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Open records issues with Walker County Hospital District Remain

By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today DID THE CHAIRWOMAN of the Walker County Hospital District violate state law when she asked another board member why his son, an attorney, wanted public information from the District? Maybe. Maybe not. The issue came up at last ...

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Walker County Hospital District: A Board in Chaos?

by Walker County News Today staff At last week’s meeting of the Walker County Hospital District’s Board of Managers, there was lengthy debate concerning whether current Board Chairperson Anne Karr-Woodard has the authority to spend district funds without board approval.  There was also discussion about whether the district is even ...

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Hospital District Takes no Action After Closed Session on Sale of Property

Property tax rate lowered By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today This article updated to correct an error, noted below in boldface.             THE WALKER COUNTY Hospital District’s Board of Managers met with its lawyer in closed session for more than an hour Wednesday night at ...

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Sale of Hospital on Closed Session Agenda for District Managers

By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today           THE WALKER COUNTY Hospital District Board will hold an executive session prior to its monthly meeting Wednesday, 6 p.m. 2ndFloor Meeting Room A, Huntsville Memorial Hospital. That executive session will be to discuss ...

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HMH Closing Madisonville, Willis Clinics

 Financials appear unsteady At Wednesday night’s regular meeting of the Walker County Hospital District, the District’s Board of Managers heard a financial presentation from Huntsville Memorial Hospital (HMH) leadership.  Addressing the District Board was Michael Morgan of Healthcare Management Partners, who arrived at HMH  approximately 2 months ago as a ...

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Hospital District Land Sale Postponed Again

by Walker County News Today staff   The Walker County Hospital District may have to wait another month before it can go forward with the sale of the former Ella Smither Geriatric site to the City of Huntsville. Walker County District Judge Hal Ridley last week extended a temporary restraining ...

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Hospital District Hit With Restraining Order

Judge’s order halts sale of Ella Smither property to City of Huntsville By Walker County News Today staff A temporary restraining order has halted the Walker County Hospital District’s sale of the former Ella Smither Geriatric Center site to the city of Huntsville. The city appears to be planning to ...

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Huntsville Memorial Hospital CEO is Out

HMH bringing in Turnaround Specialist by Walker County News Today staff At Wednesday night’s Walker County Hospital District meeting, board chair Anne Woodard announced that Shannon Brown had just completed his final day as CEO of Huntsville Memorial Hospital.  Woodard would not give any additional information regarding the nature or ...

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Hospital District Giving 90-Day Termination Notice to HMH

Ella Smither building going up for sale by Walker County News Today staff The Walker County Hospital District’s Board of Managers met midday on Tuesday for a special session.  Turnout for the meeting was so large that the meeting was moved from the district’s office to a larger room in ...

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Hospital District to Get New Board Member

by Walker County News Today staff   The Walker County Hospital District‘s Board of Managers convened for a special session at noon on Wednesday to canvass the November 7th election results.  While the meeting itself is routine after any election, this meeting signaled change for this elected body which will ...

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