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2013-10-23 12:23:11

SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Daybreak Oil and Gas, Inc. (OTC: DBRM) ("Daybreak" or the "Company"), a Washington corporation, is pleased to announce that its third consecutive successful oil well has been drilled in the recently-acquired Twin Bottoms Field Project in Lawrence County, Kentucky. The Dwight Dillon H-6 well was drilled to a measured depth ("MD") of 5,100 feet and a true vertical depth ("TVD") of 1,442 feet. Logs and other measurement data indicate that...

2013-10-23 08:20:51

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Right of Way Association (IRWA) announced that its 2013 Project of the Year was awarded to the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) for its role in acquiring land rights and clearing the way for construction of the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project. Spanning two states, this $2.6 billion major improvement project requires constructing two new bridges over the Ohio River. (Logo:...

2013-10-22 23:30:46

The Kentucky Health Information Exchange (KHIE) and Northern Kentucky University (NKU) are expanding their deployment of the Consumer e-Health Readiness Tool in partnership with the National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) and HealthCAWS. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 As part of ongoing work to encourage providers to adopt effective consumer engagement strategies, the Kentucky Health Information Exchange (KHIE) and Northern Kentucky University (NKU) announced today that they have...

2013-10-22 08:31:28

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. Premium and Service Revenues (in millions) $2,734 Consolidated Health Benefits Ratio 87.7% General & Administrative expense ratio 9.3% Diluted earnings per share (EPS) $0.87 Cash flow from...

2013-10-17 23:30:10

Kentucky auto accident attorney Robert Shelton of the Shelton Law Group says he hopes the state receives federal funding next year for texting while driving educational efforts Louisville, KY (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Louisville personal injury lawyer Rob Shelton of the Shelton Law Group today said he hopes politicians work out the details next year that prevented the State of Kentucky from receiving a $100,000 federal grant aimed at educating people about the dangers of distracted driving...

2013-10-17 12:23:50

Study Shows Industry Supports 24,000 Jobs, $6.3 Billion in Economic Output in Kentucky ROSSLYN, Va., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study released today confirms the growing importance of the domestic aluminum industry to the Kentucky economy. Research conducted by economic research firm John Dunham & Associates found that the industry directly employs more than 6,500 and generates $3.4 billion in economic output. (Logo:...

2013-10-16 23:32:53

Representatives from Kentucky's insurance exchange will present information about the federal Affordable Care Act and will be available to field questions. Barbourville, KY (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Two representatives from Kentucky’s insurance exchange will present an information session at Union College later this month about the federal Affordable Care Act. Carrie Banahan, executive director of the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange—better known as Kynect—will co-present with...

2013-10-15 16:25:55

Expands Emergency Medicine and Hospital Medicine Presence in Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE:TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the acquisition of the operations of Marshall Physician Services, LLC, operating as MESA Medical Group or "MESA." Based in Lexington, Ky., MESA manages and staffs emergency medicine and hospital...

2013-10-15 12:22:12

SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Daybreak Oil and Gas, Inc. (OTC: DBRM) ("Daybreak" or the "Company"), a Washington corporation, is pleased to announce that its second consecutive successful oil well has been drilled in the recently-acquired Twin Bottoms Field Project in Lawrence County, Kentucky. The Gerald Grove H-3 well was drilled to a measured depth ("MD") of 4,461 feet and a true vertical depth ("TVD") of 1,175 feet. Logs and other measurement data indicate that...

2013-10-14 12:22:38

Country Music Superstar's Homecoming Is Spectacular Addition To Churchill Downs' Program LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five-time GRAMMY winner and native Kentuckian Wynonna Judd will be the headline performer for a new addition to the lineup of Derby Week major events in 2014 as Derby Experiences hosts the Fillies & Lilies Party on Friday, May 2. Performing with her band, The Big Noise, Judd brings major star power to the new event, which is part of...


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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