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Murray State biology professor discovers new insect species with help from her five-year-old
Sylvie\'s bug - a new insect species now named Hebetica sylvia
Murray State biology professor discovers new insect species with help from her five-year-old

MURRAY, Ky. -- A Murray State biology professor has named a new insect species after her daughter, who helped make the discovery while planting flowers in western Kentucky.

Dr. Laura Sullivan-Beckers teaches zoology, ornithology and human anatomy classes to undergraduate students at Murray State. She's also mom to 5-year-old Sylvie. During the summer of 2016, when Sylvie was two years old, the toddler uncovered a brand new insect species...

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Community and Regional News

Courage calls to courage everywhere theme of Heritage Days
Courage calls to courage everywhere theme of Heritage Days

Hickman County will celebrate Heritage Days from Tuesday September 3 to Saturday September 7th. The county, state, nation and world of 1919 will be the focus this year. A loosely organized series of events will celebrate the end of the War to End All Wars, the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote among other events.

Artist Elizabeth Jewell created the collage poster "1919" currently on display in the lobby of the Clinton post office. The collage depicts the major events of the year: marching soldiers, WW I African American infantrymen and suffragettes in their white dresses and protest signs.

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