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Prehistoric Pig Remains Found At Texas Excavation Site
2011-11-07 06:12:58

Construction workers excavating the site of a new high-explosive pressing facility in Amarillo, Texas, discovered the remains of an extinct, prehistoric pig. According to Bobby Cervantes of the Amarillo Globe-News, workers at the Pantex Plant discovered the fragmented remains embedded approximately eight feet down in the walls of the site after returning to the location one morning. "If we´d have taken another bucket of dirt out of the wall of that pit, we´d have never known...

2011-05-24 09:05:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PANHANDLE OIL AND GAS INC. (NYSE: PHX) announced today that company executives will present at the East Coast IDEAS Investor Conference on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at the Metro Meeting Center in Boston, Mass. Panhandle's presentation is scheduled to begin at 10:40 a.m. The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed at the conference website, www.IDEASconferences.com. A link to the webcast will be accessible from the Company's home...

2011-04-07 16:00:00

SANFORD, Texas, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials from Mesa Water and the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority (CRMWA) announced today that they have reached a preliminary agreement on the terms of a deal that would result in a sale to CRMWA of approximately 211,000 surface acres of water rights currently owned or controlled by T. Boone Pickens and Mesa Water. "We are pleased to have reached this point with Mesa Water," said Norman Wright, President, CRMWA Board of Directors....

2009-07-20 09:39:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced today that it had acquired the assets of Panhandle Truck Parts, LTD, with locations in Amarillo and Lubbock, Texas. With this addition, FleetPride now has 16 locations throughout Texas. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080317/LAM084LOGO) Panhandle Truck Parts has been in business since 1988. In 2002, the...

2008-12-22 11:34:00

STOPP PLAN OUSTS NATION'S LARGEST ABORTION CHAIN FROM AMARILLO WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Life League and the Diocese of Amarillo scored a major victory this week as Planned Parenthood prepares to completely withdraw from the Texas Panhandle. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO) Using American Life League's STOPP project to defeat Planned Parenthood the nation's largest abortion chain has been completely eradicated from the diocese...


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