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Section A: General News


Editorial: It’s time for Texas to lose the ‘Old West’ mentality




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October 26, 2010 | 3,026 views | 11 comments

There is a proposition on the ballots in Wilson County that is causing a great deal of angst among local voters and livestock owners. . . .

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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
April 17, 2013 6:30pm
 
Thanks Sam.......That should clear it up for all concerned.

 
Sam Eagle  
Muppet Land  
April 17, 2013 4:25pm
 

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
April 17, 2013 11:01am
 
I found a notice from the County Judge after the 2010 election prohibiting cattle from roaming in Wilson county. It was effective Dec 16, 2010 I believe. No mention of any additional animals. Does anyone have a clarification... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
April 17, 2013 9:04am
 
The issue of livestock on the roads comes up every few years in Texas. ... don't expect it to change!

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
April 17, 2013 8:10am
 
Closed range and salsa made in New York city..the new face of Texas.

 
Harold  
Equatorial Guinea, West Africa  
April 17, 2013 2:42am
 
Have any of you commenters ever owned livestock? I have, and I'm here to tell you that a fresh strong T post, 9 gauge, 5 strand barb wire fence (this will most likely be the roadside requirement if the law passes) is merely... More ›

 
Donna L Henderson  
Adkins, TX  
April 16, 2013 11:20pm
 
Is it still open range in Wilson County?

 
Cgbarn  
La Vernia, TX  
November 2, 2010 7:17pm
 
I did not know that Wilson County was an " open range" county. I just assumed you would be required to keep your livestock out of the road for their sake as well as the sake of others. I did vote against allowing... More ›

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
October 27, 2010 1:39pm
 
Sorry, I voted for it. There are numerous roads in Wilson County were I have come up on a cow or a sheep on the road. Do not blame this on the new folks, blame on the ranchers/farmers who do not care about their animals.

 
Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
October 27, 2010 7:54am
 
I am as much of a traditionalist as the next guy and would like nothing better than to go back to the times when there were no fences and no need for them either. However, as far as I can figure, about the only advantage in... More ›

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