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Eighteen years

Davaughn’s paternal family decries sentence in boy’s death Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Sabrina Vielma was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Thursday for her 4-year-old son’s violent death on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, and she will be...

Slain child’s mother receives 18-year prison sentence

by Kimberly Rubio, assistant editor Sabrina Vielma was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Thursday for her 4-year-old son’s violent death on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, and she will be eligible for parole in...

Flores raises $21K for queen crown

Unica Flores, 5, daughter of Melissa and Leo “Chato” Flores, was crowned the reigning Cinco de Mayo queen on Saturday at the annual festival put on by American Legion Post 479. The event was...

Davaughn’s final hours

Cold, gray child had abrasions over entire body Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Sabrina Vielma’s documented account of the hours before she discovered her 4-year-old son lying in a pool of blood on the kitchen floor, the young...

Resolutions sought for area deaths

Trial canceled after Vara cuts off ankle monitor, flees Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor As of Friday afternoon, Jesus Noel Vara, who this week was set to stand trial for the 2015 death of his former brother-in-law, is...

Resolutions sought for area deaths

Vielma faces 5-99 years in prison Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Sabrina Vielma faces between 5-99 years in prison for the 2011 death of her 4-year-old son Davaughn Rodriguez. This week, Vielma, and those who have followed Davaughn’s...

Election day is tomorrow Saturday, May 5

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Election day is tomorrow for school board trustee elections in Uvalde and Nueces Canyon, and the municipal election to choose two council members in Sabinal. For the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District...

Election Day is Saturday

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Election day is Saturday for school board trustee elections in Uvalde and Nueces Canyon, and the municipal election to choose two council members in Sabinal. For the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District election,...

Conspiracy to commit murder

Teenagers charged, plan unveiled Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Two local teenagers, who on April 25 were detained for conspiracy to commit murder, allegedly planned to detonate improvised explosive devices before conducting a mass shooting at Morales...

Planned school shooting

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Two local teenagers, who on April 25 were detained for conspiracy to commit murder, allegedly planned to detonate improvised explosive devices before conducting a mass school shooting at Morales Junior High. According to...