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2014-10-13 00:20:30

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The all-new Ford F-150 was named Truck of Texas at the 2014 Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) Truck Rodeo. "This year, the Texas Truck Rodeo had a record number of vehicles on hand for our members to evaluate," said Michael Marrs, president of TAWA. "We want to thank all of our partners in the automotive industry as well as sponsors for making this such a great event." Sixty auto writers drove 75 vehicles on and off road for...

2014-10-12 23:02:33

McCann Security's physical access control systems integrate with access control and other IP based security systems Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 12, 2014 McCann Investigations, a Texas-based private investigations firm is pleased to announce that its new division McCann Security is now able to offer its clients physical access control solutions. McCann Security’s access control systems increase awareness of employees and visitors within a facility. When there are areas of restricted...

2014-10-11 23:03:40

Zion health announces Natural Remedy for bug bites and irritated skin: Ancient Clay Repair cream now available at Mike’s health food store in Texas. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 Natural body care company Zion Health is proud to announce Mike’s health food store located on 1434 N. Central Expressway Suite 108 in McKinney, Texas will now carry Zion’s Ancient Clay Skin Repair Cream formulated to help relieve itchy skin, irritated skin, and redness associated with bug...

2014-10-10 23:07:56

Bluff Manufacturing showcased its newest safety offerings including Turtle Plastics products and Durasweeper® Snow Removal Machine. Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Bluff Manufacturing, an innovative leader in the fabrication and design of high quality material handling, dock and warehouse equipment, storage structures, and safety barriers, joined more than 900 exhibitors at the 2014 National Safety Expo on September 15-17th in San Diego showcasing innovative safety...

2014-10-10 23:07:55

Dr. Jonathan Penchas, principal dentist of Midtwon Dentistry in Houston, Texas, recently chose to install the O-So Pure water filtration system. This water system has been extensively independently tested, and is fully compliant with the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) and the ADA (American Dental Association). Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Even though there is no epidemiologic evidence that could indicate a public health problem, one area of infection control that is easily...

2014-10-10 23:04:08

Prodea CEO and Co-Founder to Participate in Roundtable Q&A RICHARDSON, Texas (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 WHAT: Prodea Systems CEO and Co-Founder Anousheh Ansari will participate in a roundtable panel at the Bloomberg Next Big Thing Summit: East, which focuses on innovation and disruption at the intersection of media, entertainment and technology. Ansari will partake in the “Planning for 2050: Mars, Lunar Colonies & 20,000 Leagues under the Sea” session, which will explore the...

2014-10-10 23:00:45

Shayne Moses, and Timothy Howell recognized by Fort Worth, Texas Magazine Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 The Fort Worth law firm of Moses, Palmer & Howell, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that two of its founding partners, Shayne Moses and Timothy Howell, were named 2014 “Top Attorneys” by Fort Worth, Texas magazine. Fort Worth, Texas magazine’s Top Attorneys are nominated by fellow attorneys based on professional accomplishments, reputation, awards, verdicts,...

2014-10-10 16:23:08

Open IX Model: Hear CyrusOne, DFT, tw telecom and Cologix DALLAS, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Second Annual Texas Data Center Summit will bring together the leading data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives from Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, Austin and from around the nation. 450 senior-level executives and decision-makers attended the inaugural summit in 2013; 500+ are expected in 2014. Photo -...

2014-10-10 12:21:41

HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burleson LLP, a full-service law firm devoted primarily to the oil and gas industry, announced its support of Swansea University's Texas Research Showcase, which will be held from Oct. 26 through Oct. 31 with events in Houston, College Station, and Austin. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/DA38500LOGO The series underscores the efforts of the Wales-based university to develop partnerships with several Texas academic institutions to...

2014-10-10 08:21:27

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: BAS) ("Basic") today reported selected operating data for the month of September 2014. Basic's well servicing rig count remained unchanged at 421. Well servicing rig hours for the month were 71,800 producing a rig utilization rate of 71%, compared to 74% and 69% in August 2014 and September 2013, respectively. During the month, Basic's fluid service truck count increased by 21 to 1,045. Fluid...


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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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