Hundreds of birds die in western Ky.

Hundreds of birds die in western Ky.

There are 81699 comments on the The Cincinnati Enquirer story from Jan 5, 2011, titled Hundreds of birds die in western Ky.. In it, The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that:

MURRAY, Ky. - State wildlife officials say "several hundred" dead birds were found near the Murray State University campus last week.

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W KY Girl

Chicago, IL

#82922 Jan 19, 2013
Oglala wrote:
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You have it right. But is getting very hard to get the type of gun you want. They are selling very quickly. Federal propositions may not grandfather in some guns, leading to a scenario such as this.
You purchase a gun legally, but you are a "criminal" if you possess the type of gun if you have not been "grandfathered." Perhaps there will be a buyback program, such as in New York's. But you will get nominal payment for the gun. Most programs that use the grandfather clause allow a period of time (a year?" to turn in the gun. If you do not, you are a criminal. Remember that federal law trumps state law, unless the law is unconstitutional, whereas the courts must decide this. This is as I understand it, anyway.
I saw on the news that KY-Rep Ed Whitfield was down this way at a gun show today. He spoke and said that they were going to do everything possible to fight Obama's new gun regulations.
Those types of guns are available here but you have to jump on them because they are going fast! I missed that one by about 30 minutes-bummer!
Hempburn

Whitley City, KY

#82923 Jan 19, 2013
W KY Girl wrote:
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That's not bad at all for a trip like that. Yeah I bet that toy put the hurt on you. Real good toys are like that huh?:) Have you ever got into knife or hatchet throwing? It looks pretty cool...and yes I am a child at heart.:)
I've always had a thing for edged weapons and began collecting small run to one off tactical knives back in about 1980 when I lived one block from Randall made knives in Orlando. I've seen some pretty good throwers at black powder events but just never got into it. Yep, my toy cost more than my Harley or Jeep, lol, but I could turn it tomorrow at a nice profit.
W KY Girl

Chicago, IL

#82924 Jan 19, 2013
IV
_-_Nope_-_ wrote:
WKG, I hope things work out for you and you get to purchase that new toy. I'll keep my fingers crossed for you!!
Thank you much Nope.:) The past couple days have been a little bit trying to say the least. Last night an incident happened that "broke the camel's back" and I had a private temper tantrum outside kicking some stuff around - stuff in your right mind you wouldn't kick. lol This morning I woke up and my foot was hurting and this little voice said, "Don't you remember kicking that stuff around last night???" DUH! LOL So now I am limping and still flustered. LOL I had an incident the other day with a law enforcement type person pissing all over IV Amendment "searches and seizure" rights. I can't go into it because you never know who might be reading this. But anyhow, there have been some trying things going on lately....Just in case anybody is wondering, no it wasn't dope or anything like that, it wasn't even illegal! It just wasn't supposed to be caught where it was and it was an accident that it was even there. It worked out okay but it still pissed me off! Oh well, some things are just very frustrating but if you think about it things could be much, much worse.
W KY Girl

Chicago, IL

#82925 Jan 19, 2013
Hempburn wrote:
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I've always had a thing for edged weapons and began collecting small run to one off tactical knives back in about 1980 when I lived one block from Randall made knives in Orlando. I've seen some pretty good throwers at black powder events but just never got into it. Yep, my toy cost more than my Harley or Jeep, lol, but I could turn it tomorrow at a nice profit.
That's good. I don't feel as bad about splurging a little bit on a toy if I know I can at least get my money back out of it if I need to - and a profit, that much better. I was thinking the other day that if they keep on with the gun balony we may all need to learn how to use some knives, swords, hatchets and such until they outlaw them too! LOL
W KY Girl

Chicago, IL

#82927 Jan 19, 2013
Oglala wrote:
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The incident involving Natalie Wood's death is suspicious. As I remember reading about it, witnesses stated that she was very drunk. That alone could have impaired her judgement, reflexes, etc. On the other hand, the couple was in an intense argument prior to her falling overboard. I did hear about officials doing a cold case investigation.
I saw a report about it a few years ago. I think it was the captain of the boat that said that when she fell in the water Wagner would not let him even turn the lights on so they could find her. My radar says he is guilty as sin.

“Is who I am”

Since: Aug 08

Scottsville

#82930 Jan 19, 2013
Another long day here.
Hope everyone else had fun.

“TELLING IT LIKE IT IS”

Since: Apr 09

Location hidden

#82932 Jan 19, 2013
RoamingInsomniac wrote:
Another long day here.
Hope everyone else had fun.
Hello Roaming. Not much fun anymore anytime. Lol.
hroola

Ellwood City, PA

#82935 Jan 19, 2013
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On goes Life. Afew Birds will reproduce quickly

“It was only just a song”

Since: Jan 13

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#82941 Jan 19, 2013
Good morning all yall.. Hope you are all resting well. I seem to be up and down all night these days. Guess, demons, pondering at my soul and mind.... Oh well might just try and fight them off again.. See yall

“It is what it is, folks!!”

Since: Feb 10

Location hidden

#82942 Jan 20, 2013
Don't feel all alone out there, U.H. I knew when I went to bed so early that I was making a HUGE mistake, but I just couldn't hold my eyes open any more last evening.

This coffee is sure tasty though!!

Hope you're able to doze back off again. I'm gonna try it again here in a little bit. Hopefully anyway.

“It is what it is, folks!!”

Since: Feb 10

Location hidden

#82943 Jan 20, 2013
W KY Girl wrote:
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I saw a report about it a few years ago. I think it was the captain of the boat that said that when she fell in the water Wagner would not let him even turn the lights on so they could find her. My radar says he is guilty as sin.
WKG, there was a program on T.V. one night where they interviewed the captain of the boat they were on the night she 'drowned'. So what you say is the honest truth.

Then they proceeded to interview a few of the witnesses from other boats anchored nearby that night who gave written statements to the police saying that they heard a woman screaming for help, but no spot/search lights were on anywhere, not even from Wagner's boat. No one could really even tell where the screams where coming from. And if you've ever spent any time out on the water, you know that sound can carry and get distorted to a certain degree. So at the time, they didn't even know where the screams for help were coming from. They had no idea a woman was actually drowning..

I think he did it too. Always have. She might have fallen in by accident due to being under the influence, but he sure didn't make any attempts to help her when she was screaming for help. That makes him guilty in my opinion.
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#82944 Jan 20, 2013
_-_Nope_-_ wrote:
Don't feel all alone out there, U.H. I knew when I went to bed so early that I was making a HUGE mistake, but I just couldn't hold my eyes open any more last evening.
This coffee is sure tasty though!!
Hope you're able to doze back off again. I'm gonna try it again here in a little bit. Hopefully anyway.
I have been up for about an hour stoking my stove and making my coffee and sending emails to a special friend that don't have much longer for this world and it makes me happy to do that and to be up drinking my own good coffee. I almost left the scene 4 years ago this week, so I am up celebrating my life and if it ends in the next few minutes I hope they put on my stone "He enjoyed living".
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#82945 Jan 20, 2013
I should have said my friend "MaY" not have much longer for this world. I was trying to send comfort and help wipe out some fears.
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#82946 Jan 20, 2013
Material things in this life just don't matter all that much. If one can afford them, then get them and enjoy while you have them because just like one's health they can be wiped out in a heart beat.

Henry David Thoreau said "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could learn what it had to teach, and not when it came my time to die, discover that I had not lived".

He did not live all that long and died at age 44, but I suspect he knew how to make the best of that time. Do we?

“It is what it is, folks!!”

Since: Feb 10

Location hidden

#82947 Jan 20, 2013
I hope your friend recovers fully. I'm very sorry to hear that they are going through such a rough time.

I also strongly believe in miracles and divine intervention. It's nice of you to send them support like that and I'm sure they appreciate it. I'll put them on my mental prayer list and ask God to heal them too if it's His will..

I'm certain that your headstone will have a very nice quote on it, AW. You seem to be a good person who thinks of other people more than your own self.. That's a good quality and the Lord admires that. So does your friend, I can guarantee it..

“It is what it is, folks!!”

Since: Feb 10

Location hidden

#82948 Jan 20, 2013
Ancient Wolf wrote:
Material things in this life just don't matter all that much. If one can afford them, then get them and enjoy while you have them because just like one's health they can be wiped out in a heart beat.
Everything I own should hopefully and eventually benefit my family when I'm gone. Right down to jewelry, my property, etc. I try to make investments that will grow, even with baubles and such. The Harley even appreciates over the years.. So even what I have now that I get enjoyment from, should also bring joy to those I love when I pass over.

I've lost everything I owned twice due to tragedies beyond my control. The first time was extremely hard, I didn't think mentally that I'd survive it. But I learned in time that it was all just 'stuff' and that my life was more important. Through the years, you accumulate more 'stuff' anyway. Adversity makes you so much stronger if you don't let it win in the end.

Anyone that's not seen hard times and extreme heartache yet, has NO way to know exactly how fortunate they are. They still take things for granted, but you really can't fault them for it. Are they simply very lucky people? Perhaps. But it does something to make you stronger when the badness falls and you overcome it and actually grow from the experience.
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#82949 Jan 20, 2013
Thanks. My friend is most fearful of some upcoming heart valve repair. I saw something someone posted on here some time back that has stuck with me.

You are in a room with the door shut and the dog is on the other side of the door. It knows not what is on the other side of the door but only that it's Master is in there and that is all that it needs or cares to know.
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#82950 Jan 20, 2013
I think I might try to get a little more rest now. Good Day to you and may it bring much Peace to those that may be troubled for whatever reason.

“It is what it is, folks!!”

Since: Feb 10

Location hidden

#82951 Jan 20, 2013
I certainly hope all of it goes well. The medical advances they've made are so vast these days that I'm sure they'll be okay. There are even different methods now for heart valve replacement that aren't quite a "brutal", for lack of a better word, then they used to be.

My prayers will include you friend. Keep us posted on their condition so we know when to say thanks to Him. Aside from the fact that I'm already going to thank Him NOW for what He can do in the future for your friend.
:)

“It is what it is, folks!!”

Since: Feb 10

Location hidden

#82952 Jan 20, 2013
Whoa, check this story out:
http://www.wbir.com/news/local/story.aspx...

~~ An East Tennessee woman is suing a person whose identity she does not know after they wrote a post about her a popular social media website.

In a lawsuit filed January 8 in Hawkins County Circuit Court, Rogersville resident Sarah Davis claimed an anonymous user was defaming her reputation on Topix.com , a website where people can post their thoughts in hyper-local community forums.

The anonymous person, who goes by the name "LUV2WALK", wrote on the website that Davis had committed adultery in a Rogersville park. Davis denies the claims and is now suing that user for $200,000.

Her attorney William Phillips II said there were multiple posts and threats made in regards to the allegation.

"They [the user] certainly have an agenda in defaming the character of Ms. Davis," Phillips said.

He said he would like for the anonymous user to reveal their identity as it would be "the noble thing to do."

"Individuals post on Topix on a daily basis," Phillips said. "They constantly defame the characters of everyday citizens and I think they do it under the guise they can hide behind their anonymity."

In the lawsuit, Phillips and Davis have given the anonymous user 30 days to file a responsive pleading under their actual name. If the user does not do so, the lawsuit reads that Phillips and Davis will ask the court to issue a judicial subpoena directing Topix to hand over all copies of all threads and posts pertaining to the lawsuit. The lawsuit also said that the subpoena would ask Topix to provide the user's IP address, which would help identify the person behind the posts.

Phillips said he and his client posted a notice on the website directed toward the anonymous user that has since been removed.

10News talked to Topix CEO Chris Tolles about the matter. He said Topix, which is widely used in Appalachia, does not think Phillips and Davis' proposed actions sound unreasonable.

"If this goes to the court system and we are subpoenaed, we are unlikely to stand against that subpoena," Tolles said. "I haven't seen it yet, so it's hard to say what I will or will not do."

He says under the Communications Decency Act, Topix is not responsible for content posted by third party users.

Tolles said he admits there are advantages and disadvantages to allowing users to post anonymously on Topix. However, he said it is a feature the site needs in order to build up users in smaller communities.

"Our ability to actually do something interesting requires there to be some sort of audience there," Tolles said.

Either way, legal experts like Knoxville attorney Don Bosch advises web users not to make defamatory claims online as they are subject to the same laws that they would be anywhere else.

"Defamation is defamation and whether it be electronic, print or spoken, it still subjects an individual to a civil legal action should they make such a statement," he said.~~

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