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Residents of West gather for church days after deadly fertilizer explosion

Residents of West, Texas gathered this morning for church services just days after the deadly fertilizer plant explosion. Members of St. Mary's of the Assumption Catholic Church attended mass at 8:30 a.m.

Statement from Texas plant owner regarding explosion

Donald Adair, lifelong resident of the community of West, Texas and owner of Adair Grain Inc., today issued the following statement:

How to help the community of West, Texas

For anyone asking questions about how to donate or help West, Texas after the fertilizer explosion.

West, Texas Firefighter and EMS Fallen Hero Fund

In light of the tragic event in West, Texas on Wednesday and in cooperation with local support efforts, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation has established a national fund to accept monetary donations to assist the survivors and coworkers

Boy Scouts proposing to allow gay youth but not gay adults

In February, the Boy Scouts of America embarked on the most comprehensive listening exercise in its history to consider the impact of potential changes to its membership standards policy on the organization and gather perspectives from inside a

Tips to reduce paper waste this Earth Day

(StatePoint) Want to go green this Earth Day? One great area to focus on this year is reducing, reusing and recycling the paper waste you generate.

TEAM COVERAGE: West fertilizer plant explosion

KWKT was live with our sister station KETK in West, TX on Thursday as emergency crews and residents combed through the debris following Wednesday night's explosion.

Senator Cornyn to meet with West Officials and tour damage

On Friday, April 19, at 10 a.m. U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) will tour the damage from the West, TX plant and explosion and meet with local officials. Following the tour, Cornyn will be available to the media at 11:45 a.m.

West explosion leaves at least five dead, hundreds injured

Authorities searched through mounds of rubble in hopes of finding survivors of the huge, deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant that flattened much of a small Texas town on Wednesday night.

Kaufman County DPS releases statement in regards to the recent murders

The Texas Department of Public Safety Director, Steven McCraw today made the following state regarding the announcement that the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office has charged Eric Williams and Kim Williams in the murders of Kaufman County Dis