Katy News

Typhoon Texas Salutes State Champion Katy High School Tigers With Season Pass Savings Offer

Typhoon Texas is celebrating the State Champion Katy High School Tigers with a special savings saluting the waterpark’s nearby Katy neighbors.  In recognition of the school’s ninth state championship in football, now thru January 20 at 11:59 p.m., save $9.99 with the purchase of a 2021 Max Plus season pass to the Katy waterpark.  Simply go to TyphoonTexas.com and enter the promo code GOTIGERS at check-out to receive your savings.  The Max Plus Season Pass is priced […]

A New Year – a Healthier You

Many view a new year with the hope and optimism to make positive lifestyle changes. The most popular resolutions involve health and fitness. However, after a year of delayed plans or inconsistent routines regarding physical activity, it may be a challenge, to set realistic health and fitness resolutions. These tips might ease you into a more active lifestyle to help get the year off on the right foot. Motivation and planning Finding true motivation is […]

John Czapko opens a Brightway Insurance Agency in Katy, Texas

John Czapko

Brightway, The John Rodger Agency will open Jan. 25 More residents in Katy, Fulshear and surrounding communities can now experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more as veteran businessman and now Brightway Agency Owner, John Czapko, opens Brightway, The John Rodger Agency Monday, Jan. 25. The Agency is located at 2717 Commercial Center Blvd., Suite 200 within La Centerra at Cinco Ranch in Katy. “I am excited to announce my […]

The Arc of Katy launches pilot Virtual Interaction Program (VIP)

The Arc of Katy today announced it is accepting registration for a pilot online program aimed at providing opportunities for social interaction, friendship with peers, and continued learning for teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are not able to participate in The Arc of Katy’s current in-person day program. Facilitated by an adult instructor experienced in working with teens and adults with I/DD, The Arc of Katy’s new Virtual Interaction Program (VIP) […]

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille Introduces ‘Perry’s Senior Menu’

Exclusive dinning for Seniors 65 and over Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille is introducing Perry’s Senior Menu, a DINE-IN only experience for guests ages 65+, available by request every day before 6 p.m. With three courses and six choices for each, this special is only $36 for those who’ve aged like fine wine and deserve dinner the complete Rare and Well Done® way. The exclusive dining experience is held prior to peak dinner hours, letting patrons who are ready […]

Katy Wins Title with 51-14 Victory Over Cedar Hill

By George Slaughter ARLINGTON—The Katy Tigers won the Class 6A Division II football state championship with a 51-14 victory over Cedar Hill Saturday afternoon at AT&T Stadium. The title is the first for Katy since 2015 and is the ninth in the history of the program. The Tigers have the second-most football state titles in the history of the University Interscholastic League, trailing only Aledo, which defeated Crosby Friday for its 10th title. Katy coach […]

Homeowners Have Payment Options For Property Taxes On Appreciating Home Values

Texas homeowners may postpone paying the currently delinquent property taxes due on the appreciating value of their homes by taking advantage of a payment option called “residence homestead tax deferral” and filing a tax deferral affidavit at the Harris County Appraisal District. This tax relief allows homeowners to pay the property taxes on 105 percent of the preceding year’s appraised value of their homestead, plus the taxes on any new improvements to the homestead.  The […]

Tuition-Free Classical School to hold Virtual Open Houses

Who: Prospective families are invited to meet Aristoi Classical Academy teachers, administration, and staff. What:     Open House for families interested in learning more about Classical Education and Aristoi Classical Academy. School officials will be available to talk about the school, the application process, and answer questions.  When:  January 23Aristoi Cypress School (K-6) 10 a.m. – 12: 30 p.m.Aristoi Katy Elementary School (K-4) 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.Aristoi Katy Upper School (5-12) 3 p.m. – […]

Katy, Cedar Hill Play for State Title Saturday

City Administrator Byron Hebert, Mayor Bill Hastings (back row), and Mayor Pro Tem Chris Harris (front row center) join the Katy High School cheerleaders (City of Katy photo)

By George Slaughter For Katy, the town has been painted, the red Tigers paraphernalia is out, and fans Friday morning gave a warm send-off to the team, which departed to Arlington in preparation for its state title game against Cedar Hill. All that’s left is to play the game, which kicks off at 1 p.m. Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The game will be broadcast on Fox Sports Southwest. The programs have faced each […]

Lots of Memories as Katy Prepares for Its 15th State Title Game

By George Slaughter Katy is preparing for Saturday’s football state title game against Cedar Hill. It’s an exciting time, as Katy cheerleaders painted city buildings with inspirational messages Monday afternoon and football fans break out their red Tigers paraphernalia. Yet for one fan, Ward B City Council Member Rory Robertson, Saturday’s game is more personal. Robertson, elected last November to his first term on the council, played offensive guard for Katy’s 1992-94 teams. His senior […]