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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Election day is November 5 and early voting starts today, Oct. 21 and runs through Nov. 1, 2019. Exactly what is on your ballot will depend on where you live in Fort Bend, Harris or Waller County. Fort Bend County early voting polling locations can be found by cli…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - It is estimated that about 20,000 children in the Houston area don’t have a bed to sleep in and a local group was in the Katy area recently helping those in need. The charity, Sleep in Heavenly Peace, aims to make a difference one bed and one child at a time. 

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend) - Nearly $50 million in federal grants is coming to Fort Bend County to help pay for erosion repair projects from Hurricane Harvey and the Tax Day floods. Channels in Katy, Sugar Land and Missouri City areas will be repaired with the funding. 

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KATY (Covering Katy News) — Roller coasters can be fun. Sometimes, they can be hectic. Life with a child with autism can be a bit like a roller coaster ride, filled with ups and downs. To help family members understand more about life with a child on the autism spectrum, The Arc of Katy is h…

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KATY, TX (Covering Katy News) – A sprawling estate home in the Katy community of Cane Island has been named winner of a Greater Houston Builders Association PRISM award in the category of Best Custom Home Design for homes priced from $1-1.5 million.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - While the City of Katy prepared for its annual Rice Festival this weekend, the cold north wind brought the first fall weather to Katy.  As the wind chilled the fans, the Faith West Academy (Katy) 6-man football team smelled victory in the air, and threw their own …

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KATY/HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - If you have business with Congressman Michael McCaul, R-TX, you'll find his office in a new location. He recently relocated to an office condominium at 1526 Katy Gap Road, Suite 803, Katy, TX 77494.

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KATY, TX (Covering Katy News) – The Katy Triathlon returns to Cane Island on Sunday, November 3.  It will be a three-stage duathlon or a two-stage aquabike with proceeds benefiting scholarships for deserving Katy ISD seniors.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Katy Independent School District spent the summer replacing scoreboards and sound systems at several area schools. The $925,000 project is part of the 2017 construction and facilities bond approved by voters. 

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Rachel Hollywood, a first grade teacher at Hutsell Elementary in the City of Katy, was given a check for $5,000 for being a safe driver.  The check presentation was held Friday morning at the school on Franz Road in the City of Katy.

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) — The Katy Area Chamber of Commerce has hired former Katy Area Economic Development Council vice president Rick Ellis to focus on strategic planning, leadership development and membership growth. Ellis will hold the title of Vice President with the chamber. 

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The United States Army Field Band, also known as the Musical Ambassadors of the Army, will be performing a free concert at Tompkins High School in November. The concert is being co-hosted by the Katy Independent School District Fine Arts Department along with the …

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - State Rep. Gina Calanni, D-Katy, is lobbying to build a Driver's License Mega Center in the Katy Area. She says Katy area residents have to drive to Rosenberg or Houston to renew their licenses and it's time for a more convenient location to be built that's closer…

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Tropical Storm Imelda damaged the U.S. Postal Service's North Houston processing facility on Sept. 19. That damage has been felt by Katy residents who have been commenting on social media about an interruption in delivery service. 

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KATY (Covering Katy News) —  Former Katy Mayor Don Elder, who serves on the METRO board of directors, addressed the Katy Business Association Wednesday and described highlights of the agency’s $3.5 billion bond package being put to voters in the November 5 election. He said the proposed plan…

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KATY/HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Pattison Elementary School students hosted an International Festival on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. Parents and students celebrated the diversity of their school and the Katy Independent School District community.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - State Representative Gina Calanni (D-Katy) is inviting the public to her Back-to-School Education Town Hall, which will be held on the campus of Houston Community College, Thursday, September 26th, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at 1550 Foxlake Dr, Houston.  The meeting will be…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) — Soléa Cinco Ranch will open on Sept. 26, offering what is billed as the first active lifestyle community for residents aged 55 and over in the Katy area.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) –  All Katy ISD campuses and facilities will be open and operating on a regular schedule on Friday, September 20, 2019 according to an announcement distributed by the school district Thursday night. 

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KATY (Covering Fort Bend News) - YMCA locations in Katy and Fort Bend County will be open Friday following severe regional flooding on Thursday. The YMCA of greater Houston announced on Thursday night that all of its locations will open their doors Friday.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy VFW Post 9181 Sr. Vice Commander Tony Hart and Auxiliary Sr. Vice President Pat Byrne honored our POW/MIA comrades by presenting the Missing Man Table at JCI on Mason Road in Katy TX. The auxiliary presented POW/MIA flags to all attending.

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy High School was briefly evacuated Tuesday morning because the fire alarm system activated.

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News)—The Katy City Council Monday held the first of two public hearings on its proposed property tax rate to fund its proposed $32 million 2019-2020 city budget. The hearing, at which nobody spoke, was part of the regular city council meeting.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Katy Independent School District now has nine high schools with varsity sports programs. There are more games than we can possibly cover and we'd like to cover them all. The Katy area also has home owners associations and municipal utility districts that const…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - To ensure visitor safety, along with quick and efficient entry into Katy Independent School District venues, the administration has instituted a clear bag regulation. This limits the size and type of bag allowed at sporting events, performances and graduations hel…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Pregnancy Help Center, based in Katy, has been saving lives for 30 years. The organization provides free and confidential care for those dealing with unplanned pregnancy. The PHC will be celebrating three decades of care on October 17, 2019 and using the occas…

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy Christian Ministries hopes to raise $100,000 at its 15th Annual Transforming Lives Gala on Sept. 24, 2019. Mayor Bill Hastings will be the guest of honor. 

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GULFPORT, Ms. – “We Build, We Fight” has been the motto of the U. S. Navy’s Construction Force, known as the “Seabees,” for more than 75 years. ConstructionmanRecruit Fritsche Ashleigh, a 2012 Katy High School graduate and native of Katy, Texas, builds and fights around the world as a member…

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - The organizers of Graeme's Run are reporting that they had a record breaking year in 2019 and they're making plans for next year's run. It will be back at No Label Brewery on February 22, 2020.  

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Katy Area Chamber of Commerce recently moved into its new offices at 814 East Avenue. While they are still unpacking boxes they have been provided with a new painting to hang on the wall. The painting was created by Arc of Katy participants.

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News)—City officials have known since March that Katy achieved a Class 1/1X ISO (Insurance Services Office) rating, which they expect will help local homeowners and businesses save money on insurance thanks to improved fire protection. State and insurance official…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - A mistrial has been declared in the sentencing phase of David Temple's murder trial after two jurors simply decided they would not continue talking.