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2014-06-06 23:06:08

In April, the St. David’s Emergency Center 24/7 and The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce held their 7th Annual SpringFest Event. This year, Watkins Insurance Group was fortunate enough to participate and sponsor the event for the 3rd time. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 In April, the St. David’s Emergency Center 24/7 and The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce held their 7th Annual SpringFest Event. This year, Watkins Insurance Group was fortunate enough to participate and sponsor the...

2014-06-06 23:00:17

On Saturday June 7th 2014 Dallas and Atlanta Special FX will take George Strait somewhere he has never been during his illustrias career…In the clouds. (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 On Saturday June 7th 2014 Dallas and Atlanta Special FX will take George Strait somewhere he has never been during his illustrious career…In the clouds. That’s right during the farewell concert for the famous George Straig, Dallas Special FX will launch GS shaped clouds, as well as music notes, cowboy boots and...

2014-06-06 16:24:48

IRVINE, Calif., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE: SPF) announced the acquisition of the homebuilding operations of Austin, Texas builder Streetman Homes. The acquisition strengthens Standard Pacific's move-up position in Austin, giving the Company control of approximately 850 additional homesites in this market. The acquisition includes approximately 10 current and future communities, of which 5 are actively selling. Scott Stowell, Standard Pacific's Chief...

2014-06-06 16:21:10

HOUSTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary E. Womack is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Oil and Gas. Mary is a Senior Risk Management Specialist with EOG Resources. EOG Resources, Inc. is one of the largest independent (non-integrated) crude oil and natural gas companies in the United States with proved reserves in the United States, Canada, Trinidad, the United Kingdom and China. EOG Resources' mission is to deliver the highest...

2014-06-06 08:26:13

Level Construction Sees Influx of Construction Projects and Engaged Construction Professionals HOUSTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Level Construction, a full-service general contracting and construction management firm, has significantly increased its presence in the Houston region over the past eight years. Level's commitment to quality, cost-effective work has enabled them to work with various clients, developers, and other construction professionals across this region....

2014-06-06 08:21:34

HOUSTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today announced that one of its subsidiaries has entered into an agreement to acquire the East Texas-based pressure pumping operations of a privately held company. The acquisition includes 31,500 horsepower of hydraulic fracturing equipment and provides Patterson-UTI with a new base of operations and employees to efficiently support drilling programs in East Texas and Louisiana. The pending transaction...

2014-06-05 12:28:20

Miami-based Pollo Tropical® COO and San Antonio-based Taco Cabana® COO bet big on outcome ADDISON, Texas, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The NBA Finals repeat between rivals the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs have given two Fiesta Restaurant Group COOs a reason to renew a sibling-restaurant rivalry of their own. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140605/94893 (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140605/94894) San Antonio-based Taco Cabana COO Todd Coerver and...

2014-06-05 12:26:11

Exhibit Includes Live Texas Music and Interactive Gaming Experiences AUSTIN, Texas, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Tourism is hitting the road this summer with its 2014 Texas on Tour, an experiential traveling exhibit showcasing the exciting and diverse travel experiences found in the Lone Star State. The nationwide tour kicks off on June 5 at the CMA Festival in Nashville, Tenn. and will make 13 stops across the U.S. before concluding in October. The traveling exhibit includes five...

2014-06-05 08:32:19

Useful and relevant information related to nearshore manufacturing south of the border delivered to your cell phone once a week. EL PASO, Texas, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The El Paso, Texas-based Tecma Group of Companies has made it easy for interested parties to have Mexico manufacturing information delivered directly to their smartphones via SMS text messaging on a regular, weekly cycle. Tecma delivers what are known in Mexico as "shelter services" to nearshore manufacturers...

2014-06-04 16:23:17

- Americans for the Arts announces the 2014 BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America honorees HOUSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass was named this week as one of the top 10 most arts-friendly businesses in the U.S. by Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the arts and arts education. The bank and nine other companies nationwide were selected by the Business Committee for the Arts, a division of...


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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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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