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Oklahoma Cattle Shooting Suspects Plead Guilty

For Immediate Release: Feb. 24, 2012
Contact: Marissa Patton, 512-469-0171

CLAREMORE, OKLA. – Two Broken Arrow men have plead guilty Thursday to 8 counts of Cruelty to Animals, for shooting 9 head of Rogers County cattle with a bow and arrow, killing 6 of them.

Traton Tyler Vanderpool, 19, and Jared Wade Barlass, 20, . . . → Read More:

Texas Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Groundwater Rights

For Immediate Release: Feb. 24, 2012
Contact: Marissa Patton, 512-469-0171

Cattle Raisers applaud opinion

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) today applauded the opinion of the Texas Supreme Court in the Edwards Aquifer Authority v. Burrell Day and Joel McDaniel case regarding whether or not landowners own . . . → Read More:

Pushmataha County Man Arrested on Felony Charges

For Immediate Release: Feb. 23, 2012
Contact: Marissa Patton, 512-469-0171

ANTLERS, OKLA. – A Pushmataha County man was scheduled to appear on an arraignment in Marshall County court Thursday after being arrested on Feb. 10 by the Choctaw County Sheriff’s Office on a charge of burglary and larceny of farm equipment. Texas and . . . → Read More:

Cattle Stolen in Johnson, Ellis County

For Immediate Release: Feb. 17, 2012
Contact: Marissa Patton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Cattle have been reported stolen in Texas near the Johnson and Ellis County line. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raiser Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger H.D. Brittain was contacted Friday, Feb. 17, about the missing cattle. 8 mostly black cows branded . . . → Read More:

Missouri Man Arrested After Three-Year Investigation

A Missouri man appeared in Payne County court Monday after being arrested on Feb. 9 in Missouri on one count of obtaining property under false pretenses as a result of a three-year joint investigation. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Rangers, the Oklahoma City Economic and Identity Crimes Task Force, which is sponsored by the U.S. Secret Service, and the Payne County Sheriff’s Office joined forces to investigate the complex case resulting in the arrest. . . . → Read More:

Brand Re-Registration Period Ends Feb. 29 in Texas

For Immediate Release: Feb. 10, 2012
Contact: Marissa Patton, 512-469-0171

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) reminds ranchers that the next brand re-registration period ends Feb. 29, 2012. The State of Texas requires that brands be re-registered in the county or counties where the owner operates every ten years.

Larry Gray, . . . → Read More:

McCan Elected NCBA Vice President

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Past President Bob McCan of Victoria has been elected to serve as the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) vice president. McCan was elected to the new post at the annual meeting of the NCBA in Nashville, Tenn. . . . → Read More:

Fenton Receives National Ag Communicator Award

Carmen Fenton, director of public affairs for the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA), was announced Feb. 2 as recipient of the 2011 Excellence in Communications and Public Relations award at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s (NCBA) 2012 Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show. The award is presented annually to an NCBA State Affiliate nominee who exhibits superior communications and public relations skills advocating on behalf of the beef cattle industry. . . . → Read More: