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2015-04-13 23:07:52

Offers donor egg cycle fee discount, social media giveaways and conducts other activities in conjunction with National Infertility Awareness Week® 2015. Houston,

2015-04-13 23:04:56

Ticket Down announces that they have cut ticket prices across the board for The Rolling Stones concert at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium on Saturday, June 6th.

2015-04-13 23:04:39

VoIP product offering and newest features for broadband diagnostics software on display at twelfth annual Broadband Communities Summit in Texas. Austin, TX (PRWEB)

2015-04-13 16:22:05

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The market value of the global high density polyethylene market as of 2013 was $57,489.4 million and is estimated to reach

2015-04-13 12:23:15

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Foundation has awarded its Thomas L.

2015-04-13 12:23:04

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fort Worth-based Brazos Midstream Holdings, LLC ("Brazos") today announced that it has partnered with Old Ironsides Energy, LLC ("Old Ironsides"),

2015-04-13 08:25:37

DFW Communities and Verizon Have Recycled More Than 27 Tons of Electronic Waste Since 2009 GRAPEVINE, Texas, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday (April 18) from 9 a.m.

2015-04-13 08:23:37

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: BAS) ("Basic") today reported selected operating data for the month of March 2015.

2015-04-12 23:01:39

“Orphan Moon,” the debut novel by T. K.

2015-04-12 23:01:33

Specifically designed for Coil Tubing applications, ProOne has released another weapon that drills all plugs and provides pipe-on-pipe protection and performance...CoilPro Houston,


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
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.