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Derby Time: Old Friends, Gallopalooza, and More

Kentucky Life

Derby Time: Old Friends, Gallopalooza, and More

Ken Grayson's extensive horse racing memorabilia collection goes back to the early days of the sport; former Triple Crown hopefuls share their home with the horses that spoiled their title hopes at Old Friends Thoroughbred retirement farm in Georgetown; and artists of Gallopalooza create colorful images on fiberglass horse statues to encourage local exploration and civic pride.

Spring Bass Fishing

Kentucky Afield

Spring Bass Fishing

Chad Miles goes fishing for early spring bass on Cedar Creek Lake. We go behind the scenes at Cabin Creek Lures. Then we join with waterfowl biologists near Henderson to search for American black duck in Kentucky.

John Hall: The Kentucky Commodore

John Hall: The Kentucky Commodore

From his early days at Vanderbilt University to his career at Ashland Oil, John Hall thrived on competition, tenacity, and compassion. Now a well-known philanthropist, Hall has spearheaded many worthy causes in Kentucky, including education. Learn his story in this new KET documentary.

Crittenden’s Watch, Morehead Fish Hatchery, Elwyn Berlekamp and more

Kentucky Life

Crittenden’s Watch, Morehead Fish Hatchery, Elwyn Berlekamp and more

Lt. John Crittenden's watch survived the Battle of the Little Big Horn, and now resides at the Kentucky Historical Society in Frankfort; the Minor E. Clark Fish Hatchery in Morehead keeps anglers happy; Home Cafe & Marketplace in Bowling Green makes special pizzas and sandwiches; and mathematician Elwyn Berlekamp parlayed his Fort Thomas high school education into a place at MIT, the Digital Revolution, and the stars.

Fishing Near High Bridge

Kentucky Afield

Fishing Near High Bridge

We fish on the Kentucky River, visit champion archers, and learn about trapping. We also visit Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, where a controlled burn is set to aid wildlife habitat.

Mammoth Cave, Equestrian Vaulting, and the Parklands at Floyds Fork

Kentucky Life

Mammoth Cave, Equestrian Vaulting, and the Parklands at Floyds Fork

We visit Mammoth Cave and see the work being done on the cave trails; learn about equestrian vaulting, best described as gymnastics on horseback; and explore the Parklands of Floyds Fork, Louisville's newest park system.

Student Voice Team Impacts Education Policy

Education Matters

Student Voice Team Impacts Education Policy

Young people from the Prichard Committee Student Voice Team share their perspectives on the role of students in school decision-making, state funding for need-based scholarships, and common barriers to postsecondary success.

Aging Gracefully; Keeneland at 75-plus

75 Years of Keeneland: A Look Back

Aging Gracefully; Keeneland at 75-plus

In this 2011 KET special program we see Keeneland through the eyes and memories of three former Keeneland presidents as the Bluegrass race track marked its 75th anniversary. The 2015 Spring Meet runs April 3 - April 24.

A Few of His Favorite Things

Kentucky Afield

A Few of His Favorite Things

It's Tim Farmer's last show as host of Kentucky Afield , and he focuses on his three favorite things to do in the spring: turkey hunting, bass fishing, and hunting morel mushrooms.

The Essential Eastern: A History of Eastern Kentucky University

The Essential Eastern: A History of Eastern Kentucky University

The documentary chronicles the history of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. Through wars, the Great Depression, the Civil Rights Movement and integration, the film touches on the historical events and cultural issues that helped shape the campus.