Latest Nueces County, Texas Stories

2011-11-04 07:00:00

The 2nd State of the Gulf of Mexico Summit brings together experts and leaders with an interest in the Gulf of Mexico.

2011-04-06 07:52:00

LONGVIEW, Texas, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The South Central Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives recently honored KSA Engineers, Inc.

2010-07-28 19:00:00

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, in the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) litigation brought by The Aransas Project (TAP) against officials of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), United States District Judge Janis Jack ruled from the bench to deny all motions to dismiss the litigation. Proceeding issue-by-issue, Judge Jack entertained arguments from all parties before ruling from the bench to deny each of the motions brought by the defendants and...

2010-03-31 08:00:00

DALLAS, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Two judges recommended on Monday that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) should deny or remand a draft permit for the Las Brisas Energy Center (LBEC), a petroleum coke-fired power plant proposed in Corpus Christi, Texas. Susman Godfrey L.L.P.

2009-05-08 12:21:00

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TOR Minerals International (Nasdaq: TORM) announced today that it will release first quarter 2009 earnings results after the markets close on Tuesday, May 12, 2009. A webcast discussing the first quarter 2009 results will be accessible immediately following the earnings release via the News section of the Company's website, http://www.torminerals.com.

2008-12-03 14:23:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students from the STARBASE Atlantis Naval Air Station education program in Corpus Christi, Texas, will have an opportunity to experience the excitement of spaceflight first hand.

2008-09-09 21:00:11

Hurricane Ike made a curtain call in western Cuba Tuesday, the day after it inundated the eastern side of the island with winds, rain and water surge. Meanwhile the eyes of Texas were watching computer models of potential paths for the Category 1 hurricane and its 75-mph winds.

2008-08-27 09:00:17

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) -- A 12-year-old boy took his grandmother's car and led police on a chase at speeds up to 60 mph before swerving to avoid spikes in the road and crashing into a fence, police said.

2006-01-27 20:13:41

HOUSTON (Reuters) - An instructor and a student pilot were killed on Friday when their U.S. Navy training plane crashed in Corpus Christi, Texas, the Navy said.

2006-01-18 14:22:02

By Jim Forsyth CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (Reuters) - Researchers were surprised this week by the sudden appearance -- and quick disappearance -- of two rare Northern right whales in the busy industrial port of Corpus Christi Bay.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.