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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Due to the awesome level of support from the Katy community, the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is hosting a second blood drive next week!  The blood drive will be Monday, May 18, through Wednesday, May 20, at the Leonard E. Merrell Center from 9 a.m. un…

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy based Igloo is donating $203,794 in the fight against COVID-19. From March 19 through May 1, 2020, Igloo pledged 100% of the profits from all Playmate Coolers sold on Igloocoolers.com to benefit the CDC Foundation and the Restaurant Employee Relief Fu…

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WALLER COUNTY, TX (Covering Katy News) - Activities for Royal Independent School District seniors begin this week with cap and gown, and senior gifts distribution.  The event will take place at Royal High School on Thursday, May 7 at 6 p.m. It's requested that everyone stay in their cars and…

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WALLER COUNTY, TX (Covering Katy News) - Waller County has taken a big step forward in attracting foreign investment that will likely create more jobs and generate additional local property tax revenue. Waller County joined the Port of Houston, which means there will be a close working relat…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Following the orders of Gov. Greg Abbott, the Katy Independent School District is reopening its outdoor playgrounds, tracks, tennis courts, and basketball courts on Monday.  

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Early voting for the 2020 primary election is underway in Texas, and the Super Tuesday presidential primary is just around the corner. Super Tuesday is the election day with the greatest number of states holding primaries. Texas is one of those states. 

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - More than one-thousand acres along Clay and Pitts Roads in Harris and Waller counties will be developed into a master planned community with about 3,000 homes. 

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) – Domino’s Pizza is building a new supply chain center on Igloo Road in Katy and it will mean about 85 new jobs when it opens in the fourth quarter of this year. The facility will crank out about 20,000 dough balls per day that will be used by 300 Domino’s l…

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KATY (Covering Katy News)—The area’s population growth, and how to manage it, were among the key topics discussed at a State of the Region event sponsored Tuesday by the Fulshear-Katy Area Chamber of Commerce.

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - The chairman of the board of Weatherford International, William E. Macaulay, died unexpectedly late last week according to a company statement. The company announced Macaulay's death on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.

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HOUSTON – Julia Ann Poff of Brookshire is headed to prison for 10 years after pleading guilty to transportation of explosives with the intent to kill, injure and intimidate a person. Poff, 48 pleaded guilty July 1, 2019 and was sentenced today in Federal Court according to U.S. Attorney Ryan…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Voters who live in the Willow Creek Farms Municipal Utility District approved two referendums on Tuesday that allows the subdivision to contract with the Katy Fire Department for service, and allows the MUD to issue a property tax to fund the fire protection service.

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SALINAS, CA (Covering Katy News) - A company that packages vegetables for itself, H-E-B supermarkets, Trader Joe's and others is recalling some of their products over fear that they could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The State of the Katy Independent School District continues to be growth, and lots of it. Katy Independent School District Superintendent Ken Gregorski says voters will likely see another construction bond on their ballot next year.

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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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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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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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BROOKSHIRE (Covering Katy News) — Last call for tickets! Fuel the Flight is taking off! Fuel the Flight, an Oct. 5 fundraiser, will support the Community Center operated by Eyes on Me, the non-profit organization serving at-risk youth and their families in the Brookshire area.

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RICHMOND (Covering Fort Bend News) - All Lamar CISD schools and facilities will be open and operating on normal schedules today, September 20, 2019 according to the school district's Facebook page. 

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HOUSTON/DALLAS (Covering Katy News) - Developers of a proposed high speed train from Houston to Dallas are reporting two recent accomplishments that they believe puts them on a path to beginning construction as early as next year. The project has been in the planning stages for years and if …

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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) - 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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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News)—The City of Katy is encouraging city and area residents and businesses to enroll in an automated alert notification system that will send email, text, and voicemail messages with emergency and official city information.

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BROOKSHIRE (Covering Katy News) – A Brookshire woman admits she transported explosives with the intent to kill, injure or intimidate the President of the United States, the Texas Governor and a former acting Social Security Administrator. Detectives caught her using hairs from her cat.

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Royal Independent School District sudent Epiphany Wilson recently received the Texas Student Hero Award from the State Board of Education.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Russell Leach of Katy has earned the Boy Scouts of America’s highest advancement award, the Eagle Scout Award. He was recognized in a ceremony on May 5, 2019.