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WEST— After a year of rebuilding from a tragedy that shook its little part of Texas, the town of West is still remembering, but a sense of change has overtaken the emotions of sorrow and remorse. As you walk the streets, you can see lots where homes used, now being cleared of blown debris and stones. You can see houses being built and refurbished for families to return to. Full Story »


WEST — Media outlets across the nation have told the world how an explosion at a fertilizer plant rocked this small Central Texas town. Full Story »

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Members of First Baptist Church in San Marcos minister in West following an explosion at a fertilizer plant. They see every project they do as a way to love Christ and in turn love the residents of West. Full Story »
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Texas Baptists Disaster Recovery volunteers sort through the rubble left behind by a fertilizer plant in West as they seek to help people find keepsakes and mementos. Full Story »

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Texas Baptists Disaster Recovery is calling Texas Baptists to a week-long rebuilding emphasis June 15-22 in an effort to energize the work there following a fertilizer plant explosion. Full Story »

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DESOTO – All it took was a phone call. Full Story »