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2014-05-31 23:07:09

Kentucky’s approval makes it the 14th state and Puerto Rico allowing Blue Jay Wireless to provide discounted cellphone service to eligible residents under the federal Lifeline Program. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Kentucky Public Service Commission has granted approval to Blue Jay Wireless, LLC’s petition for designation as an eligible telecommunications carrier in the state. Kentucky’s approval makes it the 14th state and Puerto Rico allowing Blue Jay Wireless to provide...

2014-05-30 23:16:28

Jake Hughes recently joined Hatchett Design Remodel as a Sales Consultant for the Design-Build firm. With nearly 20 years of experience in the construction and real estate industry, Jake has the knowledge and skill set to design and build projects of varying sizes and complexity to meet the diverse needs of homeowners in Hampton Roads. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 As the newest member of the Hatchett Design Remodel team, Jake Hughes brings nearly 20 years of experience to the...

2014-05-29 23:13:42

The brand new National Hearing Test at nationalhearingtest.org enables any person to complete a preliminary hearing screening test in less than 10 minutes with their telephone. For follow-up care on screening scores that are outside the normal range, test takers should schedule a comprehensive hearing test with a local hearing specialists. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The phone-based, NIH-funded National Hearing Test makes it simple and fast for anybody to get an initial hearing...

2014-05-29 12:20:58

Employment grows to 7,000, while investment nears $6 billion GEORGETOWN, Ky., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avery Bussell Jr. always thought he'd be a farmer. However, with times on the family farm a little tough in 1988, the 22-year-old threw his name into the mix for a job at a new company that was setting up shop 55 miles away - Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky (TMMK). To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-05-28 23:15:12

May is Mental Health Month and what better time to acquaint readers with Peer Operated Centers, or POCs. These centers offer education, support and, perhaps most importantly, hope to those afflicted with serious mental illness. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 On May 23, 2014 KYStars for Mental Health presented a day long conference highlighting key components of Kentucky’s 8 Peer Operated Centers, or POCs. So what are POCs and peer specialists? The website for SAMSHA, a...

2014-05-28 23:13:59

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that it has been selected by the Commonwealth of Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services to provide Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) services for its Waiver Case Management Application Project. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that it has been selected by the Commonwealth...

2014-05-22 16:23:50

Retailer's youngest shoppers co-star with iconic penny pony GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Midwest retailer Meijer announced the debut of a new commercial featuring photos of local children riding its iconic penny pony, Sandy. The 30-second commercial will begin airing within the retailer's five-state footprint - Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Kentucky - in June and a 60-second version of the commercial is online now. Meijer shoppers can also watch the...

2014-05-21 23:06:32

Greg Gorbett, coordinator of the EKU Online Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation degree program and associate professor in the Department of Fire Protection and Paramedicine Sciences at Eastern Kentucky University, traveled to South Korea to share his expertise on the use of computer fire modeling. Richmond, KY (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Greg Gorbett, coordinator of the EKU Online Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation degree program and associate professor in the Department of Fire...

2014-05-20 23:02:06

In recognition of the vital public service first responders, emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics provide, Governor Steve Beshear has proclaimed May 18-24 as Emergency Medical Services Week in Kentucky. The national theme for EMS Week 2014 is “Dedicated. For Life.” Lexington, KY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 During an illness or injury EMS professionals answer the call to provide lifesaving care in some of the most frightening and stressful times for patients, their families...

2014-05-19 23:11:45

KORT Physical Therapy: The Best in Rehab, opens its 41st clinic in Taylorsville, Kentucky. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 KORT Physical Therapy, The Best in Rehab, opened its 41st clinic on May 12, 2014. The new clinic is located at 543 Taylorsville Road, Taylorsville, Kentucky, 40071. Clinic Director, Dr. Brittany Kersey PT DPT will oversee all operations as well as treat patients along with Dr. Hannah Arms, PT, DPT. “The number of patients in the Spencer County area has...


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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