Harris County also has a constable for each of its eight precincts and hundreds of deputies assigned to each They mainly serve in a patrol function established to maintain peace in the county as well as providing security to county buildings such as court houses and district attorney's offices, 8 See also Main article: Battle of the Alamo A birth is considered preterm when it takes place more than 3 weeks before the estimated due date. Preterm birth rates in Texas are consistently higher than the nationwide rate in 2016 10.4% of live births in Texas were preterm the rate for Black mothers specifically was elevated - 13.6%. Numerous factors have been associated with premature birth including lack of prenatal care race obesity smoking and even air pollution; 16 Further reading East Texans also enjoy collegiate athletic competition Most residents support collegiate teams located in other regions of the state; the Texas A&M Aggies Texas Longhorns Texas Tech Red Raiders Baylor Bears TCU Horned Frogs etc Due to proximity to neighboring states East Texas has a substantial number of fans of the LSU Tigers Arkansas Razorbacks Oklahoma State Cowboys and Oklahoma Sooners the Battle of the Piney Woods is a fiercely contested sports rivalry between the Bearkats of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville and the Lumberjacks of Stephen F Austin State University in Nacogdoches Both compete in the FCS level of NCAA athletic competition as members of the Southland Conference the Cardinals of Lamar University in Beaumont also compete with Stephen F Austin and Sam Houston State in the Southland Conference, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Rockport Texas very early on August 26 2017 by August 30 Houston was flooded due to torrential rainfall from the hurricane. 1930 5,824,715 24.9% The Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant and the Longhorn Army Ammunition Plant were built as part of the WWII buildup Hundreds of thousands of American (and some allied) soldiers sailors and airmen trained in the state All sectors of the economy boomed as the homefront prospered. Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year On July 26 2003 the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau started "The Neighborhoods Alive: Houston's Multicultural Tour," a bus tour throughout several neighborhoods in inner Houston the tour's destinations included Downtown Houston the First Ward the Second Ward the Third Ward the Sixth Ward East Downtown and Midtown Two later bookings those for August 23 2003 and September 2003 quickly sold out Therefore the bureau added six more dates on short notice. Emerging Research Universities (Tier 2), Harris County ESD #8 EMS Northwest EMS .10 Piney Point Village University of Houston. .
Marker on the Harris County Annex 2 Building in Downtown Houston indicating the site where Sam Houston lived from 1837 to 1838 Caribbean South America Mexico and Central America colonization. Houston Texas Business Directory 3 Sports Soldiers of the German Wehrmacht tearing down the border crossing into Poland 1 September 1939, 4 Higher education Spanish possessions in Asia and Oceania Map highlighting counties of Deep East Texas.