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2014-02-19 16:24:34

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spindletop Capital Management, a healthcare focused private equity firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Kelly Huang, PhD as Operating Partner. Dr. Kelly Huang was most recently on the Executive Committee of Endo Health Solutions and President of HealthTronics, a urology-focused subsidiary of Endo Health Solutions, a $3B revenue pharmaceutical company. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140219/DA66431LOGO) Kelly Huang,...

2014-02-18 23:24:47

Summit announces the renewal of a master order agreement through Texas A&M University which ensures special pricing is available to all public higher education organizations in Texas. Audio visual products and installation services are included and it is a unique pricing contract for all colleges and universities in Texas. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Summit Integration Systems (Summit), a leading provider of custom-designed integrated audio visual solutions, announces the...

2014-02-17 20:22:08

We Buy Houses San Antonio Texas announced today the launch of their website that helps San Antonio homeowners by providing creative solutions to sell their house fast SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to RealtyTrac.com, the foreclosure rates for homes in San Antonio, Texas are fairly high with 1 in every 1440 homes facing foreclosure. Homeowners in San Antonio are also falling behind Texas as a whole with the rate of 1 in 2081 homes facing foreclosure. For...

2014-02-14 16:23:59

Corpus Christi Church Fellowship of Oso Creek Hosts Its Third Annual Photizo Event to Benefit Local and International Mission Projects. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Local church Fellowship of Oso Creek invites the community to shine a spotlight on love this Valentine's Day weekend by attending its third annual Photizo fundraiser event. The free event will be held Saturday, February 15, at 6:30 p.m. and features appetizers, live music, and a silent art...

2014-02-13 12:21:55

Trinity East paid $19 million with assurances before Dallas City Council blocked plans DALLAS, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Fort Worth-based oil and gas exploration company filed a lawsuit against the City of Dallas on Thursday after the company paid more than $19 million to secure oil and gas leases on city property and invested far more in the project, only to have drilling permits on three separate tracts denied by the Dallas City Council. The lawsuit claims breach of...

2014-02-12 12:24:41

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newpark Resources, Inc. (NYSE: NR) today announced that its Board of Directors has set the date of the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The meeting will be held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, Texas. Newpark Resources, Inc. is a worldwide provider of drilling fluids, temporary...

2014-02-11 23:26:07

RealManage announced today that Tom Ellis has been promoted to be Director of Community Association Management at the company's Austin, Texas office. Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 RealManage announced today that Tom Ellis has been promoted to be Director of Community Association Management at the company's Austin, Texas office. Tom joined RealManage in 2012 as a Community Association Manager with over five years of homeowner association management experience building on...

2014-02-11 23:24:48

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief nursing officer search for Memorial Medical Center – Lufkin in Lufkin, Tex. One of the top executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated...

2014-02-11 20:21:44

Junior Achievement program helps students learn about the business of professional sports HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, February 12(th), more than 500 area high school students representing 20 schools will have the opportunity to experience sports management. From pre-game to post-game at Toyota Center, an experiential program called JA Job Shadow will offer students an up-close look at business side of professional sports administration by shadowing...

2014-02-11 16:22:45

VANCOUVER, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - As a result of the publicly announced unsolicited buyout offer for Longview Oil Corp. ("Longview") on February 10, 2014, and the subsequent disclosure on February 11, 2014 of the undisclosed bidder's intent on acquiring 19.8% of the issued and outstanding shares of Longview (each, a "Longview Share") through the secondary offering initiated by Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. ("Advantage") of its 45% stake in Longview on February 4, 2014, Nawar Alsaadi,...


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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