MESSIAH SINGALONG St Peter’s United Methodist Church, Katy  

Would Christmas be complete without Handel’s Messiah? For more than a decade, the Chancel Choir of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church in Katy has been performing Part I and the Hallelujah Chorus of Handel’s beloved Messiah.  We invite you to join us this year, on Sunday, December 8 at 7:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Sanctuary. There will be professional soloists and a full orchestra, so please come to sing or just listen to […]

Katy, Tompkins Prepare for Football Regional Playoffs

By George Slaughter The regional round of the Texas high football playoffs is this weekend, and two Katy Independent School District teams remain in the thick of things. North Shore (12-0) vs. Katy (11-1) The Mustangs face the Tigers at 7 p.m. Friday at NRG Stadium. This rematch has become a rivalry between the schools. The teams met in the playoffs last season, which Katy won, 31-3, in the quarterfinal round. In 2016, North Shore […]

How do you rate the matchup?

By Tom Behrens According to the Austin American Statesman Katy and Lake Travis match up almost even. Quarterbacks: Matthew Baldwin for the Lake Travis Cavaliers season passing numbers are 3,621 yards and 43 touchdowns. Katy QB Austin Marshall is counted on for a steady hand as opposed to eye-popping stats. Edge: Lake Travis Other offense: Lake Travis wideout Garrett Wilson has 83 receptions for 1,558 yards and 25 TDs. Kyle Wakefield is the first Cavaliers RB to top […]

Harris County Precinct Three Mary Jo Peckham Aquatic & Fitness Center

  5597 Gardenia Katy, Texas  77493 (281)391-4482 Web Address:  www.pct3.com PRIORITY IS GIVEN TO HARRIS COUNTY RESIDENTS & THOSE WHO LIVE WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF KATY AMERICAN RED CROSS CLASSES Community Lay Responder This class is on Friday, January 12, 2018 @ 1pm-5pm Cost is $27.00 (check or money order only & NO refunds) Includes Adult CPR with AED, Infant/Child CPR and Standard First Aid Registration will begin 12/4/17 for Harris County Residents (HC) […]

EDITORIAL: The Katy News Urges ‘Yes’ Vote for Katy ISD School Bond

By Pat Wilson, Owner/Publisher, The Katy News The Katy News urges a ’Yes’ vote in the upcoming Katy Independent School District school bond election. We do so for the following reasons: Katy needs more schools to meet the demands of a growing enrollment. Katy is a destination community. People want to come here because of its high quality of life and educational opportunities. In fact, they are already coming here. According to the district, approximately […]

Disney’s Cinderella KIDS at KVPAC This Weekend

Disney’s Cinderella KIDS cast in rehearsal

Katy, Texas (October 15, 2017) Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center’s (KVPAC) fall season is opening with Disney’s Cinderella KIDS Friday October 20 at 7pm and Saturday October 21 at 12pm.  This open enrollment student production features young actors from ages 7-14. This KVPAC Production of Disney’s Cinderella KIDS the timeless, “rags to riches” fairy tale, an audience favorite, is an adaptation of the treasured animated film that will charm its way into your heart […]

Renaissance Ticket Giveaway

It is that time of the year again. We have Renaissance Tickets to Give Away. All you have to do is tell us by Wednesday who you think the best Restaurant in Katy/Richmond/Fulshear area. You must tell us why you feel that way. We will draw a name from that list for 4 tickets. The drawing will be held on Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. Email you answers to ads@thekatynews.com and put Texas Renaissance Festival […]

Cross Country Results Weekend of Sept. 15-16

Mayde Creek cross country girls take top honors at Caldwell Invitational

By Tom Behrens Here are results from recent cross country meets involving Katy-area high school teams. Mayde Creek: Caldwell Invitational, Sept. 16 The varsity Rams’ girls took top team honors with a point total of 48. Junior Alessa King finished in third place at 12:21; junior Jennifer Soto, fifth, 12:34; junior Melanie Dominguez, seventh, 12:43; and senior Emely Aleman, eighth, 12:50. The junior varsity team also cruised to a team first place. In overall times, […]

Katy Christian Ministries Welcomes Donations and Volunteers as it Helps in Recovery Efforts

Food items remain among the most-needed donations at Katy Christian Ministries. (Kathy M. Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter As people have seen, hurricanes are devastating. People are also seeing the generosity and persistency that Katy-area residents are showing in helping to rebuild after such disasters. One such example of this generosity of spirit is at Katy Christian Ministries. The ministry headquarters, at 5504 1st St., sustained up to two feet of water damage from Hurricane Harvey. It got off to a slow start, but it had help in quickly ramping […]