February / 2010
Kentucky Living

This Month's Issue
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The Horse Course State
Saddle up and prepare yourself for an equine career. Check out the popular equine studies offered at 10 schools in Kentucky.
>>Keyword Exclusive - North American Racing Academy
>>Keyword Exclusive - Interpreting for the World Equestrian Games
Dreaming the College Dream
The Kentucky Community and Technical College System provides all types of students—those fresh out of high school or returning students who are working—the flexibility to earn a degree in a wide range of academic programs.
>>Keyword Exclusive - Kentucky Coal Academy
Kentucky Living 2010 College Guide
Start your research here with our guide to 68 Kentucky colleges, universities, proprietary, and specialty colleges, listing size, tuition and fees, student/faculty ratio, and featured academic programs.
>>Keyword Exclusive - Think college has passed you by? Think again.
Purple Martin Watch
The first sighting of the purple martin’s annual return is big news. Learn more about these beloved birds.

FROM THE EDITOR - New thoughts of school
Best in Kentucky
Chef's Choice
Cooperative Hero
Snap Shot
How to submit
COMMONWEALTHS - Horses that teach, a new state ferry, and more
The Black Stallion teaches reading
Everything about Northern Kentucky
Quote: Richard Newell
Slade Author: World won't end in 2012
Time Capsule: 50 years ago in Kentucky Living
Tip: Energy efficiency
Mystery comes with the wind
Learn about colleges
Technical schools go green Web tools for teachers
Cancer lessons from a "bald chick"
The greening of the Kentucky Horse Park
New State Ferry at Turkey Neck Bend
THE FUTURE OF ELECTRICITY - Why electricity is green
CUTTING COSTS - Fireplaces: kill the chill
GADGETS & GIZMOS - Switch it off, or leave it on?
Switch it off, or leave it on?
Eco consumer: From fridge to TV
Dollars & Sense: Facts and myths of energy use
CO-OPERATIONS - Quilts, care packages, celebrations
ENERGY 101 - Tankless water heaters
BEST IN KENTUCKY - Vote for your favorite
WORTH THE TRIP - Quilting without limits
EVENTS - Nature weekend, art for tots, dulcimers, Titanic exhibition
SMART HEALTH - Informed patients are better patients
SMART MONEY - Dollar cost averaging
COOPERATIVE HERO - Horace Sexton, fire safety
CHEF'S CHOICE - Destination: Comfort
GREAT OUTDOORS - Cumberland Falls Trail #9
GARDEN GURU - Hydrangeas, large and small
EARTH TALK - Cheapest cup of tea
THE VIEW FROM PLUM LICK - Burning for knowledge