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2014-08-12 12:20:47

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lake Truck Lines (LTL) received the Association of Corporate Growth-Central Texas Chapter's award for the fastest growing company in the San Antonio area for the second year in a row. The honor was presented to LTL as part of the Association of Corporate Growth 2014 Outstanding Growth & Emerging Company Award ceremony. "First and foremost, our goal is to provide solutions for our clients," said Douglas Cain, President of LTL. "As a...

2014-08-12 08:29:40

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at the LSU Health Shreveport Feist-Weiller Cancer Center will now have access to innovative, precision-medicine technology that determines the unique biological characteristics of each individual patient's cancer tumor. Once that information is known, physicians can identify tailored chemotherapy or radiation regimens to attack it. The new capability is the result of emerging technology called tumor profiling. Feist-Weiller will...

2014-08-12 08:23:30

NEDERLAND, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OCI Partners LP, a Delaware limited partnership (the "Partnership"), announced its results for the three months ended June 30, 2014. The Partnership owns and operates a recently upgraded, integrated methanol and ammonia production facility that is strategically located on the Texas Gulf Coast near Beaumont. The Partnership's production facility currently has a maximum methanol production capacity of 730,000 metric tons per year and a maximum...

2014-08-12 08:22:58

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: BAS) ("Basic") today reported selected operating data for the month of July 2014. Basic's well servicing rig count remained unchanged at 421. Well servicing rig hours for the month were 73,300 producing a rig utilization rate of 69%, compared to 74% and 71% in June 2014 and July 2013, respectively. During the month, Basic's fluid service truck count increased by three to 1,019. Fluid service truck...

2014-08-11 23:07:21

Big Data and Cloud Computing Drive Demand for SOC Audits. SSAE 16 Professionals expands to meet growing need with strategic expansion into Texas with addition of Partner, Gary Pennington. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The state of Texas’ strong local economy and a rise in global “headline-worthy” corporate security breaches means major growth for California-based SSAE 16 Professionals. SSAE 16 Professionals continues its strategic move to the Lone Star State. SSAE 16...

2014-08-11 23:02:30

NDB Advisory announces a comprehensive expansion of PCI DSS consulting services for Texas businesses that will now include operational, technical, and security products for the ever-expanding and growing Payment Card Industry compliance mandates. From policy and procedure writing, to Level 1 onsite assessments – and more – NDB Advisory is a full-service compliance firm for today’s demanding Texas businesses. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 NDB Advisory announces a comprehensive...

2014-08-11 20:25:44

BOERNE, Texas, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chickens can be used to help maintain and strengthen the health of your garden. Having a flock of chickens in your backyard is beneficial in several ways. A single chicken can bio recycle about seven pounds of food residuals in a month. If 2,000 households raised three hens, it could divert 252 tons of waste from landfills annually. A flock of hens will also perform most of the labor of having to "turn" your compost pile by scratching...

2014-08-11 20:21:50

- Finished drilling five horizontal wells; drilling the horizontal section on the sixth DENVER, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resolute Energy Corporation ("Resolute" or the "Company") (NYSE: REN) today reported financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Nicholas J. Sutton, Chief Executive Officer, said: "Resolute is building momentum in its horizontal drilling activity in the Permian and Powder River basins. We have six gross operated horizontal...

2014-08-11 16:29:33

SEGUIN, Texas, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alamo Group Inc. today announced that Ron Robinson, President and Chief Executive Officer will present at Jefferies 10(th) Annual Global Industrials Conference on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference is being held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. A copy of the Company's presentation has been posted on its website at http://www.alamo-group.com/Investor_Relations/events_and_presentations.html...

2014-08-11 16:22:06

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FieldPoint Petroleum Corporation (NYSE/MKT:FPP) today announced that it will release Second Quarter 2014 Earnings on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 by filing Form 10-Q with the SEC, and will conduct an earnings conference call after the market closes. With the earnings release, the Company will also provide updates on drilling activities. The conference call will take place at 4:15 Eastern Time on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 You are invited...


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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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