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2014-07-23 08:34:08

Storage company Proguard Self Storage is now offering wine storage in a facility located in the Museum District of Houston, Texas. Wine Storage by Proguard has variable sized units that are climate controlled and protected by alarm systems. The facility is designed to protect valuable wine collections HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proguard Self Storage now offers a wine storage facility at its Museum District location. The units are armed with alarm systems to protect...

2014-07-23 08:31:46

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center has created an amazing new service for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in Texas by making certain they instantly get the nation's most skilled and experienced mesothelioma attorneys. If you are a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or a family member of one, and the you reside in Texas please contact the Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center at 866-714-6466 before you obtain the services of any law firm to ensure you have...

2014-07-23 08:23:04

Cavender Buick GMC North proud to feature GMC crossover SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There are almost no other automakers out there that are not knee-deep in the production of one or several versions of a crossover SUV. Cavender Buick GMC North has several version available bearing, obviously, a Buick or GMC badge. When it comes to choosing the perfect crossover SUV for a customer's family, the options can get pretty muddy. Cavender Buick GMC North is...

2014-07-23 08:23:01

Cavender Buick GMC West shows off 2014 Buick Enclave SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Comparing the 2014 Buick Enclave vs. the 2014 Ford Explorer, the timeline of the crossover SUV begins to show off. There is no denying the fact that the Ford Explorer is one of the original crossovers and has helped blaze a trail into the driveways of people all over the country. Buick engineers have taken the idea of the crossover SUV and put their own spin on it and the...

2014-07-23 08:21:29

Houston-area dealership features popular electric vehicle Nissan LEAF HUMBLE, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In recent weeks, positive press has become a matter of course for the Nissan LEAF. America's top-selling electric vehicle has delivered on its early promise by evolving into a thoroughly modern and practical EV, rewarding Houston-area drivers with benefits both obvious--no gas stations or oil changes quickly come to mind--and subtle. Now, Nissan has unveiled its...

2014-07-23 08:21:23

2014 Evoque available at Land Rover of San Antonio SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The choices for customers looking for luxury compact SUVs are slowly getting larger and more capable. Two of the better choices for customers are the 2014 Audi Allroad and the 2014 Range Rover Evoque that is available at Land Rover of San Antonio. Of all of the comparisons that Land Rover of San Antonio has published, the 2014 Range Rover Evoque vs. the 2014 Audi Allroad is one...

2014-07-23 08:21:14

Redesigned full-size SUV now available in the Houston area HUMBLE, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- If Chevrolet was trending toward subtlety, someone forgot to tell the designers of the new Suburban. Fully redesigned for the upcoming model year, the 2015 Chevy Suburban represents a proud tradition of power and innovation, delivering both qualities in abundance. And now, Houston-area drivers can experience these virtues firsthand, as the 2015 Chevy Suburban makes its debut...

2014-07-22 20:21:59

Gold Medal Awarded at Trophy Game Records of the World Banquet BOERNE, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Joshua Creek Ranch (www.joshuacreek.com) took home the first place gold medal award for 2013-2014 Axis Deer Exotic at the Trophy Game Records of the World Awards Banquet (www.trophyrecords.org) this past weekend in San Marcos, TX. This award means the biggest and highest scoring Axis Buck in the world was harvested at Joshua Creek Ranch in the Texas Hill Country,...

2014-07-22 16:29:58

Corporations and travel management companies sign up now SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation announced that it is opening enrollment for the beta test of the next phase of TruTrip, Sabre's solution for corporations and travel agencies to capture, aggregate and manage data on bookings made outside of the standard procurement process. TruTrip creates a single travel itinerary and keeps it continuously synchronized with online, offline, and mobile tools,...

2014-07-22 16:25:51

Residents of Pasadena TX deserve a higher standard of customer service and Mammoth Plumbing has set the industry standard. Find out what Houston residents have enjoyed for years, a pleasant and satisfying plumbing repair experience. Mammoth Plumbing recently announced that they are expanding their service area to include Pasadena. PASADENA, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For more than 25 years, Mammoth Plumbing has been there for customers in the Pasadena, Texas, area, and they...


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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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