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2015-03-16 23:05:33

Recently published results highlight the student debt loans at graduation for Campbellsville University graduates as some of the lowest in the nation.

2015-03-16 08:39:06

Iconic Coach to Create VR Sports Experience with Next Galaxy MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Next

2015-03-13 12:30:26

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Kentucky will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands

2015-03-12 23:01:15

Patients in Ohio and Kentucky served by Mercy Health can now get their Social Security disability cases reviewed faster thanks to a new program that brings the power of electronic medical records

2015-03-11 23:10:22

FBI finds that the South has the highest number of rape cases in the United States. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) March 11, 2015 Ten years later and

2015-03-10 16:28:44

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evidence is mounting that afterschool programs are an effective tool in the effort to prevent childhood obesity in Kentucky and nationwide, according

2015-03-05 23:06:14

Since 1977, Duke’s Chowder House has set the standard in Seattle for innovative Mixology. Seattle,

2015-03-03 08:29:43

New Wine Available Nationwide and Offered at Select Events during the 141st 'Run for the Roses(TM)' PROSSER, Wash., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-02-24 23:19:24

Annual awards celebrate women who exemplify notable achievement. Hebron, KY (PRWEB) February 23, 2015 Pomeroy, a global leader in


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
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).