• KISD School Lunch Program

    KISD School Lunch Program

    Katy Independent School District announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the attached current income eligibility guidelines. A copy of the policy may be viewed at www.squaremeals.com Children living in households whose income are at or below the federally approved levels, based on household size, may be eligible for meal benefits. Transfer students approved for the program from another school district may either complete a Katy ISD application or […]

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  • Grab-n-Go Lunch at the Katy Library

    Grab-n-Go Lunch at the Katy Library

    Stop by the Katy Library this summer to grab a free lunch courtesy of the Houston Food Bank. Food will be distributed between 12 – 2pm on Mondays through Fridays, starting on June 1 and ending on July 31. The library is located at 5414 Franz Road in Katy. For more information contact us at kt@hcpl.net or 281-391-3509.

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  • Domino’s® in Brookshire is Now Open

    Domino’s® in Brookshire is Now Open

    Locally-owned store is ready to serve the community through contactless delivery and carryout BROOKSHIRE, Texas, June 23, 2020 – Domino’s “pizza theater” in Brookshire, located at 3905 11th St., is now open and ready to serve the local community. “These are hard times, but we want local residents to know that we’re here to serve them,” said Sadig Abdelmotal, Brookshire Domino’s franchise owner. “We’re in the business of making delicious pizza and we want to help […]

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  • City Will Enforce Face Covering Violation Order, But Not Fine Violators

    City Will Enforce Face Covering Violation Order, But Not Fine Violators

    By George Slaughter The City of Katy will not fine those violating a Harris County-wide order, made effective Monday, that requires the wearing of face coverings in Katy city facilities. Despite not issuing fines for violations, the city said in a news release that all city facilities will require face coverings for all city employees and visitors to city buildings. This requirement is keeping with the order, issued Friday by Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, […]

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  • KCM Reschedules its Golf Tournament to September 28

    KCM Reschedules its Golf Tournament to September 28

    By George Slaughter Katy Christian Ministries has rescheduled its annual golf tournament to September 28, at Willow Fork Country Club, 21055 Westheimer Parkway. Proceeds from the tournament and accompanying silent auction raise money for Katy Christian Ministries activities. The fundraising goal is $100,000. This is the 21st year that Katy Christian Ministries has held a tournament. The tournament was postponed in response to the continuing coronavirus pandemic. The tournament was originally set for June 29. […]

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COVID-19 CHANGES ICU

  Richmond, Tx…Things have changed in the ICU department. But many of the changes have affected the ICU nurses. Anthony Lundquist, the Charge Nurse in the Jackson Street Intensive Care Unit (ICU), has been a part of these changes. From being screened when arriving at the hospital to changing into the PPE equipment every time they go in and out of COVID or suspected COVID patient’s room. Just getting ready can be exhausting and takes […]

Sen. Cruz on Violent Rioters: We Need Leaders to Stand up and Defend America Unapologetically

Slams radical Left’s violent rioting, hatred of America on Fox News’ ‘Hannity’ and the ‘Joe Pags Show’ With violent crime on the rise and Democratic politicians allowing radical Leftists’ dangerous “defund the police” movement to gain steam, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Wednesday appeared on Fox News’ ‘Hannity’ and the ‘Joe Pags Show,’ where he slammed the violence and riots and urged U.S. officials and politicians to stand up and defend America. Catch Sen. Cruz’s full interview with […]

Cornyn Spent Months Refuting Importance of Testing, Now Finally Calls for Testing Strategy As Texas Cases Mount

Yesterday, while speaking on the Senate floor, Senator John Cornyn finally admitted the need for a better testing strategy for COVID-19, including testing of asymptomatic individuals. This marked a decisive change in tune from his usual downplaying of the importance of testing in general, and strategic testing of asymptomatic people in particular, here and here and here and here and here and again here. This reversal comes amid Texas experiencing record numbers of COVID-19 cases and hospitals reaching ICU bed capacity. Imagine what Senator Cornyn could have […]

Big Bend National Park to Close to the Public July 2nd

The Brewster County Tourism Council and Visit Big Bend have received notice from Big Bend National Park and National Park Services that as of today, July 2nd 2020, Big Bend National Park will be closed to all visitors until further notice. Through traffic will be prohibited, as will travel on Terlingua Ranch Road within park boundaries. The closure comes in response to a positive case of COVID-19 within the residential community of the park. The […]

Sens. Cruz, Gillibrand, Grassley Offer Bipartisan Military Justice Improvement Act as Amendment to Defense Bill

Legislation would professionalize how the military prosecutes serious crimes by moving the decision over whether to prosecute them to independent, trained, professional military prosecutors U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) today announced that they will offer the bipartisan Military Justice Improvement Act as an amendment to this year’s National Defense Authorization Act. The Military Justice Improvement Act would professionalize how the military prosecutes serious crimes by moving the decision over whether to prosecute […]

Sen. Cruz: ‘The Priority of Today’s Democratic Party is on People Here Illegally, Not on American Workers’

Delivers remarks on Senate Floor objecting to Democrats’ attempt to codify unconstitutional amnesty U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today spoke on the Senate Floor objecting to Sen. Dick Durbin’s (D-Ill.) attempt to pass by unanimous consent H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, which would grant amnesty to millions of DACA recipients. In his remarks, Sen. Cruz condemned the recent Supreme Court decision on DACA and Democrats’ focus on those here illegally, instead of […]

TPWD Prompts Boaters to ‘Clean, Drain and Dry’

The July 4th Holiday arrives this weekend and Texans may be getting out on the water. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) inland fisheries and law enforcement staff are urging boaters to do their part to fight back against aquatic invasive species, such as zebra mussels and giant salvinia, threatening Texas lakes. Zebra mussels are one of the top concerns for Texas. Currently, zebra mussels are found in 30 Texas lakes across five river basins […]

St.Brown Spoke About Racism and Packers Saved 3 Million at Taylor

The fight against racism has a long history but recently after an incident in the US, it has taken a new shape in the whole world. Now it may find its new battleground in the NFL as well. German-American football player of Green Bay Packers, Equanimeous St. Brown, believes further protests against racism in the NFL are possible. He is participating in the protest against violence caused by police towards black people in the US. […]

State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.7 Billion in June

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.67 billion in June, 6.5 percent less than in June 2019. The majority of June sales tax revenue is based on sales made in May and remitted to the agency in June. Widespread social distancing requirements were relaxed across much of the state in May. “The decline in state sales tax collections was driven principally by steep drops in remittances from oil- and gas-related sectors,” […]

Trending Markham Windows and Doors Choices for 2020

Markham windows and doors don’t stand still as the new design and color choices appear on the housing market. Being the most important and outstanding details of every home, both windows and doors tie up the whole design of the house, adding a unique feel and character to its architecture. That’s why it’s important to not only consider energy-efficiency but also to be aware of the latest design choices for those features — they’re keys […]