Bull-O-Rama will be returning to Uvalde for the first time in four years on Saturday, Sept. 24. Hosted by the Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce, Bull-O-Rama is an event similar to the Cactus Jack Foundation's bull riding event that comes through in the spring, but where Cactus Jack highlights the teachers of the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District, Bull-O-Rama focuses on the children of Uvalde.
Uvalde Police Department Chief Eric Herrera, Lt. Daniel Rodriguez and Sgt. Javier Martinez recently traveled to Georgetown to undergo training on how to properly manage and conduct internal affairs investigations. The class was held Sept. 12-16 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. each day at the Georgetown Police Department.
Sabinal resident and alleged Mexican Mafia member Jose “Shorty” Vasquez Jr., remains in federal custody after his Sept. 15 arrest in Sabinal on a warrant for violating probation or parole for possession with intent to distribute more than 100 kilograms of marijuana. The arrest took place after several hours of law enforcement surveillance.