Romp n' Roll holds grand opening in Katy

Romp n’ Roll Katy held a grand opening June 13. The children’s gym is located at 4030 FM 1463, Ste. 106, Katy, and offers classes for children between 3 months and 5 years. Courses include gym, music and art, and the gym promotes socialization and the development of cognitive and physical abilities. 281-899-8714. www.rompnroll.com/katy



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COVID-19 cases in the Katy area increased by 271 on July 15.
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The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the Katy area reached 3,854, according to data available at 4 p.m. July 15. The total cases increased by 271 since July 14.

The way elections are run and voters are registered in Harris County could look different following the 2020 elections, as Harris County Commissioners Court has begun exploring alternatives to the county's current democratic system. (Graphic by Ronald Winters/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harris County begins exploring voter registration, election alternatives

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The sales tax revenue Katy collects in July is based on sales that occurred within the city in May.

Oak Ridge High School held graduation for an audience of family members in two ceremonies with social distancing measures in place. (Courtesy Conroe ISD)
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As school districts throughout the Greater Houston area begin to release details about what in-person and virtual learning options will look like in the fall, questions remain for local parents and educators.

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Gov. Abbott: Texas Education Agency to extend online learning option for school districts in 2020-21 school year

Texas school districts may be able to continue online learning for longer than three weeks, according to Gov. Greg Abbott.

Walmart and Sam's Club leaders announced in a press release July 15 all stores nationwide will require shoppers to wear a face covering beginning July 20. (Courtesy Walmart)
UPDATED: Kroger joins Walmart, Sam's Club in requiring face coverings in all stores

Additionally, all Walmart stores will have a single entrance beginning July 20.

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Metrostudy: ‘We didn’t see the drop off of home starts’ in Houston area during COVID-19

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Candidate Mike Siegel declared victory over opponent Pritesh Gandhi during a Zoom call with media July 14. (Screenshot via Zoom)
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Candidate Mike Siegel declared victory over opponent Pritesh Gandhi during a Zoom call with media July 14.