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2014-08-12 08:26:27

At last - a handbook for husbands! FOND DU LAC, Wis., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Mastering the Art of Husbanding - A Primer for Husbands" has been recently published by author Shirley M. Wickland. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140811/135051 The author contends that ANYONE can be an awesome husband! Learn how to the be the husband: -- Every woman brags about -- Every woman wants -- Who is happily married for a lifetime Each of 12 chapters focuses on a...

2014-08-11 12:21:39

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent distributor of aftermarket heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Republic Diesel truck parts and service business. The acquisition includes Republic Diesel's heavy-duty parts and service operations in Jeffersonville, Indiana, as well as Kentucky locations in Louisville (Jennings Lane), Lexington, and Prestonsburg. Republic Diesel will...

2014-08-07 12:25:07

Winston Bennett III Moves from the Court to the Corporate Arena LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary, one of the nation's leading independent insurance agencies, announces the addition of Winston Bennett III to its professional team. Bennett joins Van Zandt following a successful basketball career spanning 30 years. Kentucky's Mr. Basketball, 1983, and a University of Kentucky standout, Bennett played professionally for the Miami Heat and...

NSF Invests In Science And Engineering Infrastructure In Six Jurisdictions Across The Nation
2014-08-07 03:26:08

National Science Foundation Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, and the U.S. Virgin Islands will each receive $20 million for strategically aligned innovative research Six jurisdictions have received Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-1 awards from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). The $20 million awards will bolster science and engineering academic research infrastructure in...

2014-08-06 16:27:11

Team stresses link between quality sleep and performance for athletes CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A staggering amount of preparation is made in positioning a professional football team for a championship run. Anything that elevates an athlete's performance immediately becomes a strong consideration. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140806/134187 With that in mind, the Chicago Bears are leaving nothing to chance off the field as they prepare for a promising 2014...

2014-07-31 08:25:04

- Second-quarter and first-half earnings from ongoing operations increased 15 percent over 2013 ALLENTOWN, Pa., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) announced on Thursday (7/31) second-quarter 2014 reported earnings of $229 million, or $0.34 per share, a decrease from $405 million, or $0.63 per share, a year ago. For the first six months of 2014, PPL's reported earnings were $545 million, or $0.83 per share, compared with $818 million, or $1.28 per share, in the first six...

2014-07-28 23:02:54

Gravis Marketing conducted polls in Montana, Kentucky, and Florida. The polls were conducted with Human Events on the upcoming election. Winter Springs, Florida (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 New Montana Results Democratic US Senator John Walsh is losing ground in the Montana Senate race according to results from the latest Gravis Marketing/Human Events poll in Montana. Forty-five percent of the respondents to the survey said they would vote for Republican Representative Steve Daines while only...

2014-07-26 23:02:46

Director of Sports Medicine for KORT Physical Therapy Doug Means, M.A., ATC focuses on the evidence showing concussions in the workplace are among the most serious on-the-job injuries. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 We’ve all heard about athletes sustaining concussions on the playing field; however, concussions in the workplace are among the most serious on-the-job injuries. The occupations with the highest risk of head injury are:     Construction...

2014-07-24 23:07:17

Single name signifies one unified team focused on high-quality care. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Catholic Health Partners (CHP), the parent healthcare system of Humility of Mary Health Partners, has changed its name to Mercy Health. The system’s name change is part of a Ministry evolution to one unified team, focused on high-quality care, increased efficiencies and lower patient costs. Mercy Health is Ohio’s largest health system and fourth-largest employer. “Our new name...

2014-07-24 16:32:59

LEXINGTON, Ky., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.36 per share of Lexmark Class A Common Stock. The dividend is payable on Sept. 12, 2014, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Aug. 29, 2014. About LexmarkLexmark is uniquely focused on connecting unstructured printed and digital information across enterprises with the processes, applications and...


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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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