Education Commissioner Reflects on First Year

One to One with Bill Goodman

Education Commissioner Reflects on First Year

Kentucky Education Commissioner Dr. Stephen Pruitt discusses his first year in office and the process to create a new accountability system for Kentucky schools. Public forums around the state were held to gather input on how school and student performance should be measured. “They really want a focus on the whole student,” Pruitt says.

News of the Week: August 26, 2016

Comment on Kentucky

News of the Week: August 26, 2016

Host Bill Bryant and a panel of journalists discuss the week's news, including the latest court proceedings concerning the University of Louisville board of trustees.

The Final

The Great British Baking Show

The Final

In the final signature challenge, the bakers make 16 iced buns. In the technical, the judges use one of Paul’s recipes: the bakers must bake raspberry-flavoured mille-feuille in two hours. In the final Showstopper, the bakers are given four hours to make classic British cakes in a multi-layered presentation.

The Elephant Who Found a Mom

My Wild Affair

The Elephant Who Found a Mom

This is the heartbreaking story of Aisha, the baby elephant orphan, and Daphne Sheldrick, the woman who became her human foster parent. Their bond reaches a crisis point when Daphne leaves Aisha with a babysitter for a few days. Aisha believes she has lost Daphne for good and refuses to eat, leading to her death. Daphne uses the lessons learned from Aisha's short life to save over 150 orphans.

Visiting Area 51

The Good Stuff

Visiting Area 51

Area 51 might be the most well-known top secret military base in the world. Matt Weber takes a trip to the middle of nowhere to find out what's going on with Area 51.

Harry Pickens: In the Garden of Music

Kentucky Muse

Harry Pickens: In the Garden of Music

Enjoy a special performance by a Kentucky pianist and educator whose purpose in music is to bring people, ideas, and possibilities together.

Campaign Finance Laws: Too Restrictive, or In Need of Reform?

Kentucky Tonight

Campaign Finance Laws: Too Restrictive, or In Need of Reform?

Bill and his guests discuss campaign finance laws. Scheduled guests: Don Dugi, Transylvania University political science professor; Paul Salamanca, University of Kentucky law professor; Scott White, Lexington lawyer who served as counsel for Alison Grimes' 2014 U.S. Senate campaign; and Eric Lycan, Lexington lawyer who served as counsel for U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell's 2014 re-election campaign.

Fishing With Kids

Kentucky Afield

Fishing With Kids

Fishing with kids, the fish habitat improvement program at Cave Run Lake, and a unique recipe for catfish bait are featured.

Chocolate

The Great British Baking Show

Chocolate

The semifinalists face the pressure of one of the most difficult ingredients: chocolate. For the first challenge, the bakers make a chocolate tart. For the technical challenge, the bakers face a staggered start, and each must make a chocolate soufflé. A chocolate centerpiece is set as the showstopper.

Kentucky Work Ready Skills Initiative: More Job Training

One to One with Bill Goodman

Kentucky Work Ready Skills Initiative: More Job Training

Bill talks with Secretary Hal Heiner, head of Kentucky's Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Heiner discusses the launch of the Kentucky Work Ready Skills Initiative. “The studies are so very, very clear on this,” says Heiner. “For every 100 new jobs, 99 of [them] require some college past high school.”