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2011 Texas Drought

In The Aftermath Of Drought, 'Mother Nature Won Once Again'

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 07.25.2012 | Green

ELKHART, Texas (AP) — Linda Galayda hauled water and flagged down truck drivers to ask about their hay. She sold calves and young cows and made her ...

Texas Drought Cost $2 Billion More Than Previously Thought

AP | Posted 03.22.2012 | Green

HOUSTON -- Agriculture officials say losses from Texas' historic drought are more than $2 billion more than previously thought. The Texas AgriLife Ex...

Texas Drought 2011: Conditions Are Improving

AP | Posted 12.08.2011 | Green

LUBBOCK, Texas -- Recent rains in parts of Texas have led to less than half of the state being in the worst category of drought for the first time sin...

Drought Exposes Ghost Towns, Graves In Texas

AP | By MICHAEL GRACZYK and ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green

BLUFFTON, Texas -- Johnny C. Parks died two days before his first birthday more than a century ago. His grave slipped from sight along with the rest o...

Texas Drought: 'We Can't Catch A Break'

AP | By PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 10.18.2011 | Green

ROBERT LEE, Texas (AP) -- Ranchers in pickup trucks here stop to ladle up puddles of street water after underground pipes crack, and wilting trees are...

Record Drought Grips Texas

AP | By BETSY BLANEY | Posted 07.10.2011 | Green

LUBBOCK, Texas -- With much of the nation focused on a spring marked by historic floods and deadly tornadoes, Texas and parts of several surrounding s...