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cliff house remains

Demolition Crews Cleaning Up Remains Of Texas Cliff House

A demolition crew continues to clean up charred debris at Lake Whitney. There isn’t much left of the 4,000 square foot luxury home that once dangled over the lake. Though the rubble will soon be gone there’s more work that needs to be done.

CBS 11–06/16/2014

(credit: Joel Thomas/CBS 11 NEWS)

North Texas Prisoner Garden Changing Lives & Boosting Budgets

Hill County’s new garden by the jail is saving thousands of dollars in prison grocery costs. The first harvest isn’t yet complete, but the vegetables harvested so far have saved nearly $2,000.

CBS 11–06/16/2014

cliff house remains

Owners Of Lake Whitney Cliffhanger House Devastated

A luxury house dangling over a fractured Lake Whitney cliff that fascinated people nation-wide is now a smoldering pile of rubble.

06/13/2014

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

House Teetering On Cliff Gets Burned Down

The luxury home that was teetering on the edge of a cliff over Lake Whitney was set on fire Friday afternoon, in hopes of minimizing the debris that would go into the water.

06/13/2014

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Home Teetering On Cliff May Be Demolished

The luxury home that has been teetering on the edge of a cliff over Lake Whitney could be destroyed — possibly burned down — before it falls into the water below.

06/12/2014

The Hill County sheriff’s office says in a news release that a body discovered Saturday has been identified as Kasie Clary of Hillsboro, located about 60 miles southwest of Dallas.

Body Found In Northern Hill County Identified

A body found over the weekend in northern Hill County has been identified as a 23-year-old woman who had been missing for about a week.

05/06/2013

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

“Overwhelming” Donations To West Relief Efforts

People around the nation had a strong reaction after a fertilizer plant explosion destroyed homes and took lives in the small town of West.

04/20/2013

Firemen work to stop a fire. (credit: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Hurt In Hill County Gas Explosion

One woman was seriously injured during a natural gas explosion in Hill County on Tuesday morning, near the town of Blum and close to the Brazos River.

02/12/2013

The aftermath of a fire at the Covington Fire Dept. on Feb. 12, 2011. (Courtesy: City of Covington)

Blaze Destroys Hill County Town’s Fire Department Building

In a supreme example of tragic irony, a debilitating fire broke out at the fire department in the Hill County town of Covington Saturday, prompting the mayor to call it a “total loss.”

02/12/2011