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  ESLI - West Texas A&M University
West Texas AandM University is located in the friendly university town of Canyon, Texas.
West Texas AandM University is host to 160 international students from 40 countries.
West Texas AandM University is a member of the NCAA and participates in football, soccer, basketball, baseball, tennis and cross-country competition.
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  West Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
West Texas is a region in Texas which has more in common geographically with the Southwestern United States than it does with the rest of the state.There are many small mountain ranges.
West Texas receives much less rainfall than the rest of Texas and has an arid or semi-arid climate, requiring most of its scant agriculture to be heavily dependent on irrigation.
West Texas, with its sparsley populated and relatively unpolluted land and its wide vast openness has also become a destination for people looking to get away from urban life, and although it appears only lightly civilized,there are many fascinating, important and sophisticated people living in the area or owning vacation homes there.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/West_Texas   (578 words)

  
 West, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
West is a city in McLennan County, Texas, USA.
The majority of the Anglo population is of Czech descent; West bills itself as "the kolache capital of Texas".
West is the home of Major League Baseball player Scott Podsednik, a member of the 2005 World Championship Chicago White Sox.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/West,_Texas   (443 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online:
West is on Interstate Highway 35 eighty miles south of Dallas in northeastern McLennan County.
The present townsite was established in 1881 and the name was changed to West, in honor of Thomas M. West, prominent businessman, landowner, and postmaster of the new post office established in 1882.
By 1900 West had a fire department, a weekly newspaper, a bank, a cotton mill, several cotton gins, a hotel, a school system, several churches, and a population estimated by some as high as 2,000.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/WW/hgw6.html   (507 words)

  
 West Texas State School
The West Texas State School (WTSS) in Pyote, Texas is one of 15 secure juvenile detention facilities of the Texas Youth Commission.
West Texas State School is currently budgeted to serve an all-male population of 250 delinquent youth between the ages of 10 and 20 with an average age of 16.
West Texas State School is located on Interstate 20 in Pyote, Texas, approximately 17 miles west of Monahans, 50 miles west of Odessa/Midland and 230 miles east of El Paso.
www.tyc.state.tx.us /programs/westtexas   (672 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for West Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Texas TEXAS [Texas], largest state in the coterminous United States.
Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University TEXAS AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY [Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University] main campus at College Station; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1871, opened 1876.
It is bordered by Missouri and Arkansas (E); Texas, partially across the Red R. (S, W); New Mexico, across the narrow edge of the Oklahoma Panhandle (W); and Colorado and Kansas (N).
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=West+Texas   (722 words)

  
 History of West, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The population of West and surrounding area grew.
Crush, Texas was a town for only a day in the late summer of 1896.
Crush was fired from the railroad but was later rehired when the publicity of the stunt in the end turned out to be positive for the railroad.
www.west-tx.com /w-hist.html   (831 words)

  
 West Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The West Texas and Lubbock Railroad operates freight service from a connection with the BNSF railroad at Lubbock, TX to Seagraves, 64 miles.
In June of 2000 the WTLR sold a 6.5 mile corridor of land to the State of Texas for use in constructing the East-West freeway connecting downtown Lubbock and Texas Tech University to the outer beltway in Lubbock, Texas.
The West Texas and Lubbock Railroad acquired it on November 1, 1995.
home.austin.rr.com /aldossantos/west_texas.htm   (201 words)

  
 West Texas Connection
Jim became known as the father of the West Texas Connection and, with help from Gareth Pollard, W5CDM (among others) built the system into one of the first and finest linked systems in the United States.
West Texas Connection maintenance and related out-of-pocket expense are shared by a relative few, but capable and willing, hams.
West Texas Connection, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to public service and education.
westtexasconnection.net /info.htm   (1285 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online:
The West Texas Historical Association was organized at the Taylor County Courthouse in Abilene, Texas, on April 19, 1924.
The purpose of the organization, as stated in the call and in the preface of its first official journal, was to promote the investigation, study, and preservation of the history of West Texas.
The organization has never attempted to define the geographic bounds of West Texas, but it has maintained its headquarters on the campus of Hardin-Simmons University, and twenty-two of its annual meetings have been in Abilene.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/WW/vtw3.html   (524 words)

  
 West Texas Country Home Page
West Texas Country has been the Country / Cowboy / Western musicians' choice since 1994 and after 13 years of web presence, we're revising the website and will offer several new services and products.
Texas Honky Tonk, Western Swing, Western / Cowboy, Inspirational, Cowboy Poetry..., the music and songs by these independent artists are truly the best anywhere.
West Texas Country is getting a complete new facelift.
www.westtexascountry.com   (235 words)

  
 MyWestTexas.com - Volunteers re-enact life in 1800s West Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Buffalo Soldiers cavalry represented only 10 percent of the cavalry units in the West, he said, and their infantry represented only 20 percent of the infantry, but they were the most decorated regiments in the West.
She said there were no apple orchards in Texas in the late 1800s, and wagons from Arkansas would travel to West Texas once a year, providing settlers with their only chance to procure the fruit.
Volunteers from several state and national parks in West Texas were also present in the Sibley Nature Center to raise awareness of the parks.
www.mywesttexas.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=15480415&BRD=2288&PAG=461&dept_id=475621&rfi=6   (1187 words)

  
 Geothermal In West Texas
This tectonic map of the Delaware and northern part of the Val Verde Basins was generated at the West Texas Earth Resources Institute in Midland.
While Texas does not have active volcanoes or geysers, the state does have a very large number of oil and gas wells (~600,000) that were drilled, some of which have gone sufficiently deep to encounter high temperatures for the use in a binary-cycle or hybrid-cycle power plant system.
Additionally, the Trans Pecos of the far West Texas region displays higher temperatures closer to the surface of the Earth.
www.utpb.edu /ceed/renewableenergy/west_texas.htm   (1738 words)

  
 West Texas Historical Association home page
The West Texas Historical Association has always been an organization committed to people who are interested in the history of West Texas.
If you are from West Texas, or if in your heart you are a West Texan, we encourage you to become a member.
The West Texas Historical Association was organized in 1924 in Abilene at Simmons College (as Hardin-Simmons University was then called).
swco.ttu.edu /WestTexas/index.htm   (610 words)

  
 West Texas Realty - Alpine, Texas
West Texas Realty is a family owned and operated agency.
West Texas Realty and its associates are not responsible for the accuracy of property lines, titles, or locations of property.
West Texas Realty relies on the court house, tax office, and sellers to report accurate information about properties it has listed.
www.westtxrealty.com   (480 words)

  
 West Texas & Lubbock Railway
WEST TEXAS and LUBBOCK Railroad at a Glance
The West Texas and Lubbock Railway (WTLC) operates 107 miles of railroad on two lines extending from Lubbock, TX to Seagraves and Whiteface, TX.
The railroad serves the agricultural area west and southwest of Lubbock and the oil fields of west Texas.
www.westtexasandlubbockrailway.com   (245 words)

  
 Salon
Texas was its own country once, and Texans have never come close to getting over it.
I'm from Texas." Which is a hilarious and even charming sentiment from a homeless guy, but not so funny when it comes from, say, the president of the United States.
In that spirit, I thought at first I wouldn't mention Larry McMurtry at all (just like I'm not going to mention Cormac McCarthy, except in passing), but then I decided that was just too willfully idiosyncratic, like writing about Elizabethan England and not mentioning Shakespeare.
www.salon.com /books/literary_guide/2006/07/31/west_texas   (438 words)

  
 West Texas Outlaws Off-Road Club   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If any provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from this Agreement and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
This Agreement is governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Texas without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.
West Texas Outlaws™ is a trademark of the West Texas Outlaws Off-Road Club..
www.westtexasoutlaws.com /legal.htm   (2133 words)

  
 Senior Scouts in West Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There were also Senior Scout Patrols in Troop 49 of Iraan, Texas, Troop 53 of Ozona, Texas, and Troop 8 of San Angelo, Texas.
The Senior Scout group in Troop 49 of Iraan was so large, when it was organized in November of 1936, that it was divided into two patrols.
By the end of the year there were Senior Scout Patrols in Troops 70, 71, 73, 76 and 77 in Del Rio, Texas on the border.
www.westtexasscoutinghistory.net /senior.html   (368 words)

  
 West Texas State School Academic Programs
The academic program at West Texas State School is fully accredited by the Texas Education Agency.
Students entering West Texas State School are typically several years behind academically.
Education is a critical component of the overall rehabilitation program, and research has consistently shown that students who leave institutions with an educational qualification and/or vocational training are half as likely to re-offend.
www.tyc.state.tx.us /programs/westtexas/education.html   (343 words)

  
 West Texas
Lubbock, Amarillo, Midland, Odessa, and San Angelo are west Texas towns.
West Texas has oil and gas and trucking.
For a free consultation as to what type of attorney you may need from car wreck lawyers to a toxic tort asbestos attorney or for additional information on any of the directory's attorneys E-mail TexasLawyers.com.
www.texaslawyers.com /west_texas.htm   (92 words)

  
 West Texas Outlaws Off-Road Club   (Site not responding. Last check: )
So, when entering these federal lands from the Texas public lands, remember that you are entering areas which may have different rules and regulations.
Please note that the West Texas Outlaws is not responsible for your knowledge, or lack of knowledge, about the laws of the State of Texas or Federal Lands.
The West Texas Outlaws and the webmaster can not guarantee the accuracy of this information and are not liable for any misinformation or incorrect information as posted on this website.
www.westtexasoutlaws.com /canadianriver.htm   (933 words)

  
 Texas State Technical College West Texas Library Network   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The main library and the extension libraries of Texas State Technical College West Texas are an interconnected learning resource for our students, staff and faculty.
It is the mission of Texas State Technical College West Texas to support the teaching and research activities of the college's faculty and administrators, and the information needs of its students.
Texas State Technical College West Texas Library will accomplish this mission by providing quality information services and resources.
www.westtexas.tstc.edu /library/index.cfm?top_id=19&id=   (167 words)

  
 West Texas - Land For Sale --Ten acres tracts
West Texas Land for Sale - Discover the peaceful beauty and solitude of this high desert land.
To view pictures click here on West Texas land for sale pictures.
West Texas Land for Sale is located in the Chihuahuan Desert.
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 West Texas Rehab : Abilene, Texas
For 2-year-old spina bifida patient Hayley, the day she took her first steps on Rehab-made braces was a WOW Day because it meant she could begin raiding the refrigerator in the middle of the night, just like her big sister!
It was on this day he harvested a 26 inch Axis Deer on the Harke Ranch outside of Cristoval.
At the conclusion of a rigorous peer review in early 2007, West Texas Rehabilitation Center’s outpatient medical rehabilitation programs for adults and children were certified as being of the highest quality.
www.westtexasrehab.org   (113 words)

  
 West News - Topix
A meeting last week with Texas Youth Commission executives directly connected their West Texas employees with the Austin-based leaders and gave them an outline of what to expect in the coming months following...
Barring a surprise arrival of the kind of gully washers Texas is getting these days, Los Angeles's driest year in 130 years of recordkeeping will go into the books this weekend.
Two Texas veterans are challenging a state policy barring them from receiving college tuition waivers because they were legal residents but not yet U.S. citizens when they entered the service.
www.topix.net /city/west-tx   (645 words)

  
 West Texas Construction
West Texas Construction is a full service remodeling company.
From commercial remodels and whole house renovations, to a simple deck, porch, or patio, no job is too large or too small.
West Texas Construction offers full blueprint and design services to take your project from beginning to end.
www.westtexasconstruction.com /WTC.htm   (72 words)

  
 Click2Houston.com - Health - 35 People Contract West Nile Virus
State health officials said two people over the age of 65 died from the disease in 2006.
In severe cases, West Nile virus can develop into encephalitis, inflammation of the brain, or meningitis, inflammation of the membrane surrounding the brain.
July 27, 2005: Houston Woman Contracts West Nile Virus
www.click2houston.com /health/9822840/detail.html   (530 words)

  
 West Texas Ranches for sale in West Texas. West Texas Ranches sells ranch and ranch land in West Texas for Recreation ...
West Texas Ranches for sale in West Texas.
West Texas Ranches sells ranch and ranch land in West Texas for Recreation and Hunting
If you are looking for west Texas hunting property or west Texas recreational property look no further than West Texas Land.
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 West Texas Travel Guide Big Bend Country West Texas Accommodations.
West Texas Travel Guide Big Bend Country West Texas Accommodations.
If Junction is "The Front Porch of the West." Then it's a hell of a long way to the mailbox.
See also Texas Panhandle (Many counties thought by many to be West Texas is considered Texas Panhandle by Texas Dept of Transportation and TED.)
www.texasescapes.com /TOWNS/West_Texas_towns.htm   (103 words)

  
 West Texas A&M University
The West Texas A&M University speech team captured first place at the Texas Intercollegiate Forensics Association Fall State Tournament.
First-year students at WTAMU who complete and submit scholarship applications early are given first consideration, and the time line for submissions has been moved up from Feb. 1, 2008 to Dec. 1, 2007.
To view our content, you will also need to activate javascript.
www.wtamu.edu   (135 words)

  
 Midland Reporter-Telegram Top Stories for West Texas
mywesttexas from Midland Texas: Stephanie Sparkman News Conference; mywesttexas; -newsvision; jimmy patterson; sparkman; private; west texas; drive-by-jimmy; newsvision; midland; mywesttexas from Midland Texas: "The Friday Show," featuring the Cast of the 59th Triumphant Season of Summer Mummers', "Piracy on the Permian Seas: The Case of the Burnt Kernel (or 'Argh!
Take a stroll with our host: that weird guy walking down the street talking to himself.; -newsvision; drive-by-jimmy; midland; mywesttexas; private; texas; wall street; west texas; westtexas; mywesttexas from Midland Texas: Midland firefighters descend a staircaseTuesday night after a four-alarm call to the Cypress Point Apts.
Video shot by Chris Gill April 21st, 2007 at Citibank Ballpark Midland Texas.; midland texas; Chris Gill; -newsvision; troops; private; drive-by-jimmy; Troop Salute; midland; mywesttexas from Midland Texas: Listen to Reporter-Telegram writer Bob Campbell's 60-minute long interview with imprisoned Republic of Texas leader Richard McLaren in its entirety.
www.mywesttexas.com   (438 words)

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