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2014-09-22 12:25:27

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2014-09-22 12:22:55

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2014-09-22 08:32:35

Houston Technology Center invites you to come Be...Inspired. Commercialized. Successful! HOUSTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Houston Technology Center (HTC), a business accelerator that assists Houston-based emerging technology companies, will host the largest presentation of Gulf Coast emerging technology companies from the energy, information technology, life sciences, nanotechnology and NASA/aerospace sectors during its annual Innovation Conference & Showcase on...

2014-09-18 23:09:55

Pariveda makes an impact with community service in the Dallas area (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Pariveda Solutions’ combined effort over the years has improved the lives of many kids in the Dallas area by coaching them to succeed in life. At the recent ‘90s-themed Bowl For Kids' Sake event on August 9, 2014 at USA Bowl in Dallas, Pariveda was recognized for their participation and contributions to several Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) events and initiatives including Bowl for...

2014-09-18 23:02:22

Join 101 Mobility of Austin, AGE of Central Texas, and the Area Agency on Aging in the Capital Area for the 13th Annual “Striking a Balance” Caregiver Conference this weekend. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 101 Mobility of Austin will be a sponsor for this weekend’s “Striking a Balance” Caregiver Conference. Information on wheelchair ramp, stair lift, patient lifts, and more will be on hand at the 101 Mobility of Austin table. Attendees will also have the chance to ask...

2014-09-18 23:00:36

Showings will be held at The Stafford Retirement Community in the Sullivan Theater on September 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM and 7:15 PM. Lake Oswego, OR (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Active Aging Week is a week-long observance to celebrate adults 50 and older as fully participating members of society and promotes the benefits of leading an active, healthier lifestyle. To celebrate, The Stafford – a boutique retirement community located at 1200 Overlook Drive, Lake Oswego, OR 97034 – will host...

2014-09-18 08:34:05

DALLAS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments and the Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation recently made a combined $1.3 million in contributions to a variety of North Texas arts and culture organizations, continuing TI's commitment to help enhance the quality of life in its headquarters community. This year's arts grant recipients include the Dallas Arboretum, Dallas Black Dance Theater, Dallas Children's Theater, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Opera, Dallas Summer Musicals,...

2014-09-18 08:23:13

First implementation in the United States SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Antonio River Authority (SARA) recently invested in FloodWorks, a flood alert system to enhance emergency responders' capabilities to respond to flash flood conditions. With investment in this advanced monitoring system, SARA is partnering with the San Antonio Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to improve the response capability during flash floods....

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....

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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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).