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2014-04-18 23:07:07

Golf Tournament in Texas Supports The Research Down Syndrome Foundation Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Brink’s North America President Mel Parker was all smiles when a teammate sunk a 52 foot putt April 10 at Bridlewood Golf Club in Flower Mound, TX, giving the team an early lead in the Research Down Syndrome golf tournament Brink’s was hosting. While his team did not go on to win, the medical charity event surely did. “Brink’s is honored to be presenting this event to help...

2014-04-17 23:07:52

ConsumerResearchers.org have ranked the best home security companies in the city of El Paso in a bid to improve the safety of citizens. The analysis and research is a stellar resource that helps residents to decide just what home security system is best for them. El Paso, Texas (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Known as the Sun City, El Paso is nestled in the south of Texas and is a city synonymous with having a very strong military presence. Unsurprisingly, the crime rating of the city of El Paso...

2014-04-17 23:07:25

Saturday, April 19th,101 Mobility San Antonio will be at the San Antonio Independent Living Services Fiesta Resource Fair. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 What: 101 Mobility San Antonio is participating in the annual San Antonio Independent Living Resources (SAILS) fair. 101 Mobility, a local retailer, installer, and maintenance provider for wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, auto lifts, patient lifts, and wheelchair lifts, will have a fun fiesta themed wheelchair decorating booth at...

2014-04-17 23:04:50

Ticket Down announces that Marc Anthony will headline at the following locations in 2014: Allstate Arena Rosemont/Chicago IL, El Paso County Coliseum in El Paso TX, Toyota Center in Houston TX, AT&T Center in San Antonio TX, American Airlines Arena in Miami FL, Amway Center in Orlando FL, Patroit Center in Fairfax VA, Sleep Train Amphitheatre in Chula Vista/San Diego CA, Jobing.com Arena in Glendale/Phoenix AZ, Laredo Energy Arena in Laredo TX, Concord Pavilion in Concord/Oakland CA,...

2014-04-17 23:04:30

Dallas Mavericks owner funds new 2-year HGH study. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 AAG Health, the leader in integrative wellness, is excited to throw its support behind Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who recently funded a university study about human growth hormone. Cuban, who has brought up the topic of HGH at past NBA Board of Governors’ meetings, sees the hormone as a potential way for injured athletes to recover faster, according to an April 4 ESPN Dallas article. His hope is...

2014-04-16 20:22:11

The Partnership between Houston Methodist and Klein ISD Ensures Expert Concussion Care, Sideline Support and Rapid Access to Professional Medical Care for Safe Return to Play HOUSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine located on the Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital campus partners with Klein Independent School District (Klein ISD) Athletics in an agreement that will prove a win-win for the Northwest Houston community. The...

2014-04-16 12:36:07

Volunteer-driven projects championed by nine Dallas Cowboys DALLAS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) announced TI will be the presenting sponsor of "Nine for 90," a series of volunteer-driven community service projects and events celebrating the 90-years of service United Way has provided to the communities of North Texas. "For many years we've partnered with United Way to solve critical problems...

2014-04-15 20:22:22

Saturday's Race to Benefit Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity DALLAS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers expect as many as 1,000 competitors Saturday in the First Dallas Easter Run, which features a four-mile course that begins and ends at First Baptist Church and winds through downtown and uptown. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73790 First Baptist officials said they believe this is the first time an Easter run has been held in downtown Dallas. More than 600...

2014-04-14 23:04:37

ConsumerResearchers.org has carried out research in order to rank the best home security system companies in Fort Worth. Residents of the city can now benefit from an independent resource to refer to when in the market for a home security system. Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 With a name like Fort Worth, many would be led to believe that the fifth largest city in Texas is one that takes its security extremely seriously. However, NeighborhoodScout has reported that Fort Worth...

2014-04-14 12:37:17

Cedar Park Location Opens April 14, 2014 AUSTIN, Texas, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareSpot is opening its fifth urgent care center in the Austin area on Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 905 East Whitestone Boulevard, Suite B, Cedar Park, Texas. This center will provide a convenient option for care in a rapidly growing retail and residential area. On Saturday, April 26th from 11am - 1pm, the general public is invited to a Grand Opening Celebration. During this time, the community is...


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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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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