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2012-05-28 23:00:17

Each day appsbar identifies an excellent example of an app built with appsbar's iPhone app builder, Windows app builder or Android apps builder. On Memorial Day, appsbar chose this as an excellent example of how charity organizations can make apps for free with Digi, the appsbar robot app coach, there to help at each step. Smithville, Texas (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 appsbar.com has recognized “Veterans Park as the appsbar App of the Day, and while the only thing Digi has ever served is...

2011-09-06 19:35:00

As the state of Texas is overcome by countless wild fires, start-up company FireWhat Inc posts critical fire information to assist first responders in protecting the community. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 As a fire of âœbiblical proportionsâ spreads through Bastrop County, Texas, the offices of FireWhat Incorporated have been working tirelessly to spread information out to the communityâs residents. As the FireWhat staff was...

2010-11-03 00:00:39

Bastrop Realtor Michael Torrence launches his new website, http://www.BastropAreaRealEstate.com. The site was built as one-stop hub for visitors and prospective residents looking for information on Bastrop, Texas realty. Bastrop, TX (PRWEB) November 2, 2010 Designed as a one-stop resource for information on Bastrop Texas Realty, BastropAreaRealEstate.com is an interactive website recently launched by Realtor Michael Torrence. "If you're planning on purchasing homes in Bastrop, Texas,...

2010-08-04 17:17:00

BASTROP, Texas, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative recently launched its regional economic development website which provides powerful tools and resources to foster economic growth in Central Texas. The website, bluebonnetregion.com, is an integral part of Bluebonnet's Sustainable Grid initiative. "Promoting economic development and sustainable growth is critically important to our region," said Mark Rose, Bluebonnet's CEO. "Our regional economic development website...

2009-09-22 18:31:49

Texas wildlife officials have released 360 Houston toads born and raised in the Houston Zoo, hoping they can replenish the wild population. A total of 140 toads were delivered Monday evening to Bastrop State Park in Bastrop County east of Austin. The rest were released in suitable habitat in Austin County, west of Houston. At this point, it's triage, Michael Forstner, a Texas State University-San Marcos biologist, told The Austin American-Statesman. The population is still declining. The...

2008-07-31 09:00:47

SMITHVILLE, Texas (AP) -- A crane that was removing steel beams to dismantle an old river bridge became overloaded and toppled Wednesday, killing one worker and injuring another. The crane smashed into a raised basket where the two men were working, knocking one off and killing him, said Smithville police Lt. Lonny Richardson. The man, identified as 47-year-old James Michael Miles, fell about 60 feet from the top of the old bridge and landed on construction equipment, Richardson said. The...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'