Oasis Outback Weather

News

Six area schools hosting graduation events tomorrow

Uvalde, Knippa, Sabinal, Nueces Canyon, Brackettville and Leakey high schools will recognize graduating high school seniors in commencement events set tomorrow. Graduation ceremonies for La Pryor and Utopia high schools are set June 1 and...

Bronze medal schools

Sabinal High ranked in top 250 schools in Texas, five others win bragging rights Jennifer Fry Staff writer Public high schools in Knippa, Sabinal, Utopia, La Pryor, Barksdale, and Brackettville have been named six of the best high...

Servantes returns to Chopped

The following story was written and published in May of 2018. It is being shared again as the episode, "Grill Masters: Texas," discussed here is set to air Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 8 p.m....

Bad bulls, big money

Event generates $48K as bull fighters, riders ring up prizes Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Cody Campbell of Summerville, Oregon, won the seventh-annual Cactus Jack Bull Riding event – which raised nearly $48,000 for the Cactus Jack Foundation,...

Special Olympics athletes bring home gold, silver medals

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Six athletes from Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District brought home a dozen gold and silver medals from Saturday competition at the Area 20 Special Olympics spring games held at Heroes Stadium in...

City puts off nursing home developers

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Despite a revised resolution – in which developer Jeff Rhodes requested acknowledgement of an application to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission rather than an endorsement of a proposal to build...

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...