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2014-09-17 23:02:58

Rare Virus Has Been Reported in 12 States, May Be Coming to Texas FRISCO, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Prevention is the best treatment for the Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) outbreak that is hospitalizing scores of infants, children and teenagers in 12 states, including nearby Oklahoma and Louisiana, says Dr. Kirk Mahon, medical director of Legacy ER & Urgent Care (LER) in Frisco, Texas. “There have been no reported cases of EV-D68 so far in North Texas, but with it hitting Oklahoma...

2014-09-17 23:02:03

Victory Healthcare announced today Nillie Djassemi as the new vice president of finance operations at its corporate office. In this role, Djassemi will oversee the financial operations performance of Victory’s medical centers throughout Texas. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Victory Healthcare announced today Nillie Djassemi as the new vice president of finance operations at its corporate office. In this role, Djassemi will oversee the financial operations performance of...

2014-09-17 23:01:26

Various key witnesses from DePuy Orthopaedics are being called to provide in-person and videotaped testimony. Despite defendant’s attempts to call a mistrial and other legal maneuvers, the Court has declined and the trial continues to move forward. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, notes that the first bellwether trial involving Johnson &...

2014-09-17 23:00:57

Granbury Solutions has completed the asset acquisition of WineWeb.com, a leading provider of technology for the wine industry. Grapevine, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Granbury Solutions has completed the asset acquisition of WineWeb.com, a leading provider of technology for the wine industry. WineWeb, based in Santa Fe, NM, offers wineries nationwide a solid, easy-to-use e-commerce platform with integrated website management, customer relationship management, wine club, and...

2014-09-17 16:27:31

Abilene, TX Board Certified physician specializing in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Dr. Roberta Kalafut, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. ABILENE, Texas, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Abilene's Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation specialist Dr. Roberta Kalafut for inclusion in its highly selective list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors this year....

2014-09-17 16:25:15

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas attorney Charles W. "Trey" Branham III, founder of Branham Law LLP, has been named to the 2014 Texas Super Lawyers list, which recognizes the top attorneys in the state based on their work in various areas of law. This marks the third time Mr. Branham has earned selection to the Texas Super Lawyers list. He previously was named to the companion list of Texas Rising Stars four years in a row beginning in 2007. "It's always an honor to...

2014-09-17 16:22:50

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: BAS) ("Basic") announced today that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Pioneer Fishing and Rental ("PFR"), a division of Pioneer Energy Services (NYSE: PES) ("Pioneer"), for total cash consideration of approximately $16 million. PFR operates its rental and fishing tool business from locations in Woodward, OK, Pampa, TX and Springtown, TX. Basic expects this...

2014-09-17 16:20:52

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) recognizes Hispanic heritage and culture this month as a part of Hispanic Heritage Month. Southwest partners with the Latino community to show its passion for diversity and inclusion; to highlight those efforts, the Company proudly sponsors events throughout the year geared toward the Hispanic community. "Southwest is proud to support the Hispanic community and to celebrate its heritage," said Ellen Torbert,...

2014-09-17 12:31:43

DALLAS, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE MarketsandMarkets

2014-09-17 12:28:57

DALHART, Texas, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 6,054 acres of irrigated farmland in the Panhandle will be offered at auction Friday, Oct. 24. Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company will manage the auction, in cooperation with Paul A. Lynn & Associates LLC. "By any criterion, this is a major offering of Texas cropland. This land, almost all of which is tillable, is located near Dumas and Stratford, and has 16 center pivots and 33 irrigation wells," said R.D....


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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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'