Katy News

The Katy Business Association honored the Katy Fire and EMS with Breakfast Tacos from Snappy’s. The Katy Business Association

Officers in Group Picture  are Debbie Cox (Secretary) with Dagley Insurance, Tim Rau(Treasurer) with Allegiance Bank of Brookshire, Clara Jean Machann (President) Owner/ Broker of Town and Country Locators presented a Picture to the Fire Chef Russell Wilson, to hang in their kitchen. The Fire Station was damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Thank You to Bob Katsabas  owner of Snappy’s for preparing and delivering the great Breakfast Tacos. They were enjoyed by all that attended. The […]

Katy ISD Celebrates Public School Volunteer Week April 16-20, 2018            

((Katy, Texas) – Katy ISD’s Board of Trustees invites the community to join them in thanking the thousands of parent and community volunteers who support the district by declaring April 16-20, 2018, as Public School Volunteer Week.  The proclamation salutes those who through their gift of time and resources have a profound impact upon Katy ISD’s schools.  From business partners, to parents, to community leaders, this diverse group of helping hands collectively spends over 1 […]

Cane Island Hosts Katy City Council Candidate Forum 

The resort-style Amenity Village in Katy's Cane Island, a master-planned community by Rise Communities

KATY, TX (April 16, 2018) – With just weeks to go before elections for Katy City Council, the Katy master-planned community of Cane Island will host a candidate forum on Thursday, April 19 starting at 6:30 p.m. Moderated by State Representative Mike Schofield, the City of Katy Council Candidate Forum will take place in Cane Island’s Amenity Village multi-purpose room, 2100 Cane Island Parkway.   The event is open to the public. Each participating candidate will present […]

Katy ISD Recognizes Nurse of the Year

Pictured: (left to right) Linnea Griffith, principal of Bonnie Holland Elementary, Lance Hindt, superintendent of Katy ISD, Kim Cromie, campus nurse at Bonnie Holland Elementary, Huskie – campus mascot, Therese Highnote – Director of Health Services, Katy ISD.

KATY [April 17, 2018] – “Save one life and you are a hero. Save one hundred lives and you are a nurse.” That is one of the most notorious quotes to describe nurses, the dedicated professionals who are critical to the medical field. Katy ISD, has 74 exceptionally well-prepared campus nurses, and Kim Cromie, from Bonnie Holland Elementary has been named the 2017-18 Nurse of the Year! Nominations for the “Nurse of the Year” recognition […]

Adults Step Up And Speak Out To Protect  Children From Sexual Abuse

YMCA of Greater Houston is promoting child protection during National Child Abuse Prevention Month Houston, TX – The YMCA of Greater Houston is marking Child Abuse Prevention Month with Five Days of Action, April 16-20, 2018. Five Days of Action focuses on preventing child sexual abuse by sharing tips on how adults can step up and speak out to prevent child sexual abuse. During April and all year long, the YMCA of Greater Houston encourages adults […]

Katy City Council Candidate Q&A: Chris Harris

Chris Harris (photo courtesy Chris Harris)

By George Slaughter Chris Harris is an analyst with the U.S. Department of Justice and is making his first bid for elected office. He is facing businessman and former council member Larry Gore for the Katy City Council at-large seat. The incumbent, Steve Pierson, is stepping down due to term limits. For polling times and places, including absentee voting information, see the city’s election page. 1. Why do you want this job? There is a […]

Katy City Council Candidate Q&A: Ray Boothe

Ray Boothe (City of Katy photo)

By George Slaughter Ray Boothe, an insurance executive, is seeking his first full term on the Katy City Council. He was appointed as a Ward A council member last year when Chuck Brawner resigned to run for mayor. Boothe was elected in a special election to serve the remainder of the unexpired term. He is facing Janet Corte, a retired IT consultant, who is making her first bid for elected office. For polling times and […]

Katy City Council Candidate Q&A: Janet Corte

Janet Corte (photo courtesy Janet Corte)

By George Slaughter Janet Corte is a retired IT consultant. She is making her first run for the Katy City Council, where she is facing incumbent Ray Boothe, an insurance executive, for a Ward A council member seat. For polling times and places, including absentee voting information, see the city’s election page. 1. Why do you want this job? I have lived in Katy for 29 years and I love this town! My husband and […]

Katy City Council Candidate Q&A: Larry Gore

Larry Gore

By George Slaughter Businessman and former council member Larry Gore is running for the at-large position on the Katy City Council. He faces first-time candidate Chris Harris, an analyst at the U.S. Department of Justice. The incumbent, Steve Pierson, is stepping down due to term limits. For polling times and places, including absentee voting information, see the city’s election page. 1. Why do you want this job? I am running for the at-large position to […]

Katy ISD Community Members to Show Support for Dr. Lance Hindt

More than 500 people anticipated to participate in “Circling Dr. Hindt” event What: Members of the Katy community have organized a support circle and rally before the Katy ISD Board of Trustees Work Study Meeting for superintendent, Dr. Lance Hindt. Based on the book “The Circle Maker” by Pastor Mark Batterson, this event seeks to uplift Dr. Hindt through the power of positivity. Participants will stand shoulder to shoulder to form a circle around Dr. Hindt to […]