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2014-10-28 23:16:36

Dr. Donna Corley, RN, CNE, a faculty member with Eastern Kentucky University’s baccalaureate and graduate on-campus and online Nursing programs, was a finalist for the 2014 Kentucky Nurse Educator of the Year Award. Richmond, KY (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Dr. Donna Corley, RN, CNE, a professor in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing, was a finalist for the 2014 Kentucky Nurse Educator of the Year Award given by Publishing Concepts Inc., the...

2014-10-28 23:05:19

This transaction allows Allegro to conclude the relationship with their current longstanding investor/lender and generate funding to build several new communities. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Allegro recently announced the sale of five properties to American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust II, Inc. (ARC). Allegro is a developer and operator of seniors housing communities located in Florida and Kentucky. The contract purchase price of these five Allegro properties was $172.5...

2014-10-28 08:33:21

PHILADELPHIA, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Multidisciplinary health system to utilize evidence-based, collaborative order sets solution Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that University of Kentucky's UK HealthCare (UKHC), a health system with more than 80 specialized clinics throughout the state, has selected Elsevier's InOrder...

2014-10-27 12:27:45

MEDIA ADVISORY LOUISVILLE, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard, USW members and other labor advocates will rally in support of senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes and others. The rally will also underscore the labor movement's coordinated GOTV effort in Kentucky. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO WHO: Alison Lundergan Grimes, Candidate for U.S. SenateLeo W. Gerard, USW...

2014-10-27 12:24:41

HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today that it held a dedication ceremony to celebrate the expansion of its Calvert City, Kentucky Vinyls Complex. This ceremony was attended by The Honorable Steve Beshear, Governor of Kentucky, James Chao, Chairman of the Board of Westlake Chemical and Albert Chao, President and CEO of Westlake Chemical. They were joined by various state and local officials, local industry guests and...

2014-10-24 16:25:31

Point-Of-Sale System Blocks Illegal Pseudoephedrine Sales But Protects Lawful Purchase LUTHERVILLE, Md., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) today highlighted the latest results achieved by Kentucky's real-time, stop-sale pseudoephedrine (PSE) tracking system. The National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx) system automatically blocks unlawful pseudoephedrine purchases at the point of sale and helps flag meth...

2014-10-22 23:07:54

Shriners Hospitals for Children® and UK HealthCare have signed an agreement that will change the current location of Shriners Hospitals for Children - Lexington from 1900 Richmond Road to South Limestone across from the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital. The new facility will be a state-of-the-art ambulatory care center, owned and operated by Shriners Hospitals for Children, and designed to better meet the orthopaedic needs of children and their families well into the...

2014-10-21 16:30:49

North Bullitt High School AP® Calculus Class Thrilled to Win Nationwide Selfie Contest SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students at North Bullitt High School (NBHS) were surprised to learn today that Emmy-award winning actress and neuroscientist Dr. Mayim Bialik selected their entry as the winner of Texas Instruments' (TI) "Express Your Selfie" contest. Students at the Shepherdsville, Ky. school received the exciting news during a videoconference call from The Big Bang...

2014-10-20 23:04:12

Net Tango, a full-service technology firm which creates and delivers web solutions, announced today that it created the graphic design for the new Louisville Metro Government website. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Net Tango, a full-service technology firm which creates and delivers web solutions, announced today that it created the graphic design for the new Louisville Metro Government website. The new http://www.Louisvilleky.gov website, which serves as the City’s primary...

2014-10-20 23:01:52

Shriners Hospitals for Children® and UK HealthCare sign agreement to build new hospital on University of Kentucky Campus Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Shriners Hospitals for Children® and UK HealthCare have signed an agreement that will change the current location of Shriners Hospitals for Children - Lexington from 1900 Richmond Road to South Limestone across from the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital. The new facility will be a state-of-the-art...


Latest Kentucky Reference Libraries

Daniel Boone National Forest
2014-01-20 14:32:45

The Daniel Boone National Forest is the only national forest that is completely within the boundaries of Kentucky. When it was established in 1937, it was originally named the Cumberland National Forest, after the core region called the Cumberland Purchase Unit. Roughly 2,100,000 acres are encompassed within its current proclamation boundary, of which 706,000 acres are owned and managed by the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, up from about 620,000 acres in the early to...

Mammoth Cave National Park
2013-04-25 16:05:17

Mammoth Cave National Park is located in the state of Kentucky in the United States. The park holds 52,830 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans. Many mummies and artifacts have been found in Mammoth Cave and surrounding caves to support this. It is thought that first man of European descent to visit the area was John Houchin or Francis Houchin. The legend says that one of the brothers was hunting a wounded bear that entered the cave to hide. The first documented discovery...

2012-06-14 11:14:09

Symbol: RIKE Group: Lichen Family: Physciaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Physciaceae Genus   Rinodina (Ach.) A. Gray – rinodina lichen Species   Rinodina kentuckyensis Fink – Kentucky rinodina lichen

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2012-06-14 12:40:31

Symbol: POPRP2 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N AK    I HI    I PR    I CAN    I SPM    I Synonyms:   POAG Poa agassizensis B. Boivin & D. Löve   POAN6 Poa angustifolia L.   POPRA Poa pratensis L. ssp. agassizensis (B. Boivin & D. Löve) Roy L. Taylor & MacBryde   POPRA2 Poa pratensis L. ssp....

2012-06-14 12:40:33

Symbol: POPRC Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: AK    I CAN    N GL    N Synonyms:   POALC2 Poa alpigena Lindm. ssp. colpodea (Th. Fr.) Jurtzev & V.V. Petrovsky   POALC3 Poa alpigena Lindm. var. colpodea (Th. Fr.) Schol.   POPRC2 Poa pratensis L. var. colpodea (Th. Fr.) Soreng   POPRV Poa pratensis L. var. vivipara (Malmgr.) B. Boivin Distribution: County...

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Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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