Less than 48 hours after a fertilizer plant fire, that stirred memories of last year’s deadly disaster in West, the small Texas town of Athens went on with its signature event – Athens Old Fiddlers Reunion.
By Friday nearly all of Athens was back open. Home evacuations were lifted,some 24 hours after a fertilizer storage facility caught fire. But despite the blaze, evacuation and investigation – the show must go on. The Athens Old Fiddlers Reunion is back on.
State and local fire investigators are still trying to figure out what sparked a massive fire here at the East Texas Ag Supply fertilizer plant in downtown Athens.
Many of the families in Athens who were displaced after Thursday’s fertilizer fire have returned to their homes. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
More than 300 residents were evacuated from their homes Thursday after a fire started at a fertilizer storage facility in the east Texas city of Athens. Thankfully, nobody was hurt.
Hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate after a fire at an East Texas fertilizer storage facility.
A high-speed police chase that ran across parts of three counties ended in a violent crash on Tuesday night in far southeast Dallas. The suspect caught after trying to flee on foot.
A 51-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for operating a four-wheeler while intoxicated and under the influence of drugs in Henderson County.
These fun-filled places, located less than a gas tank away, can make one day feel like a real vacation. Even better, you can keep everyone entertained for under $100.
A man was sentenced to 35 years in prison last week after he confessed to committing multiple thefts around the Athens area in November and December of last year.
A tip from an 8-year-old boy has helped deputies recover a plane reported stolen from an East Texas airport.
The world is full of vacation hot spots, from bustling cities full of culture to calming shores untouched by civilization. Where would you like to travel?