• Employment – Operations Associate 

    Employment – Operations Associate 

    Award-winning tour operator Ker & Downey is seeking an operations associate. The ideal candidate will be primarily responsible for the daily writing of detailed travel documents (Microsoft Word) including double checking air reservations, correcting supplier invoicing, editing and proofreading for errors in detail and in grammar and spelling, printing the documents and producing a final package to send to the client (UPS). The candidate will also be responsible for keeping inventory for supplies (Microsoft Excel) and […]

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  • Tigers Celebrate Parents Night with 41-3 Victory over Seven Lakes

    Tigers Celebrate Parents Night with 41-3 Victory over Seven Lakes

    By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers celebrated Parents Night Friday at Legacy Stadium. In a pregame ceremony, the parents of the senior football players went on the field to congratulate their sons on their contributions to the Tiger football program. Those sons, and their teammates, responded with a 41-3 win over Seven Lakes. Katy improves to 4-0 overall and 3-0 in District 19-6A. Seven Lakes falls to 1-4 overall and 1-3 in district play. The […]

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  • 2017 Katy ISD High School Football Standings, Scores, and Schedules

    2017 Katy ISD High School Football Standings, Scores, and Schedules

    District 19-6A Standings TEAM OVERALL DISTRICT Katy Tigers 4-0 3-0 Morton Ranch Mavericks 3-2 2-1 Cinco Ranch Cougars 4-1 3-1 Strake Jesuit Crusaders 3-1 1-1 Mayde Creek Rams 3-2 1-2 Taylor Mustangs 2-3 1-2 Seven Lakes Spartans 1-4 1-2 Tompkins Falcons 0-5 0-3 Katy ISD High School Football Schedules NOTES: Home games are in bold. Paetow High School opened this semester, and will field its first varsity football team next season. Cinco Ranch Cougars DATE […]

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  • Renaissance Ticket Giveaway

    Renaissance Ticket Giveaway

    It is that time of the year again. We have Renaissance Tickets to Give Away. All you have to do is tell us by Wednesday who you think the best Restaurant in Katy/Richmond/Fulshear area. You must tell us why you feel that way. We will draw a name from that list for 4 tickets. The drawing will be held on Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. Email you answers to ads@thekatynews.com and put Texas Renaissance Festival […]

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  • Fall Katy Home And Garden Show Rescheduled October 28-29, 2017

    Fall Katy Home And Garden Show Rescheduled October 28-29, 2017

    Free admission.  Meet reputable contractors face-to-face Katy, Texas (September 26, 2017) … The Fall Katy Home and Garden Show and Vintage Market has been rescheduled for October 28-29 after Hurricane Harvey forced the show to move, offering FREE admission so those hit hardest by Harvey can explore a range of remodeling options.  The show will now be held at the Katy Elite Sports Complex behind the AMC at Katy Mills Mall.  Meet face-to-face with reputable […]

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How to Make Halloween Healthier for You and Your Children

By Dr. Vincent Nelson, wellness director/medical director, United Healthcare of South Texas Halloween can be scary. Ghosts, ghouls and goblins abound, but the most frightening part of Halloween might be how many calories our children bring home in their trick-or-treat bags. The candy in an average trick-or-treat bag can contain as much as 7,000 calories, according to Dr. Donna Arnett at the University of Alabama-Birmingham’s school of public health, and all that candy can lead […]

Houston Draws Experts From Across The Country For The National Perspectives On Dementia

Free Symposium will Educate both Healthcare Professionals and Family Caregivers Houston, TX (Oct 16, 2017) –  Alzheimer’s and dementia professionals together with family caregivers are invited to attend the National Perspectives on Dementia in Houston, TX on November 17 – 18, 2017. The National Perspectives on Dementia is a joint partnership with the Houston Alliance to Address Dementia, BakerRipley, and the Alzheimer’s Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter. In recognition of the crucial nature of the information […]

Texas Renaissance Festival Give Away Friday October 20th

It is time for another give away.  Please like our page and share with your friends.  Tell us what local gym is your favorite and why.  The drawing for this contest will be on Friday, October 20th.  Please email your answers to pat@thekatynews.com.  We are giving away 2 sets of 4 tickets to the festival.

2017 Texas Renaissance Festival Roman Bacchanal Weekend

WHAT:           The Texas Renaissance Festival, the nation’s largest, most acclaimed renaissance theme park, returns for the 43rd season with the addition of a  ninth weekend. The magic of the Festival transports patrons to the 16th century offering enchanting experiences featuring world-renowned live entertainment, works by master artists and craftspeople, award winning food and drink, hand-powered rides and games, and over 100 interactive characters during September 30th through November 26th, 2017. Join us at the Texas Renaissance […]

Houston Habitat For Humanity Puts Mayor’s Relief Funds To Work For Hardest Hit Homeowners

30th Anniversary Luncheon: Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The Westin Galleria Houston Hotel – 5060 West Alabama (77056)                                                           HOUSTON, TX – October 14, 2017 – Houston Habitat for Humanity announces plans to use funds recently awarded from Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to support homeowners in getting back on their feet in the wake of the most devastating natural disaster in the city’s history. The Mayor’s Relief Fund awarded $400,000 to Houston Habitat as part of […]

Houston CPA Society’s grant program seeks to provide funding to local schools hurt by Harvey

HOUSTON, TX—-Houston CPA Society’s CPAs Helping Schools grant program seeks to provide financial support to local schools to establish initiatives for at-risk youth including math, technology, literacy programs, library improvements, science materials, resources for after school programs, fine art programs and health awareness. Call to apply to grant program: While a funding limit of $5,000 per school year is currently allowed per campus; this amount is dependent upon the number of viable applications reviewed.  CPAs […]

More Texas Counties Now Eligible for FEMA Assistance

AUSTIN, Texas – Individuals and households affected by Hurricane Harvey in Grimes and Caldwell counties are now eligible to register for disaster assistance from FEMA. At the request of the State of Texas, these counties were added to the August 25 disaster declaration, bringing the total number of Texas counties designated for Individual Assistance to 41. Disaster assistance for homeowners and renters may include grants to help pay for temporary housing and essential home repairs, as well as other serious disaster-related needs such […]

Texas Offers Three Final Days to Apply for D-SNAP in Harris County

AUSTIN – Texas Health and Human Services announced today that Harvey victims will have three additional days to apply for D-SNAP in Harris County as the state begins to ramp down its post-Harvey program for disaster food relief. The extra opportunity is being offered due to the challenges that exist when serving a large and densely populated area like Harris County. With input from local officials, it was determined that the large population and expansive […]

Harvey Damage to Holiday Decorations Forces Cancellation of WinterFest 2017

KATY, TX (October 16, 2017) – While Typhoon Texas managed to avoid damage from Harvey’s flood waters, the same can’t be said for the decorations and lights used for the park’s holiday celebration, WinterFest. Stored offsite in a nearby facility, decorations and lights for WinterFest were damaged due to flooding, leaving the waterpark with no choice but to cancel this year’s event. “We tried to save as much as we could, but the damage was […]

Christ Clinic Provides Free Health Care to Katy Community Following Harvey  

Due to the flooding caused by Harvey, Christ Clinic has moved and rescheduled its Breakfast for a Blessing event. The 6th annual Breakfast for a Blessing will be held on Friday, October 20th at Crosspoint Church in Katy. Houston Methodist West will be the title sponsor for the event and Charles Smith, the Executive Commissioner for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, will be the guest speaker. The event will raise funds that directly […]