The Special Ranger Foundation is looking for donations of one-of-a-kind items, services and experiences for their auction in July at the Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo! Rare collectables, fine art and jewelry, special hunting trips and more are all frequent items up for bid and highly sought after.All … Read More

Thief cut multiple locks to access Polaris Ranger

San Saba County, Texas — Information on a stolen Polaris Ranger just got a lot more valuable.

Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger H.D. Brittain said the association is offering an $1,000 reward through its Operation Cow Thief program. This is … Read More

Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is bringing market inspection into the digital age! For more than 100 years, TSCRA market inspectors have kept track of cattle moving through Texas sale barns using pen and paper. But as the world becomes increasingly digital, so do our methods of … Read More

Repeat offender turned himself in

James Anthony “Tony” Manning, 36, turned himself in to the Coryell County Jail Monday on two counts of theft of livestock, according to Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Marvin Wills. Both counts are third-degree felonies.

Wills said Manning was a day worker for … Read More

Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Bo Fox awarded a service plaque to TSCRA Market Inspector Brandy Baughman this week for her five years of service with the association.

Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Market … Read More

The Special Ranger Foundation is holding a raffle for a Teskeys saddle! This 15½-inch half breed floral stamp roughout saddle has a Will James tree and round skirts. Tickets are $25 each or five for $100. 

To purchase … Read More

One year after the theft, game camera photo and social media share led investigators to the suspect, who was in jail on other charges.

In October 2019, rancher Albert Landry met with his local Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Kenny Murchison and Williamson County Livestock Deputy Joe Worsham … Read More

Shannon Dossett was living in former business partner’s trailer in Balmorhea when it went missing
Pecos, Texas — Following a failed business venture, two partners parted ways in spring 2018. But one took more than his share — and now faces felony charges. Shannon Dossett, a 52-year-old man from Montgomery, was … Read More

Matthew John Kerns defaulted on loans for cattle and agricultural equipment, failed to produce collateral
Smith County, Texas — When a borrower defaults on a loan, the bank comes for the collateral. But when it’s not there — either because it never existed, has been sold or the borrower fails to … Read More

Willie Paul Jopling is charged with felony theft after writing bad check for bulls
Canton, Texas — It was supposed to be a simple exchange between ranchers. One from East Texas and the other from West Texas, meeting somewhere along the way to transfer three recently sold Beefmaster bulls. Unfortunately, the … Read More