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2014-09-18 23:12:43

Thunder Mountain Elementary Creates a Monkey Maze with American Parks Company™ McKinney, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The school days at Thunder are about to get infinitely more fun with the addition of a new commercial playground structure from American Parks Company. Located in School District 51 of Mesa County Valley Colorado, Thunder Mountain Elementary offers a vibrant community of students and educators. Their website offers a number of links for parents to continue to...

2014-09-18 23:09:55

Pariveda makes an impact with community service in the Dallas area (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Pariveda Solutions’ combined effort over the years has improved the lives of many kids in the Dallas area by coaching them to succeed in life. At the recent ‘90s-themed Bowl For Kids' Sake event on August 9, 2014 at USA Bowl in Dallas, Pariveda was recognized for their participation and contributions to several Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) events and initiatives including Bowl for...

2014-09-18 23:08:03

Tournament To Raise Money for Student Scholarships; TexPTS To Provide Tips & Information Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is proud to announce their sponsorship of this year’s Hispanic Physicians Association (HPA) Friends and Family Golf tournament on Saturday, September 20, 2014 in Austin, Texas. The tournament, which will take place at TopGolf from 9 AM – 12 PM, raises money for student scholarships through three golf challenges,...

2014-09-18 23:06:33

The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) and the Texas Freedom Network released a report this week claiming non-alarmist facts about the climate “distort” science and must be removed from drafts of new social studies textbooks for Texas public schools. The Heartalnd Institute, cited in the NCSE report, responds. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) and the Texas Freedom Network released a report this week claiming non-alarmist...

2014-09-18 23:04:52

Beyond Batten Disease Foundation Delivers the Largest Investment in the History of Batten Research to Texas Children’s Hospital Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 No treatment. No cure. Fatal. That’s what the parents of six-year old Will Herndon of The Woodlands were told when their son was diagnosed with a disorder that strikes young, otherwise healthy children. Will, now eleven, is blind and the family is heartbroken, but driven to find a cure. They are speaking for the first...

2014-09-18 23:00:58

ShandsCair EC155 B1 and Vanderbilt EC130 B4 to be exhibited at Booth 523 GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 One of the most capable and sophisticated helicopters available for the air medical transport industry, ShandsCair Flight Program’s new EC155 B1, will be featured by Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), Sept. 22-24, in Nashville, Tenn. The recently delivered and placed into service ShandsCair EC155 and the Vanderbilt University...

2014-09-18 16:20:46

--New Vehicle Will Provide Wounded U.S. Veterans and Other Wheelchair-Enabled Citizens Added Mobility and Independence-- AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KLD Energy Technologies, an emerging leader in electric drive system engineering, development and manufacturing with headquarters in Austin, Texas, announced today they have formed an engineering and development partnership with Kenguru Inc. to develop Kenguru's 2(nd) generation steering wheel controlled all-electric...

2014-09-18 12:30:15

Provider Finder Cost Estimator Assists Consumers In Making More Informed Health Care Decisions RICHARDSON, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers look for new ways to obtain the best possible care and lower their health care costs, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX), the largest provider of health benefits in the state, announces the enhanced Provider Finder, an online health care solution developed to enable members to more easily research and select physicians and...

2014-09-18 12:27:15

Under Armour Connected Fitness(TM) apps launch with 24/7 Activity Tracking, simplified device connectivity and new iPhone® layouts AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Under Armour Connected Fitness Team unveiled major app upgrades for iOS 8. The updates are packed with the latest health and fitness features including all-day activity tracking. The award-winning suite of apps, including MapMyRun, MapMyRide, MapMyFitness, MapMyHike, MapMyWalk, and Under Armour...

2014-09-18 12:23:45

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FieldPoint Petroleum Corporation (NYSE/MKT: FPP) today provided an update on recent drilling activity. FieldPoint successfully recompleted its University Z1 well in Andrews County Texas. The well formerly produced from the Devonian formation but was perforated and acidized in the Wolfcamp zone and has begun to produce oil. The jet pump was re-installed, but a casing repair will be required before the well begins full production. The...


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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.