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TSCRA News Release: Hardeman County Man Sentenced after Convicted of Theft of Livestock

Wichita Falls, Texas – A Chillicothe, Texas man was sentenced with restitution Tues., Feb. 17 after pleading guilty to third degree theft of livestock and two counts of hindering a secured creditor. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Scott Williamson led the investigation. The Wilbarger County District Attorney Staley . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: TSCRA Statement on 2015 Dietary Guideline Recommendations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Feb. 20, 2015
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328 

Fort Worth, Texas – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Thursday released their 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s (DGAC) report, which recommends that Americans consume . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Denver City Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Offense Theft of Livestock

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
FEB. 12, 2015
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Fort Worth, Texas – A Denver City, Texas man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a federal offense of theft of livestock after he lied to a federal agent claiming ownership of cattle that were not his.

Texas and . . . → Read More:

TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column: Nutritional Value Lacking from Proposed Dietary Guidelines

CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328 

By: Claudia Scott Wright, TSCRA Director and Association Promotion Committee Chair  

Every five years the United States Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services joint Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) is charged with revising Dietary Guidelines for Americans.  

In December 2014, . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Authorities Seeking Information on Cow Shot in Rogers County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Feb. 9, 2015
CONTACT: LARAMIE ADAMS
CELL: 512-922-7328

Chelsea, Okla. – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger John Cummings is seeking information on the shooting of a cow in Rogers County.  

At Approximately 6:30 a.m. on Thurs. Feb. 5, a Rogers County rancher found a black . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: New Braunfels Man Arrested for Third Degree Theft of Livestock

Fort Worth, Texas – A New Braunfels, Texas man was arrested Tuesday on three separate charges of third degree theft of cattle. The suspect stole the cattle during four different transactions over a 15 month period from a ranch in New Braunfels where he was employed as the ranch manager.  

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TSCRA News Release: TSCRA Statement on Withdrawal of EPA Interpretive Water Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Feb. 4, 2015
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
CELL: 512-922-7328

Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association today made the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United States Army Corps of Engineers issued a memorandum withdrawing their Waters of . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: 2015 Cattle Raisers Convention Scheduled for March 27-29 in Fort Worth

Vicente Fox, Past President of Mexico, to be Keynote Speaker

Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) announced today that the 138th annual Cattle Raisers Convention, the biggest ranching industry event of the year, is scheduled for March 27-29, 2015 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: TSCRA Ranch Rodeo Scheduled in Duncan Feb. 13-14

Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association announced today that they will host a ranch rodeo on Feb. 13-14 at the Stephens County Fair and Expo Center in Duncan, Okla. Each ranch rodeo performance will begin at 7:00 p.m. 

The ranch rodeo will be held in conjunction . . . → Read More:

TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column: National Beef Checkoff – A Successful Grassroots Program

CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

January 20, 2015

By: Richard Thorpe III, First Vice President, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association  

In 1985, the United States Congress passed the Farm Bill, which in-turn created the Beef Promotion and Research Act. Creation of this Act gave American beef producers the ability to create a . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Authorities Searching for Suspects in Osage County Cattle Theft Case

Wynona, Okla. – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Bart Perrier and the Osage County Sheriff’s Department are seeking information on the theft of 12 head of calves that were stolen sometime between Tues., Nov. 11, 2014 and Wed., Nov. 19, 2014. from an Osage County rancher located near Wynona, Okla.  

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TSCRA News Release: Ardmore Man Convicted of Knowingly Concealing Stolen Cattle

Waurika, Okla. – An Ardmore, Okla., man was convicted on Dec. 16, 2014 after knowingly concealing stolen property (cattle) in Jefferson County. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Bart Perrier led the investigation. 

Cody Wayne Blalock, 28, was convicted after he sold two steers, in the summer of . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: TSCRA Submits Comments Opposing Importation of Beef from Northern Argentina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Dec. 22, 2014
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) President Pete Bonds made the following statement today after TSCRA submitted comments in opposition to a recent rule proposal by the United States Department . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Fairfax Man Arrested for Larceny of Livestock

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 19, 2014
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328 

Oklahoma City, Okla. – A Fairfax, Okla., man was arrested in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Thursday and charged with larceny of domestic animals. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association  Special Ranger Bart Perrier led the investigation.

Garrett . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Second Arkansas Man Arrested in Cattle Theft Case

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CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Camden, Ark. – A second Arkansas man was arrested Wednesday and placed in the Ouachita County, Ark. jail as a suspect in the theft of approximately 70 head of cattle across Texas and Arkansas.  

The suspect, Levi Boyd, 37, of Camden, Ark. was arrested by Texas . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Arkansas Man Arrested for Theft of Livestock after Manhunt

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Contact: Laramie Adams, Cell: 512-922-7328

Carthage, Texas – Bradley Wayne Guthrey, 25, of North Little Rock, Ark. was arrested in Carthage, Texas on Tuesday, Dec. 9 and charged with multiple felonies after it was revealed that he was involved in the theft of a total of . . . → Read More:

TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column: TSCRA Prepares for 84th Texas Legislative Session

CONTACT: Laramie Adams, Cell: 512-922-7328

By: Robert McKnight, Second Vice President, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

On January 13, 2015, the 84th session of the Texas Legislature is kicking off in Austin, Texas. The state House and Senate are welcoming back many seasoned legislators, but also adding many freshmen to the . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Four Suspects Indicted in East Texas Cattle Theft Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Nov. 21, 2014
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Carthage, Texas – Four Carthage, Texas suspects were indicted Nov. 6, 2014 after being charged with theft of livestock after stealing one cow from a neighboring rancher in Panola County, Texas.

Texas and Southwestern Cattle . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Authorities Searching for Information in Potter County Stolen or Missing Cattle Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
NOV. 19, 2014
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Amarillo, Texas – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Rangers Dean Bohannon and Harold Dempsey are seeking information on the theft of 25 head of livestock that were stolen from a Potter County . . . → Read More:

TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column: APHIS Rule Proposal Could Devastate American Cattle Herd

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BY: Pete Bonds, TSCRA President
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
CELL: 512-922-7328

By Pete Bonds, President, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association  

On August 29, 2014, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), published a rule proposal in the federal register that would allow . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: TSCRA Submits Comments Opposing EPA Water Rule Proposal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Nov. 17, 2014
Contact: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Fort Worth, Texas- The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) President, Pete Bonds, today made the following statement after TSCRA submitted comments on Friday opposing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and United States Army . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Oklahoma Woman Sentenced with Restitution after Knowingly Concealing Stolen Property

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Nov. 14, 2014
Contact: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Durant, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman was ordered Monday to pay $59,000 in restitution to the Langford Hereford Ranch and sentenced in October to two years in the Oklahoma Department of Corrections after being found guilty of knowingly concealing stolen . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Texas Woman Arrested for Theft of Livestock

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 22, 2014
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
CELL: 512-922-7328

Carthage, Texas – A Texas woman was arrested Friday and charged with theft of Livestock after stealing one cow from a neighboring rancher in Panola County.  

Panola County Constable of precincts 2 and 3, Mitch Norton led the investigation, with . . . → Read More:

TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column: Groundwater is Groundwater

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CONTACT: Laramie Adams, Cell: 512-922-7328

By Jay Evans, Chair, TSCRA Natural Resources and Environment Committee

In 1904, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that landowners could pump all of the groundwater they want from under their land without being held liable to others for . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Oklahoma Woman Convicted for Knowingly Concealing Stolen Property

Durant, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman was today convicted  by a Bryan County jury for knowingly concealing stolen property (cattle). This investigation was led by Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Bart Perrier.  

The Langford Hereford Ranch, located in Okmulgee, Okla. had reported some of their registered purebred . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: TSCRA Marketing Committee Survey Indicates Ranchers Anticipating

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 2, 2014
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Marketing Committee recently conducted a survey where TSCRA members provided information on herd reductions, rebuilding intentions and primary rebuilding challenges.  

Most survey participants indicated their herds are at . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Authorities Searching for Suspects in Harrison County Cattle Theft Case

Marshall, Texas – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Larry Hand and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department are seeking information on the theft of 12 head of livestock, three saddles, seven bridles and several tools that were stolen from a Harrison County cattle ranch sometime between Monday, Sept. 29 and Tuesday, . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Ardmore Man Surrenders for Knowingly Concealing Stolen Property

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 26, 2014
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Waurika, Okla. – Cody Wayne Blalock, 28, of Ardmore Okla., surrendered himself to authorities Thursday on a felony warrant for knowingly concealing stolen property. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Bart Perrier and Carter County Sheriff’s Office, Lt. Derek . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Texas Man Arrested for Third Degree Theft of Livestock

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 23, 2014
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Coleman, Texas – A Texas man was arrested Saturday and charged with third degree felony theft of livestock in Hood County, Texas. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Joe Roberts led the investigation.  

According to Roberts, the suspect . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Mississippi Man Charged with Felony Obtaining Property with Bogus Check

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 18, 2014
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Claremore, Okla. – A Mississippi man was charged on Wednesday, Sept. 10, in the District Court of Rogers County, Oklahoma on felony obtaining property with a bogus check. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Bart Perrier led the . . . → Read More: