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2014-02-27 23:22:50

Regional leader in managed IT services uses technology to enhance patron experience (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 NetGain Technologies was recently named the official technology provider for the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts (the Kentucky Center). Already, NetGain Technologies' solutions have enabled the Kentucky Center to greatly improve its performance in a variety of capacities. “It is a privilege to formalize our partnership with such a cornerstone of our community. We...

2014-02-21 08:25:44

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kentucky's all-new, nonprofit health insurance carrier, Kentucky Health Cooperative, Inc., today announced that David Leon Mooneyhan, of Shelbyville, has been named to its board of directors. Mooneyhan, CEO of Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative and former superintendent of the Shelby and Fulton County boards of education, brings to Kentucky Health Cooperative 40 years of strategic planning, operating and financial management...

2014-02-20 16:29:25

LEXINGTON, Ky., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share of Lexmark Class A Common Stock. The dividend is payable on March 14, 2014, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 3, 2014. About LexmarkLexmark is uniquely focused on connecting unstructured printed and digital information across enterprises with the processes, applications and...

2014-02-19 23:28:47

The Danville Science Center, an affiliate of the Science Museum of Virginia, will open a new theater will allows guests to fully explore the known universe as well as some fascinating phenomena right here on Earth. Danville, Virginia (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Danville Science Center will open the brand new Digital Dome Theater February 22. The new theater will allow guests to fully explore the known universe as well as some fascinating phenomena right here on Earth. This immersive theater...

2014-02-18 16:29:16

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to the generosity of a philanthropy-focused Kentucky couple, deserving FFA members will be getting a gift of blue for years to come. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/DC67193) Don and Mira Ball, who co-founded Lexington, Ky.-based custom home-building company Ball Homes more than 50 years ago, kicked off 2014 National FFA Week by inviting some National FFA and Kentucky FFA officers to their home and share details...

2014-02-16 20:20:13

Proceeds from University of Louisville Championship Floor Sale LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual, an official corporate partner of the NCAA(®), made a donation today of $250,000 to Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky during the University of Louisville basketball game at the KFC Yum! Center. The money represents the proceeds to date from the sale of souvenir pieces of the floor on which the University of Louisville men's basketball...

2014-02-14 23:23:04

Lolek Productions announces the film release about a man with Down Syndrome and how his capacity to love is transforming lives. The video, “Shawn’s Eyes” features Shawn Riney, a 41-year-old man from Owensboro, Kentucky, and a family who together have found love and many unexpected blessings. Owensboro, KY (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The film "Shawn's Eyes" shows the relationship between Shawn and the Payne family, who spend every weekend together. Shawn is 41,...

2014-02-13 23:22:09

Local tech and design companies Forest Giant and Over LLC come together for a community app for Valentine's day to promote new non-profit. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Louisville creative firm, Forest Giant, has teamed up with the minds behind the App Store sensation Over, to create Louisville Love, a unique tool for Louisville's mobile creatives. Louisville Love is a free app for iPod/iPhone that easily allows users to add unique, hand-crafted art to their favorite...

2014-02-12 23:23:45

Taft A. McKinstry has been selected to the 2013-2014 Super Lawyers Kentucky Top 25 Women List. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Fowler Bell PLLC is pleased to announce Taft A. McKinstry has been selected to the 2013-2014 Super Lawyers Kentucky Top 25 Women List. This top list features only the best of the best female attorneys in Kentucky. Attorneys on this top list have the highest point totals in the Super Lawyers selection process. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a...

2014-02-12 23:00:18

Balluff Inc. has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky in the medium-sized company category by the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Florence, KY (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Balluff Inc. has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Balluff is competing in the medium-sized company...


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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