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2014-09-17 08:23:15

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) announces that the Diamond Green Diesel (DGD) facility in Norco, LA, the Company's joint venture with Valero Energy Corporation, commenced the start-up process on September 15, 2014, following a fire incident on August 3, 2014. The quicker than expected turn-around should bring DGD back into full production by next week. As previously announced, the name-plate capacity will be increased to 11,000...

2014-09-17 08:21:14

Southway Ford now carries 2015 Ford Explorer in San Antonio, Texas SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The new 2015 Ford Explorer has arrived and is now available at Mac Haik's Southway Ford. The latest edition of the iconic Ford SUV has many new offerings and some stylish new exterior options and interior features that have many consumers very excited. While the new 2015 Ford Explorer in San Antonio, Texas has some new features and options, it still offers...

2014-09-16 23:17:15

A St. Louis law firm that practices defective medical device litigation, Carey Danis & Lowe reports on a Texas state trial involving the Boston Scientific Obtryx bladder sling, a vaginal mesh product. The jury found Boston Scientific liable for the plaintiff's injuries. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The team of defective medical device and personal injury lawyers at Carey Danis & Lowe report that the company behind the Obtryx bladder sling, Boston Scientific...

2014-09-16 23:16:41

Executive Medicine of Texas is bringing Suzanne Somers to Texas to help spread their message of preventative and proactive health. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Executive Medicine of Texas announce the upcoming event 'Stay Young at the Bass: An Evening with Suzanne Somers.' As physicians who focus on prevention, Drs. Mark Anderson and Walter Gaman are proponents of optimal, not just marginal, health. They, along with health and wellness expert Judy Gaman have...

2014-09-16 23:11:38

Online retailer Kettlebell Kings has announced that they will be offering complimentary shipping on every order in their store, adding incentive for customers to try this highly effective exercise method. The company’s website also offers information on the benefits of kettlebells, as well as free workout guides so customers can get started with the equipment in the comfort of their own home right away. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Online retailer Kettlebell Kings has...

2014-09-16 23:09:50

The need for investment in the US water sector is becoming significantly more urgent with the effects of infrastructure decline starting to be felt in the wider economy. The American Water Summit 2014: Smashing Silos is bringing together leaders from water, energy, finance, cities and technology to debate how we can escape the silo mentality which stands in the path of constructive solutions. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 America’s water sector needs to reinvent itself if it is to reverse...

2014-09-16 23:08:00

Real Ale Brewing Company selects Patti Engineering for engineering support as it gears up for continued growth of its Texas handcrafted brewery business with the installation of its new Krones bottling line. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Patti Engineering, Inc., a leader in control systems integration, today announced details of its engineering support for the installation and commissioning of a new Krones bottling line for Texas regional craft brewer, Real Ale Brewing Company....

2014-09-16 23:01:56

Comprehensive Quality Management System (QMS) focused on aerospace product safety and reliability. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Touch International, a leading supplier of custom touch screens, displays, and other value-add display enhancements, announced today it has achieved AS9100 certification for its Shenzhen, China manufacturing facility. AS9100 is a quality standard for companies that design, develop, or produce products for aerospace applications. Prior to AS9100...

2014-09-16 23:01:34

Houstonia Magazine has chosen Dr. Michael Allon as one of the Top Doctors of 2014. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Advanced Fertility Center of Texas’ Dr. Michael Allon was recently named by Houstonia Magazine as one of the Top Doctors of 2014. The annual contest is held by Houstonia Magazine - a metropolitan magazine serving the Houston area. They award esteemed doctors in the Houston area and recognize them for their outstanding services. This accomplishment will be included in...

2014-09-16 16:25:35

John K. Grubb of Houston, TX, has been honored with a recognition by H Texas in its selection of "Houston's Top Lawyers 2014." HOUSTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the July, 2014 issue of H Texas published by Quality Publishing Services, Inc., John K. Grubb was selected for the following honor: "Houston's Top Lawyers 2014" http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146434 John K. Grubb commented on the recognition: "This...


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 vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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