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Developers reveal plans for 1,000-acre Cane Island site

Developers reveal plans for 1,000-acre Cane Island site

Developers of Cane Island, a nearly 1,000-acre master-planned community in Katy, have announced details of the community ahead of its spring 2015 grand opening.

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Congress battles Highway Trust Fund deficit

Although Texas voters approved Proposition 1 on Nov. 4—a constitutional amendment which could provide $1.7 billion to state transportation projects in the next year—Texas and the rest of the country have an even more significant long-term transportat more »

Dec 18, 2014 12:00 AM Katy

Texas Children’s Hospital announced plans to build a special $16 million isolation unit at its West Campus in Katy specifically for children with highly contagious infectious diseases, such as Ebola.

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Texas Children’s Hospital plans for state-of-the-art isolation unit that can treat patients with Ebola

Texas Children’s Hospital announced plans to build a $16 million special isolation unit at its West Campus along I-10 in Katy. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:00 PM Katy

Walls go up at Memorial Hermann Katy tower site

Commuters on I-10 have seen some notable changes to the north as construction at Memorial Hermann Hospital Katy continues. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:00 PM Katy

Plans approved for The Enclave at Katy

City Council approved the final plat for new subdivision The Enclave at Katy at its regular meeting Dec. 8. more »

Dec 19, 2014 12:00 AM Katy

Director: Katy museum has drawn more than 9,000 visitors to date

More than 9,000 people have visited the Katy Contemporary Arts Museum in its first 15 months of operation, said museum Director Ana Villaronga-Roman during a presentation at the City Council’s regular meeting Dec. 8. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:00 PM Katy

Katy selects architect for second fire station

City Council approved a measure to hire Slattery Tackett Architects to design the city’s second fire station at its regular meeting Dec. 8. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:00 PM Katy

From the General Manager - December 2014

As we close out another year, I am reminded of and I am truly thankful for all the support of the Katy-area residents, businesses and community leaders. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:00 PM Katy

Katy ISD officials have approved the selection of a pair of architects—HKS and VLK Architects—to design the district’s second football stadium from the ground up following the withdrawal last month of the project’s original planner, PBK.

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Pair of architects chosen to design Katy ISD’s second stadium

Katy ISD officials have approved the selection of a pair of architects—HKS and VLK Architects—to design the district’s second football stadium from the ground up following the withdrawal last month of the project’s original planner. more »

Dec 17, 2014 12:00 AM , Katy

Kolkhorst wins Senate District 18 seat

​Republican State Rep. Lois Kolkhorst avoided a runoff for the state Senate District 18 seat by receiving 55 percent of the vote Saturday to win a special election, according to unofficial results. more »

Dec 7, 2014 5:23 PM , Katy

Geico to add more than 300 jobs to Katy headquarters

As Geico gets set to celebrate the one-year anniversary of its West Houston headquarters along I-10, hundreds of more invitations to the office party might need to be sent to new employees. more »

Nov 27, 2014 7:00 AM Katy

$162,000 grant helps Christ Clinic expand services for the uninsured

Local hospitals are working with nonprofit Christ Clinic to provide better care for uninsured Katy-area residents. more »

Nov 26, 2014 10:00 AM Katy

The master-planned community of Elyson will be constructed near FM 529 and the Grand Parkway.

Shawn Epps

Newland Communities to develop community between Cypress, Katy

More than 6,000 new homes will be constructed in the next 10 to 12 years along the Grand Parkway between Cypress and Katy as part of a new master-planned community called Elyson. more »

Nov 26, 2014 10:00 AM Katy

Katy ISD getting ready to grow again

Katy ISD is getting ready to grow along with its ever-increasing enrollment. more »

Nov 26, 2014 10:00 AM Katy

The MD Anderson Diagnostic Imaging Center in West Houston offers services, such as MRI, CT and PET scans, Doppler ultrasounds and gives same-day diagnosis for women undergoing mammograms.

Courtesy MD Anderson

New imaging facility and regional care center focused on fighting cancer

The MD Anderson Regional Care Center in Katy has expanded its treatment options and opened a new imaging center to make cancer treatment easier on its patients. more »

Nov 26, 2014 10:00 AM Katy

Katy ISD enrollment still on the rise

Katy ISD officials already knew the school district’s enrollment was growing, and they now have an even better idea on how much the student body could expand—possibly exceeding 105,000 students in 10 years. more »

Nov 26, 2014 10:00 AM Katy

From the Editor

For those of you who have not seen me yet in and around Katy, let me introduce myself. Hi, I’m Jim Levesque, the editor of Community Impact Newspaper in Katy. more »

Nov 26, 2014 10:00 AM , Katy

Star of HGTV's Elbow Room, Chip Wade will speak at the ninth annual Katy Home and Garden Show.

Katy Home and Garden Show

Ninth annual Katy Home and Garden Show to run Jan. 24–25

The ninth annual Katy Home and Garden Show will be Jan. 24–25 at the Merrell Center, 6301 S. Stadium Lane, Katy. more »

Nov 25, 2014 3:30 PM Katy

PBK Architects will build Katy ISD's new high school and junior high on a joint secondary school campus.

PBK Architects

Katy ISD officials approve plans for 4 new schools, architects for mass renovations

The Katy ISD board of trustees on Nov. 24 approved plans for four new schools and the renovation and expansion of 10 district buildings associated with the $748 million bond passed Nov. 4. more »

Nov 24, 2014 9:00 PM Katy 3 Comments

Cane Island, located within KISD will be Katy's first master-planned community.

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Master-planned community Cane Island to feature more than 2,000 homes

Cane Island, Katy’s first master-planned community will feature more than 2,000 homes ranging from the $200,000s to more than $1 million on a 1,000-acre site located west of the Grand Parkway. more »

Nov 21, 2014 12:00 AM Katy 1 Comments

Members of PBK Architects at a Katy ISD board of trustees meeting Nov. 17 presented their plans for the district’s eighth high school and 15th junior high.

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Architects reveal plans for new Katy ISD high school, junior high, 2 elementary schools

​Construction on six new schools inside Katy ISD is in the works, and on Nov. 17 at a meeting of the board of trustees, the public and school officials got their first look at plans for four campuses, including the district’s eighth high school. more »

Nov 17, 2014 11:45 PM Katy 5 Comments

J-Dub’s Burger Barn

Jordan Gribble

Build a better burger

Hauerland’s Purveyors of Fine Goods

Jordan Gribble

Hauerland’s offers shoppers many choices.

Trey Duhon

Courtesy Trey Duhon

The next Waller County judge

Inside Info: Property Taxes

A look at how property taxes work

Transportation updates

A look at road projects in the Katy area

Private School Guide 2014

A listing of Katy-area private schools.

Mar-Mar’s Candy Jar

Jim Levesque

Mar-Mar’s Candy Jar celebrated its first anniversary Nov. 15. The shop sells an ever-changing variety of all-natural chocolates, gummies and different candies and has an 8-foot glass truffle case that features a decadent variety of chocolates.

Las Alamedas

Jordan Gribble

When Jorge Sneider opened Las Alamedas in Houston in 1980, he said diners were afraid to try the restaurant’s menu of authentic Mexican dishes because their tastes were accustomed to the milder flavors of Tex-Mex fare.

People Q&A – Jim Parisi

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Q&A with Jim Parisi, CEO of Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital.

People Q&A – Wayne Voss

Courtesy Houston Methodist West

Q&A with Wayne Voss, CEO of Houston Methodist West Hospital.

Health care directory

A listing and locator map for physicians and hospitals in the Katy area.

Great Harvest Bread Co.

The family owned Great Harvest Bread Co. in Katy offers a lot of options from its ovens.

Ceramics by Tess

Ceramics by Tess provides tools and supplies for guests of all ages to create clay sculptures, craft glass art projects and paint a variety of plaster molds.

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