Tag: Raymondville

Man convicted in smuggling case seeks appeal

A Houston-based mechanic who was sentenced to 51 months in federal custody last month for his role in a human smuggling operation in which...

Trial date set in Raymondville immigrant smuggling case

A woman charged for her alleged role as a scout in a human smuggling operation after 86 undocumented people were discovered in a tractor...

Willacy County to hold Human Trafficking Awareness Day; Event to help residents identify smuggling operations

For years, Interstate 69 has been a major corridor for smugglers guiding migrants into Willacy County’s vast ranchlands as they journey toward a better...

Mechanic pleads guilty to human smuggling operation

A Houston-based mechanic pleaded guilty to charges related to coordinating a human smuggling operation in which 86 undocumented people were discovered by authorities in...

Man involved in massive Raymondville human smuggling case sentenced

BROWNSVILLE — A man found guilty on charges related to a massive human smuggling case — in which 86 undocumented immigrants were found hidden...

Raymondville trustee arrested for leaving child unattended

RAYMONDVILLE — Raymondville school board member Janie Cruz is facing a charge after leaving her 7-year-old girl home alone. Earlier this week, Municipal Judge Felicita...

Willacy’s high-tech pioneer: VTX1 expands internet, customer base

RAYMONDVILLE — From this small farming town, internet service has helped technologically transform much of South Texas’ rural landscape. Since 1952, Valley Telephone Cooperative has...

Raymondville picks Guzman & Muñoz for $2 million project

RAYMONDVILLE — Engineer Joe Muñoz will oversee a $2 million water tower repair project — even though he wasn’t the first pick for the...

Bearkats pound Bobcats in district opener

RIO HONDO — ZaRavion Armendarez rushed for two touchdowns and hauled in a reception for a third score as Raymondville defeated Rio Hondo in...

Legacy of father and son

RAYMONDVILLE — Reta Durham grew up listening to stories about her grandfather and the Texas Rangers who helped tame what he called “The Nueces...