Katy News

Katy, Jordan Collide For 19-6A Lead

By Terry Carter Unbeaten Katy and Jordan will meet tonight at Rhodes Stadium as the District 19-6A co-leaders collide to provide some clarity in an otherwise messy football league race. The Katy Tigers (5-0, 3-0) have shown depth, resolve and a solid rushing attack in posting a traditional Tiger Triumph each week in the 2022 season. But competitive games with Atascocita, 35-28 and Morton Ranch, 41-20, and a nail-biting battle with District 19-6A rival Tompkins, […]

Six Fencers Recruited to Top NCAA Universities from same Local Fencing Club

This month, six fencers were recruited to the following University’s NCAA teams and started their Freshman year, including five local Houston fencers: Shekar Jayendra from Seven Lakes High School in Houston/Katy is fencing for the University of North Carolina, majoring in the School of Business. Ark Ma, from Memorial High School in Houston is fencing for Harvard University. Karen Naka from Memorial High School in Houston is fencing for the University of Washington majoring in Business and Psychology. Elizabeth Wang from James E. Taylor High School […]

Living Spaces Celebrates Grand Opening of Katy, Texas Store with A Series of Special Events

Top home furnishings brand, Living Spaces, is preparing to open its 31st store in Katy, Texas and will be celebrating this momentous occasion with a series of special events. In addition to a Grand Opening Event on Friday, September 30, Living Spaces will host a VIP Preview Event on Thursday, September 29 from 5 pm to 9 pm. Guests are invited to enjoy refreshments provided by Capital Grille and will be eligible for exclusive offers. Located […]

New Poll: Voters Overwhelmingly Support both the City and County Bond Measures

A new poll by a respected national polling firm, FM3 Research, shows strong support for the City of Houston and Harris County infrastructure bonds on the November 8, 2022 ballot. The poll, which surveyed likely voters, found support for all the bonds at 63% for the bonds and 30% against the bonds, with 9% undecided. Download a full copy of the polling summary memo here. “The intensity of support is noteworthy,” said Dave Metz of […]

Katy High School Invites the Public to the Official Performances of Alice in Wonderland

  Katy High School would like to extend a formal invitation to you for our official performances of the full production of Alice in Wonderland. We would really appreciate it if you shared the following information with our community: Alice in Wonderland will be performed in the Katy High School PAC on October 13th-15th at 7 PM with an additional matinee performance on October 15th at 2 PM. Please note that we have a special event prior to the […]

FY 2023 Katy City Budget Approved

By Tom Behrens A public hearing of the proposed FY2023 City of Katy budget was presented at the Katy City Council meeting on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, at Katy City Hall, 901 Avenue C, Katy at 6:30 p.m. Members present: Mayor Dusty Thiele, Mayor Pro Tem Chris Harris, Council Members, Janet Corte, Gina Hicks, Rory Robertson, and Dan Smith Highlights of the FY2023 Budget Revenue: Approve Tax Rate of $0.077688 on each $100.00 of assessed […]

Katy ISD Hosts Operations Job Fair

Looking to work for the #1 school district in the Greater Houston Area?  You’re invited to attend the Katy ISD Operations Job Fair on October 5!  The District is looking to fill positions in the Nutrition & Food Services, Maintenance & Operations and Transportation departments. Interested candidates should complete an application at www.katyisd.org before attending the job fair.  Hard copy resumes are recommended for attendees, as well as preparation for onsite interviews. “During this job fair, there […]

Katy ISD Board of Trustees to Launch Listening Circle tour

This fall, the Katy ISD Board of Trustees will be launching a Listening Circle tour The goal of this initiative is to partner with parents and community members to identify state-level legislative priorities that would benefit the students of Katy ISD, and individuals who would be interested in advocating alongside Trustees to influence state policy impacting our students and schools. Four (4) Board Listening Circles have been scheduled for this fall. The dates include October 19 […]

WWT5: Teamwork Consistency Requires United Effort

Morton Ranch football players celebrate a key touchdown as a team, not an individual effort. (Photo by Terry Carter/ UDPhotos)

This is the third in a continuing series of wellness articles and it can empower our lives, athletic performance, careers and relationships. By Terry Carter One of the most universal rules of the human mind is that conflicting thoughts or beliefs cancel each other out, yielding no significant results. In everyday life, the desire to ask someone for a date can inspire great action in most people. But if that person is equally fearful of […]

October Children’s Programs At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy, will present a variety of free children’s programs – Family Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, and After-School Breaks – during the first three weeks of October. These activities will NOT take place during the last week of October because the library is an election site, and early voting will be taking place during that time. Family Story Time takes place on Wednesdays […]