Latest Kentucky Stories

2014-03-31 23:03:44

To help with spring cleaning tasks, Gibson Heating & Cooling offers discounted duct cleaning services to residents of Cynthiana and the surrounding areas. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Now that the winter season is over, Lexington residents are looking forward to springtime as it brings warmer temperatures and a chance to clean and renew their homes. One of the biggest spring cleaning tasks can be to clean your home's ductwork. According to Gibson Heating &...

2014-03-28 16:22:47

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kentucky legislature unanimously passed landmark legislation to help seniors pay for long term care. The legislation enables seniors to pay for their long term care by selling their life insurance policies for as much as 10 times more than the cash surrender value and applying those proceeds toward their long term care. House Bill 414, sponsored by Kentucky State Representative Robert R. Damron, will help thousands of...

2014-03-28 16:20:33

Powerful luxury SUV available at Mike Castrucci of Alexandria ALEXANDRIA, Ky., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The power available behind the wheel of the 2014 Lincoln Navigator is an encouragement to tri-state drivers. In fact, lifting the spirits of luxury SUV drivers all across the Ohio River Valley is a responsibility that the 2014 Navigator is gladly assuming. Drivers in need of inspiration or encouragement can find the 2014 Lincoln Navigator at Mike Castrucci of...

2014-03-28 16:20:28

SANTA ANA, Calif., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Agility Fuel Systems, the leading designer and producer of on-board natural gas fuel storage and delivery systems for heavy duty trucks and buses, announced the release of its next-generation side-mount Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel system at the Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville, Kentucky. This system incorporates the latest technology and is the result of direct feedback from fleets and truck manufacturers to make it ideally...

2014-03-26 23:03:43

Attorney Eric M. Case has joined Fowler Bell PLLC. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Fowler Bell PLLC is pleased to welcome Eric M. Case. Mr. Case will be Of Counsel in the firm’s Real Estate and Commercial Litigation Groups. Mr. Case is a 1999 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law, and was previously a founding member and managing partner of McConnell, Eisele & Case, PLLC. He brings 15 years of experience representing lenders, buyers and sellers regarding title...

2014-03-25 12:22:13

CINCINNATI, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US 6(th) Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Michael Plambeck, owner of two chiropractic clinics in Kentucky that treated patients injured in car accidents deserves to keep the money paid by State Farm for the treatment his clinics' employees provided. All of Plambeck's treating chiropractors were licensed to practice in Kentucky. Over the years, Plambeck claims thousands of injured people sought treatment from his clinics for injuries...

2014-03-24 12:25:56

New Grandstand Terrace, Hospitality Venues, Friday 'Fillies & Lilies Party' Part of Derby Experiences Offering LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Churchill Downs Racetrack ("CDRT") and QuintEvents® have reached a multi-year agreement in which the Charlotte, N.C. company will continue to serve as the historic track's Official Partner Agency for the marketing and fulfillment of travel experience packages to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and the...

2014-03-21 23:26:08

Vertical Consultants is proud to announce the firm successfully negotiated an average 138% immediate increase in cell tower revenue being received by Kentucky clients throughout 2013. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Vertical Consultants is proud to announce the telecom lease-consulting firm successfully negotiated substantial cell tower revenue increases, averaging 138%, for Kentucky cell tower lease landlords throughout 2013. Vertical Consultants was also able to restructure...

2014-03-20 20:21:40

Mascagni Law Office of Louisville, KY 40202 has been honored with a recognition by U.S. News & World Report in its selection of "Best Law Firms 2014 - Kentucky." LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the November, 2013 issue of U.S. News & World Report published by U.S. News & World Report, Inc.. Mascagni Law Office was selected for the following honor: "Best Law Firms 2014 - Kentucky"...

2014-03-17 23:25:48

Field Coordinators will provide radiological surveys and waste characterization, packaging and shipment of hazardous and radioactive materials and waste. Wexford, PA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 MHF Services (MHF), a leading provider of packaging, transportation and logistics services, recently placed three full-time technical personnel at the United States Department of Energy’s Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Site in Paducah, KY. Two Field Coordinators will perform radiological surveys and...

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

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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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
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