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2014-09-18 23:12:44

Louisville-based company will showcase ventilators for patient transport and other medical equipment rentals. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Integrated Services — a professional medical equipment services provider based in Louisville, Kentucky — is sending two medical equipment experts to this year’s Kentucky EMS Conference and Expo in Lexington. Drew Dennis and Michael Hess will be on hand to interact with attendees of the conference, an educational event held Sept....

2014-09-16 23:05:02

Major League Baseball’s #1 bat manufacturer to update direct-to-consumer operations using Onestop’s fully customizable suite of services Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Onestop Internet, a leading full-spectrum e-commerce solution provider, today announced its partnership with Louisville Slugger, the leading manufacturer of baseball bats, mitts and batting gloves in the nation. Louisville Slugger has tasked Onestop to manage its back-end e-commerce system and execute a...

2014-09-16 23:00:33

Balluff celebrated the Grand Opening of their new Customer Support Center on Monday, Sept. 15. The new 48,000-square-foot building is a state-of-the art customer support, training, and sales and marketing center and includes “green concepts” and worker-friendly features. Florence, KY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Grand Opening Celebration of Balluff’s new Customer Support Center in Florence, Kentucky took place on Monday, September 15. The Governor of Kentucky, Steve Beshear,...

2014-09-15 23:05:54

LouisvilleWater.com Redesigned for Improved Customer Experience Louisville, KY (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Net Tango, a full-service technology firm which creates and delivers web solutions, announced today that is has launched a new website for Louisville Water Company at http://www.louisvillewater.com. LouisvilleWater.com is fully responsive for mobile phones and tablets and incorporates a vibrant new look for the organization. The website serves as Louisville Water’s primary...

2014-09-12 12:23:41

Safe Rides Home Program Returns to Bardstown to Emphasize Responsible Drinking BARDSTOWN, Ky., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bourbon aficionados travel from all over the world to celebrate America's native spirit during one of the fall's most popular events - the Kentucky Bourbon Festival in Bardstown. One of the festival's supporters for over a decade, Bulleit will again provide free safe rides home for attendees 21 and over. As part of a focus to bring awareness to the importance of...

2014-09-11 23:04:48

The International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) has reaccredited all three bachelor’s degree programs in fire protection offered by Eastern Kentucky University. EKU offers on-campus and online fire degree programs. Richmond, KY (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) has re-accredited all three bachelor’s degree programs in fire protection offered by Eastern Kentucky University. IFSAC is a peer-driven, self-governing...

2014-09-11 12:20:50

Site to employ 410 people in support of customer programs AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faurecia, North America's sixth-largest automotive supplier, today announced it will start construction this year on a plant in Simpsonville, Kentucky. The facility will employ 410 people in the area. Production is scheduled to begin in February, 2016. "We are very pleased to begin construction at the Greenfield site in Simpsonville and to welcome hundreds of new associates...

2014-09-04 23:11:43

Participants will learn how to start their own small businesses (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Intellectual curiosity will meet small business creation in Kentucky this fall. The Kentucky Innovation Network has been named the presenting sponsor of this year’s IdeaFestival® in Louisville, which will run Sept. 30-Oct. 3 at the Kentucky Center. As part of the partnership, the Kentucky Innovation Network’s experienced professionals will be on hand to showcase the steps of starting a...

2014-08-27 12:26:04

Gary Player to keynote inaugural Thoroughbred Owner Conference offering networking, panel discussions with key industry players LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary golfer Gary Player, one of South Africa's leading Thoroughbred owners and breeders, will deliver the keynote address at the first annual Thoroughbred Owner Conference in Lexington, Ky., October 13-16, 2014. Aspiring investors, new owners and horse racing enthusiasts attending the conference will network with an...

2014-08-26 23:17:10

Dr. Peter Mansi, president of the International Association of Arson Investigators, visited the Ashland Fire & Safety Laboratory on the Eastern Kentucky University campus. Richmond, Ky. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Dr. Peter Mansi, president of the International Association of Arson Investigators, a professional fire investigation association with 79 chapters and 8,000 members world-wide, took time from attending the 2014 IAAI Tennessee state meeting in Knoxville, TN, to travel to Eastern...


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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'