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2015-03-24 16:21:14

American Aero FTW meets highest standards for aircraft handling and safety FORT WORTH, Texas, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Aero FTW, a fixed-base operator (FBO) located

2015-03-24 12:29:23

Works of Art from Entrepreneur Sam Wyly's Collection on May 20th DALLAS, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas Auction Gallery announces its spring, American and European Fine Art and Sculpture

2015-03-24 12:23:30

Mac Haik Georgetown now carries 2015 Chrysler 300 in Austin, Texas AUSTIN, Texas, Mar.

2015-03-24 12:22:35

Industry-first solution will revolutionize how travel suppliers market to millions of travelers SOUTHLAKE, Texas, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-24 08:26:45

Zonal Isolation Plug Enables Higher Run-In Speeds and More Efficient Milling HOUSTON, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International plc announced today the commercial release

2015-03-24 08:23:02

Volkswagen of The Woodlands provides model overviews for innovative Volkswagen models THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Mar.

2015-03-23 23:07:24

Local company teams and business leaders conquered a 3-course fitness challenge hosted by the Fit Company Institute.

2015-03-23 23:07:07

Small business forum created to connect issuers and non-accredited investors with expert state securities officials and crowdfunding platforms. Houston, Texas

2015-03-23 16:32:30

DALLAS, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Chiropractic Association (TCA) announced this month that it has partnered with Anovia Payments to offer new benefits to its members.

2015-03-23 16:28:08

HOUSTON, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite many days of gray skies and rain during the 2015 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, weather did not dampen the enthusiasm of 1,377,477 fans,


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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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cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.