Katy ISD Extends Closure Due to Water Advisories

Ken Gregorski - Katy ISD photo

Story updated Saturday. By George Slaughter Water advisories still in effect have forced the Katy Independent School District to close its campuses to all students Monday. Meanwhile, teachers and staff will report to their workplaces for planning, as well to check on students with updates or assistance as needed. Superintendent Dr. Ken Gregorski said Friday that the district planned to reopen schools for in-person and virtual learning on Monday. However, over 40 campuses remain in […]

Katy on Boil Water Notice; Katy ISD Closed through Friday

Winter Fun in the SNOW! (Photo courtesy of Brenda Cauthen )

By George Slaughter The City of Katy early Wednesday morning instituted a boil water notice in effect, until further notice, in response to the severe weather this week. Citizens are asked to boil and cool all water used for drinking, cooking, and ice making. The water should be brought to a vigorous boil and then boiled for two minutes. In lieu of boiling, citizens may purchase bottled water or obtain water from other suitable sources […]

Weather, Habitat Conditions Promising for 2020-21 Dove Season

September marks the start of dove season for more than 300,000 Texas hunters per year. While 2020 surveys of dove populations were cancelled due to ongoing public health concerns, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) estimates promising hunting conditions ahead of the start of the season. With a breeding population of about 25 million mourning doves and up to 15 million white-winged doves in Texas, conditions are ripe for a fruitful season. Dove population […]