Latest Geography of Texas Stories

2014-09-17 23:00:57

Granbury Solutions has completed the asset acquisition of WineWeb.com, a leading provider of technology for the wine industry. Grapevine, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Granbury Solutions has completed the asset acquisition of WineWeb.com, a leading provider of technology for the wine industry. WineWeb, based in Santa Fe, NM, offers wineries nationwide a solid, easy-to-use e-commerce platform with integrated website management, customer relationship management, wine club, and...

2014-09-17 16:27:31

Abilene, TX Board Certified physician specializing in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Dr. Roberta Kalafut, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. ABILENE, Texas, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Abilene's Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation specialist Dr. Roberta Kalafut for inclusion in its highly selective list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors this year....

2014-09-17 16:20:52

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) recognizes Hispanic heritage and culture this month as a part of Hispanic Heritage Month. Southwest partners with the Latino community to show its passion for diversity and inclusion; to highlight those efforts, the Company proudly sponsors events throughout the year geared toward the Hispanic community. "Southwest is proud to support the Hispanic community and to celebrate its heritage," said Ellen Torbert,...

2014-09-17 12:31:43

DALLAS, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE MarketsandMarkets

2014-09-17 12:28:57

DALHART, Texas, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 6,054 acres of irrigated farmland in the Panhandle will be offered at auction Friday, Oct. 24. Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company will manage the auction, in cooperation with Paul A. Lynn & Associates LLC. "By any criterion, this is a major offering of Texas cropland. This land, almost all of which is tillable, is located near Dumas and Stratford, and has 16 center pivots and 33 irrigation wells," said R.D....

2014-09-17 12:28:09

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tradition Bank is pleased to be partnering with the Houston Marine Moms Club for their annual "Sock It To 'Em" promotion. The drive provides Marines overseas with new socks out of the generosity of their Houston family, friends, and community back home. Tina Gorcie, President of the Houston Marine Moms, stresses how much the drive means to the group's sons and daughters stationed abroad. "We have many active troops who are still deployed...

2014-09-16 12:36:54

DALLAS, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE ReportsnReports

2014-09-16 12:36:37

The Woodlands, Texas, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Realtor Trey Dean is expanding his brand through the production of Trey Dean Properties' first ever video. The video highlights the unique attributes of The Woodlands Community, and showcases the founder's expertise in the region. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146378 The Woodlands is a master planned community north of Houston. It's home to businesses like Huntsman and Chevron Phillips,...

2014-09-16 12:28:08

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voted a Top Ten travel destination by Texas Highways, New Braunfels is packed with festivals, outdoor recreation, and music, music, music through fall. Come and Taste It with Texas' best winemakers and craft brewers at The Grapevine in the Gruene Historic District. There's Old Gruene Market Days (nearly 100 vendors offering uniquely crafted items, collectibles and packaged Texas foods), Yoga and Wine Tasting at Dry Comal Creek...

2014-09-16 12:23:32

DALLAS, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE MarketsandMarkets

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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