3:44 PM Oct 7, 2019 CDT

Federal aid now available for individuals affected by Imelda

Following a presidential declaration of disaster Oct. 4, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said disaster assistance funding is now available for individuals affected by Tropical Storm Imelda.


Katy-area's Cumin Spice now named Bombay Palace

Bombay Palace, formerly known as Cumin Spice, had a name change after new management took over in July. The …


Kakes Completely Keto to open store in Katy area

Kakes Completely Keto will open a storefront at 918 S. Fry Road, Ste. 600, Katy, in mid-October. The …



No Limit Cafe and Catering opens in Katy area

No Limit Cafe and Catering opened in September at 4031 FM 1463, Katy. The soul food restaurant offers a menu …


Officials talk flooding, urge support of Proposition 8 at Houston Stronger panel

Representatives from several flood control agencies provided updates at an Oct. 2 forum on a variety of Houston area projects ranging from Addicks Reservoir to the Texas coast.


Attend a Greek festival, sip wine: 6 events to attend in the Greater Houston area this weekend, Oct. 4-6

Throughout the Greater Houston area, there are several festivals and events scheduled for the first weekend …


Gastro Health & Nutrition-Katy opens on FM 1463

Gastro Health & Nutrition-Katy opened at 1259 FM 1463, Ste. 500, Katy, in June. The office offers …



Sweet Intensity Bakery Cafe opens in Katy area

Sweet Intensity Bakery Cafe sold 1,500 macrons at its grand opening event Sept. 21 at 2300 S. Mason Road, …


Counter’s Tutoring Connection inspires student learning through relationships

About seven years ago, Jennifer Counter was a single mom looking to supplement her teacher salary. She began tutoring one elementary student in-home, and within two years she expanded to 20 students.


ROAD TO THE RENAISSANCE: Festival officials outline best driving route to the Texas Renaissance Festival

With more than a half-million visitors anticipated at the Texas Renaissance Festival this fall, festival representatives are encouraging guests to arrive from the north to limit traffic delays.


Construction begins on Katy-area office development

New office units are coming to the Katy area.



Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal remembered for faith, service

Memorial services were held Oct. 2 for Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal, who was shot while conducting a traffic stop in the Copperbrook subdivision on Friday, Sept. 27. The 42-year-old was a 10-year veteran of the HCSO and is survived by his wife and three children.


City of Katy leaders meet with state representative to discuss providing more access to driver's license services

State Rep. Gina Calanni, D-Katy, convened with Katy leaders and Texas Department of Public Safety officials to consider the possibility of the DPS constructing a facility in western Harris County, according to a statement from Calanni’s office.


Katy Area Chamber of Commerce hires new vice president

About six months after appointing a new CEO, the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce has made another hire.


RENAISSANCE ROUNDUP: 5 things to do at the Texas Renaissance Festival

The Texas Renaissance Festival returns to Todd Mission for its 45th season Oct. 5-Dec. 1, featuring live entertainment, shops, food and games as well as signature events. The festival will also celebrate its anniversary Nov. 2-3 with a new, themed weekend: "Return to the Renaissance."



El Ahorro Supermarket opens in Katy area

El Ahorro Supermarket held a grand opening Sept. 17 at 3700 Barker Cypress Road, Houston. The grocery store …


Rep. Gina Calanni, former Rep. Mike Schofield announce campaigns for Texas House District 132

Editor's note: This story was updated to clarify that State Rep. Gina Calanni announced her re-election campaign this summer.


Katy area to celebrate police-community relationships on National Night Out

Communities in the Katy and Fulshear areas will participate in National Night Out on Oct. 1. The evening is dedicated to promoting police and community partnerships, according to the National Night Out website .


Candidate Q&A: See who is running for Texas House District 28 on Nov. 5

Gov. Greg Abbott called for a special election to be held Nov. 5 for state House District 28, which covers a portion of Fort Bend County.



West Houston Association celebrates 40th anniversary

West Houston Association, located at 820 Gessner Road, Ste. 1310, Houston, celebrated its 40-year anniversary …


DATA: Population, uninsured rates rising in the Greater Houston area

New U.S. Census Bureau data shows the Greater Houston area is growing in more than just population. Median household income, educational attainment and the percentage of people without health insurance all increased from 2017-18 throughout most of the Greater Houston area, which includes Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris and Montgomery counties.


Funeral services, local fundraisers announced for fallen officer Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal

Ten-year Harris County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal was shot while conducting a traffic stop near the West Road and Hwy. 6 intersection in Cy-Fair on Friday, Sept. 27. He died later that afternoon at Memorial Hermann Hospital, according to the sheriff’s office.