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2014-09-19 23:07:37

Center Christian Academy Invests in Outdoor Fun with Commercial Playground Equipment from APCPLAY© (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 APCPLAY© was chosen by Center Christian Academy in Center, Texas to provide a number of new commercial playground elements to augment their outdoor physical education for students. Center Christian Academy is a private school that enjoys a reputation of providing quality, Christian education and curriculum with a Biblical world view. The focus is to...

2014-09-19 16:24:12

LUBBOCK, Texas, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kiromic, LLC, a Lubbock bio-pharmaceutical company, announced today the addition of Kent Hance, the former chancellor of Texas Tech University, to its board as the vice chairman. Hance retired as chancellor in July 2014, after raising $1.2 billion for the university. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147303 "Kiromic is pleased to announce that Kent Hance, the most successful chancellor in the history of Texas Tech University,...

2014-09-19 12:20:50

Mac Haik Ford DeSoto offers detailed information on 2015 Ford F-250 in Dallas, Texas DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Business owners and drivers searching for a new heavy-duty pickup truck have many options to choose from, but only one delivers the power and capability they need to get the job done right. The new 2015 Ford F-250 in Dallas, Texas at Mac Haik Ford DeSoto is designed for the heavy towing and hauling these drivers are looking for in their next new truck....

2014-09-19 12:20:47

Mac Haik Georgetown reviews new Chrysler minivan in Austin, Texas AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Families searching for a new minivan are patiently awaiting the arrival of the 2015 Chrysler Town and Country in Austin, Texas at Mac Haik Georgetown. Drivers searching for a family-oriented vehicle that offers more passenger and cargo space as well as durability and versatility will find them all in the new Chrysler minivan. The 2015 Town and Country keeps its...

2014-09-19 08:28:01

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Inc. magazine has ranked Invenio Solutions(TM) NO. 2744 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy--America's independent entrepreneurs. Invenio Solutions has been ranked on Inc. 5000 previously, in 2009 under their former name Lead Dogs as well as last year when they ranked at...

2014-09-19 08:23:01

HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jereh Group, a private Chinese oil and gas equipment manufacturer and service provider, showcased a cutting-edge coiled tubing unit and integrated unconventional E&P solutions at the 2014 DUG Eagle Ford Conference in San Antonio, Texas on September 15. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147244 "In this multi-billion dollar market, a wealth of opportunities is offered," said Chengcheng Yu, manager of America Jereh, a...

2014-09-19 08:22:18

HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today announced that one of its subsidiaries has entered into an agreement to acquire the Texas-based pressure pumping assets of a privately held company. The acquisition includes 143,250 horsepower of hydraulic fracturing equipment, which was manufactured in 2011 and 2012, and provides Patterson-UTI with two additional bases of operations and employees to support customer activity in the Eagle Ford and...

2014-09-18 23:14:52

Midtown Dentistry in Houston, Texas, recently welcomed Dr. Ori Shalev onto their team. As Dr. Shalev has a perfectionist’s eye, she is sure to be a great addition to Midtown, a clinic highly renowned for its excellence in advanced dentistry techniques. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Dr. Shalev is a Texas native, and grew up in Dallas. She originally came to Houston to study at the University of Texas, and graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance. While studying she...

2014-09-18 23:13:46

Great Oaks Recovery Center celebrates the grand opening Egypt, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Great Oaks Recovery Center (Great Oaks) which opened earlier this year, held its official grand opening ceremony on Friday, September 12, 2014. Great Oaks Recovery Center, located southwest of Houston is an addictions residential treatment center. Owned and operated by Summit Behavioral Healthcare, LLC and located on 59 acres of serene Texas land, the program treats adults suffering from...

2014-09-18 23:13:03

Douglas J. Harrison, DO to Lead New Facility Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Douglas J. Harrison, DO as the Medical Director of its new Missouri City-Lakes facility. “We are pleased to welcome Dr. Harrison to his new role as facility medical director of our new Missouri City-Lakes facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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