West High School
In West, students held what looked and sounded like a homecoming. After all, they want to come home. Adults also joined in the celebration for a soon-to-be built combined West High School and Middle School.
The Central Texas town which was devastated by a 2013 fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people is getting two new schools.
More than 300 people have signed a petition to protect the historic West High School building from being demolished.
Taking a wrecking ball to a piece of history. More heartache may lie ahead in the town of West. Wednesday the school district voted to demolish the old high school. Officials said the building was too badly damaged by the fertilizer plant explosion.
Crews have started tearing down West High School after it was severely damaged during the fertilizer plant explosion that rocked the town and claimed 15 lives in April.
A baseball game between two high school teams usually invites tense competition. But before Tuesday’s game in West, the visiting team presented gifts to the opponents.