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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...

2014-08-20 23:00:34

Balluff's global production plan will focus on bringing more production to its North American headquarters in Florence, Kentucky. By 2016, production hours of their high-tech linear transducers and encoders will increase 140% and logistics activity will grow by 40%. Florence, KY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 With the 2014 completion of Balluff’s new state-of-the-art customer support and training center in Florence, KY on Industrial Road; space is now available for expansion in their...

2014-08-20 12:24:10

Companies Partner to Award Qualifying Kentucky Student Grand Prize for Education Expenses LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viamedia, the television industry's leading independent provider of outsourced local television advertising services on behalf of cable companies, today announced that it has partnered with Hardee's Restaurants LLC to award a qualifying Kentucky student a $10,000 college fund to go towards college tuition. The 2014 Hardee's(®) $10,000 College Fund...

2014-08-20 08:33:52

LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Facts: -- Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) announced today that Paul Rooke, Lexmark chairman and chief executive officer, will participate in Citi's 2014 Global Technology Conference on Sept. 3, 2014, in New York City. -- Rooke's remarks, scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. EDT, can be accessed live from Lexmark's investor relations website at http://investor.lexmark.com. -- The time and...

2014-08-19 12:25:58

Football Pick 'Em and Fantasy Football Returns for 2014 FRANKFORT, Ky., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Trace challenges all fans of the NFL and lovers of fine bourbon to put their football knowledge to the test with both the Football Pick 'Em and Fantasy Football for the 2014 season. Launching on Monday, August 25(th), the contests require participants to pick both winning teams and top performing players. Participants are encouraged to register and make their selections...

2014-08-19 08:26:28

Fans Named Jim Beam Are Invited to Make History(TM) in Kentucky and Join in Toasting Their "Namesake" During Birthday Celebration and Statue Unveiling CLERMONT, Ky., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What's a birthday party without a few friends? In recognition of legendary bourbon distiller Jim Beam's 150 birthday, Jim Beam® Bourbon is inviting anyone named Jim Beam (who is of legal drinking age) to join a once-in-a-lifetime birthday party at the world's No. 1 bourbon's historic...

2014-08-13 23:00:26

Eight KORT Physical Therapists Receive Advanced Designation. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Recently, eight physical therapists from KORT locations in Louisville, Lexington and Nicholasville Kentucky earned the professional designation Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS) from The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). Currently, there are only 121 Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedics in Kentucky. Only 65%...

2014-08-12 23:11:59

Empowers Executives with Up-to-date, Intuitive Visualizations and Reports Piscataway, NJ (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 InetSoft Technology, a pioneer in mashup-driven Big Data analytics and reporting, has announced that Sullivan University, Kentucky’s largest private university, has selected InetSoft’s Style Scope, in order to provide its management with internal dashboards for better decision making. Sullivan will be integrating InetSoft’s Style Scope with their existing applications for...

2014-08-12 23:02:20

Frontier Nursing University Will Use HRSA Funding to Support Disadvantaged Students and Address Nurse Faculty Shortage Hyden, KY (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Frontier Nursing University has been awarded continuation funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration Program's Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students and the Nurse Faculty Loan Program. The Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students Program, originally awarded at a total of $1,350,000 over a 4 year period, has been...


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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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'