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2014-07-11 23:05:56

Avery Ranch announces their new website to better connect with customers and show more about their services in Austin, TX. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Avery Ranch announced their new website to better connect with their customers and to show more about their services online. Customers can now visit their website at http://www.kennrenner.com/buyaveryranch/ and view their home videos online, their featured properties, and the services that they cover. Avery Ranch is Austin, Texas’...

2014-07-11 23:01:21

All4 Inc. is excited to announce a presence in Texas through the opening of a Houston air quality consulting office and names Kristin Gordon, PE as the office director. ALL4 provides air quality consulting services to clients across the country to a wide spectrum of industry including petroleum refining, chemical/petrochemical, pulp and paper, electric utility generation, shale gas, automotive, cement, iron and steel, incineration, waste management, secondary lead smelting, lead acid...

2014-07-11 23:00:34

Government Capital Corp. and Precision Aviation Services join with AHI to provide solutions for government AS350 operators. Grand Prairie, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) is pleased to announce that Government Capital Corp. will provide tax-exempt financing for mission equipment technology upgrades and required major maintenance for law enforcement and government-owned AS350-series helicopters. Government Capital, based in Southlake, Texas, has extensive experience...

2014-07-11 16:23:27

HOUSTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce a generous gift of nearly $240,000 from Musket Corporation to help the families of Houston continue to receive the best possible care for their children. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140710/126208 Musket Corp. invited their industry partners from across Texas and the United States to a fundraiser at TopGolf to socialize and hear some of the amazing personal stories of...

2014-07-11 16:22:46

The Splintered Paddle by Mark Troy is now available nationwide COLLEGE STATION, Texas, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Star Publishing announces the release of The Splintered Paddle by Mark Troy. The Splintered Paddle (Hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-432828-59-2, 304 pages, $25.95) is now available nationwide. The latest mystery by Mark Troy, whose Pilikia is My Business was nominated for a Shamus Award for Best First PI Novel by the Private Eye Writers of America, The Splintered Paddle...

2014-07-11 12:24:32

Hospital successfully transplants the first liver dialysis patient in the state HOUSTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce the first use of an extracorporeal liver support therapy in Texas for children with acute liver failure. The hospital now offers the Molecular Adsorbent Recirculating System (MARS®), a liver dialysis therapy, which helped a 9-year-old patient with hepatic coma become healthy enough to be a candidate for...

2014-07-11 08:21:59

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: BAS) ("Basic") today reported selected operating data for the month of June 2014. Basic's well servicing rig count remained unchanged at 421. Well servicing rig hours for the month were 71,600 producing a rig utilization rate of 74%, compared to 70% and 79% in May 2014 and June 2013, respectively. During the month, Basic's fluid service truck count decreased by one to 1,016. Fluid service truck...

2014-07-10 23:13:06

Maria Haiyasoso of Seguin, TX has been selected as an NBCC MFP Fellow Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Maria Haiyasoso of Seguin, TX, for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP). As an NBCC MFP Fellow, Ms. Haiyasoso will receive funding and training to support her education and facilitate her service to underserved minority populations....

2014-07-10 23:12:15

First Choice Emergency Room Expanding in Dallas-Fort Worth Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced that it will open a new facility in Allen, Texas in July. “I am pleased to announce that we are growing in Dallas-Fort Worth and opening a new facility in Southeast Allen,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room....

2014-07-10 23:09:48

OpsAssure (Operations Assurance), a SaaS checklist application specializing in helping service oriented businesses convert their paper checklists to a digital format, completed its first implementation in the state of Texas. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 OpsAssure, Charleston, SC, announces it recently completed a successful implementation at a medical center in Houston, TX. The company stated that the implementation again demonstrates that the OpsAssure solution is applicable to...


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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