Katy

How do you rate the matchup?

By Tom Behrens According to the Austin American Statesman Katy and Lake Travis match up almost even. Quarterbacks: Matthew Baldwin for the Lake Travis Cavaliers season passing numbers are 3,621 yards and 43 touchdowns. Katy QB Austin Marshall is counted on for a steady hand as opposed to eye-popping stats. Edge: Lake Travis Other offense: Lake Travis wideout Garrett Wilson has 83 receptions for 1,558 yards and 25 TDs. Kyle Wakefield is the first Cavaliers RB to top […]

Harris County Precinct Three Mary Jo Peckham Aquatic & Fitness Center

  5597 Gardenia Katy, Texas  77493 (281)391-4482 Web Address:  www.pct3.com PRIORITY IS GIVEN TO HARRIS COUNTY RESIDENTS & THOSE WHO LIVE WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF KATY AMERICAN RED CROSS CLASSES Community Lay Responder This class is on Friday, January 12, 2018 @ 1pm-5pm Cost is $27.00 (check or money order only & NO refunds) Includes Adult CPR with AED, Infant/Child CPR and Standard First Aid Registration will begin 12/4/17 for Harris County Residents (HC) […]

EDITORIAL: The Katy News Urges ‘Yes’ Vote for Katy ISD School Bond

By Pat Wilson, Owner/Publisher, The Katy News The Katy News urges a ’Yes’ vote in the upcoming Katy Independent School District school bond election. We do so for the following reasons: Katy needs more schools to meet the demands of a growing enrollment. Katy is a destination community. People want to come here because of its high quality of life and educational opportunities. In fact, they are already coming here. According to the district, approximately […]

Disney’s Cinderella KIDS at KVPAC This Weekend

Disney’s Cinderella KIDS cast in rehearsal

Katy, Texas (October 15, 2017) Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center’s (KVPAC) fall season is opening with Disney’s Cinderella KIDS Friday October 20 at 7pm and Saturday October 21 at 12pm.  This open enrollment student production features young actors from ages 7-14. This KVPAC Production of Disney’s Cinderella KIDS the timeless, “rags to riches” fairy tale, an audience favorite, is an adaptation of the treasured animated film that will charm its way into your heart […]

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 […]

Cross Country Results Weekend of Sept. 15-16

Mayde Creek cross country girls take top honors at Caldwell Invitational

By Tom Behrens Here are results from recent cross country meets involving Katy-area high school teams. Mayde Creek: Caldwell Invitational, Sept. 16 The varsity Rams’ girls took top team honors with a point total of 48. Junior Alessa King finished in third place at 12:21; junior Jennifer Soto, fifth, 12:34; junior Melanie Dominguez, seventh, 12:43; and senior Emely Aleman, eighth, 12:50. The junior varsity team also cruised to a team first place. In overall times, […]

Katy Christian Ministries Welcomes Donations and Volunteers as it Helps in Recovery Efforts

Food items remain among the most-needed donations at Katy Christian Ministries. (Kathy M. Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter As people have seen, hurricanes are devastating. People are also seeing the generosity and persistency that Katy-area residents are showing in helping to rebuild after such disasters. One such example of this generosity of spirit is at Katy Christian Ministries. The ministry headquarters, at 5504 1st St., sustained up to two feet of water damage from Hurricane Harvey. It got off to a slow start, but it had help in quickly ramping […]

Football playoffs begin this weekend

November 3, 2016 - Morton Ranch takes the field prior to the start of the game between Seven Lakes and Morton Ranch at Rhodes Stadium in Katy, Texas. (Image Credit: John Glaser)

  Katy, Taylor, Cinco Ranch, and Morton Ranch begin their quest for State Championship in football starting Thursday evening. In Division 1, Morton Ranch squares off with undefeated Ridge Point on Thursday, 7 p.m. at Hall Stadium in Missouri City. Katy plays Travis, Friday, 7 p.m. at Rhodes Stadium. In Division 2, Taylor plays Kempner, Saturday, 11 a.m. at Rhodes Stadium. Cinco Ranch faces off against Bush at Mercer Stadium in Sugar Land, also Saturday, […]

Katy’s Cane Island Names Kathalyn “Kat” Garza as Lifestyle Coordinator

Kat Garza Cane Islands New Lifestyle Coordinator

Kat Garza never dreamed she would work for Cane Island when she moved to the new Katy master-planned community with her husband and two small children. “We were looking for a community to raise our kids with good schools and a short work commute to the Energy Corridor where my husband works,” she says. “I never thought my new job would be right in my backyard!” As Cane Island’s new Lifestyle Coordinator, Garza will be […]