KATY WEST 1 NEWS
September 27 2023
Featured Katy Area Park: Willow Fork Park
It's the perfect time to explore the outdoors at this local gem.
September 21 2023
What to Do if You Find Injured Wildlife
Learn how you can help injured wildlife found in your yard or local park. Be ready for the unexpected!
September 20 2023
Easy DIY Hummingbird Nectar for Migrating Hummingbirds
Hummingbirds are migrating across the Greater Houston Area! Make this easy hummingbird nectar to attract and marvel over these beauties at home.
September 19 2023
Katy ISD's Automotive Program Gives Students Hands-On Experience
Katy ISD's automotive program helps students get their hands dirty with real world experiences while saving you money. Learn more!
Katy West 1 / September 14 2023
Join Tompkins High School PTSA
Make a difference! Please consider joining Tompkins High School PTSA.
September 11 2023
Fort Bend County Master Gardener Offers Pro Planting Tips for Trees and Shrubs This Fall
Hear from a local horticulture expert about best practices and benefits of planting trees and shrubs in the fall.
September 07 2023
Where to Donate Outgrown Clothes Near You
Do you have bags containing your kids' outgrown clothes and shoes? Donate them to these worthy nonprofits in your area!
September 06 2023
Tips to Get Your Front Door Instagram-Ready for Fall
Get your front door ready for seasonal decor and charming photos of the kids with these top tips!
August 31 2023
5 Ideas for Community Service on Labor Day
Give back, make memories and deepen relationships while engaging in community service this Labor Day.
August 30 2023
How To Save Your Lawn During Water Restrictions and Drought
Our area has implemented Mandatory Water Restrictions leaving our yards looking dry and brown. Here are some tips for saving your yard.
August 23 2023
Live Stream Katy ISD Athletic Games!
Can't make it to your favorite Katy ISD team's game? Watch the game live through Texan Live!
August 17 2023
Start Planning Your Neighborhood Events
It's time to start thinking about upcoming events in your neighborhood! Talk to your HOA or Management to become part of a committee or even to start an events committee! The only thing you'll regret is not doing it sooner!
August 13 2023
School Started This Week - Follow Safety Rules!
School started back this week! Keep children safe by driving slow through the neighborhood, and stopping for busses.
August 10 2023
Katy ISD 2023 Varsity Football Schedule
Everyone get ready! It's time for some Texas Football! Click here to find out your favorite Katy school's schedule!
August 09 2023
Tax Free Weekend Is THIS Weekend - August 11-13
Get ready for school with Tax Free Weekend where you can get all your necessities and pay NO TAXES!
August 02 2023
Katy ISD is Hiring!
Looking for a change in career or just a great place to work? Katy ISD is hiring!
July 27 2023
Brown Spots & The Signs of Summer Lawn Stress
Some simple detective work can uncover the culprits behind brown summer lawns. Learn what to look for when lawn brownouts occur and what to do to keep grass healthy.
July 26 2023
Back to School Bash at Central Green Park - August 5th
Get ready for some fun and entertainment at the Back to School Bash at Central Green Park!
July 18 2023
Help Reduce Crime with FBCSO's Neighborhood Watch Program
Curious about forming a Neighborhood Watch program in your neighborhood? Click to learn more.
July 17 2023
Disaster Emergency Plan
Be prepared for a big disaster with the help of this Disaster Preparedness Guide by the City of Houston Emergency Management.
July 12 2023
Ft. Bend County Sherriff's Office Blood Drive - July 18th
The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office in partnership with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is asking you to be a hero and help save lives!
July 11 2023
Heat Stroke or Heat Exhaustion?
Can you tell the differences between heat stroke and heat exhaustion? Harris County Public Health explains.
July 07 2023
Calling All Katy ISD Volunteers!
It's time to register for the 2023-2024 school year! Including all KEYS mentors, booster club members, business & community partners - anyone who gives their time to Katy ISD campuses.
July 07 2023
Important Pool Safety from KidsHealth
Be sure to follow all safety rules while swimming at home or at your local pool. Here are some reminders...
June 29 2023
Tell Your Story and Inspire Your Neighbors
My Neighborhood News wants to share your stories of triumph, perseverance and lending a helping hand. Click to learn more.
June 27 2023
Events & Firework Safety in Fort Bend County
It's almost the 4th of July and celebrations will be happening all over Fort Bend County. Be sure to keep safety a priority while setting off fireworks. Click here for recommendations on ways to stay safe. Looking for somewhere to watch fireworks? You can find that here too!
June 22 2023
ASPCA Hot Weather Safety Tips for Pets
We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger. To prevent your pet from overheating, take these simple precautions provided by ASPCA experts.
June 21 2023
A Breakdown of the 5 Types of HOA Meetings
Read on to learn about the five different types of meetings, what happens at them, who attends, why they're important, and more.
June 15 2023
June is National Homeownership Month
National Homeownership Month is in June. It celebrates the value that owning a home brings to families, communities, and neighborhoods across America. Read more...
June 09 2023
Keeping Your Backyard Pool Clean and Cool
Backyard pools make the hot summers a little more bearable. Click here for some tips on keeping your pool clean and cool as the days get hotter and hotter.
June 09 2023
Summer Activities for Teens
School has only been out for a short time. If your teen or tween is already yelling "I'm bored!", here are some ideas for keeping them busy.
May 31 2023
Katy ISD First Responder Mock Full Scale Exercise - June 7th
Local first responders will be at Tompkins High School on June 7th simulating an emergency incident. More details here.
May 31 2023
Katy ISD Summer Meals for Kids
Katy ISD is offering free breakfast and/or lunch at local Katy ISD schools and sites for children 18 years and younger. Check out the details here.
May 25 2023
School's Out... Tips for Keeping Kids Safe This Summer
Kids are out of school for summer! Be sure to go over safety rules for staying home alone, online safety and safety in the community.
May 25 2023
Protect Your Dog's Paws From Getting Burned
Many owners like taking their dogs on walks to enjoy the warm summer weather with them, but many of them forget about one important detail: hot pavement can and will burn a dog's paws. Here are some tips to keeping your dog's paws from getting burned.
May 17 2023
2023 Katy ISD Graduations
Katy ISD graduations are coming up next week! Click here to see a full schedule.
May 17 2023
Katy ISD Announces New Principal for Tays Junior High
A big welcome to the new Tays Junior High principal for the 23-24 school year, Tara Haworth!
May 06 2023
Cinco Ranch Ladies Club
Cinco Ranch Ladies Club is open to ladies in the Katy and surrounding areas. Join now!
Katy West 1 / May 03 2023
Jenks Elementary Vounteers Celebrated at Katy ISD Volunteer Function
We had the best time at the VIPS Celebration celebrating all Katy ISD Volunteers & our Volunteer of the Year!
May 03 2023
National Hurricane Preparedness Week
Hurricanes are a very real possibility in our area. We want you to be ready and prepared for these events. Here are a few tips.
April 27 2023
Summer Camps & VBS in Katy/Fulshear Area
It's almost summer! Time to make plans for summer camps and VBSs! Click here to see what fun activities your child could be doing this summer!
April 25 2023
Tompkins HS Orchestra Fundraiser Yellow Duck Race
The Tompkins High School Orchestra fundraiser was a success on April 22nd! Check out the photos from the event!
April 19 2023
Katy ISD Breakfast of Champions - April 28th
Calling all Katy ISD Volunteers! We want to celebrate YOU!
April 16 2023
Jordan High School String QuartetÂ Awarded Silver Medal at Music Competition
The ensemble is also the very first group to represent Katy ISD at the UIL State Chamber Music Competition.
April 15 2023
Tays JH Around the World in 5 Days Staff Appreciation Week
Tays Junior High School is celebrating our staff the week of April 24-28th! Click here to see how you can help show appreciation for our wonderful staff!
Katy West 1 / April 09 2023
Davidson Elementary Honors Volunteers - April 21st
Davidson Elementary School would like to thank volunteers for all their hard work at a KDE Volunteer Breakfast on april 21st! Please RSVP!
April 09 2023
Warrior Acappella presents Java Jive - April 14th
Join JHS Warrior A Cappella for an evening of music, coffee, and sweets!
April 04 2023
Does Your Front Door Need To Be Refinished?
Has your front door seen better days? If you are ready to take on a new project, refinishing your front door could be next on your list! Click here for step by step instructions for those Do-It-Yourselfers!
March 30 2023
The Importance of House Numbers During an Emergency
Will first responders be able to find your home during an emergency?
Katy West 1 / March 27 2023
Katy ISD Academic Decathlon TeamsÂ Among Top Contenders in State Meet
Jordan HS, Tompkins HS students among 73 KISD Academic Decathlon who qualified for the state tournament.
March 22 2023
Tompkins HS Falcon Band Performs at Pearl Harbor
Students traveled to Hawaii over spring break to perform a patriotic concert at Pearl Harbor.
March 22 2023
Spring Cleaning 2023
To make your Spring Cleaning easier, we found a checklist that covers everything in the whole house!
March 18 2023
Boy Scout Troop 230 Flag Program
Troop 230 is very proud to provide an annual American flag subscription service to local neighborhoods. Show your patriotism by having an American flag placed at your residence on each specified flag display holiday.
March 16 2023
Make Sure Your Irrigation System Is Ready for Spring and Summer
Keeping your yard irrigated during warmer months is so important to the beauty and health of your lawn and flower beds. Be sure to maintain a healthy irrigation system!
March 15 2023
Parking on Neighborhood Streets
Parking on neighborhood streets is a concern for many residents. It can cause issues for emergency vehicles trying to get through, along with school buses, garbage trucks, utility vehicles, and more. Please be courteous and only park in the street when absolutely necessary.
March 08 2023
Cleaning Pollen From Outdoor Surfaces
Pollen is literally everywhere! Here are some tips to making your life a little easier while pollen is trying to make it harder.
March 02 2023
Spring Break Vacation Watch, Safety and Camps
Get the scoop on registering your home for vacation watch with local law enforcement, plus spring break camps and more offered in your area!
February 27 2023
When Should You Replace Your Roof?
Though a good roof will last for decades, chances are you'll be tasked with planning a roof installation during your time as a homeowner. Picking the right time to install a roof is vital to having a successful and efficient construction process.
February 20 2023
Tompkins HS Athletes Sign with Colleges and Universities During National Signing Day
Congratulations to the Tompkins High School athletes that signed letters of intent on National Signing Day!
February 13 2023
Jenks Elementary Parent Program - Who Are Your Children Talking to Online?
Join Jenks PTA & the Jenks Counselors, Ms. Ballard & Ms. Lopez, for a parent only speaking engagement with Deborah Berry, author of Tech Trap.
February 07 2023
Home Maintenance Tasks For Your February To Do List
Tired of winter and eager for spring? Tackle those forgotten chores while waiting for spring to officially begin!
February 06 2023
Crape Myrtle Pruning
Stop committing "Crepe Murder". Click here to learn how to prune your crepe myrtle properly.
February 02 2023
Fort Bend Master Gardeners - This Month in the Garden
Late winter is here and so are a host of opportunities to improve your garden. Here are some tasks that might keep your gardener engine purring this busy gardening month.
January 18 2023
Quick Tips for Pet Ownership in Fort Bend County
We want our pets to remain safe as well as those around us. Here are some quick tips and links from Fort Bend County Animal Services.
January 18 2023
"The Lost Boy" by Tompkins HS Theatre
Join the OTHS Black Box in the production of The Lost Boy!
January 08 2023
January Gardening Calendar by Harris County Master Gardeners
Hear from a local gardening expert on what, how and when to plant this month.
January 05 2023
Removing Holiday Lights and Decorations
With the holiday season behind us, it's time to put our beautiful decorations away for safe keeping.
January 04 2023
Soar the Skies with Sparks: Senior Learns to Fly
Tompkins High School student selected for prestigious flight school, nears final steps to becoming certified pilot.
December 27 2022
Enjoying a Safe New Year's Eve
New Year's Eve is a time for celebrating the upcoming year. Start your New Year safely with these tips from the American Safety Council.
December 27 2022
Fireworks Safety for 2023 from the Fire Marshal
Keep safety and courtesy in mind as you celebrate with fireworks this New Year's Eve! Click here for Rules and Safety regarding fireworks from the Fort Bend County Fire Marshal.
December 22 2022
Merry Christmas from My Neighborhood News
Your My Neighborhood News team wishes you and your family a very Merry Christmas!
December 12 2022
Campbell Elementary Receives Sewing Machines Through Katy ISD Education Foundation
The school's sewing club recently got to try their new machines, courtesy of the Katy ISD Education Foundation.
December 07 2022
Advertise With Us!
Learn more about how you can advertise your business on your neighborhood webpage. Affordable solutions, targeted audience!
November 30 2022
Missed Giving Tuesday? It's not too late!
Tuesday, November 29th was Giving Tuesday. Find out how you can still make a difference through the gift of giving today!
November 22 2022
Jordan HS Student Receives Perfect Score, Qualifies for Nationals
Congrats to Jordan HS student Motewogbola Awobokun in qualifying for nationals with Texas Thespians!
November 16 2022
Things To Do While The Kids Are Out of School for Break
Thanksgiving Break is a great time for fun, crafts and spending time with family! Click here to get ideas on what you can do to make the most of it!
November 09 2022
How to Show Gratitude to Your Neighbors
Click here to find suggestions to help you become the kind of neighbor everyone wants to have.
October 16 2022
Pumpkin Carving and Seed Recipes
Carving a pumpkin can be great family fun! Here are some tips to make it easier to carve and some yummy recipes for your leftover pumpkin seeds.
September 20 2022
Katy ISD SpeakUP Reporting System
Did you know that Katy ISD has a user-friendly, anonymous tip reporting system to share info about safety threats? Learn more.
September 19 2022
Support Your Neighbors & Local Businesses
Many of your neighbors live and work in your community. Be sure to show them support! - Have a business and want to promote it? Click here to learn ways you can advertise right here on this site!
September 07 2022
Tompkins High School Presents James and the Giant Peach
Tompkins High School Theatre presents James and the Giant Peach on October 6-8th and 14-15th
April 01 2022
We Want to Hear from YOU!
Are you promoting an event in your area, or do you have area news you would like to submit? We'd love to help!
April 01 2022
Latest Site Enhancements
Your My Neighborhood News team has been hard at work rolling out enhanced features across the site. Click to learn more!
April 01 2022
Subscribe and Stay Connected
Subscribe to your neighborhood webpage and stay connected to your community. Neighborhood news, community news, events and more!
Katy West 1 / February 23 2022
Pine Mill Ranch & Cardiff Ranch Garage Sale
Residents of Pine Mill Ranch and Cardiff Ranch, it's time to clean out your closets and turn your unwanted items into cash!
February 18 2022
Fort Bend County Constable Precinct 1
See something, say something. If you notice any suspicious activity in your neighborhood, contact your Precinct 1 office.
Katy West 1 / February 01 2022
February News from Your HOA
Friendly reminders from your HOA to help keep your neighborhood safe and beautiful.
January 05 2022
Babylonian Chess Club
Love to play chess? We play Every Saturday at 1:30 PM at the Katy Library - all of Katy is welcome!
Katy West 1 / January 05 2022
Pine Mill Ranch Trash Service Reminders
Whether you're new to Pine Mill Ranch or you have questions about your trash service, get all the details here.
Katy West 1 / January 05 2022
Cardiff Ranch CCRs Reminder
Brush up on these Cardiff Ranch CCRs and help your neighbors keep this community beautiful.
December 01 2021
Straight-A students from Seven Lakes High School offer reasonably priced tutoring services for a cause: giving to local charities.
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June 30 2023
Fort Bend County Master Gardeners' Vegetable Garden Education Center Wins First Place at Texas Master Gardener State Conference
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June 05 2023
Two HCSO Deputies Honored by Justice Department in 6th Annual Attorney General's Award for Distinguished Service in Community Policing
19 law enforcement officers and deputies from 15 jurisdictions across the country were honored, including two Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies.
May 08 2023
Bayou City Art Festival Now Accepting Applications for Collegiate Art Collective forÂ Houston Area College Art Students
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February 20 2023
National Charity League, Inc. the Lady Bird Chapter, Recognizes its Senior Class for Achievement
National Charity League, Inc., Lady Bird Chapter, proudly honored 13 members of the Class of 2023 during Senior Recognition on Sunday, February 19, 2023 at the Bayou Place in Houston, TX.
January 23 2023
Houston Zoo Announces Opening Date of GalÃ¡pagos Islands Exhibit, Exceeds Centennial Campaign Fundraising Goal
The first major exhibit of its kind in the world, the GalÃ¡pagos Islands exhibit will showcase California sea lions, GalÃ¡pagos tortoises and a colony of Humboldt penguins.
March 28 2022
The Women's Fund Accepting Nominations for 4th Annual John P. McGovern Foundation "Champion in Women's Health and Wellness"Award
The Women's Fund for Health Education and Resiliency is seeking nominations for the 4th Annual John P. McGovern Foundation, "Champion in Women's Health and Wellness" Award.