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“Jake, all this rains gonna’ make our pastures about as thick as this cup of joe!”

Oil About Ranching

On May 17 the U.S. rig count was down a little more than five percent from a year earlier with 987 working rigs. That is one less than the previous week according to the Baker Hughes report. Canada was even for the week and down 20 from one-year ago. Brent Crude oil near month futures...

Old & New Trails

JUNCTION – Newton Hodge Skaggs Jr. was believed to be the first Angora goat breeder in Kimble County. Although the first Angoras were imported to America from Turkey in 1849, it was the 1880s when the Skaggs family settled in Kimble County. Their goats were first owned by a Colonel Lowrey who ranched on the...

Unregistered Bull

Choice gleanings from 45-plus years of Unregistered Bull. Once upon a time the late Fred Allen and the late Walter Winchell became disenchanted with each other, or at least they did a good job of pretending to do so, and the adoring public found their feud downright diverting. They were already rich, of course and...

It’s The Pitts

Any day now I expect to get an e mail from one of the many editors of the magazines and newspapers who run this column informing me they no longer want my essays because I can't relate to the millennial generation. To which I say, "Their parents can't even relate to them and they've been...

On The Edge Of Common Sense

A medical doctor friend of mine was recounting his experiences in Africa as a volunteer for a church missionary program. He said it was very satisfying for the soul, but his biggest problem was communicating with the patients. He gave me an odd look and said it gave him a begrudging respect for veterinarians. Several...

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800-284-5268
325-949-4611

PO Box 3306
San Angelo TX 76902