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O’Quinn River Ranch


Monday, May 13th, 2013

Amendments to Needmore MUD bill answer critics concerns, Isaac says

If the former O'Quinn Ranch is ever developed under pending municipal utility district, its developer will ostensibly be prohibited from using water from the Trinity or Edwards aquifers and will be required to build a wastewater treatment plant under amendments approved by both the Texas House and Senate on Friday.

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Isaac: In ranch dispute, I won’t flinch on basic rights

State Rep. JASON ISAAC writes, “The conservation and protection of natural resources in the area are important to me, and I believe that this MUD will help to ensure that the land is managed responsibly with an...

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Legendary local ranch sells to McAllen beer distributor

The former Fulton Ranch – one of Hays County’s legendary spreads – has been sold by the estate of John O’Quinn, the brilliant and troubled Houston attorney who found respite along the banks of the Blanco River.

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Prominent attorney, Hays County rancher O’Quinn dies in wreck

John O'Quinn, a prominent Houston attorney who owned one of Hays County's largest ranches, died Thursday morning in an automobile accident in Houston. He was 68.