September 01,2014
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  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014 3:00 PM
    The Andrews County Commissioners Court voted Monday to spend $400,000 in monies received from Waste Control Specialists to help combat one of the unfortunate side effects of progress: increased wear and tear on the local ambulance fleet, which has seen more use in recent years as population increases have led to a higher volume of emergency calls. 
  • Program aims to up police  visibility, officer retention
    Saturday, August 23, 2014 3:00 PM
    A new initiative aimed at increasing law enforcement visibility in Andrews and aiding the police department with officer retention is poised to kick off after receiving funding approval by the city council earlier this month. 
  • AHS grads return to school district in education roles
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 3:00 PM
    Dewayne Wilkins and his wife Katie Wilkins attended Andrews High School at the same time, but they didn’t meet until after both had graduated and were working outside their hometown. 
  • City council awards two bids for water treatment plant construction
    Saturday, August 16, 2014 2:00 PM
    The city council awarded bids Thursday night for construction of a water treatment plant that will bring the city into compliance with federal standards concerning trace mineral amounts in its drinking water. 
  • Oilfield company discovers a way around housing shortage dilemma
    Wednesday, August 06, 2014 3:00 PM
    An oilfield company that expanded to Andrews County late last year recently discovered a solution to the housing shortage dilemma being experienced throughout the area. 
  • Well site blaze causes $10 million in damage to trucks
    Saturday, August 02, 2014 3:00 PM
    A Monday afternoon fire at a well site east of Andrews caused an estimated $10 million in damage and had the potential to be much worse had storage tanks and other equipment at the location ignited, according to a fire department spokesman. 
  • Wednesday, July 30, 2014 11:20 AM
    The county’s 2014 certified net taxable value—bolstered by a strong oil and gas economy—continued its upward trend and represents the highest valuation to date, according to figures released late last week by Andrews County Chief Appraiser Jaqueline Martin. 
  • Mustang track and field coaching legend Max Goldsmith dies at 91
    Saturday, July 26, 2014 2:52 PM
    Max Goldsmith—the Andrews High School track coaching legend and highly esteemed mentor to his athletes here—died Thursday in Lewisville, Texas, at the age of 91. 
  • Thursday, July 24, 2014 8:52 AM
    This weekend’s annual AHS Exes Reunion will be all about recollection and catching up with classmates’ present lives. As is customary, the two-day event will provide a great time of reminiscing for Andrews High graduates of recent and past eras. 
  • Thursday, July 24, 2014 8:49 AM
    Arrest affidavit information released this week by the county attorney’s office revealed why two Andrews residents were recently apprehended for the alleged murder of 21-year-old Ethan Cole last month. 
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