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Toll increase suspended on Katy managed lanes

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 09:54

The Harris County Toll Road Authority decided to suspend the toll rate increase that was planned for the 12-mile stretch of managed lanes within the Katy Freeway Corridor.

Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center to open June 1

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:18

The new facility provides emergency and primary care in addition to sports medicine and rehabilitation services.

Now Open: Bootleggers Spirits & More

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 07:51

The family-owned specialty store sells wine, spirits and craft beer.

Funeral set for Katy Councilmember Bill Lawton, 65

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 06:43

City of Katy councilmember Bill Lawton died May 28, according to a statement released by city officials on their Facebook page.

Kenneth D. Welch Outdoor Learning Center

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 17:00

A portrait of Kenneth C. Welch is framed above the glass display cases and mounted wildlife specimens in the classroom of the Outdoor Learning Center that bears his name.

Featured neighborhood - Cinco Ranch NW, 77494

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 17:00

Cinco Ranch Northwest offers access to all the features within the Cinco Ranch master-planned community.

Park Row Shopping Center

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 17:00

A spotlight on independently owned businesses and a listing of stores, services and restaurants in the Park Row shopping center at the intersection of Park Row and Price Plaza drives.

New Katy Chick-fil-A to feature heritage-themed details

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 14:08

The Chick-fil-A Katy Green restaurant at 19303 I-10 opens June 11 and features a new design concept.

Michalsky, Griffin re-elected to Katy ISD board of trustees

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:00

Incumbents Bryan Michalsky and Charles Griffin were re-elected to the Katy ISD board of trustees following the May 9 election.

What’s Poppin Popcorn

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:00

Few flavors are off the table at What’s Poppin Popcorn, which boasts more than three dozen popcorn flavors.

Area sees job growth amid oil slump

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:00

Nearly 5,000 new jobs were added in the Katy area between 2013 and 2014, according to a May 11 economic survey statement from the Katy Area Economic Development Council.

Collection of city taxes moving to Fort Bend and Harris counties

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:00

Katy City Council voted May 11 to authorize the mayor to sign interlocal agreements with Fort Bend and Harris counties to collect property taxes on behalf of the city.

Area adds three athletic facilities

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:00

The athletic training industry continues to grow in the Katy area with three new athletic facilities either opening soon or having opened within the last year.

Redesigned SAT and PSAT

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:00

Katy ISD held four community meetings in May to introduce parents and students to the redesigned SAT, which replaces the existing test in March 2016.

Robert R. Shaw Center for STEAM dedicated, aims to inspire innovation

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:00

Hundreds of students, faculty and local leaders turned out for the dedication of the Robert R. Shaw Center at 1730 Katyland Drive on April 27.

Recent Highlights - Around Katy - May 2015

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:00

Festival season is in full swing in the Katy area.

Katy expands tax base, includes Cane Island

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:00

Katy City Council voted to annex three tracts of land totaling just over 400 acres on April 27.

Texas Tradition

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:00

Texas Tradition restaurant owners Mike and Denise Phillips said they have a philosophy of providing great customer service in a family-friendly atmosphere.

Recent Highlights - School groundbreakings

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:00

Four new schools broke ground between April 22 and May 26.

Katy ISD holds information sessions on redesigned SAT

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 14:49

Four community information sessions are scheduled in May to introduce parents and students to the redesigned SAT and PSAT exams.