Katy News

Walk-On’s Celebrates Grand Opening of First Katy Restaurant

Walk-On’s: Game Day With A Taste Of Louisiana.

Award-winning restaurant to host official ribbon-cutting ceremony and give away free Walk-On’s for a year on Aug. 9   Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux is bringing the ultimate game day experience to even more of the Houston area when the Louisiana-inspired restaurant makes its Katy debut on Monday, Aug. 9! Located at 23213 Grand Circle Blvd., the new Walk-On’s restaurant will kick off its grand opening celebration with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Katy Chamber of Commerce […]

LaCenterra At Cinco Ranch Introducing First Ever Dog-Centric Event – Paws Fest 2021  

LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, an outdoor lifestyle shopping center is gearing up for its first ever dog-centric event on property – Paws Fest 2021, presented by Circle B Veterinary Hospital. The event is set to be held on Saturday, October 2nd from 10:30am – 5:00pm. In a pet-friendly community with various canine-related organizations, LaCenterra aims for Paws Fest to be the ultimate entertainment experience for dog enthusiasts, local businesses and pet parents alike. Though the festival is […]

Cullinan Park Conservancy Announces 2021 Photo Contest

Photo Left: 2020 1st Place in the Bird Category “Hunting for Breakfast“ by Mike Cassity of Sugar Land; Photo Center: 2020 1st Place in the Wildlife Category, “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head” by Tracey Woodard of Houston; Photo Right: 2020 Youth 2nd Place in the Wildlife Category, “Hoverfly on Buttonbush” by Anika Patel of Sugar Land Cullinan Park Conservancy (CPC) invites photographers of all levels to submit photos to its annual photo contest. The contest is held in conjunction with the Conservancy’s fifth annual “Picnic for the Park” luncheon to be held on Friday, October 22 at River Pointe Church in Richmond. The deadline for photo contest submission is Friday, September 24 to allow time for judging as the winners will be announced at the luncheon. “We had 258 amazing entries in the Photo contest in 2020, but we expect to surpass that this year. We’ve had a surge in park visitors as more and more families discover Cullinan. Many people coped with the pandemic by spending more time outdoors, and Cullinan is a fabulous place for nature exploration and photography,” said Cullinan Park Conservancy President Robbin Mallett. Photographers may submit up to five total photos in the following categories: birds, wildlife, flora (trees, flowers, plants), landscape and photographer’s choice. To encourage young photographers, […]

UHV Commencement Ceremonies Held at the Leonard E. Merrell Center

Photo: Ricardo Teixeira, center, president of the University of Houston-Victoria Faculty Senate, holds the university’s mace at the start of a commencement ceremony Saturday for students from the UHV School of Education, Health Professions & Human Development. Chance M. Glenn Sr., UHV provost and vice president for academic affairs, right, gets ready to speak. The ceremonies were held at the Leonard E. Merrell Center in Katy for the university’s spring and fall 2020, and spring […]

Three Seven Lakes Coaches Named Coaches of the Year

Seven lakes sub-varsity cheerleading coach Hailey Hann, cheerleading coach Amy Weaston and volleyball coach Amy Cataline (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter Three Seven Lakes High School coaches received coach of the year recognition last week at the Texas Girls Coaches Association annual banquet in Arlington. Amy Cataline is the volleyball coach. Hailey Hann is the sub-varsity cheerleading coach. Amy Weaston is the cheerleading coach. “To receive this recognition, especially during a school year that included many challenges for our student-athletes demonstrates our coaches’ resilience to finish whatever the team set their minds to,” […]

Cane Island’s Back to School Bash Returns Saturday, August 14

The Katy community of Cane Island will host the return of its popular Back to School Bash complete with outdoor games, bounce houses, special offerings from local boutiques and more on Saturday, August 14 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cane Island’s Back to School once again will be held in the community’s Cane Quarter amenity village, 2100 Cane Island Parkway.  Admission is free with onsite parking available. Families will enjoy face painting, bounce houses […]

Harris County Clerk Announces Saturday Events To Provide  Birth Certificates For Back To School Registration

With the start of the school year around the corner, Harris County Clerk Teneshia Hudspeth announced that her office will open on two consecutive Saturdays to provide birth certificates for families who need their child’s records for back to school registration. “These events mark the first time our office opens for extended hours to solely issue birth certificates. I believe that this is a necessary accommodation that will help many families who are unable to […]

Katy Author Writes Book on Machine Learning

Yifan Guo

There’s an old cliché that when life gives lemons, make lemonade. For a Katy author, the pandemic gave him a chance to write his first book. Yifan Guo, 26 years old, wrote a non-fiction title called Machine Learning: A Beginner’s Guide. The work is published through Lulu.com, a platform that uses print-on-demand technology to print a book when it is actually ordered. He said he is working to publish the book through Amazon Kindle Desktop […]

Local Agencies Unite in Effort to Locate Missing Persons

Attend Missing in Harris County Day, Saturday, August 7 For those with missing loved ones and those who would advocate for them, an annual event August 7th in Houston is the place to be for resources, awareness, and more. August 7, 2021, is Missing in Harris County Day (MIHCD). To celebrate and commemorate this occasion, local, state and national agencies with a mission to find missing persons ask you to attend Missing in Harris County Day on Saturday, August 7th, from 10 AM to 3 PM at The Children’s Assessment Center, 2500 Bolsover Street, Houston, TX 77005. MIHCD’s mission is to help those […]

Harmony Public Schools will offer Free Breakfast & Lunch to All Students During the 2021-22 School Year

Harmony Public Schools has announced its policy that this school year, healthy meals will be offered every school day to all students at no cost. Typically, a student’s household must meet income eligibility requirements to qualify for free or reduced-price meals. However, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued guidance that allows schools to offer meals to all students at no cost for the 2021-2022 school year. Harmony Public Schools will welcome back students […]