Latest Kentucky Stories

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...

2013-10-17 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...

2013-10-16 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...

2013-10-09 23:33:09

KORT Physical Therapy program identifies problem areas and helps prevent injury. Whether you’re a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, no one wants to be sidelined with an injury. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Whether you’re a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, no one wants to be sidelined with an injury. KORT physical therapists are now helping athletes of all skill levels identify deficiencies or problem areas that if not addressed, can result in...

2013-10-07 23:31:21

Pipe Bursting Manufacturer, TRIC Tools, to Demo its X30 at Louisville's ICUEE (PRWEB) October 06, 2013 Pipe Bursting Manufacturer, TRIC Tools Inc., is set to participate in its 1st annual International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE). TRIC’s Municipal sales director, Bob Grenier and Michael Lien, Director of Operations traveled to Louisville, KY for the show. The ICUEE is a Live Demonstration Expo held at the Kentucky Expo Center, 937 Phillips Lane,...

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

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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