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2014-09-15 12:24:36

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Archive of the Moving Image -- Have you heard of the Snake King of Brownsville from the 1910s? What about his nine year-old, lion tamer son, Manuel, who was touted as the World's Youngest Animal Trainer in the 1930s? The Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI) is providing a glimpse into Brownsville's past at the Brownsville History Harvest! We are excited to bring the award-winning Texas Film Round-Up back to Brownsville. Beginning...

2014-09-15 08:22:43

HerbalGram cover article addresses impacts of environmental variation on botanical quality and activity AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The chemistry, taste, and health effects of tea can vary with changes in climate, says a new article published by the nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC). Recent research by Selena Ahmed, PhD, on climate change and its effects on the phytochemical compounds in tea (Camellia sinensis) is part of an extensive study...

2014-09-15 08:20:31

LAREDO, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Understanding the importance of giving back to the community, on Thursday, September 11, C.R. England donated over 700 backpacks, along with $15 Walmart vouchers to purchase school supplies, to students in United and Laredo Independent School Districts in Laredo, TX. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140914/145996 A press event was held at Texas A&M International University with students representing both school districts...

2014-09-15 08:20:28

Aerospace manufacturing in Mexico has grown at an approximate twenty percent annual rate since 2004. EL PASO, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tecma Group of companies recently recorded a podcast with the Mexico City-based general director of the Mexican Federation of Aerospace Industries (FEMIA), Luis Lizcano, regarding current developments in the Mexican aerospace industry. During the approximately twenty minute plus session, Lizcano, provides listeners with an overview...

2014-09-15 08:20:23

You can keep our economy strong and growing by shopping Main Street and by hiring local employees. SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Premier Locksmith in San Antonio is a home grown full service locksmith company. They opened their first location in Austin in 2008 and have rapidly expanded to service nine Texas cities and metro areas. The key to their success is their deep commitment to Main Street, Texas and to the people in the communities they serve. "We...

2014-09-12 23:09:20

Founding partners of Dallas' Guajardo & Marks, LLP, Michael Guajardo and Greg Marks, have once again been included in Thomson Reuter's Texas Super Lawyers list for 2014. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Attorneys Michael Guajardo and Greg Marks, co-founders of Dallas personal injury law firm Guajardo & Marks, LLP, are honored to be selected for inclusion in the annual Texas Super Lawyers list. "It's always humbling to be selected by so many peers I...

2014-09-12 23:07:29

Guido Toscano, MD Welcomed to His New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Guido Toscano, MD as the Medical Director of its Cedar Hill facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Toscano as the facility medical director of our Cedar Hill facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. After receiving his...

2014-09-12 23:07:00

Consilium Staffing, Your Partner in Locum Tenens, has announced that Cynthia Hageny has joined the Irving, Texas-based firm. Hageny recently accepted a role as the company’s Director of Corporate Recruiting. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Consilium Staffing, Your Partner in Locum Tenens, has announced that Cynthia Hageny has joined the Irving, Texas-based firm. Hageny recently accepted a role as the company’s Director of Corporate Recruiting. “We are fortunate to have...

2014-09-12 16:21:11

DENVER, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.16 per share. The dividend is payable on December 1, 2014, to stockholders of record on August 14, 2014. About Cimarex Energy Denver-based Cimarex Energy Co. is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with principal operations in the Mid-Continent and Permian Basin areas of...

2014-09-12 12:20:46

Millimeter Wave Right Angle RF Adapters Up to 50 GHz Released by Fairview Microwave ALLEN, Texas, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fairview Microwave Inc., a preeminent supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, releases an expanded family of high frequency right angle adapters, widely used in the military and commercial sectors for communications and cellular applications. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140912/145654 Right angle adapters are commonly...


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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