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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports as of 4 PM Friday, July 10, among regular residents there were 524 active cases, 191 recovered cases with fatalities remaining at 3. Please note that there were 18 new community cases since the last report of July 9th. They report among TDCJ offenders in Walker County…read more »

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GOVERNOR ABBOTT PROMOTES MORE MASK USE

Governor Greg Abbott said on CBS-19 in Austin last week that, “If we do not all join together and unite in this one cause for a short period of time, of adopting a mask, what it will lead to is the necessity of having to close Texas back down.” He said, “That should be the…read more »

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EARLY VOTING RESULTS OF DEMOCRATIC RUNOFF

Walker County Elections Manager Julie Cooper reports a total of 369 voters checked-in during the two-week early voting period for the July 14th Democratic Runoff Election in Walker County.    Early Voting concluded Friday at 5:00pm. However, voters wishing to cast their vote in the Democratic Runoff Election can still vote on Election Day, Tuesday,…read more »

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GOVERNOR SUSPENDING ELECTIVE SURGERIES IN HOSPITALS IN VARIOUS COUNTIES IN TEXAS

Governor Greg Abbott has issued a Proclamation suspending elective surgeries in hospitals in all counties located within 11 Trauma Service Areas (TSAs) in Texas. Walker and Montgomery counties are in one of these TSA areas. Under his Proclamation, the Governor directs all hospitals in these counties to postpone surgeries and procedures that are not immediately, medically necessary to correct a…read more »

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NEW RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management has passed along letters from the Texas Department of State Health Services. Planning Section Chief Mary Beth Meier writes: We’ve received reports that our testing sites and hospitals are being overwhelmed by people requesting testing and seeking a Negative result as a condition for returning to work by…read more »

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SHSU’S NEWTON GRESHAM LIBRARY LAUNCHES 2020 COMMUNITY ARCHIVE

Thanks to a new initiative by the Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University and Huntsville community members now have the opportunity to share their stories and experiences by contributing to a digital archive intended to document multiples aspects of 2020. Headed by Erin Owens, scholarly communications librarian for the NGL, the SHSU Archive of…read more »

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports as of Thursday, July 9, among regular residents of Walker County, 496 active cases of coronavirus, 201 recovered and fatalities that remain at 3. Please note that are 41 new community cases since the last report on July 8. They also report among TDCJ offenders in the…read more »

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DESTRUCTION OF BIG SAM STATUE THREATENED

The City of Huntsville said in a press release Thursday that the City of Huntsville and the Huntsville Police Department are aware of a threat to the Sam Houston Statue, aka “Big Sam”, on Saturday, July 11. City Manager Aron Kulhavy said, “We hear you loud and clear.” He said, “Across the board, concerned citizens…read more »

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