Texas County schools continue to face shortfalls due to lawsuit

Staff Writer

DCP filed claims against Texas, Beaver, Ellis, Woodward, Major, Kingfisher, Canadian, Grady and Stephens counties, claiming pipeline running through each of the counties are charging more in ad valorem tax than the company should be paying. This year, Cimarron county chose to join the counties in fighting the tax claim, rather than settling out of court, as school districts face cuts due to state revenue shortfalls.
The Guymon School district stands to face a large loss from the suit.
Read the full story in tomorrow's paper.