Nearly six month after the fertilizer plant explosion in West, more than $3.6-million in private donations will finally be distributed to needy families.
The local nonprofit group coordinating aid for residents of West estimates assistance to individuals is falling short by $30 million.
The partial government shutdown affects a number of agencies and services here in DFW.
Texas’ everyday heroes were recognized and remembered today in Austin as Gov. Rick Perry called Texas police officers, firefighters and first-responders the “best the state has to offer” as he presented the ‘Star of Texas’ awards.
Gov. Rick Perry and hundreds of teary-eyed family members honored police officers, firefighters and first responders killed or hurt in the line of duty with Star of Texas awards.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick joined first-responders from Texas and Oklahoma for a Sept. 11 tribute to those who served the region and those who died.
A proposed fertilizer mixing plant near downtown Greenville has city leaders asking questions—and many residents voicing concerns.
The 38th Annual Westfest kicked off this Saturday in West, and organizers are expecting the biggest crowd in the festival’s history.
West is set hold its first Westfest since a deadly fertilizer plant explosion tore through the small community.
West ISD has spent the past weeks scrambling to provide classroom space to replace the three schools damaged in April’s chemical plant explosion. And now, a sprawling maze of tan portable buildings surrounds the damaged frame of the old intermediate school.
Students in West return to school on Monday morning under strained conditions, after an explosion rocked the city back in April.
Sen. Ted Cruz is scheduled to speak at a GOP dinner to benefit the town of West. The McLennan County Republican Party is hosting the dinner Thursday night in Waco.