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A message of comfort

Editor’s note-As churches bring their worship and messages to their flock via YouTube and Facebook Live, The Monitor has begun reaching out to pastors to share the message.

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NHL hopes to finish regular season

NEW YORK–The NHL has not reached the point where it has ruled out finishing the regular season and staging the Stanley Cup Playoffs in full, after pausing the season March 12 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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A message of love

Bel Air Elementary second-grader Xander Holtje has a wonderful message for his teachers March 26 when his mom took him to Athens High School to pick up his instructional packet.

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Van Zandt County reports first COVID-19 death in the area

CEDAR CREEK LAKE–The first positive test for COVID-19 in Van Zandt County was reported March 18, a 47-year-old woman who died March 28 as a result of the virus.

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How to Shelter in Place

CEDAR CREEK LAKE–Kaufman County issued a shelter in place order March 24, as did Gun Barrel City and Tool the same day.

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Nichols shares information to assist small businesses

TEXAS–Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) issued the following information to assist small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Excessive stockpiling puts others at risk

TEXAS–There is a difference between purchasing in preparation for a home stay and the excessive stockpiling being seen in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist.

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