Quantcast

Latest Geography of Texas Stories

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...

2014-06-04 16:20:49

HOUSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 18(th) International Conference on Petroleum Data Integration, Information and Data Management attracted a record number of over 700 oil and gas industry professionals from 34 countries. The event took place in Houston, Texas from May 20-22, 2014 at the JW Marriott. Over 4,600 square feet of sold-out exhibit hall space was occupied and 43 exhibitors showcased their products and services at the 2014 event....

2014-06-03 23:17:48

Success Spells Relief for Millions of North Texas Pain Sufferers. Texas Pain Relief Group Grows to Seven DFW-Area Clinics Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 State-of-the-art pain management specialists Texas Pain Relief Group (TPRG) have recently announced the opening of two new facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Texas Pain Relief Group North Dallas is located in Suite 150 on the first floor of the Forest Park Pavilion, the $27 million premier medical complex at 12222 North...

2014-06-03 12:46:07

Data Center Leader Further Prepares for Facility Opening OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and cloud services, and a leader in security and compliance, is announcing key moves as part of the new QTS Dallas-Fort Worth team. These professionals bring over 50 years of data center and critical facility management experience to expand the team....

2014-06-03 12:39:33

CITY OF BAYTOWN, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decade Software Company, LLC, longstanding provider of premium web-based and mobile software applications for regulatory agencies, announced today that the City of Baytown Health Department has selected Decade to deploy its exemplary data management software suite, EnvisionConnect, for the benefit and improvement of the City's Food Service, Public Pools, and Environmental Nuisance Complaint Programs....

2014-06-03 12:34:22

The Texas Association of Broadcasters Honors North Texas TV Executive DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) has named NBC 5 / KXAS-TV president and general manager Tom Ehlmann as "Broadcaster of the Year." Ehlmann has been president and general manager of NBC 5 / KXAS-TV since 2008. The historic station is Texas' first, signing on in 1948, and in November 2013, after 65 years in its original facility moved 18 miles to...

2014-06-02 23:08:18

MicroAccounting Solutions has been named one of the Best Places to Work by the Dallas Business Journal in the small business category for the fourth year in a row. Richardson, TX (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 MicroAccounting Solutions has been named one of the Best Places to Work by the Dallas Business Journal in the small business category for the fourth year in a row. The awards program identifies extraordinary working conditions of small, medium and large businesses in North Texas. Results are...

2014-06-02 12:25:55

Austin American Statesman archive is added to ProQuest® Historical Newspapers collection ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, researchers will have online access to the digital archive of the Austin American Statesman as ProQuest adds the acclaimed daily to its Historical Newspapers collection. As the leading newspaper in the state capital of Austin and central Texas, the historical Austin American Statesman provides researchers with a unique, regional...

2014-06-02 08:31:22

All 34 First Choice ER Facilities Throughout Texas and Colorado to Serve as National Donut Day Giveaway Sites LEWISVILLE, Texas, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the Salvation Army's 77(th) annual National Donut Day, First Choice Emergency Room today announced that all 34 of its facilities across Texas and Colorado will serve as donut giveaway sites. First Choice Emergency Room, the nation's leading freestanding emergency room system, will be giving away free donuts and...


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....

More Articles (9 articles) »
Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.