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2014-01-28 23:31:48

ArcadiaCon - The Tropical Gaming Convention in Galveston, Texas. Galveston, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 MCProHosting is proud to announce ArcadiaCon on June 7-8, 2014! Hosted in Galveston Texas, ArcadiaCon is a gaming convention that promises loads of entertainment, contests, exhibitors, and top-notch Minecraft Youtube personalities. Panel topics will include game development, sound techniques, parental controls, Bukkit plugin development, and many others. A one of a kind dinner featuring...

2014-01-28 23:30:34

150 CIOs and IT professionals will focus on the emerging trends in enterprise IT and their impact on greater efficiency and cost effectiveness at CIOsynergy Dallas on January 30, 2014. Hoffman Estates, Illinois (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 CIOsynergy, a provider of thought leading conferences, today announced that ServiceNow will be a key sponsor at its event on January 30, 2014 at the Westin Dallas Park Central hotel in Texas. ServiceNow is the enterprise IT cloud company. We transform IT by...

2014-01-28 23:01:30

As the Northeast and Midwest Struggle through Most Severe Winter in Years, Conversations Begin about the Need for High Quality Storage Containers and Shelters San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 At the start of the New Year winter storm Hercules spread heavy snow and winds throughout the Midwest and Northeast. Freezing temperatures, below zero wind chills, and severe storms tormented individuals from Kentucky to Maine. Thousands have lost power in their homes and businesses, as 21...

2014-01-28 16:22:51

Get ready for round 2 of the D/FW Metroplex mayors' 3 point shootout competition in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters and H.O.P.E. Farm, Inc. IRVING, Texas, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a spirited match up on the afternoon of January 21, 2014 at SMU's Moody Coliseum in Dallas, TX, Dallas Deputy Police Chief Jesse Reyes coached from the sidelines, while honorary team captain Dallas City Councilman Adam Medrano led their team of SMU women's basketball players to victory in round...

2014-01-28 08:22:36

Association Will Promote Safety Groups to Thousands of Attendees at Massive Eagle Ford Shale Expo LONGVIEW, Texas, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Oil and Gas Association (TxOGA) is the newest industry partner to exhibit at the 2014 South Texas Oilfield Expo, taking place July 9-10, 2014 in San Antonio, TX. After attending the 2013 South Texas Oilfield Expo, TxOGA reserved an exhibitor space for the 2014 show to promote their Oil and Gas Safety Groups to thousands of...

2014-01-27 23:04:48

Nectir, the staffing division of Innové, welcomes Emily Rausch to the team as their new Business Development Manager for Austin, Texas and San Antonio, Texas. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 As the Business Development Manager for NECTIR, the staffing division of Innové, Emily Rausch will lead client relationships and client management in San Antonio and Austin, Texas. Emily is passionate about solving problems for clients and providing creative and cost-effective...

2014-01-27 23:00:46

The John Marshall Law School in Chicago will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, due to extreme cold. (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 The John Marshall Law School in Chicago will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, due to extreme cold. John Marshall buildings at 315 S. Plymouth Court and 304 S. State Street will be closed, including access to the school library. Buildings and offices are expected to re-open at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29. For any questions, please contact Christine Kraly at...

2014-01-27 16:21:29

DALLAS, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alon USA Partners, LP (NYSE: ALDW) ("Alon Partners") today announces that the planned turnaround at the Big Spring refinery that was originally scheduled for the first quarter of 2014 has been postponed until the second quarter of 2014. The delay allows Alon Partners to better integrate the implementation of the vacuum tower project with the turnaround, reducing the down time required to complete the work while also reducing costs. The...

2014-01-27 16:21:24

HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation and city of Houston officials, including Mayor Annise Parker, gathered at Memorial Park Saturday to plant more than 5,000 trees donated by Apache Corporation's Tree Grant Program in honor of Arbor Day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/DA47435LOGO) "Our employees turn out for this tree planting event every year," said Roger Plank, Apache's president and chief corporate officer. "This Arbor Day we are also...

2014-01-27 16:20:18

CANYON, Texas, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After six days in the national spotlight selling more than $113 million worth of classic cars for Barrett-Jackson, Amarillo's Spanky Assiter immediately turned his sights homeward to his next challenge: Lining up consignments and preparing for Assiter Auctioneers' huge Canyon Heavy Equipment and Vehicles Auction, set for March 6 at his Canyon headquarters. "We had an incredible experience with the biggest Barrett-Jackson sale ever, but...


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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