MASON, TX — The Mason County Courthouse, a magnificent historical building built in 1910, was destroyed by an arsonist on the night of February 4, 2021. After the fire that engulfed the entire structure was finally extinguished hours after it began, all that was left of the courthouse, that was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974, were four exterior stone brick walls.
Governor Greg Abbott Monday directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to increase the readiness level of the Texas State Emergency Operations Center (SOC) to Level II in support of the state’s response to flooding impacting communities across Texas.
PECOS, TX — A 1980 Mooney M20K 231 crash landed in Interstate 20 near Pecos Wednesday evening. According to the Reeves County Sheriff, the pilot of the single engine piston plane told officials he experienced catastrophic engine failure.