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2014-07-31 12:29:45

Firm Elevates National Practice Amid Change, Consolidation in Healthcare Industry HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern's headquarters today announces Eric Johnson has been promoted to the newly created position of executive managing director of the firm's national healthcare platform. Based in the firm's Houston office, Johnson will execute innovative strategies and develop best practices for the national platform to enhance service for Transwestern's expanding base of...

2014-07-31 08:26:26

AUSTIN, Texas, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FieldPoint Petroleum Corporation (NYSE/MKT:FPP) today provided an update on recent activity. Phillip Roberson, FieldPoint President and CFO, stated, "As the Ranger Project continues, we have now completed the third and fourth horizontal Taylor Sand wells in the Serbin Field with our drilling partner, Riley Exploration Group, LLC. The first Ranger well, the 8A-1H, was completed in the 1(st) quarter of this year to a total vertical depth...

2014-07-30 23:15:42

College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) announces the 2014 CFPA Placekicker Trophy Watch List. The initial watch list includes 40 placekickers from the Football Bowl Subdivision. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) announces the 2014 CFPA Placekicker Trophy Watch List. The initial watch list includes 40 placekickers from the Football Bowl Subdivision. All players are eligible for awards at their respective positions; players are not...

2014-07-30 23:11:21

VitaloT is a testosterone optimization center that will focus on helping their clients gain back their vitality, allowing them to look and feel their best. Arlington, Texas (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 VitaloT, (pronounced vitality,) is a testosterone optimization center scheduled to open August 25th, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. Low testosterone (lowT) has become recognizable as a highly treatable medical condition but currently men in Arlington, Texas have to travel to another city to receive...

2014-07-30 23:07:13

Hospital Opens Pediatric Orthopedic and Pediatric Ear, Nose, and Throat Service McKinney, Texas (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Victory Medical Center Craig Ranch, a specialized surgical hospital, is proud to announce the launch of a pediatric unit focused on: orthopedics, ear, nose, and throat (ENT), and general surgery. The doctors working in the pediatrics departments are all specially trained to evaluate the needs of infants, children, and adolescents. Dr. Timothy Cole, Dr. Dale Ehmer, Dr....

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,...

2014-07-30 16:25:05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susser Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SUSS) today announced it has set a date for a special meeting of its stockholders to consider and vote on the previously announced proposed acquisition of Susser Holdings by Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) and certain other matters. The special meeting will be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time at Susser's corporate offices at 4525 Ayers St., Corpus Christi,...

2014-07-30 16:21:51

SEGUIN, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE: ALG) today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 after the market closes on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. The Company will host a conference call to discuss the results on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET. Individuals wishing to participate in the conference call should dial 888-455-2260 (domestic) or 719-325-2376 (internationally). For interested...

2014-07-30 12:34:38

Leading Fashion Jewelry Designer to Amplify Omni-Channel Brand AUSTIN, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kendra Scott, a fashion jewelry designer, today announced that Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), a global, multi-stage investment firm with approximately $5B under management, has made a substantial minority growth equity investment in the company. The investment will enable Kendra Scott to further expand its retail, wholesale and online presence as well as build overall...


Latest 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...

Elmendorf Beast
2013-07-31 07:32:21

The Elmendorf Beast has been blamed for several attacks on livestock in the town of Elmendorf, Texas. A variety of opinions on what the creature was have been disclosed, with one such claim offering that it was a Mexican Hairless Dog mutated by illness. Some local residents associate it with the legend of the Chupacabra, and others claimed it was an escaped lab experiment or an unknown species discovered. In August of 2004, an animal perceived as the Elmendorf Beast was shot by a local...

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...

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