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2014-11-18 23:09:37

ERA Environmental Management Solutions is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring the upcoming 4C Environmental Conference for Oil & Gas manufacturers and producers, scheduled for February

2014-11-18 23:08:44

Easy-to-use case protects consumers from cyber criminals while providing 120 percent more battery life San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 Today,

2014-11-18 23:08:11

For the second consecutive year AustinCSI, a Plano based management consulting firm, was listed as one of the fastest-growing private companies in North Texas by the SMU Cox Caruth Institute for

2014-11-18 23:07:42

APPSPIRE.me, a mobile app marketing company, unveils Buzzfeed top ten article of why Austin is a main destination for the tech industry Austin, Tx (PRWEB) November

2014-11-18 23:06:24

Mobile workers gain additional capabilities with ESI Ditto, IP 900 Mobile and Abillity® Plano, Texas (PRWEB) November 18, 2014

2014-11-18 23:05:21

The SMU Cox Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship Dallas 100™ honors the ingenuity, commitment and perseverance of the fastest growing privately-held entrepreneurial businesses in the Dallas

2014-11-18 23:02:46

Ground-breaking weather technology is geared to help homeowners in time of crisis and eliminate “storm chasers” taking advantage of consumers. PLANO, TEXAS

2014-11-18 23:02:42

SWS Environmental Services will be exhibiting at booth 224 showcasing and discussing oil spill response services. In addition, they will be the sponsor of the annual Jim Weber Sr.


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
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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