It's National Breastfeeding Week, and Renee and her guests discuss the health benefits and provide tips on proper infant nutrition.
We take a look back at the remarkable career of the late Grady Nutt, minister, author and beloved television personality, whose winning blend of Christian comedy made him a regular on shows like "Hee Haw" and "The Mike Douglas Show."
History comes alive through an examination with host Barry Bernson of the artifacts around us. Included are modern Kentucky icons: Bill Monroe's mandolin, Harland Sanders' original pressure cooker, and an Adolph Rupp model basketball. The objects span the course of time from 1000 A.D. to 2013, from a stone axe to a space satellite.
Family Scholar House in Louisville works to end the cycle of poverty by providing housing and educational support to single-parent students and their families. KET's Renee Shaw examines the group's impact on families and the community with Cathe Dykstra, chief possibility officer, president & CEO of the organization.
Substitute host Renee Shaw and her guests discuss jobs and wages. Scheduled guests: Jason Bailey, executive director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy; Brian Strow, economics professor at Western Kentucky University and policy scholar for the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions; Caitlin Lally, communications director for United Food and Commercial Workers Local 227; and Julia Crigler, state director of Americans for Prosperity.
Meet award-winning artist Steve White of Mason County, whose paintings reflect America's first frontier from 1760-1812. Amy Hess visits downtown Paris. The Potter's Inn Bed and Breakfast offers art and hospitality in Wilmore. And a once-forgotten Civil War tragedy, the massacre of the 5th U.S. Colored Cavalry in Simpsonville, is memorialized in Shelby County.
What's ahead for Kentucky's public schools? Discussing money, tests, the technology divide, and more, Bill talks with Stu Silberman, who is retiring as executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, and Brigitte Blom Ramsey, who will succeed him.