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Katy area park and ride service expands

Katy area park and ride service expands

Residents in Cinco Ranch will have a new way to commute into the Galleria and Greenway Plaza starting in 2016.

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Katy ISD Board passes resolution calling for repeal of state high-stakes testing

The Katy ISD Board of Trustees unanimously passed a resolution supporting legislation calling for the elimination of state mandated high-stakes testing at its regular meeting Monday, March 30. more »

Apr 1, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

The 70-year Pin Oak Charity Horse Show wrapped up its two-week run on March 29.

Shawn McMillen Photography

Pin Oak Charity Horse Show closes its 70th anniversary show

The Pin Oak Charity Horse Show in Katy ended its two-week run on March 29, having more visitors and possibly raising more money for charity than ever before in its 70-year history, said Lynn Walsh, Pin Oak Charity Horse Show President. more »

Mar 30, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Parks projects to bring new amenities to residents

Jordan Gribble

Parks projects to bring new amenities to residents

Several parks projects throughout the Katy area will see completion in 2015. more »

Mar 25, 2015 12:00 AM Katy 1 Comments

Maria Pigozzi (center) opened Halter Inc. in 2001 to treat special needs children with equine therapy.

Jordan Gribble

Halter Inc.

Maria Pigozzi’s daughter was born with a congenital heart condition. In 2001, unwilling to send her daughter to day care, she looked for a job that would enable her to tote her daughter along. more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Logos Preparatory Academy to launch in Katy in the fall

Logos Preparatory Academy has announced a partnership with Westland Baptist Church that will bring its school to Katy in the fall. more »

Mar 27, 2015 8:15 PM Katy

Katy City Council hires design firm for arboretum project

At their regular meeting on March 23, Katy City Council approved a measure that will allow the city’s first arboretum to enter its design phase. more »

Mar 25, 2015 12:00 AM Katy 1 Comments

Two challengers sign up for Katy ISD board of trustees election

Katy ISD Katy ISD board of trustees President Bryan Michalsky and treasurer Charles Griffin will face challengers in the KISD board elections set for May 9. more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

YMCA to open second Katy location

The YMCA of Greater Houston announced March 13 the purchase of 6.58 acres of property in Katy for the construction of the city’s second YMCA location. more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Katy 1 Comments

From the General Manager - March 2015

I’m always joking that I have a black thumb when it comes to growing plants. more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Patrick, Straus name committees in Senate, House for 84th session

For Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, his first time assigning senators to each of the 14 Senate committees was a bit like the NFL draft and involved charting assignments on a whiteboard. more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Katy area park and ride service expands

Residents in Cinco Ranch will have a new way to commute into the Galleria and Greenway Plaza starting in 2016. more »

Mar 25, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

The 2014–15 Katy City Council, from left: Durran Dowdle, James Mendez, Mayor Fabol Hughes, Charles Brawner, Steve Pierson and Bill Lawton

Photo courtesy city of Katy

City of Katy Mayor and councilmen re-elected unopposed

City of Katy Mayor Fabol Hughes, Councilman Bill Lawton for Ward A and Councilman Jimmy Mendez for Ward B were declared as elected for another term each at the city’s regular meeting held March 9. more »

Mar 10, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

University of Houston seeks tuition bonds for new Katy area campus

The University of Houston system is looking to move forward in a big way with ongoing efforts to become The Energy University in Houston. more »

Feb 25, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

The Southland Conference will take place at the Leonard E. Merrell Center from March 11–15.

Leonard E. Merrell Center

Southland Conference expected to bring thousands to Katy

The Southland Conference, a five-day men’s and women’s college basketball tournament, takes place at the Leonard E. Merrell Center in Katy from March 11-15. The conference will see teams compete for automatic bids to the 2015 NCAA tournament. more »

Mar 5, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Proposed mobility projects discussed at Fort Bend County Infrastructure Summit

There are currently 36 mobility projects in various stages of completion in Fort Bend County, according to remarks made by Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert at the county’s Infrastructure Summit held March 6. more »

Mar 6, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

The Trails of Katy development opened March 2 with three model homes on display.

Devin Homes Trails of Katy

New development Trails of Katy opens

The Trails of Katy, a new master planned community located near I-10 between FM 1463 and Pederson Road, opened March 3 and has begun selling homes more »

Mar 2, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Katy Boardwalk project estimated at $49 million

When Katy Mills opened in 1999, city of Katy officials envisioned the mall as an engine for growth for the city. more »

Feb 25, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

The new three-story Katy City Hall will include spaces for public works and administration offices.

Rendering courtesy Turner Duran

New City Hall to open in spring 2016

When construction of the new Katy City Hall is complete in spring 2016, the hope is that residents will feel as if the building has been there all along, according to city administrator Byron Hebert. more »

Feb 25, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Drivers exit I-10 toward the Grand Parkway on-ramp in Katy in January. The opening of the Grand Parkway last year has brought more traffic and growth to the Katy area.

Photo by Jordan Gribble

Grand Parkway paves the way for growth

The Grand Parkway, the third and outermost loop around Houston, was envisioned more than 50 years ago. more »

Jan 28, 2015 12:00 AM , Katy 15 Comments

At The Capitol

News from the 84th Texas legislative session

Transportation Update

March 2015 transportation update

Backyard Guide

Katy guide to backyard and gardening services

Summer Camp Guide

2015 guide to summer camps

Basil’s Café

Jocelyn Kerr

Restaurant brings European fare to Fry Road

Waggin’ Tails Pet Ranch

Jocelyn Kerr

Fulshear pet ranch offers all-inclusive care

Halter, Inc.

Jordan Gribble

Maria Pigozzi opened equine therapy nonprofit group Halter Inc. to help children with special needs.

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