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COVID-19 Issues Compel City to Postpone Election

By George Slaughter Citing public safety concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, the Katy City Council Monday voted unanimously to postpone the Katy city election until November 3. The vote came in response to a COVID-19-related proclamation issued by Gov. Greg Abbott last Wednesday. In that proclamation, Abbott gave cities with upcoming elections, such as Katy, the option of postponing those elections until November. Abbott said last week that he encourages postponement so the focus can […]

Katy Mills Mall to Close in Response to COVID-19 Concerns

By George Slaughter Katy Mills Mall will close at 7 p.m. Wednesday and remain closed through March 29 in response to the national COVID-19 pandemic, the mall’s owner said. “The health and safety of our shoppers, retailers, and employees is of paramount importance and we are taking this step to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our communities,” Simon Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President David Simon said in a statement. Simon, based in […]

Director of Hospitality – Part Time (Mon-Wed 8:15 – 5:30)

Maintain a high-minded, positive, “It’s my pleasure!” attitude.  Promptly answer all incoming phone calls and courteously welcome office guests. Marketing & Social Media Knowledge is a plus! $12.00 to $15.00 /hour Email resume to: mikimanriquez@remax.net (No Phone Calls, please)

Council Approves Construction of New Cell Phone Tower

By George Slaughter Katy will soon get another cell phone tower, as the city council Monday approved a special use permit to enable construction of a 150-foot wireless communication facility issue at 5364 Franz Rd. The tower will be installed on land owned by the Katy Independent School District and is zoned R-1, single-family residential. The site sits between Hutsell Elementary School, 5360 Franz Road, and Katy Junior High School, 5350 Franz Road. Eco-Site II […]

Skip the Elevator Today: 3 Reasons that Every Step Counts on National Take the Stairs Day

HOUSTON (January 8, 2020) – Today, January 8, is National Take the Stairs Day and the American Lung Association in Texas is encouraging everyone to skip the elevator and take the stairs. “Stair climbing burns two to three times more calories than walking or running. In fact, just casually climbing stairs requires 8-11 calories of energy per minute,” said Katie Jones, executive director for the Lung Association. “Also, stair climbing lets you exercise without a gym […]

Katy ISD Teachers of the Year Honored at Brick Unveiling  

KATY [December 4, 2019] – When walking the brick walkway located at Katy Heritage Park, you will notice names and sayings on the bricks increase each year, as they become a piece of Katy Independent School District history.  Hundreds of park bricks are dedicated to campus educators and engraved with the names of those recognized by their campus as ‘Teacher of the Year.’  The annual event is a tradition that has been held for over nine […]

Frequently Asked Questions

Citizenship Status and Eligibility for Disaster Assistance If I am an undocumented immigrant, am I eligible for assistance for needs related to the disaster? A:        Yes, you may be eligible under many different programs run by voluntary agencies for various types of assistance. Among these are: American Red Cross 866-438-4636 (English) 800-257-7575 (Spanish) Catholic Charities 888-744-7900 (English and Spanish) How does my citizenship status affect my eligibility for disaster assistance? A:        You do NOT have to be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national […]

Fort Bend 4-H welcomes you to plug into the world of 4-H Robotics

Fort Bend 4-H welcomes you to plug into the world of 4-H Robotics & connect with future 4-H club members! We are searching for youth and adults to form a Robotics club in the Sugar Land area. If you are interested in our Robotics program or have a youth that is interested please join us on Oct. 10th at 5:45 pm at the Cinco Ranch Library (2620 Commercial Center Boulevard, Katy, TX, 77494) for an informative meeting […]

Impressive Signage to Make Your Reception Area More Welcoming

It is your only chance to make an impression in front of the potential customers or clients when they visit your office for the very first time. When the visitors walk in they should be able to get a positive idea of your company’s priority and personality. This is why you need to make cautious and right decisions about the lobby signs and reception area decorations. Though picking the best lobby signs isn’t quite challenging […]

Is It Legal to Buy Academic Essays Online?

In the recent past buying essay online is a very hotly contested topic surrounded by many questions. Many consider the use of essay writing services as illegal and cheating in the scholarly world. Most students who find themselves overwhelmed by study pressures and workload sometimes seek online writing help as the hands-on way out of the situation. The academic faculty contest is buying an essay and consider it akin to plagiarism.  A group of academic […]