Katy December 2012

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Medline ready to build 500,000-square-foot facility in Katy

Medical equipment supplier Medline Industries is planning to build a 500,000-square-foot facility, investing $61 million and hiring 50 full-time employees in the City of Katy. more »

Dec 31, 2012

Renee Gordon, left, and Julia Barta work on bead projects to sell for the holidays at Simplicity in Katy.

Photo by Joe Southern

Chamber helps promote shopping locally

Shoppers in Katy might want to know that there is an app for that. more »

Dec 20, 2012 , Katy

Jason Culpepper, Publisher - Houston Metro

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Publisher’s note — December 2012

As the Katy area population continues to grow, with 40,000 residents expected to be added to the region in the next four years, access to quality health care continues to be an important component of the community’s vitality. more »

Dec 20, 2012 Katy

Sphier, located on Mason Road, is one of several freestanding emergency rooms serving the Katy area.

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Emergency rooms increasing to meet demand in Katy area

With the Katy area’s population nearly doubling between 2000 and 2010 to 269,000, the need for medical care has also rapidly increased. more »

Dec 20, 2012 Katy

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Babaloo manager John Sullivan (left) and co-owner Fred Routon look over an array of dishes.

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Babaloo International Café and Bar

Cliff Clavin and Norm Peterson may not be seated at the bar being served drinks by Sam Malone, but there is a definite resemblance to the “Cheers” television show at Babaloo International Cafe and Bar. more »

Dec 20, 2012 Katy (3 Comments)