Go into the recording studio with Doug Flynn and songwriter Greg Austin as Kentucky Life debuts its new theme song "Kentucky Bound," the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts in Madisonville showcases regionally and nationally known performers, and learn more about Native American life in northern Kentucky prior to Columbus.
In the 1930s, Lexington golfer Marion Miley was an international celebrity, but it all came to a tragic end in September 1941 when burglars killed Miley in a robbery at the Lexington Country Club. This documentary traces her childhood as a golf prodigy, her move to Lexington, success in golf, and her shocking death at the age of 27.
Kentucky Life begins its new season! Doug Flynn explores all the additions and changes to the Speed Museum in Louisville, the Kentucky Gateway Museum Center in Maysville showcases its citizens' pride in their community, Lake Cumberland is a popular tourist destination and an engineering marvel, and Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese in Barren County is a model for the Kentucky Proud crowd.
In this episode dedicated to Kentucky's stringed-instrument makers, Frank Neat of Russell Springs makes custom banjos for the likes of JD Crowe and "Call of the Wildman" personality Neal James; luthier Bryan England of Caneyville shows off his mandolin-making skills and custom inlay work; Menifee County luthier Neil Kendrick crafts beautiful guitars, including one for Rhonda Vincent & the Rage; and host Doug Flynn visits with Berea icon Warren May for a dulcimer sing-along.
The Moonshine Co. takes a family tradition of back-country distilling to downtown Paducah, the Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Frankfort honors those who gave their lives during this conflict in a profound way, and Maysville is the home of the Wald Cycle Company, a company with over a hundred years of ingenuity.