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More than dozen arrested in Andrews drug bust
ANDREWS, TX (KWES) - Odessa Police SWAT Team and OPD Narcotics Unit aided in executing several high-risk warrants in Andrews city and county. These warrants were part of a greater operation called Silent Night, a drug warrant round-up that occurred on Wednesday.
Two year undercover investigation yields several arrests, indictments
ANDREWS, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) - Operation Silent Night concluded this week with multiple arrests being made in Andrews. Officials with the Andrews Police Department and the Andrews County Sheriff's Office say the undercover operation began about two years ago and included the Odessa Police Departmen
Major Apartment Fire Leaves Dozens Without a Home
MIDLAND, Texas (BIG2/FOX24) - Dozens of residents spent the cold evening in the discomfort of their cars. Officials say 16 units of Andrews Square East Apartment Homes were damaged. The house fire that began in the attic of building ten.
7X Energy sells 26.5 MW of future Texas solar project to electric utility
Solar developer 7X Energy is again partnering with CoServ Electric to generate more solar power for North Texas. Through the Brazos Electric Power Cooperative, its generation and transmission provider, CoServ has procured 26.5 MW from the Lapetus Energy Project in West Texas, bringing CoServ’s stake
Museum 'Mini-Open House' to Feature Seminole HS Student Artworks
Original artworks created by Seminole High School art students will be the highlight of the evening as the Gaines County Museum will host a sort of "Mini-Open House" this coming Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Annual Christmas Parade of Lights returns to kick off holiday season
ODESSA, TX (KWES) - Odessa’s annual Christmas Parade of Lights will be at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1.
SEDC Board to Meet in Tuesday Regular Meeting
Members of the Seminole Economic Development Corporation's Board of Directors will move immediately into an executive session discussion in their upcoming December regular meeting on Tuesday, according to an agenda obtained by the Seminole Sentinel.
NWS: Gaines Under Winter Weather Advisory
MIDLAND -- Gaines County joined a large swath of other Texas and Oklahoma counties which were issued a Winter Weather Advisory on Thursday, according to the latest forecast models from the National Weather Service.
Up To Half-Foot Of Snow Falls In West Texas
SWEETWATER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — As much as 6 inches of snow has accumulated in parts of West Texas as a winter storm swirls over the area. The half-foot of snow on Thursday prompted state highway officials to close Texas Route 70 about 8 miles south of Sweetwater, about 180 miles west of Fort Wo
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Texas hockey player attacks defenseless opponent with stick in disturbing video
A disturbing video has emerged showing a high school hockey player using his stick as a weapon to repeatedly strike a defenseless opponent laying on the ice -- a brutal attack one league official called "the worst thing that I've seen on video."
Texas RB Toneil Carter to transfer from the program
AUSTIN -- The Longhorns are losing a member of their backfield. Sophomore running back Toneil Carter, a former Under Armour All-American, will transfer from the program. After receiving some action last season, Carter -- a 6-foot, 205-pound product of Langham Creek High School in Houston -- was pass
Massive haul of meth, cocaine, heroin seized at US-Mexico bridge
A drug bust at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas earlier this week exposed nearly $7 million worth of narcotics at a cargo facility. Border agents at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility were alerted to a commercial shipment of stone blocks on Monday. Officers with drug-sniffing dogs
Appraisal District Board to Meet Tuesday AM
Seven business items await members of the Gaines County Appraisal District's Board of Directors, as they will meet for their quarterly business meeting this Tuesday, Dec. 11. Per an agenda obtained by the Seminole Sentinel, Tuesday's public meeting is scheduled for an 8:30 a.m. start inside the GCAD
Art Highlights GC Museum Open House
While Gaines County's history and its artifacts have remained the primary focus of the annual Christmas Open House at the Gaines County Museum for nearly a decade, the experience is enhanced by food, music, and art, done in a variety of media by the area's most talented artisans.
Community Christmas Concert Scheduled for this Sunday
“I have shown you in every way, by laboring like this, that you must support the weak. And remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He said, “It more blessed to give than to receive” - Acts 20:35.
KAMC HD Weather Webcast 12.11.18
LUBBOCK, Texas - TODAY: We will see an increase in cloud cover across throughout the morning for the South Plains. There are some fog advisories in place for our Southern Counties such as Lea, Gaines, Dawson, Borden, and Scurry until 11 AM. The fog will create some visibility issues. Highs for today
Used Bicycles Sought for Local Donation
The Seminole High School Auto Technology group, a Skills USA vocational program, and the Seminole Optimist Club are once again teaming up to help at-need Seminole area youth with a bicycle donation project.
Eastbound I-20 Closed Due to Crash
ODESSA, TX-- The East bound lanes of I-20 near Odessa were closed Tuesday morning because of a crash. CBS 7 is reporting the crash caused a fire and I-20 was closed so crews to clear the crash and possibly repair damages.
Cross-state pursuit ends in Andrews County
ANDREWS, TX (KWES) - Tuesday morning, the Andrews County Sheriff Office was contacted by the Eunice New Mexico Police stating they were in pursuit of a stolen white 2006 GMC truck and entering Andrews County on State Highway 176.