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2014-07-30 23:03:15

The new Dr. Hector P. Garcia Family Center will be located in Corpus Christi, TX. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation, in collaboration with Christus Spohn Health, recently announced the proposed naming of the new primary care facility in Corpus Christi, TX: the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Family Health Center. The proposed 40,000 sq. ft. facility will provide state-of-the-art primary health care services, including comprehensive chronic disease...

2014-07-30 16:27:54

SAN ANTONIO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women in the World is taking its signature live event on the road to the Lone Star State. Tina Brown will co-host the October 22 event in San Antonio, TX, with Gloria Steinem, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ambassador Karen Hughes, Diane von Furstenberg, Former White House Advisor to President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush Sonya Medina Williams, author and journalist Marie Brenner, art patron and activist Aaronetta Pierce,...

2014-07-29 23:13:12

Memorial Hermann sees increase in drowning incidents. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Drowning could be considered a silent killer – one that can happen in less than a minute and comes with no warning. As we hit the peak of summer activity this year, physicians at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center are seeing an increased number of drowning and near-drowning incidents in Houston. “We typically see an increase in water accidents during...

2014-07-29 23:11:24

RealManage announced today that Cassie Thompson has been promoted to be Director of Community Association Management at the company's San Antonio, Texas office. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 RealManage announced today that Cassie Thompson has been promoted to be Director of Community Association Management at the company's San Antonio, Texas office. Cassie joined RealManage in 2012 as a Community Association Manager with several years of community association management...

2014-07-29 12:31:33

HOUSTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, Houston's Top 100 Social Media Power Influencers of 2014 were announced, including Lopez Negrete Communications' own Juan Alanis. A senior account supervisor for Lopez Negrete, Alanis was listed among the city's top 50 influencers for his role at the premier full-service agency. Lopez Negrete Communications is the nation's largest independent, Hispanic- owned-and-operated, full-service agency specializing in Hispanic marketing. Prior...

2014-07-28 08:29:34

Introducing a 4-star, boutique hotel as the anchor in the Atlas Town Center at Traditions to open 2Q 2016 BRYAN, Texas and COLLEGE STATION, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlas hotel theatlashotel.com will be a 177-key, 4-star boutique hotel in the heart of The Atlas Town Center at Traditions in Bryan, Texas. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140725/130455 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140725/130454 As the first hotel within ATLAS, The Atlas...

2014-07-28 08:21:09

Don't Let Losing Your Car Keys Ruin Your Family's Summer Vacation AUSTIN, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that the temperature is sizzling and the kids are out on summer break, it is vacation season in Texas. And, according to Orbitz, 77 percent of Americans are planning on taking a vacation this summer. And nearly half of those vacations are with the kids and that usually means a road trip. So load up your car and get going. But don't forget, that besides gassing up the...

2014-07-25 23:01:06

11 Houston-area The Little Gym franchises will represent the business at the annual festival. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The Little Gym of Houston will attend the 3rd Annual Family Fun Fest on Sunday, July 27 at Discovery Green in downtown Houston. The eleven Houston-area franchises include Memorial, Copperfield, Katy, Pearland, Friendswood, Spring, The Woodlands, Sugarland-Missouri City, Kingwood, Bellaire and their newest location in The Heights. “We’re thrilled to be...

2014-07-25 12:23:54

Amos Lee and O.A.R. to headline; Lakewood Brewing Company to craft exclusive ale DALLAS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced today the celebrity chef and music line-up for Cultivate Dallas-Ft. Worth, which is making its southern debut on Saturday, October 18 in nearby Irving, Texas at Lake Carolyn. The one-day festival includes cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs, live music, local food artisans, regional beer and wines, a special Chipotle...

2014-07-25 08:23:05

DALLAS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RSP Permian, Inc. ("RSP" or the "Company") (NYSE: RSPP) today announced that it will release its second quarter 2014 results before the New York Stock Exchange opens on Monday, August 11, 2014. This release will be followed by a conference call for investors at 10:00 a.m. Central Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss RSP's second quarter 2014 results. Hosting the call will be Steve Gray, Chief Executive Officer, Scott McNeill, Chief Financial...


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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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'