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2014-05-16 08:29:43

Mr. Raymond Plank, Founding CEO of Apache Corp, was honored, four life-time achievement awardees were presented and over 40 entrepreneurs were celebrated at the Houston Technology Center's annual "A Celebration of Entrepreneurs" gala. HOUSTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Houston Technology Center (HTC), Texas' largest technology incubator and accelerator hosted its annual gala, "A Celebration of Entrepreneurs". The annual black-tie event honors local entrepreneurs...

2014-05-15 23:12:37

First Choice ER’s Whambulance will be at the three day event. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, will participate in the Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival in Richardson, Texas on May 16th -18th. First Choice ER’s branded monster truck ambulance, the Whambulance, will be at Galatyn Park in Richardson all three days. Attendees can take pictures with the Whambulance, a converted 2005...

2014-05-15 23:07:39

Rick Jones, Founder and CEO of Bluware - an E&P technology consulting firm that helps companies increase prospect performance - honored by the Houston Technology Center (HTC) at celebratory gala along with others of Houston's entrepreneurial elite. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The Houston Technology Center was recently named by Forbes' as one of “Ten Technology Incubators Changing the World.” On Thursday, May 15, 2014 the Houston Technology Center will host “A...

2014-05-15 20:22:59

HOUSTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital athletic trainers and sports medicine physicians recently hosted a Signing Night for the Challenge Soccer Club of Houston. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/88252 Challenge Soccer, a nationally recognized soccer club for girls, announced February 5 the scholarship signings of 32 of their players with major colleges and universities across the country. Seniors from four Houston-area...

2014-05-15 20:21:50

DALLAS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) announced today that Steve Newby, President and Executive Officer, and Matt Harrison, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 2014 Master Limited Partnership Investor Conference sponsored by The National Association of Publicly Traded Partnerships. The presentation will begin at 8:30 am Eastern on Thursday May 22, 2014, at Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte...

2014-05-13 23:11:01

Susan King-Kohl Residential Realtor - Realty Pros of Texas (http://www.kingkohlhomes.com) announces the move to a brand new location at 306 W. Edgewood, Suite F, Friendswood, Texas, 77546. As a top producer, Susan is thrilled to offer this new satellite office conveniently located for her clients. Friendswood, TX (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 With over eight years’ experience in the real estate market and as a resident of the Friendswood area, Susan King-Kohl knows the area's real estate...

2014-05-13 16:21:11

Travelers at DFW's Terminal D win free prizes when they show off their soccer skills interacting with a First-of-its-Kind Interactive Vending Machine DFW AIRPORT, Texas, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Passengers at Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport can experience a new Pepsi® Interactive Vending Machine at Terminal D now through May 26. The Pepsi Interactive Vending Machine at DFW Airport is one of nearly 20 in the world, and the only one in all of North...

2014-05-13 08:35:04

Austin School of Fashion Design AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Austin School of Fashion Design is currently enrolling students ages 8-15 for fashion summer camp from June 9, 2014 - August 18, 2014. Young fashionistas can choose from a variety of classes such as beginner, intermediate and advanced sewing and illustration classes. Students will have a hands-on learning experience and leave fashion summer camp at the end of the course with a handmade garment, backpack...

2014-05-13 08:23:36

DALLAS, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RSP Permian, Inc. ("RSP" or the "Company") (NYSE: RSPP) today announced financial and operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. Unless otherwise indicated, information presented in this release is on a pro forma basis, giving effect to the completion of the corporate reorganization and acquisitions in connection with the Company's initial public offering (the "IPO") and adjusted to eliminate non-recurring items associated with the IPO. The...

2014-05-12 20:25:04

SAN ANTONIO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oracle plans to bring 200 jobs to San Antonio in the next two years, with the location of a new operations center in the area. The plans are contingent upon San Antonio's City Council approval of a $1 million grant agreement on May 15 with the global technology leader. In addition, Bexar County Commissioners Court will consider Oracle's application for an Economic Development Grant at its May 13 meeting. The negotiated agreement is expected to...


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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