It’s The Pitts

Without getting too personal, I will tell you that for the last 40 years I haven't had a proper functioning pancreas. Whereas the average person eats the poundage equivalent of six elephants in their lifetime, I will hopefully end up eating one. I have to "eat " the exact same thing at the same time...

Old & New Trails

TOYAH — William Delano Casey staked a claim west of here in 1879. The terrain was open range and offered plenty of good grazing along the Pecos River. Toyah was located in what later became Reeves County. Named for Confederate Colonel George R. Reeves, the county was created in 1883 from Pecos County. William Delano...

Unregistered Bull

Choice gleanings from 45-plus years of Unregistered Bull. The September 19 “Cattle Feeders Report” issued by the Texas Cattle Feeders Assn. reproduces an editorial and cartoon which appeared last month in the New York daily News. The cartoon shows an obviously rich and delighted cowman sitting on a fence rail, enjoying the sight of a...

Pokin’ Fun

We are well into the dog-eat-dog days of politics, that exciting time every four years when we are filled with hope for the future, desperately longing for an end to hostilities, a boom in the economy, free gasoline and electricity, the borders sealed off with a non-offensive yet impervious saran wrap-like wall. We have the...

On The Edge Of Common Sense

Mr. Moses remarked the other day he'd received a catalog in the mail from a western clothing outfit. He wasn't sure who the outfit catered to, but the name 'Long Island' seemed to stick in his mind. The photo on the front had burned an image into his brain. A male model stood in cowboy...

Oil About Ranching

Whether it is a sign of stability or survival is yet to be determined but an increase of one in the U.S. drilling rig count is an improvement over the free fall situation we’ve watched for a while. Baker Hughes reported that the addition of one rig brought the count up to 256 for the...

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800-284-5268
325-949-4611

PO Box 3306
San Angelo TX 76902