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2015-04-15 23:01:12

Free Prairie Day event at BRIT to be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

2015-04-15 16:37:03

Reversal Marks the 18th Notable VIZIO Victory Against Abusive Patent Assertions IRVINE, Calif., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, Inc.

2015-04-13 23:09:47

Neptune Society, the largest provider of affordable cremation services in the country, visited the children and families of Ronald McDonald Houses in Greater San Antonio with surprise Easter Baskets.

2015-04-13 23:04:56

Ticket Down announces that they have cut ticket prices across the board for The Rolling Stones concert at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium on Saturday, June 6th.

2015-04-13 12:23:04

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fort Worth-based Brazos Midstream Holdings, LLC ("Brazos") today announced that it has partnered with Old Ironsides Energy, LLC ("Old Ironsides"),

2015-04-13 08:25:37

DFW Communities and Verizon Have Recycled More Than 27 Tons of Electronic Waste Since 2009 GRAPEVINE, Texas, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday (April 18) from 9 a.m.

2015-04-09 12:23:46

April 9th Ceremony at Cochran Elementary School Highlights Month-Long City Challenge Across U.S.; Wyland Foundation, Toyota Focus Efforts on Much Needed Water Conservation DALLAS,

2015-04-09 08:27:29

MIDLAND, Mich., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Center Stage Theatre at Midland Center for the Arts is excited to once again host an American Association of Community Theatre Festival.

2015-04-08 23:12:20

Grand Prairie of Macomb, a Gardant affordable assisted living community, is hosting a luau on April 24.

2015-04-08 23:00:29

Austin based AVAI Mobile Solutions wins memoryBlue sweepstakes for inside sales services Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 09, 2015 This week memoryBlue announced


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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fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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