The tiny town of Chireno, Texas, has preserved a 112-year-old church and moved it to the center of town. The Chireno Historical Society is transforming Chireno Baptist Church into a community meeting spot. It aims to raise $50,000 with the help of the new wave of oil and gas businesses in town.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology spokeswoman Dr. Monica Monica, a New Orleans area eye doctor, says children should not play with sparklers and backyard fireworks should only be handled by an adult wearing safety glasses. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates 1,600 Americans injure their eyes using fireworks each year.