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2014-06-19 23:14:26

Thousands of people suffer from sciatic and low back pain. A local medical office is now offering a state-of-the-art therapy for low back pain and sciatica pain sufferers. Florence, KY (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Recent reports from the American Medical Association show that over 80% of Americans will suffer from low back pain at least once in their lives. Often times, low back pain and sciatica leg pain can happen as a result of vertebral disc herniations or bulges. Until now, disc herniations...

2014-06-19 23:00:52

Eastern Kentucky University will add six degree concentrations as part of its 100 percent online Bachelor of Science in Psychology program for fall 2014. The concentrations are designed to introduce students to highly marketable sub-specialties within the field of psychology. Richmond, KY (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Eastern Kentucky University will add six degree concentrations as part of its 100 percent online Bachelor of Science in Psychology program for fall 2014. The concentrations are...

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...


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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.