April 6: 5 coronavirus stories North Houston readers need to know

While the facilities of the Cypress Creek Christian Church and Community Center remain closed, the church is hosting weekly services online. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
While the facilities of the Cypress Creek Christian Church and Community Center remain closed, the church is hosting weekly services online. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)

While the facilities of the Cypress Creek Christian Church and Community Center remain closed, the church is hosting weekly services online. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)

See recent stories regarding the coronavirus that have been published recently in North Houston.

Judge orders halt to Harris County inmate release

A Harris County administrative judge has voided an order from County Judge Lina Hidalgo authorizing a review process for the release of some nonviolent inmates from the Harris County Jail shortly after the first few inmates were released April 3.

The Woodlands Township board, Montgomery County officials discuss local coronavirus updates

The Woodlands Township board of directors led off their April 2 special meeting with a discussion of the local responses to the coronavirus pandemic. Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough also attended the first portion of the meeting, which was held via video conference and livestreamed on the township website.



While socially distant, local Spring, Klein religious organizations gather online

Local religious organizations in Spring and Klein are doing what they can to offer community, support and spiritual guidance in a time when social distancing has become the new norm.

Tomball, Magnolia hotels see mass cancellations as travel plans, events dwindle

With more people staying home, events being canceled and business travel limited, hotels in Tomball and Magnolia are seeing significantly lower rates of occupancy.

Tomball: Fend off quarantine boredom virtually with martial arts, art classes and story times at home

While practicing social distancing, here is a list of resources hosted by Tomball and Magnolia area entities to explore as a family, from low-cost martial arts classes to story times with library staff.