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2 hrs ago |

Election decides two Boone County school boarda

Election decides two Boone County school board seats Three of the five Boone County Schools Board of Education seats are on the Nov. 4 ballot.


Related Topix: Boone County, KY, Burlington, KY, University of Cincinnati, Xavier University, Northern Kentucky University

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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

4 hrs ago | Live Science

What Is Fluid Dynamics?

Fluid dynamics is "the branch of applied science that is concerned with the movement of liquids and gases," according to the American Heritage Dictionary.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, University of Utah

6 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

St. Jude: Dr. Nicole Barnes

"My mother said when I was a baby, well three years old, a toddler that I wanted to be a doctor and own a gas station and as I got older I thought about was different things, but was able to do some different programs in the Kentucky area at the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville that molded me and shaped me to go to medical ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, Family, Kids

10 hrs ago | Middlesboro Daily News

Community Trust Bank presents scholarships

In keeping with their slogan "Building CommunitiesBuilt on Trust," each year Community Trust Bank assists local graduating seniors in continuing their education.


Related Topix: Bell County, KY, Kentucky, Middlesboro, KY, Lincoln Memorial University

10 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Lexington's new food coordinator says she has 'hit the ground running'

Ashton Potter Wright started work Monday June 2, 2014 as Lexington's local food coordinator, a new position with Lexington city government charged with improving connections between Central Kentucky farmers and consumers.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Kentucky, Louisville, KY, Eastern, KY

14 hrs ago | Mass Transit

University of Kentucky Installs 9 New Bike Shelters & Promotes Ridership

EdR, the development group heading the $25.8M revitalization project for the University of Kentucky, held an open house to celebrate the completion of Phase 1. This first Phase includes the addition of approximately 1,800 dormitory beds and nine bike parking shelters.


14 hrs ago | Mass Transit

Brasco International Inc.

Leading designer and manufacturer of passenger waiting shelters, smoking shelters, covered walkways, canopies and other outdoor protection shelters.


15 hrs ago | State Journal

Sheriff: Standoff ensues after teen shot

It took about four and a half hours of negotiations before law enforcement officials were able to arrest Samuel Isaacs, accused of shooting a 13-year-old boy at a Franklin County trailer park Monday evening.


Related Topix: Franklin County, KY, Versailles, KY

20 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

UK Paducah welcomes large class

Nearly 200 students, including 62 freshmen, started classes Monday at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering Paducah Campus on Alben Barkley Drive.


Related Topix: Paducah, KY

Yesterday | ComputerWorld

Cosmonauts deploy nanosatellites during spacewalk

Two Russian cosmonauts are in the middle of a spacewalk outside of the International Space Station, in part to release a nanosatellite that will take images of Earth.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Cameras, National University, Vermont Technical College, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Friends say woman who died in Interstate 64 crash was 'miss social butterfly'

Emily Rhoads died Saturday of injuries sustained Friday in a traffic accident on Interstate 64. Her organs were donated, per her wishes.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Midway, KY, Fayette County, KY

The Times

Nine candidates recommended for NSU president

Nine candidates recommended for NSU president Search Committee will meet Thursday in Natchitoches to select semi-finalists for interviews Check out this story on Of the nine candidates, three have been or ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natchitoches, LA, University of Arkansas, University of Louisville, University of Arkansas Little Rock, Columbia University

Floyd County Times

BSCTC professors part of $20 million grant

Dr. Tom Vierheller and Dr. Chenzhao Vierheller, biology professors at BSCTC, have been awarded a $100,000 as part of a $20 million grant to the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research to study plants and their potential to be used as an energy source.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Prestonsburg, KY, Alternative Energy, Energy, New York University, University of Pittsburgh

Beckers ASC Review

Dr. Scott Merkley Joins Lexington Clinic ASC

Gastroenterologist Scott A. Merkley, MD, has joined the Lexington Clinic gastroenterology department at the Lexington Clinic Ambulatory Surgery Center.


Related Topix: Gastroenterology, Medicine

Lexington Herald-Leader

Lexington woman dies after wreck

Emily Rhoads Kapp, 27, was in one of three cars that collided in a construction zone at mile marker 63, near the Midway exit, according to a news release from the Fayette County coroner's office.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Midway, KY, Fayette County, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

No reason to turn up noses at Alltech's planned E. Ky. plant

M. Addison Whitaker, a senior in the University of Kentucky's agricultural economics department, is president of the UK chapter of Alpha Gamma Rho agricultural fraternity.​ M. Addison Whitaker, a senior in the University of Kentucky's agricultural economics department, is president of the UK chapter of Alpha Gamma Rho agricultural ... (more)


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Student Society, Alpha Gamma Rho, Fraternities, Eastern, KY, Letcher County, KY, Pikeville, KY

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Sculptor chosen for Clarksville's Pat Head Summitt Legacy Park

Sculptor chosen for Clarksville's Pat Head Summitt Legacy Park Grill 'thrilled' to have opportunity to sculpt Summitt statue for community of her birth Check out this story on J. Brett Grill, right, a nationally known sculptor and art instructor at the University of Missouri, has been selected to ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Missouri, Montgomery County, TN, Clarksville, TN

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Ex-Kentucky coach Morriss back in high school

Morriss' resume also includes a year as an offensive line coach for Kentucky State in 2008.


Related Topix: Bowling Green, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

Police: Look out for students moving into UK dorms, off-campus housing

Watch for heavy traffic around Lexington on Saturday and later next week, particularly near the University of Kentucky campus, as UK students start moving into dormitories for the fall semester.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY

The Drinks Business

Religious 'more aggressive' when drunk

A US study carried out in Kentucky on 520 individuals aged between 21 and 35 years found that those who held strong spiritual and religious views were more likely to become aggressive and violent after drinking, compared to people without such beliefs, as reported by the Daily Mail.