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2014-10-30 16:24:38

MIDLAND, Texas, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mexco Energy Corporation (NYSE MKT: MXC) today announced the purchase of various royalty interests at a price of $1,000,000 covering approximately 1,800 wells in 27 counties of Texas. Of these oil and gas reserves, approximately 77% is natural gas and 23% oil. Mexco believes that there is potential for further development of a number of these royalties especially through horizontal and vertical drilling and fracturing. These royalty...

2014-10-30 12:22:47

MIAMI, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The search is over for the "Most Spirited High School Marching Band" in Houston! Today the pride of The Woodlands College Park High School Marching Band earned the coveted title following a month-long competition sponsored by Carnival Cruise Lines and KHOU 11. More than 40 local high schools competed in "The Battle of the High School Marching Bands" contest and the winner was crowned after nearly 9,000 votes were cast by friends, family and the...

2014-10-29 23:07:31

Dallas-Fort Worth community encouraged to help collect items for CitySquare DALLAS, Texas (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 For the 11th consecutive year, Sleep Experts will host its annual Share the Warmth drive, collecting new and gently used blankets, sheets, comforters, towels and pillows. Sleep Experts will continue its partnership with Girl Scouts for the fourth year in a row, receiving a helping hand from thousands of Girl Scouts representing the Northeast Texas (Dallas) and Texas Oklahoma...

2014-10-29 12:21:28

DALLAS, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE ReportsnReports

2014-10-29 12:21:26

WESTCHESTER, Ill., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), a business unit of KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), and the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company, today announced the acquisition of two facilities from Auction Systems, a West Texas based salvage auction company. Located in Abilene, TX and Amarillo, TX, the acquisition further expands IAA's presence in the Texas Panhandle and the West Central Region of the state. These...

2014-10-28 16:23:07

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Energy - Permian Basin, LLC (AEPB), an affiliate of American Energy Partners, LP (AELP), today announced that since July 31, 2014 it has completed or entered into definitive agreements with multiple parties to acquire net production of approximately 1,400 barrels of oil equivalent (boe) per day and approximately 27,000 net acres of leasehold in the Wolfcamp Shale play in the central Midland Basin. These assets are located primarily in...

2014-10-28 16:22:56

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) announced today that Bill Klesse, 68, has chosen to step down as Chairman of the Board effective December 30, 2014. Joe Gorder, 57, Chief Executive Officer and President, has been elected by the Board of Directors to the role of Chairman to succeed Klesse effective December 31, 2014. "I would like to thank our employees, Valero's stockholders, our customers and suppliers, and our communities where we...

2014-10-27 12:24:37

DALLAS, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE MarketsandMarkets

2014-10-25 12:20:15

DFW contractor partners donate and build new exhibit DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport dedicated two new displays at DFW's Founders Plaza airport observation area today honoring the over 500 local corporate, business and community organizations and the thousands of volunteers who took part in the "Welcome Home A Hero" program to personally greet incoming troops at DFW when the formal program was in operation from 2004...

2014-10-24 23:05:54

Pariveda Houston continues to build an award winning office. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Pariveda Solutions, a leading provider of strategic consulting services and technology solutions expertise, is pleased to announce they have made the Houston Business Journal’s Best Places to Work List. Pariveda celebrated with other winners at the event at the Hilton American’s Hotel. The full list will be published in a special publication of the HBJ. The Houston office led by Mike...

Latest Geography of Texas Reference Libraries

Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

Davy Crockett National Forest
2014-01-20 14:27:28

The Davy Crockett National Forest is a national forest located off of U.S. Highway 69 lying west of Lufkin, Texas and east of Crockett. It is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture National Forest Service whose headquarters can be found in Lufkin. There are local ranger district offices found in Ratcliff. The forest encompasses a total of 160,647 acres in two counties. 94,481 acres are located in Houston and 67,361 acres are located in Trinity. This national forest...

Angeline National Forest
2013-11-01 09:50:24

The Angelina National Forest is a United States National Forest, one of four that can be found in Texas. The 153,180 acre Angelina National Forest is located in East Texas in parts of Angelina, Jasper, San Augustine, and Nacogdoches counties. It is managed together with the three other National Forests in Texas from Forest Service offices located in Lufkin, Texas. There are local district offices found in Zavalla. The forest lies in the Neches River Basin and on the north and south shores of...

Edwards Plateau
2013-04-19 19:37:49

The Edwards Plateau is an area of west-central Texas which is bordered by the Balcones Fault towards the south and the east, the Llano Uplift and the Llano Estacado towards the north, and the Chihuahuan Desert and Pecos River towards the west. San Angelo, San Antonia, Del Rio, and Austin make a rough outline of the area. The eastern part of the plateau is the Texas Hill Country. The trees of this savanna include a juniper-oak mix and a mesquite-acacia mix scattered over the fairly short...

2013-04-18 23:10:55

The Texas Blackland Prairies are a temperate grassland ecoregion that is located in Texas that stretches roughly from the Red River in North Texas to San Antonio in the south. This area covers an area of 19,400 square miles, consisting of a main belt of 17,000 square miles and two islands of tall grass prairie grasslands located southeast of the main blackland prairie belt; both the main belt and the islands stretch northeast/southwest. It hosts many different eco-regional organisms....

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