As the new coronavirus spreads, Cooke County health care officials have been working out how to handle an influx of patients should an outbreak happen here.
As the novel coronavirus continues to affect people nationwide, Gainesville residents weighed in on how they feel about government response to the pandemic in the latest installment of the Register’s Pulse of the Voters project.
Walnut Bend Independent School District has always had a close bond with its smaller group of students and despite being out of session, the school is still finding ways to connect with and aid them.
Bryan Hoenig, left, donates blood during a Carter BloodCare emergency drive Friday, March 27. A total of 65 donors turned out for the drive, co-hosted by the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Gainesville Fire-Rescue and the city government.
Era resident Amanda Riley was recently promoted to vice president of lending at 4U Credit Union, the institution’s CEO, Don Wood, and its board of directors announced in a press release.
Shilo is the Noah’s Ark Animal Shelter Pet of the Week! She is well behaved and family-oriented. She gets excited for walks, is potty trained and will try to wait till it’s time to go outside. She enjoys wandering the yard and relaxing outdoors when the weather is right. Shilo gets along wit…
Texas Health and Human Services announced this week that SNAP and Medicaid benefit renewals currently due will automatically be renewed so existing clients can keep coverage during the COVID-19 public health crisis.
Gainesville Independent School District announced today, Monday, March 30, that the district and other Cooke County schools are planning to remain closed through Friday, April 17.
The multitude of chairs and foot spas are empty, but that isn’t keeping the owners and workers of I Love Nails and Spa from staying busy.
Medal of Honor recipient Bennie G. Adkins, 86, is fighting for his life after recently testing positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.
The Cooke County Library is changing with the times. With the new coronavirus halting most in-person services in Cooke County, the library is doing its part to make sure it provides people with books, movies and other programs during this shut-in process.
Two health care workers at Cooke County establishments have tested positive for COVID-19, according to announcements by their respective employers issued Thursday, March 26.
An employee at Gainesville Nursing & Rehab, 1900 O'Neal St., has tested positive for COVID-19 by the Dallas County Health Department, a news release forwarded from Cooke County Judge Jason Brinkley states.
Members of the Gainesville Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously agreed this week to postpone the district’s May 2 elections due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bekki Jones directs cars during a drive-thru mobile food pantry shortly before noon Wednesday, March 25, at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Cooke County, 315 N. Denton St. Jones, executive director at VISTO, said it was the food pantry’s first ever drive-through mobile pantry and traffic was s…
The North Central Texas College board of trustees on Monday night voted to grant NCTC Chancellor Brent Wallace the authority “to make key operational decisions” without the board having to meet to vote its approval, college spokeswoman Elizabeth Abu said in an email Tuesday, March 24.
Members of the Gainesville Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved postponing the district's May 2 elections Monday, March 23, due to COVID-19.
With cases of the novel coronavirus continuing to climb statewide, members of the Cooke County Commissioners’ Court unanimously agreed to shut down all personal care businesses in the county until further notice.
The Gainesville High School Redcoat Band recently earned the Class A Sweepstakes, a distinguished University Interscholastic League award, when it traveled to Krum High School on March 4 to compete in the Region 2 UIL Concert and Sightreading Contest.
Mr. Wriggles is the Noah’s Ark Animal Shelter Pet of the Week! He will meet you at the door when you arrive home, wriggling his booty with how happy he is to see you, hence the name. He is playfully active and loves to run around outside, especially if you have a big backyard. He would make …
Medal of Honor recipient Gary Beikirch, 72, plans to stay home “at least until the beginning of April” amid the new coronavirus outbreak, he said Friday, March 20.
The novel coronavirus pandemic has prompted many closures and cancellations, including the postponement of Gainesville High School’s senior prom.
The Texas Department of Public Safety has closed driver license offices until further notice and is extending the expiration date of Texas identification cards, driver licenses, commercial DLs and election identification certificates.
When two inspectors showed up at a juvenile prison in north Texas late last year, they heard about kids beating each other up, recruiting for gangs and dismantling their cinder-block cells. One kid had begun extorting his peers so he could hoard basic hygiene supplies; another said he was so…
This Week's Circulars
On Friday, March 27, 2020 Charles (Chuck) Edward Richter III, 65, of Gainesville passed from this life after a lengthy illness. No formal visitation or services are planned. Chuck was born on March 7, 1955 in Camden, New Jersey to Charles Edward Richter, Jr and Florence Mary (DuPell) Richter…
- BREAKING: Chickasaw businesses including WinStar to stay closed through April 15
- First presumptive case of COVID-19 reported in Cooke County
- FULL REPORT: 2 Cooke Co. health care workers test positive for COVID-19
- Shutdown at Denton's Peterbilt, other PACCAR plants to begin today, March 24
- Employee of health care facility reports positive case of COVID-19
- More limits instituted: County judge orders shutdown of personal care businesses
- Coronavirus spurs changes at Cooke Co.
- City council extends emergency declaration
- Triage tent set up: NTMC to have drive-thru coronavirus testing
- MOH recipient critically ill with COVID-19