Katy News

7th Annual Graeme’s Run

On December 18, 2012, after a very healthy pregnancy, our son, Graeme, was born. We had an emergency delivery after the doctor detected his heart rate in the 70s at my 34 week appointment. He was diagnosed with Double Outlet Right Ventricle, Malposed Great Vessels, VSD, Coarctation of the Aorta, Straddling Mitral Valve, Aortic Valve Hypoplasia, and Complete Heart Block. He was rushed to the Texas Medical Center where he underwent a coarctation repair, a pacemaker was placed, […]

Katy-Area Regional Playoff Roundup: Katy, Paetow Advance

Katy Tiger receiver Nic Anderson (4) celebrates an early scoring reception with teammate Isaiah Smith (26) into the end zone. (Terry Carter/UD Photos.com photo)

By George Slaughter Katy and Paetow punched their tickets to the quarterfinal round of the high school football playoffs with decisive wins Friday. Katy defeated C.E. King. Paetow defeated Cedar Park. The other two remaining Katy-area teams in the playoffs, Tompkins and Cinco Ranch, fell short in their playoff bids over the weekend. North Shore held off a valiant Tompkins second-half comeback to win that game. Summer Creek posted a strong win against Cinco Ranch, […]

Harris County Native and Small Business Owner Announces Bid for State House

(Katy, TX) Yesterday, Harris County native and local small business owner, Chase West officially filed his candidacy in the race for Texas State House District 132 at the Harris County Democratic Party Headquarters. “The future starts today. I’m looking forward to ongoing, positive conversations with hard-working families and small business owners around Katy and Cypress about what they need from their next State Representative,” said Chase West. West, the only Democrat who has filed in […]


TO DISCUSS CALVIN NELMS CHARTER SCHOOLS State Financial Accountability Rating Calvin Nelms Charter Schools will hold A public meeting At 11:30 am December 14, 2021 In the Conference Room Calvin Nelms Charter Schools High School Building 20625 Clay Road Katy, TX 77449 The purpose of this meeting is to discuss Calvin Nelms Charter Schools’ “Superior” Rating achieved through the state financial accountability system

Volunteers to smoke 550+ turkeys, deliver more 8,000 Thanksgiving meals this Wednesday/Thursday

1,000+ volunteers at 5 locations will smoke 550+ turkeys and prepare more than 8,300 Thanksgiving meals (as of current registration/requests received from families in need/partner organizations) this Wednesday. The festive meals will include not only a generous portion of turkey, but also beans, corn, potatoes and pumpkin pie as well as a drink. Volunteers will not only prepare and plate the meals. They will deliver them directly to food insecure families’ doors Thursday morning, utilizing […]

 ‘Tis the Season for a Festive Holiday Feast from Dickey’s

Heat-and-serve Complete Feast, Dinner Feast and ready-to-serve Holiday Big Yellow Box now available The holidays are for spending quality time with friends and family, which is why Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is taking the hassle out of cooking this holiday season with three delicious options, the Complete Feast, Dinner Feast, and Holiday Big Yellow Box! The world’s largest barbecue concept is now offering two festive heat-and-serve packages that are perfect for holiday gatherings. Starting at $115, Dickey’s Complete Feast feeds 10 to 12 […]

Igloo Releases A Limited-Edition Playmate Cooler Inspired By The Beatles And Their Final Album “Let It Be”

  Today, Igloo revealed a new, limited-edition Little Playmate cooler that pays tribute to a pivotal moment in music history: The Beatles final album “Let It Be”, released in 1970. Featuring classic artwork and photography from the culturally influential band’s world-famous album, the Let It Be Little Playmate is now available at igloocoolers.com/thebeatles. “To unite The Beatles — true cultural and musical icons — and their historic ‘Let It Be’ album with our world-famous Playmate cooler […]

HCPH to Provide Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Booster Doses to those 18 and Up

Registration Open for those 18 and Up Just in Time for the Holidays Beginning Saturday, November 20th, the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 booster vaccines will be available for all individuals 18 years and older, with or without pre-existing conditions, at Harris County Public Health (HCPH) vaccinations sites. This announcement comes following Friday’s approval of the expanded booster dose eligibility from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department […]

We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individuals

GENE NGUYEN HOANG – Asian Male, 45 Years: Mr. Hoang died in the 15500 block of Dawnbrook Drive in Houston, TX on 10/18/2021. Please call the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences at 832-927-5000 and refer to case ML21-4939. (https://www.namus.gov/UnclaimedPersons/Case#/86027) GEANENE MAGEE FENSKE – White Female, 74 Years: Ms. Fenske died in the 6200 block of South Briar Knoll Drive in Houston, TX on 10/25/2021. Please call the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences at 832-927-5000 and refer to case ML21-5035. (https://www.namus.gov/UnclaimedPersons/Case#/86485) […]