TSCRA Special Ranger Tommy Charbula, Dist. 24 in South Texas, reports 12 head of cattle missing from a property near El Campo in Wharton County some time after Aug. 15. The cattle are 6 Brahman cows branded with an S on the left hip and yellow ear tags; and … Read More

Widespread variable showers in central and northern portions of the state contrasted with localized drought intensification in Deep South Texas. Rainfall amounts in Texas’ Abnormally Dry (D0) and Moderate Drought (D1) areas ranged from a trace to locally more than 2 inches, which likewise resulted in highly variable reduction of … Read More

TSCRA Special Ranger Dean Bohannon, Dist. 7 in the Texas Panhandle, is seeking information on the theft of 5 saddles, 4 ATVs, a shop welder and assorted tools from the Drew Kirkpatrick Ranch headquarters south of Post on Hwy 669. Read more…

TSCRA Special Ranger Steve Martin, Dist. 30 in far South Texas, reports 11 head of cattle missing from a pasture in San Patricio County. These registered black Brangus cows are 5 to 6 years old, heavy bred with no brands or marks. 10 are muley (hornless) and 1 has small … Read More

It’s a crime as old as the state of Texas. And, for more than a century, a special group of rangers has made catching cattle rustlers their mission. In bygone days, their prey roamed the vast rural expanses of Texas where cattle drives provided a tempting target for the rustlers. … Read More

Precipitation in Texas was much above normal in the western portion of the state for the 7-day period, with totals approaching 500 percent of normal. Read more…

An Ada, Okla. man surrendered to authorities at the Pontotoc County jail Thursday on charges stemming from an investigation of cattle sold on the Internet. The suspect was charged with obtaining merchandise or money by false pretenses. TSCRA Special Ranger Bart Perrier and Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Special Agent Ricky … Read More

Multiple rounds of heavy rain drenched the western Gulf Coast region, but only spotty showers dotted the southern High Plains. As a result, there was a marked difference between dryness/drought eradication in much of southern and eastern Texas and drought intensification across western Texas and eastern New Mexico. Read more…

TSCRA Special Ranger Troy McKinney, Dist. 11 in North Texas, reports a ranch horse was shot and killed in Cooke County within the Gainesville city limits. Some time in the evening of Aug. 22 or early morning of Aug. 23 a palomino gelding was shot and killed at the New … Read More

TSCRA Special Ranger Bart Perrier, Dist. 4 in Southeast Oklahoma, reports more than 3 dozen head of cattle missing some time between July 15 and Aug. 15 from a pasture near Tishomingo in Johnson County. Missing are 5 heavy-bred black 2-year-old heifers; 11 assorted black, smoke and Charolais-type crossbred … Read More