Katy News

Wayfinder and Read King Break Ground on a 348-Unit Community in Katy Area

Part of a 54-acre master planned project, The Oak at Katy Park is adjacent to new H-E-B HOUSTON, TEXAS (Dec. 11, 2023) —Wayfinder Real Estate and Read King Commercial Real Estate  have broken ground on a 348-unit luxury multifamily community in the Katy, Texas area that is expected to open in early 2025. Located at 24720 Morton Ranch Rd. across the street from the Katy Park and Athletic Fields, The Oak at Katy Park is […]

Houston Arboretum’s Arbor Cup at Memorial Park Golf Course on Dec. 5 raises $85,000 for conservation and education programs

WHAT:                 Houston Arboretum & Nature Center’s Arbor Cup, “A Round in the Woods” golf tournament. WHERE:             Memorial Park Golf Course                                 1001 E. Memorial Loop Dr.                                 Houston, TX 77007 WHEN:               Tuesday, Dec. 5, […]

Katy ISD Honors its 2022-23 Teachers of the Year With Annual Brick Unveiling Ceremony 

KATY, TX [December 6, 2023] – On the evening of December 5, Katy ISD came together with local event sponsors to host a special event celebrating the outstanding achievements of the 2022-23 Campus Teachers of the Year. During this annual tradition, 74 exceptional educators etch their names into history on commemorative bricks displayed at Katy Heritage Park. “Our teachers invest countless hours of time and energy into ensuring that every Katy ISD student receives the very […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Hosts Third Annual Gingerbread-House Contest

Fort Bend County Libraries is looking for the best Gingerbread-House makers in Fort Bend County! Area residents are encouraged to create a gingerbread-house masterpiece, take a picture, and submit it via email for the library system’s third-annual Gingerbread-House Contest. The deadline for submission is December 26, at 11:59 pm. Rules for participation are as follows: One entry per person. Multiple members of a family/household may participate with individual projects. Take a photo of each individual […]

Life-Changing Scholarship Offers for 10 Harmony Public School Students

[Houston] – Harmony Public Schools is proud to announce that 10 of our high school students have received full, four-year scholarships that include tuition, room and board, books, and supplies to some of the nation’s top colleges through the QuestBridge National College Match program. Harmony School of Innovation – Sugar Landsenior Abdulla Naim matched with Duke University Harmony School of Innovation – Sugar Landsenior Michelle Do matched with Emory University Harmony School of Innovation – […]

Archaeology Now’s Mudhif reed structure to be demolished on Saturday, Dec. 9 and transported to EverGro Organic Recycling to benefit the earth as compost

WHAT:                 The Mudhif, a replica of a 5,000-year-old reed structure in Mesopotamia and the centerpiece of Archaeology Now’s Senan Shaibani Marsh Arabs Project, will be deconstructed and demolished on Saturday, Dec. 9 at Rice University by Mimbres Trees and Debris Services. They will bring a 30-foot container with a huge grappling hook on one end to take the structure apart. The components of the Mudhif will then be transported for to the Evergro Organic Recycling […]

SPARK Park dedication held at Rosa Parks Elementary School in Fort Bend ISD on Friday, Dec. 1

HOUSTON, December 5, 2023 – More than 50 people attended the dedication ceremony for Fort Bend ISD’s Rosa Parks Elementary School SPARK Park on Friday, Dec 1. The festive event was attended by SPARK staff and board members, school personnel, including principal Anitra Wilson, elected officials, foundation representatives, and other stakeholders. Of special significance is that the date marked the anniversary of Rosa Parks’ simple, yet profound, act of resistance on a Montgomery, Ala. bus in […]

Silver Drivers Safe Texans Aim To Reduce Traffic Fatalities and Severe Injuries Among Pedestrian and Bicyclist

(College Station-Bryan) – We are all vulnerable road users at some point each day, pedestrian and bicyclist combined make up more than 20% of all deaths on Texas roadways. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT); Pedestrian fatalities totaled 828 in 2022. This is a 0.24% increase from 2021. While bicyclist or pedalcyclist fatalities totaled 91 in 2022. This is a 1.11% increase from 2021. Texas experienced a total number of 4,481 motor vehicle […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Christmas Home Tour Starts Friday

Homeowners and the 2023 Christmas Home Tour Committee are busy with final preparations for the 32nd annual Christmas Home Tour. Set for Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9, the tour will feature homes in Imperial, Sugar Creek, Sweetwater, Riverstone and Sienna. Tickets are available online at www.cafb.org and at several Fort Bend locations including the Randalls in Pecan Gove, Briarwood gifts & Décor, Cru Design, Fabulous You, Magpies Sugar Land and 2250 Interiors. One […]