much more than a fad. It is a necessary lifestyle because of a severe diagnosis – celiac disease. Celiac disease, also known as coeliac disease, is a serious autoimmune disorder where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage in the small intestine. It is estimated to affect one in 100 […]

Participants in Fourth Annual “Adopt-A-Wreath” Program Recognized

By George Slaughter Keep Katy Beautiful recognized 19 locations for its fourth annual Adopt-a-Wreath program at Monday night’s Katy City Council meeting at City Hall. Under the program, Christmas wreaths are adopted, refurbished, and placed on display for the public to enjoy. Wreaths are at the following locations: East Avenue and First Street, KT Antiques East Avenue at Fourth Street, Amazing Grace Hospice East Avenue at Fifth Street, Georgia Strong Realty Avenue A at Second […]

Astor Cafe & Bakery Celebrates Grand Opening Saturday, December 16th

Join Astor Café & Bakery, Argentina cuisine in the heart of Cinco Ranch in Katy, Texas, as they celebrate their grand opening from 11 am to 2 pm on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Astor features budget-friendly breakfast items, including their authentic baked or fried empanadas. Lunch and Dinner menus feature Sandwich de Migas, Milanesas, Lomito, Choripan, Tortas Argentina Pizzas, and more. Astor Café has a full bar, including domestic and imported beer, a thoughtful selection […]

Holiday Celebration Events at Agave Rio!

Agave Rio Restaurant & Patio Oasis, in conjunction with their sister company, Agave Estates will be having multiple celebrations this holiday season. Beginning with Christmas Eve, Agave Rio will take its infamous Sunday-Funday Brunch Buffet to a new level, with an omelet bar, pastry station, pancakes made to order, taco bar and so much more. Drink specials include bloody Mary’s and mimosas for $3 each. $25 per person for adults, children aging between 5 and […]

This Holiday Season, #AdoptDon’tShop! Visit Houston Animal Shelter’s #HomeAfterHarvey Mega Adoption Event

Houston, TX, December 6, 2017 ― On Saturday, December 9, Friends For Life Animal Shelter and Sanctuary in Houston will get tails wagging with its Home After Harvey Mega Adoption Event, where more than 100 animals displaced by the floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey will hope to find their forever homes. The Mega Adoption Event will take place from noon until 4 p.m. at Friends For Life, 107 E. 22nd Street in Houston. The parking lot will […]