State Officials, Lawmakers Take Aim at BLM Dispute

CLAY COUNTY — A stretch of land a stone’s throw from the Oklahoma state line became a classroom Monday, as a couple of ranchers used a poster board slideshow to show dozens of people — including several Texas officials and lawmakers — how centuries of treaties, lawsuits and pacts have dictated land ownership rights in the area.

“I’ve lived this thing,” Tommy Henderson, who led the presentation on a parched parcel of grass, steps from the banks of the dry Red River, told the crowd. The Wichita Falls resident lost 140 acres of his land to the Bureau of Land Management ...

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