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2014-02-10 12:27:09

Award recipients featured in the Feb. 7 issue of the Dallas Business Journal DALLAS, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sri Ayyeppen, Chief Technology Office and Co-Founder of Keste, has been recognized as a Dallas Business Journal 2014 Minority Business Leader. The designation serves to recognize individuals providing both outstanding leadership within local corporations and noteworthy community contributions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121001/DA83421LOGO) Ayyeppen...

2014-02-10 12:21:50

Non-profit Receives CITGO Gift Cards to Help it Serve Foster Children in the Region CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Jan. 29, representatives from the CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery and local CITGO Marketer Texas Star awarded the Foster Angels of South Texas Foundation $5,000 in CITGO Gift Cards. The non-profit was a Fueling Good Project winner for its work improving the lives of foster children in South Texas. (Photo:...

2014-02-07 20:20:09

50+ Employees On Board; More to Follow KERRVILLE, Texas, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mooney International Corporation, CEO Dr. Jerry Chen announced today the company had begun the long-anticipated production of the first new Mooney Airplane since 2009. The assembly line will begin to move later this month, February 26(th). Since announcing the return to the market in November, after a five-year production hiatus, the new leadership at Mooney has been busy preparing the dormant...

2014-02-07 12:22:25

- Bank is the Official Jersey Partner of newest women's professional soccer team HOUSTON, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston Dash will debut their team jerseys Friday evening at BBVA Compass Stadium, where the bank will celebrate its 5-year commitment to outfitting the nation's newest professional women's soccer team. The Dash entered the National Women's Soccer League as an expansion team for the 2014 season. BBVA Compass' logo on the team's jerseys underscores the...

2014-02-06 23:21:30

The Conversation People announce they are hosting Optimize Leadership Retreats for executives and administrative teams, leadership teams and sales teams. This is for individuals and teams that need an instant refresh. Highland Village, Texas (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Highland Village, Texas – The Conversation People announce they are hosting Optimize Leadership Retreats for executives and administrative teams, leadership teams and sales teams. This is for individuals and teams that need...

2014-02-06 20:23:15

DALLAS, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President George W. Bush shared stories behind some of the most personal and defining moments of his presidency during a candid conversation on Thursday before a record-setting crowd of 1,200 at a promotional products trade show in Dallas hosted by the Advertising Specialty Institute. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140206/DC60981) "History will ultimately judge whether I made the right decisions or not," Bush said about...

2014-02-05 23:01:08

It may have been chilly in Dallas this past weekend, but things heated up the minute Nutrie launched the Texas Takeover Training event. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Running from January 31st-February 2nd, over 600 Nutrie fans, Brand Partners, and customers all flooded the Westin DFW Conference Centre. Over the three event filled days, all registrants were led through intense training sessions, followed by an exclusive Super Bowl Party on Sunday at the AT&T (Cowboy)...

2014-02-04 23:27:46

Argent Associates President and CEO, Beatriz Manetta is installed to the The Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GDHCC) Board of Directors. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The Installation Ceremony was held on Thursday, January 30th at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas Texas from 5:00-8:00PM. The ceremony included a tribute and launch of the GDHCC’s 75th Anniversary year. About Argent Associates Argent Associates, Inc. was founded by Mrs. Manetta in 1998...

2014-02-04 12:22:13

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TETRA Technologies, Inc. (TETRA or the Company) (NYSE:TTI) today announced that its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on May 6, 2014, at its Corporate Headquarters at 24955 Interstate 45 North, in The Woodlands, Texas, at 11:00 am local time. The record date for the meeting will be March 7, 2014. TETRA is a geographically diversified oil and gas services company focused on completion fluids and associated products and...

2014-02-04 12:20:43

CHICAGO and WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Chicago-area railroad worker alleges in a federal lawsuit that he was violently assaulted and taunted with racial slurs at work and then threatened with death after reporting the incident to his employer, Illinois Central Railroad Co., according to his lawyers at Katz, Marshall & Banks LLP and Valorem Law Group. Solomon Perry, who worked for Illinois Central Railroad Co. as a conductor and engineer trainee from 2008 to 2012,...


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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