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2014-10-10 12:21:41

HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burleson LLP, a full-service law firm devoted primarily to the oil and gas industry, announced its support of Swansea University's Texas Research Showcase, which will be held from Oct. 26 through Oct. 31 with events in Houston, College Station, and Austin. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/DA38500LOGO The series underscores the efforts of the Wales-based university to develop partnerships with several Texas academic institutions to...

2014-10-10 08:21:27

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: BAS) ("Basic") today reported selected operating data for the month of September 2014. Basic's well servicing rig count remained unchanged at 421. Well servicing rig hours for the month were 71,800 producing a rig utilization rate of 71%, compared to 74% and 69% in August 2014 and September 2013, respectively. During the month, Basic's fluid service truck count increased by 21 to 1,045. Fluid...

2014-10-09 23:07:38

The MAC-TS4 vacuum interrupter test set easily determines the pressure inside a vacuum interrupter and, along with wear and number of operations, can predict the usable life of the vacuum interrupters used in circuit breakers and contactors Carrollton, Texas (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Vacuum Interrupters, Inc. is proud to announce that its new MAC-TS4 vacuum interrupter tester, the only test set capable of conducting predictive testing on vacuum interrupters in the field, has won...

2014-10-09 23:03:35

Top 10 Fall Travel Destinations in the U.S. and Abroad Unveiled, Based On Travel Agent Hotel Bookings Made Through CCRAtravel.com Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 CCRA – a leading provider of global business-related solutions for travel suppliers and travel professionals – today announced the top ten domestic and international fall vacation destinations based on travel agent hotel bookings made via the CCRAtravel.com hotel reservations portal. The hotel booking report...

2014-10-09 23:01:39

Opening event for Silverado Bee Cave to welcome first residents and feature community tours, live music, food and refreshments. AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Silverado Memory Care Community in Bee Cave, Texas celebrates its grand opening on October 16 with a ribbon-cutting moment that will include residents, their families and Representative Paul Workman, a member of the Texas House of Representatives. The community, which broke ground last year, already serves more than 20 people...

2014-10-09 23:01:31

Houston native Frank Turner tapped to head sales office Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 TelePacific has added Frank Turner to its growing Texas leadership team. Turner is the new sales manager for TelePacific’s Houston Office as the company continues to aggressively expand its business across Texas. During the past year, the company has opened new offices in Richardson, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi and Houston that reflect the tremendous demand for...

2014-10-09 23:00:59

EPISD and CK-12 Foundation collaborated to understand the district teachers’ needs and how technology can help us meet those challenges. So, starting in October of this year, the district is doing away with paper textbooks and replacing with digital textbooks called FlexBooks. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Twenty-First Century Learning is a commitment to prepare the EPISD student body for the future by using the best in technology and techniques. As technology becomes a fabric...

2014-10-09 16:27:31

World's largest medical center aims to become leader in life science and digital health commercialization HOUSTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Medical Center (TMC) today announced the opening of its accelerator program, TMCx, one of the core components of the Texas Medical Center's Innovation Institute and the first step in the Texas Medical Center's long-term plans to become one of the world's premiere life science commercialization clusters. TMCx, housed in a...

2014-10-09 16:22:53

The Energy Data Visualization Recorder Allows Users to See How Their System was Functioning at Any Time During its Use AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BAS Services & Graphics, LLC, an energy management product and services company, is proud to announce the latest addition to their suite of energy management products. Called the EnergyDVR or "Energy Data Visualization Recorder," it is an analytical visualization utility that lets users see...

2014-10-09 16:21:30

Fairview Announces New Offering of RF Amplifiers for Use in Commercial and Military Applications ALLEN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fairview Microwave Inc., a preeminent supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, has recently added a comprehensive selection of industry-leading RF amplifiers including power amplifiers, broadband amplifiers, gain blocks, limiting amplifiers, low noise amplifiers (LNAs) plus more. Photo -...


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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