A sixth employee at Gainesville State School tested positive for the coronavirus late this afternoon, Friday, July 10, a Texas Juvenile Justice Department spokesman said.
A fifth staffer at the Gainesville State School has tested positive for the coronavirus and a dozen youth have recovered from COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, a Texas Juvenile Justice Department spokesman said Friday, July 10.
With cases of the new coronavirus and related hospitalizations rising at alarming rates, Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday expanded his ban on elective medical procedures to cover more than 100 counties across much of the state.
Cooke County schools have been handed down guidelines for the upcoming school year from the Texas Education Agency including the requirement of masks and social distancing protocols.
Masks for students and teachers will be mandatory in counties with more than 20 reported COVID-19 cases when public schools resume in-person classes this fall, under new public health guidelines released by Texas state education officials Tuesday.
The State Fair of Texas, slated for this fall, was canceled Tuesday because of ongoing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, fair organizers said in a public statement.“One of the greatest aspects of the Fair is welcoming each and every person who passes through our gates with smiles…
Five more youth incarcerated at Gainesville State School are in quarantine after they tested positive for the coronavirus, a spokesman for the Texas Juvenile Justice Department said Monday, July 6.
Free testing for the coronavirus will be available Wednesday through Friday this week behind North Texas Medical Center, according to Cooke County officials.
Five more youth incarcerated at Gainesville State School have tested positive for the coronavirus, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department announced Thursday evening, July 2.
Gov. Greg Abbott issued a statewide mask mandate Thursday as Texas scrambles to get its coronavirus surge under control.
The Gainesville Police Association is postponing its Independence Day cookout as a precaution in light of the coronavirus pandemic, a spokesman said Wednesday, July 1.
Gainesville resident Ruth Estrella has more than just America’s independence to celebrate this weekend. She gets to hug her children for the first time since she was diagnosed with the coronavirus.
The Stanford House senior activity center has once again closed temporarily as a precaution in light of the spread of the pandemic coronavirus, senior center Director Kathi Kirby Husereau announced.
The Texas Workforce Commission decided Tuesday to postpone reinstating a work-search requirement for out-of-work Texans receiving unemployment benefits.The requirement that Texans be actively searching for a job in order to receive benefits was initially slated to go into effect Monday. But …
Seven more youth have tested positive for the coronavirus at Gainesville State School, officials with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department announced Sunday.
Weekend celebrations in Cooke County were slated to go on as planned after Gov. Greg Abbott shut down bars Friday and instituted new restrictions on large outdoor gatherings.
Two new coronavirus cases have been reported at Gainesville State School, including one youth, according to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
A juvenile at the Gainesville State School has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department announced this evening.
State supported living centers and state hospitals across Texas are using pen pal programs to help their residents and patients stay connected with their communities during the pandemic.
For 15 years, Court Appointed Special Advocates of North Texas has held its fundraiser Cowboys for CASA, but this year’s event had to be canceled, according to Executive Director Vicki Robertson.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The state’s top health official this week said it wasn’t his place to comment on whether it’s a good idea to hold a massive campaign rally in the middle of a deadly pandemic.
Gainesville’s annual Juneteenth celebration is canceled this year as a precaution in light of the coronavirus pandemic, the celebration’s committee chairman James Hughes said.
Gainesville Independent School District Superintendent DesMontes Stewart said there has been no definite decision made in regards to changing the 2020-2021 school year calendar.
Grab some sunscreen and a swimsuit and get ready to dive in to the pool. The Leonard Park Aquatic Center is opening for the summer season Saturday, June 13.
Gainesville athletic director James Polk and the Gainesville High School athletes were raring to go Monday morning at the indoor athletic facility to return to workouts after the University Interscholastic League recently announced high schools could host athletic activities.
As the coronavirus pandemic regulations soften for organized athletics, Gainesville Parks and Recreation is resuming its adult sports leagues beginning Monday, June 15.
The owners and workers at I Love Nails and Spa in Gainesville have been hard at work making and supplying masks for the past two months, but they are finally returning to their day jobs.
A Gainesville State School employee who tested positive for the coronavirus is “feeling better but still isolating at home,” Texas Juvenile Justice Department spokesman Brian Sweany said Tuesday, June 2.
The board of Cooke County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster is suspending the coalition’s active operations effective this week, the county VOAD announced Monday, June 1.
Volunteers In Service To Others will play things by ear, but for the time being it is stopping its mobile pantry at the Cooke County Boys & Girls Clubs due to a dip in numbers.
The Texas Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a lack of immunity to the new coronavirus does not qualify a voter to apply for a mail-in ballot.In the latest twist in the legal fight over voting by mail during the coronavirus pandemic, the court agreed with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton th…
Gainesville High School seniors stand during commencement ceremonies Wednesday evening, May 27, at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Graduates were issued GHS masks along with their caps and gowns and guests watched from their cars on the venue’s massive video screen. More pictures from gr…
Get ready. The Leonard Park Aquatic Center is opening for the summer, City Manager Barry Sullivan said Wednesday, May 27.
This Week's Circulars
Funeral services for Tracy Keith Stephens, 61, of Gainesville, are set for 10:00 AM Monday, July 13, 2020 at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home located at 602 S. Lindsay St. in Gainesville. His brother Ronnie Stephens will be officiating. A family visitation will follow the funeral s…
- BREAKING: County judge issues order about outdoor gatherings
- BREAKING: Sheriff's office hit by cyberattack
- BREAKING: 2nd death reported linked to coronavirus
- BREAKING: Free coronavirus testing to be this week
- Masks will be mandatory in many Texas schools when they reopen this fall, education agency says
- Schools react to fall reopening guidelines
- Pulse of the Voters: Gainesville residents talk views on statues, importance of civic engagement, voting
- Coming home: Army vet who lost leg to get keys to new digs
- 2nd protest gathers: Activists to take next week off, organizer says
- Texas bans elective surgeries in more than 100 counties as coronavirus hospitalizations keep climbing