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LEON CO. MAN SENTENCED TO 3 YEARS FOR CATTLE THEFT

For Immediate Release: June 24, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171 

CENTERVILLE, TEXAS – A Leon County man was convicted Thursday of engaging in organized criminal activity and sentenced to 3 years in prison and a $10,000 fine by a Leon County jury. 

Sergio Flores, 44, who worked . . . → Read More:

CATTLE RAISERS MEET IN WASHINGTON; WILDFIRES TOP CONCERNS

For Immediate Release: June 22, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

WASHINGTON – Members of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) met with members of Congress today to discuss issues important to cattle raisers and the beef industry. Topping the list of concerns is the Texas . . . → Read More:

CATTLE RAISERS PASS POLICIES AT SUMMER MEETING

For Immediate Release: June 20, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, the state’s oldest and largest livestock association, passed policy regarding the state’s brucellosis program. The policy was approved Friday at the TSCRA Summer Meeting in New . . . → Read More:

SB 332 Signed into Law

For Immediate Release: June 17, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The long-awaited groundwater ownership bill was signed into law by Gov. Perry today. SB 332, by Senator Troy Fraser (R-Horseshoe Bay) and Allan Ritter (R-Nederland), clarifies that landowners own the groundwater below their . . . → Read More:

SENATE VOTES TO END SUBSIDIES FOR CORN-BASED ETHANOL

For Immediate Release: June 16, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) today applauded the U.S. Senate for voting to end government subsidies for corn-based ethanol, a move that will help level the playing field for all . . . → Read More:

GRIMES COUNTY CATTLE THIEF ORDERED TO PAY $23K IN RESTITUTION TO VICTIMS

For Immediate Release: June 3, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

ANDERSON, TEXAS – 12th District Court Judge Donald Kraemer Thursday sentenced a Grimes County man convicted on four counts of felony livestock theft to 30 days in the Grimes County jail, five years probation, a $4,000 fine, . . . → Read More:

Stronger Private Property Rights Highlight 82nd Legislative Session

For Immediate Release: May 31, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, Texas – “The 82nd Legislative Session was a successful session for private property rights,” said Joe Parker Jr., rancher and president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA).

“There is nothing more sacred . . . → Read More: