Close Grass fire on Padre Island A huge plume of smoke could be seen over Padre Island Monday after a grass fire broke out just before 3 p.m. near El Soccorro Loop, west of the Sea Pines subdivision. KIII 5:23 PM. CST November 21, 2016 More Stories Grand Jury indicts Jesse Wayne Taylor for murder Dec. 9, 2016, 10:16 p.m. Early Childhood Development Center turns 20 years old Dec. 9, 2016, 6:35 p.m. Volunteers help students make Christmas cards Dec. 9, 2016, 6:34 p.m.