Katy News

 Lone Star Symphonic Band To Perform Christmas Concert

Katy, TX.  The Lone Star Symphonic Band is celebrating a milestone 25th anniversary season.  The Band will perform 5 concerts in this anniversary season, with guests of honor at each performance.  All concerts will be held at Holy Covenant United Methodist Church, located at 22111 Morton Road, Katy, TX.  Concerts will begin at 4:00 pm, and tickets can be purchased online at https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=lssb. On December 10th, 2017, the Lone Star Symphonic Band will perform its […]

Groundbreaking for New Katy Fire Station Expected Early Next Month

By George Slaughter The Katy City Council Monday night selected Bass Construction Company to build the long-planned second Katy fire station. Mayor Chuck Brawner said the groundbreaking is expected early next month, with the station expected to open in October. The new station will have a guaranteed maximum price of $3,650,828. The new station is to be built at Bell Patna Drive and Katy Mills Circle, near Katy Mills Mall. It will be a three-bay, […]

Texans Players Visit Houston Methodist Childbirth Center at West

HOUSTON, Nov. 13, 2017– The birth of a new baby is always an exciting time in a parent’s life. This week, a few of the new moms at Houston Methodist West Hospital received an extra surprise when two players from the Houston Texans dropped by. Running back Alfred Blue and wide receiver Bruce Ellington visited several patients and their families at the Houston Methodist Childbirth Center at West last Tuesday evening. They also stopped by […]

Gallery Furniture And Mattress Mack To Host Thanksgiving

Houstonians welcome to join ‘Gather and Give Thanks’ lunch at store on Nov.23  HOUSTON (November 13, 2017) – Houston’s premier furniture retailer, Gallery Furniture, and Mattress Mack announced this morning that they will host a ‘Gather and Give Thanks’ lunch at the North Freeway location on Thursday, November 23, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A feast including 5,000 pounds of turkey and ham as well as 625 pounds of sweet potatoes and 900 pies will […]

Katy Elementary Receives Historical Marker as First Schoolhouse in Katy, TX

November 13, 2017 – As residents drive by Katy Elementary, a bright blue historical marker now sits on the campus at the same spot where the first City of Katy schoolhouse was built 119 years ago.  On Friday, November 10, the Harris County Historical Society honored the founding fathers by granting a historical marker to the city’s first public school. A one-room schoolhouse was built in 1898 where children could learn, grow and develop.  Little did […]

CPR, First Aid, AED Classes

CPR/First Aid/AED Class this Saturday, Nov. 18th! Last CPR/First Aid/AED class of the year! Did you know that children ages 8 and above can take our CPR class? If you’re interested or have any questions you can reach out to our CPR team at 832-851-0079 or cprtraining@hcesd48.org and they would be happy to help you. The class is only $40 and once the class is completed the certification card from the American Heart Association is […]

The Arc of Katy to Host Annual Jingle Bell Jam

The Arc of Katy is hosting its annual Jingle Bell Jam  with a  Mr. & Mrs. Santa Breakfast on Saturday, December  9,  2017 at the Arc’s Clubhouse, 802 Dominion Drive, Suite 900.  This disability friendly event,  held from 9 am to 11 am,   is open to all ages and will feature a light breakfast, favor, craft area hosted by Chick-fil-A Mason Road, a visit with the Chick-fil-A mascot and  with Mr. & Mrs. Santa.  All […]

$1.5 Million Awarded to Four Foster Youth Dropout Prevention Pilot Programs

Central Texas, Dallas and San Antonio regions awarded funding AUSTIN—The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) recently announced the award of $1.5 million in funding for the Foster Youth Dropout Recovery and High School Completion pilot program to help current and former foster youth ages 16 to 25 earn a high school diploma or its equivalent, and obtain high-demand workforce skills with the goal of ensuring that this vulnerable population has a pathway to postsecondary education or […]

Young Adult Book Club & Advisory Council For Teens At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries is launching new programs specifically designed for high school-aged teens in grades 9 through 12. The programs provide fun and challenging opportunities for these young adults, who are also encouraged to become active participants in designing and orchestrating new activities for teens in the library system. In December, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. Young Adult Advisory Council – Wednesday, December 6, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Conference Classroom. […]

Brighten Your Spirits at the THS Project Grad Holiday Home Tour Dec. 7 & 8

Tickets are on sale now for the annual Taylor High School Project Grad Holiday Home Tour taking place December 7 and 8.  Five festive homes will be on display, featuring the best and brightest in holiday décor.  This year’s themes include:  Eclectic Elegance, Magical Memories, Seasonal Sparkle, Santa’s House and a Griswold Family Christmas.   During the tour, stop by Country Park Portraits at 555 Park Grove and enter to drawing to win a $500 portrait gift certificate plus take […]