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2014-06-17 23:10:38

Premium Verizon wireless retailer expands presence in Indiana with Louisville-area store. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest premium Verizon Wireless retailer, with approximately 560 U.S. locations, is announcing the opening of a new store in New Albany, Ind. The store, located at 2207 State Street, is in front of Target and next to The Home Depot. The store opened for business on May 7 brought 10 new jobs to New Albany. “Louisville is one of...

2014-06-12 23:13:22

New Office Opens Strategic Markets Louisville, KY (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 DRE, Inc. — a premiere medical and surgical equipment provider — has opened a new China office to facilitate growth in the greater Asia-Pacific region. DRE International serves medical professionals and distributors in more than 150 countries with an established presence in Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Southeast Asia. "The new office location and partnership will accommodate DRE’s...

2014-06-09 16:27:42

First of Two Proposed Centers Immediately Accepting Applications for an Initial 318 Healthcare-Related Sales and Service Jobs DENVER, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC), a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions, today announced that it is hiring ahead of next month's opening of a state of the art customer experience center in Paducah, Kentucky. The center, one of two local sites announced last year in a...

2014-06-06 16:22:43

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Louisville's very own, Larnelle Harris will headline "A Celebration of Faith, Family & Freedom", the city's premiere Patriotic musical event. Taking place at St. Matthews Baptist Church, Tuesday, July 1(st) at 7:00 PM, concert goers can expect patriotic anthems and sacred classics performed by Harris and accompanied by the St. Matthews Baptist Church choir & chancel orchestra....

2014-06-05 20:22:10

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey are recognized as Pinnacle Professionals by Continental Who's Who as a result of their impressive entrepreneurial spirit and excellence in raising champion stallions. Married for over 55 years, Kenneth and Sarah are as dedicated to each other as they are to the sport of thoroughbred horse racing. Horse racing had always been a hobby for Kenneth but throughout his formative years, he decided to pursue alternate...

2014-06-05 12:33:19

Details Of the First US Industrial Hemp Grow, Revealed At Kentucky's Murray State University Press Conference LAS VEGAS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a delay in other Kentucky State industrial hemp pilot projects, due to the widely publicized DEA seizure of imported industrial hemp seeds, it was announced yesterday at a Murray State University (MSU) Press Conference, that US Hemp Oil (USHO) and its Parent Company, CannaVest Corporation, (OTC: BB CANV), had donated seeds to...

2014-06-04 16:24:32

CLEVELAND, Tenn., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cashdales, Check Into Cash's team of Clydesdale horses, will join The Great American Brass Band Parade beginning at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 7 in Downtown Danville, KY! The folks lining Main Street will behold the bridled brawn of the Cashdales as they help usher in a day filled with local personalities, bands, vintage cars, and there will be a clown or two. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131203/CL26904LOGO "The Cashdales...

2014-06-03 23:08:25

Latta Insurance along with other member agencies of the Independent Insurance Agents of Henderson (IIAH) will be supporting the W.C. Handy Festival this year by working the Java Shake booth on Thursday June 12th. The festival honors William Christopher Handy, a Henderson, KY resident, who was known as the “Father of Blues.” Henderson, KY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Latta Insurance along with other member agencies of the Independent Insurance Agents of Henderson (IIAH) will be supporting the...

2014-06-02 12:30:49

1,400 Events Occur Nationwide June 2-8, as Farmers, Manufacturers, Environmentalists & Sustainable Businesses Lead Grassroots Education Events to Raise Awareness on the Benefits of Hemp WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fifth annual Hemp History Week (June 2-8, 2014) began today, featuring events and activities throughout all 50 states this week, to raise awareness on the environmental, economic and health benefits of industrial hemp. Organized by the Hemp...

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...


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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'