Meet Katy’s New Commissioner: Vincent Morales, Fort Bend County, Precinct 1

COVER STORY – For nearly three decades, Commissioner Vincent Morales, Fort Bend County, Precinct 1, has been serving the community he loves, the community he calls home, and the community where he and his wife, Regina, have raised their family and built their business.  However, serving first as Mayor...

6Th Annual Absolutely! The Best Readers’ Choice of Katy’s Favorites

This fall, we invited readers to our website to take an online survey to tell us who their favorites are in Katy in nine different categories: • FOOD • AUTO • HEALTHCARE • ENTERTAINMENT • PET SERVICES • SCHOOLS • SHOPPING • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES • HOME IMPROVEMENTS And boy, did they come...

absolutely! Katy Care About Community

absolutely! Katy | Cover Story – Traditionally fall means both back to school and back to community events in Katy. But this past year, our traditions – and our beloved community activities – were put on hold. So, what has happened with our valued community organizations in the past year? What is...

Houston Community College Northwest Creates a Pipeline to Success

COVER STORY | By M.G. Angulo – The trajectory of Katy becoming a game-changing, influential educational hub is undeniably clear, if the growth and goals of Houston Community College’s (HCC) Northwest College are any indications. And there is evidence, to be sure. The city is already home to Katy...

Welcome Home to Cane Island

COVER STORY | By Patti Parish-Kaminski – An island – a virtual sanctuary – situated along the I-10 corridor in the heart of your new hometown:  Katy, Texas.  This sanctuary featuring resort-inspired amenities and an array of single-family custom homes on half-acre+ homesites priced from the mid...

Ideal Carpet and Flooring, Inc.: The Dream Team of Flooring Professionals for Over 20 Years

COVER STORY  | Photos by Kelley Sweet Photography – Remember the days when someone asked, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” Honestly, back then the founders of the family-owned Ideal Carpet and Flooring, Inc. (ICF) thought five years was unimaginable. Now, 20 years later, they are...

Out with the Old – In with the New: Resolutions for 2021

Last year was one for the record books – and unfortunately, not in the most positive of ways.  But, hope springs eternal for 2021!  In this issue, we asked some of our friends and neighbors what their hopes, plans and yes, resolutions for the new year are now that we can definitely say goodbye to...

Family-Owned Katy Carpets ETC and Angelic Carpet Cleaning Offers Exceptional Service and Quality Care

COVER STORY | By M.G. Angulo Photos by Alisa Murray Photography – Describing Glen and Angel Baney as Katy-centric and family-oriented is an understatement. Not only have the Baneys owned Katy Carpets ETC and Angelic Carpet Cleaning, Inc. in Katy for a combined 25-plus years, they are also avid...

The Ultimate Learning Curve: Educating Children During COVID

COVER STORY | By Kassidi McKayla Kaminski – The “word” for 2020 has quite a few contenders: unprecedented, pandemic, quarantine, social distancing.  No one has been unaffected by COVID-19, and two populations that have garnered tremendous concerns are school-aged children and their parents or...

The Arc of KatyServes as Beacon of Learning, Growth and Community for Teens and Adults with I/DD

Cover Story | By John Curry – Almost everyone who knows anything about The Arc of Katy says it truly is a special place. And, the glowing comments aren’t simply because the organization provides meaningful programs and opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities...

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