CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports that among regular residents of the county that as of yesterday, September 24th, there were 805 active cases of coronavirus reported, with 1,386 recovered and 13 deaths. Among TDCJ offenders in the county, there were 15 active cases reported, with 1,989 recovered and 31 deaths. Among TDCJ…read more »

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UPDATE FROM HUNTSVILLE HORNET ATHLETICS

Huntsville ISD Hornet Athletics passes along: We want to thank all of our fans who purchased tickets to attend the Huntsville Hornet Varsity Football game vs Nederland scheduled for Friday, September 25, 2020. Unfortunately, Nederland ISD had to cancel and we have been unable to find a replacement opponent. The Hornets will not be scheduling…read more »

HUNTSVILLE ISD HAD SPECIAL-CALLED BOARD MEETING THURSDAY ON THE ASYNCHRONOUS MODEL OF INSTRUCTION

The Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees met at noon Thursday for a Special-Called meeting. Assistant superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction, Marcus Forney, addressed the Board regarding the approval of the HISD Asynchronous Model of Instruction. Asynchronous instruction does not require all participants to be virtually present at the same time such as self-paced online courses…read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reported that as of Wednesday, September 23rd, yesterday, there were among regular county residents 921 active cases of coronavirus, with 1,253 recovered and 13 deaths. Nine new community cases were reported as of September 22nd. Among TDCJ offenders in the county, there were 15 active cases reported, with…read more »

HOSPITAL DISTRICT BOARD OF MANAGERS MEET TO VOTE ON TAX RATE

The Board of Managers of the Walker County Hospital District met last night, and broadcast via Go To Meeting Live Conferencing, a public hearing on a proposal to increase the property tax. Chair of the Board Anne Woodard addressed board members and those participating . . . . Ms. Woodard asked if anyone anyone from…read more »

JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG MEMORIAL HELD

A memorial service for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was held at the building of the U-S Supreme Court Wednesday. Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt from Adas Israel Congregation in Washington spoke . . . . Chief Justice John Roberts heaped praise on the life and work of Justice Ginsburg . . . . The Chief…read more »