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2013-11-08 23:23:30

The Life Adventure Center in association with Babcock Power hold the second annual Wounded Warrior Deer Hunt to help heal wounded servicemen and women. Versailles, KY (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Life Adventure Center of the Bluegrass (LACBG) is proud and honored to announce a partnership with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, Kentucky Hunters for the Hungry, LG&E and KU as the host for the second annual Wounded Warrior Deer Hunt. The three-day event is offered to selected...

2013-11-05 23:21:53

Matthew D. Ellison becomes a Member of Fowler Bell PLLC Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Fowler Bell PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Matthew D. Ellison has become a Member of the firm joining Members Guy R. Colson, John E. Hinkel, Jr., Barry M. Miller, Casey C. Stansbury and Managing Member, Taft A. McKinstry. Mr. Ellison joined Fowler Bell’s Litigation, Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Groups in 2005 and since has gained significant experience in his employment...

2013-10-31 23:02:25

The square-crust pizza with caramelized cheese makes headlines as the Pizza Revolution continues to spread across America, Europe and Asia. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Demand for Authentic Detroit Style Pizza continues to grow nationwide and around the globe, reports DetroitStylePizza.com. Within the past six months new pizzerias that serve Authentic Detroit Style Pizza have opened in Kentucky, Nevada and Michigan, bringing the total number of U.S. states that serve the premium...

2013-10-25 23:19:11

EIM Recognized As One Of Greater Louisville’s Fastest Growing Companies at Fast Fifty Awards Luncheon Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Evidence In Motion (EIM) is thrilled to announce that they ranked twenty-third of the top fifty Greater Louisville area businesses honored at this year’s 14th annual Fast Fifty Awards Luncheon on October 22, 2013. Business First’s prestigious luncheon is held annually to acknowledge the fastest growing businesses within the Greater...

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...


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
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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