Web site: http://www.ket.org/kentuckylife/
Host Dave Shuffett and his faithful canine sidekicks present stories capturing the flavor, history, and heritage of Kentucky. They explore natural beauty and historic sites, sample the creativity of the Commonwealth's hundreds of artists and musicians, and discover the unique contributions of interesting people all over the state.
Dainty/Middlesboro Golf Course/Rolley Hole/Dave Does It - EarthJoy Tree Adventures #1817
Dave tries his hand at Dainty, a German street-ball game played in the Louisville neighborhood of Schnitzelburg; a historical marker explains how Middlesboro's golf course made links history; in Monroe County, skilled sharpshooters take aim in the marble game of Rolley Hole; in a high-flying Dave Does It, Dave goes out on a limb with EarthJoy Tree Adventures in Alexandria.
- KETKY Saturday, May 11 at 6:00 am EDT
Maiden Alley Cinema/Our Town - Salyersville/Knitting for Joplin/CCC Trail Winery #1818
In Paducah, an evening of band performances at the Maiden Alley Cinema; Salyersville is Our Town; a Kentucky girl raises money and spirits with a knitting project for residents of Joplin, Missouri; and in the hills above Morehead, Dave and Toby explore the vineyards of CCC Trail Winery.
- KET Saturday, May 11 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, May 12 at 11:00 am EDT
- KET Sunday, May 12 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, May 12 at 5:30 pm EDT
- KET2 Tuesday, May 14 at 7:30 am EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, May 15 at 8:00 am EDT
- KETKY Friday, May 17 at 12:30 pm EDT
- KETKY Saturday, May 18 at 6:00 am EDT
Dr. Clark's Kentucky Treasures #1222
A special expanded edition tours 11 places designated by the late historian Dr. Thomas Clark as sites every Kentuckian should visit: the Abbey of Gethsemani, Augusta, the Cane Ridge Meeting House, Cumberland Gap, the Falls of the Ohio, the Fitchburg Iron Furnace, Land Between the Lakes, Lilley Cornett Woods, Mammoth Cave, Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill, and the Speed Art Museum. A 2006 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Sunday, May 12 at 4:28 am EDT
- KETKY Sunday, May 12 at 7:59 pm EDT
- KETKY Monday, May 13 at 2:28 pm EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, May 15 at 1:00 am EDT
- KETKY Saturday, May 18 at 9:29 pm EDT
- KETKY Friday, June 28 at 3:30 am EDT
- KETKY Friday, July 26 at 1:30 am EDT
Floyd Collins/John Hockensmith #1324
Host Dave Shuffett and author Roger Brucker retrace the path of Floyd Collins, who was trapped in an Edmonson County cave for two weeks in 1925 while people around the country followed the rescue efforts via newspapers and radio. Photographer John Stephen Hockensmith recalls his journey with Gypsies to a horse-trading fair, which resulted in his book Gypsy Horses and the Travelers' Way. A 2007 KET production.
- KETKY Monday, May 13 at 5:30 pm EDT
Hemlock Trees/Southland Drive/WWI Memorial/Helicopter Studios #1512
Saving Kentucky hemlock trees; the vibrant shopping district of Lexington's Southland Drive; a World War I memorial in Wayne County; and imaginative handcrafted toys and totes from Helicopter Studios. A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Monday, May 13 at 11:30 pm EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, July 3 at 5:30 pm EDT
Rough River/Laverne Zabielski/Dovie's Restaurant #1325
Dave visits Rough River state resort park and gets a tour from the park manager; silk artist and author Laverne Zabielski; Dovie's Restaurant in Tompkinsville has one-of-a-kind deep-fried hamburgers that have been made the same way since 1940; and more Paw Pals. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Tuesday, May 14 at 5:30 pm EDT
Cox Hardware/Ken Roberts/Henry's Ark #1401
The family-run Cox Hardware store in Rockcastle County, which celebrated 100 years in business in 2007; metal artist Ken Roberts; and Henry's Ark, an eclectic petting zoo/farm in Oldham County where the animals roam free. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Wednesday, May 15 at 5:30 pm EDT
Luci Center/Model Airplanes/Papermaker/Kentucky Ridge State Forest #1402
The Luci Center, a therapeutic riding center that uses horses to help people with disabilities; model plane enthusiasts; artist Virginia Petty, who makes her own paper out of various types of pulp; and scenery from Kentucky Ridge State Forest. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Thursday, May 16 at 5:30 pm EDT
Kentucky Life on the Road | Along Highway 68 #610
A special expanded edition features the history, culture, and people found along Highway 68. Driving from Maysville in the northeast to Paducah in the northwest, host Dave Shuffett stops at the Blue Licks and Perryville battlefields, the Shaker village at Pleasant Hill, a neon-lit drive-in restaurant in Paris, a farm where country hams are made, Bowling Green sites connected with native son and cooking entrepreneur Duncan Hines, and more. A 2000 KET production.
- KETKY Friday, May 17 at 3:00 am EDT
- KETKY Sunday, May 19 at 3:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Tuesday, May 21 at 9:58 am EDT
- KETKY Thursday, May 23 at 8:59 pm EDT
Sorghum Farm/Angela Bartley/Greenhouse Poetry #1403
A Menifee County family whose passion for making sorghum has spanned generations; multi-talented performer Angela Bartley, a bugler for the Kentucky Derby Museum who is also an aviation and Latin dance instructor and a Chautauqua performer; and slam poetry in Bowling Green. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Friday, May 17 at 5:30 pm EDT
Barrel Racing/Our Town - Rogues' Harbor/Jesse James Ties/Dave Does It - Hooten Old Town Regulators #1819
Teenage sisters Kendall and Kenzie Gentry, barrel-racing champions from Henderson, give us an up-close look at this rodeo sport; in Logan County, Rogues' Harbor is Our Town; the story of outlaw Jesse James and his ties to Kentucky; and in Dave Does It, Dave joins the Hooten Old Town Regulators of McKee in a Single Action Shooting Competition.
- KET Saturday, May 18 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, May 19 at 11:00 am EDT
- KET Sunday, May 19 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, May 19 at 5:30 pm EDT
- KET2 Tuesday, May 21 at 7:30 am EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, May 22 at 8:00 am EDT
- KETKY Friday, May 24 at 12:30 pm EDT
- KETKY Saturday, May 25 at 6:00 am EDT
Byron Crawford hosts a special two-hour edition featuring people and places along the state's eastern and northern borders. Topics include the restored pioneer community near Cumberland Gap known as the Hensley Settlement, Louisville's Fourth Street, the historical statues along Covington's riverfront, an annual Native American powwow in Christian County, the Paramount Theater in Ashland, the Museum of the American Quilter's Society in Paducah, the Maplewood Cemetery in Mayfield, television host Nick Clooney, a young rodeo champion, author Robert Rennick, thumb-picking guitarists, and canoeists exploring caves around Mammoth Cave. A 1999 KET production.
- KETKY Monday, May 20 at 1:30 am EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, May 22 at 3:30 pm EDT
- KETKY Tuesday, May 28 at 2:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Thursday, May 30 at 9:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Saturday, June 1 at 1:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Thursday, June 6 at 2:30 pm EDT
Skeeter Davis/Segregation-Era Basketball/Battle of Perryville #1404
Skeeter Davis, a native of Dry Ridge who became one of country music's greatest singers by the mid-1950s; the great segregation-era basketball teams of Louisville Central and Lexington Dunbar; and scenes from a reenactment of the Civil War Battle of Perryville. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Monday, May 20 at 5:30 pm EDT
Lincoln Wedding #1307
At the Lincoln Homestead Park in Springfield, a reenactment of the wedding of Abraham Lincoln's parents kicks off the three-year Lincoln Bicentennial celebration sponsored by the Kentucky Historical Society. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Tuesday, May 21 at 4:00 pm EDT
Redbud Quilt Festival/Dog Talker/Early Women's Basketball #1405
The annual Redbud Quilt Festival at Union College, which draws professional and amateur quilters from across the country; Green County dog trainer Bill Matney at work; and a look at the early days of women's basketball in Kentucky. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Tuesday, May 21 at 5:30 pm EDT
Jesse Stuart Foundation/Judy Geagley Bears/FIRST Lego League #1406
The Jesse Stuart Foundation, a small nonprofit book publisher in Ashland, continues the legacy of the acclaimed author, educator, and conservationist. Judy Geagley of Tollesboro designs and crafts teddy bears that are sold at high-end department stores in New York, Chicago, and Beverly Hills. And at Western Kentucky University, students and their hand-built robots compete in the Kentucky FIRST Lego League Competition. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Wednesday, May 22 at 5:30 pm EDT
Yew Dell Gardens/Tom Pfannerstill/Frankfort Habilitation #1407
The restored Yew Dell Gardens, the former private estate of renowned nurseryman Theodore Klein, now an arboretum and plant research center; artist Tom Pfannerstill, who gets his inspiration from trash; and Frankfort Habilitation, which provides work experience and job training for people with developmental disabilities. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Thursday, May 23 at 5:30 pm EDT
Three Ponds Nature Preserve/Cub Run Cave/Antiques Roadshow #1408
Lane Linnenkohl of the Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission takes host Dave Shuffett out to explore Three Ponds, the only Kentucky nature preserve that borders the Mississippi River. Dave also takes some treasures to the visiting Antiques Roadshow in Louisville and introduces a tour of Cub Run Cave in Hart County. A 2008 KET production.
- KETKY Friday, May 24 at 5:30 pm EDT
Championship Golf Course/Cloverport/HB Stanley Concrete/Roundstone Native Seed #1519
A championship caliber golf course on re-claimed coal mine land in Prestonsburg; the river town of Cloverport is this week's Our Town; it's a Dave Does It Challenge as Dave works with HB Stanley Concrete in Beaver Dam; and Roundstone Native Seed in Upton produces native Kentucky grasses and wildflowers. A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Friday, May 24 at 11:30 pm EDT
- KETKY Friday, July 12 at 5:30 pm EDT
Rhonda McEnroe/Union Co. Baseball Great/Guntown Mountain/Downtown Destination - Danville/Dave Does It -Dale Hollow #1820
Owensboro artist Rhonda McEnroe shares her passion for painting with art students; in Union County, historical markers cite the beginnings of one of baseball's greatest players; gunslingers entertain visitors at Guntown Mountain in Barren County; our Downtown Destination is Danville; and during 2013's Commonwealth Cleanup, Dave joins the Spring Cleanup crew at Dale Hollow for Dave Does It.
- KET Saturday, May 25 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, May 26 at 11:00 am EDT
- KET Sunday, May 26 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, May 26 at 5:30 pm EDT
- KET2 Tuesday, May 28 at 7:30 am EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, May 29 at 8:00 am EDT
- KETKY Friday, May 31 at 12:30 pm EDT
- KETKY Saturday, June 1 at 6:00 am EDT
Lincoln: "I, Too, Am A Kentuckian" #1427
In a special expanded edition of Kentucky Life, host Dave Shuffett travels from Hodgenville to Springfield, IL to Washington, DC to explore the life and career of Kentucky's most famous native son. The program examines the many Kentucky people and places that profoundly influenced Abraham Lincoln with stops at his birthplace and boyhood home near Hodgenville, the Mary Todd Lincoln House in Lexington, the Louisville home of close friend Joshua Speed, and many other Lincoln-related sites. A 2008 KET production.
- KETKY Sunday, May 26 at 1:59 pm EDT
- KETKY Tuesday, May 28 at 8:59 am EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, May 29 at 8:59 pm EDT
- KETKY Saturday, June 1 at 4:59 pm EDT
- KETKY Saturday, June 1 at 9:59 pm EDT
Broadbent Hams/Happy Jack Farm/Our Mims Retirement Haven #1409
Broadbent Hams in Cadiz, a family-run business dating back decades, has produced more Kentucky State Fair Grand Champion hams than any other producer. Happy Jack Pumpkin and Produce Farm, a former tobacco farm in Franklin County, has embraced agritourism. And the Our Mims Retirement Haven provides care for former broodmares. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Monday, May 27 at 5:30 pm EDT
Alpine Motel/Italian Stonemasonry/Bagpiper #801
A quaint motel sitting high on a hill overlooking Burkesville in Cumberland County; the stonework of Italian immigrants that can still be seen on schools, churches, and coal company buildings throughout Eastern Kentucky; and the 2001 International Highland Games in Glasgow (KY), featuring a Kentucky bagpiper. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Monday, May 27 at 11:30 pm EDT
Murray Dairy Queen/Red River Historical Museum/Bernheim Arboretum #1410
In Murray, crowds gather each year to celebrate the seasonal reopening of the local Dairy Queen. The Red River Historical Museum, housed in a former bank in Clay City, tells stories of milling, logging, and other industries in the region. And attractions at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, the largest private forest in Kentucky, include an award-winning "green" visitors' center and a treetop walkway. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Tuesday, May 28 at 5:30 pm EDT
Sunflower Sundries/Kentucky Dam Village/Pine Mountain Trail #802
The Gleason family's homemade soap, mustard, jams, jellies, and other products from their Robertson County farm; a visit to a popular state park on Kentucky Lake; and volunteers building a trail on Pine Mountain. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Tuesday, May 28 at 11:30 pm EDT
Short's Goldenrod/Muralist Carole Jackson-Powell/Woodland Dog Paddle #1411
The incredibly rare Short's goldenrod is protected at Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park. Louisville artist Carole Jackson-Powell paints big, beautiful murals. And at the end of the Labor Day weekend, dogs get their day in Lexington's Woodland Park pool at the annual Dog Paddle benefit. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Wednesday, May 29 at 5:30 pm EDT
Overbrook Tapestry/Jenny Wiley #803
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Overbrook Farm tapestry, which hangs in the University of Kentucky library named in honor of Lexington businessman and philanthropist William T. Young, and a look at the natural scenery of one of Kentucky's favorite state parks as well as the pioneer woman for whom it is named. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Wednesday, May 29 at 11:30 pm EDT
Woody the Wiener Dog/Baseball Player Pat Scott/Chef Bob Perry #1412
Woody, an intrepid dachshund who stars in a series of children's books written by his "mom," Leigh Anne Florence; professional women's league Hall of Fame baseball player Pat Scott; and cooking with Kentucky culinary legend Bob Perry. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Thursday, May 30 at 5:30 pm EDT
Life on the Mississippi #804
A look at the Kentucky connections of writer Mark Twain and a riverboat trip down the Kentucky section of the Mississippi River, including stops at Fort Jefferson and the New Madrid Bend. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Thursday, May 30 at 11:30 pm EDT
Bluegrass Youth Ballet/Bluegrass Animal Rehabilitation and Hyperbaric Center #1413
The Bluegrass Youth Ballet and its creator, Adalhi Aranda Corn, share creativity, artistry, and Mexican culture with students and the community through dance as well as other forms of artistic expression. Woodford County's Bluegrass Animal Rehabilitation and Hyperbaric Center is setting new standards in animal medical care. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Friday, May 31 at 5:30 pm EDT
Headley-Whitney Museum/Herakut/Our Town - East Bernstadt/Hidden Cave Ranch Bed and Breakfast/Gudmar Petursson #1816
Get a global view at the Headley-Whitney Museum in Lexington; German artists Herakut leave their mark in Lexington; East Bernstadt is Our Town; guests find a relaxing retreat at Hidden Cave Ranch Bed and Breakfast in Burkesville; and in Oldham County, horse trainer Gudmar Petursson shows us why Icelandic Horses are conquering America.
- KET Saturday, June 1 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, June 2 at 11:00 am EDT
- KET Sunday, June 2 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, June 2 at 5:30 pm EDT
- KET2 Tuesday, June 4 at 7:30 am EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, June 5 at 8:00 am EDT
- KETKY Friday, June 7 at 12:30 pm EDT
- KETKY Saturday, June 8 at 6:00 am EDT
Sam McKinney/Traditional Fiddlers #1414
Artist Sam McKinney, a figurative freelance painter and sculptor, lives in one of his own works: a log house with a connecting studio that he built himself. Fiddlers Paul David Smith, Roger Cooper, Jesse Wells, and Michael Garvin perform at the J.P. Fraley Mountain Music Gatherin' at Carter Caves State Park. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Monday, June 3 at 5:30 pm EDT
Blanton Forest/Rob Morris/Natural Bridge #805
A hike through Blanton Forest, an old-growth forest in Harlan County recently re-opened to the public; a tour of the LaGrange home of Rob Morris, founder of the Order of the Eastern Star; and a look at fall colors in Powell County's Natural Bridge State Park. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Monday, June 3 at 11:30 pm EDT
Big-Eared Bats/Bagpiper Skip Cleavinger/Portland Museum #1415
Cleaning up Pulaski County's Saltpeter Pit, a cave that is home to Kentucky's largest colony of endangered Rafinesque's big-eared bats; nationally known bagpipe and tin whistle player Skip Cleavinger, who has performed with more than 30 symphony orchestras; and the Portland Museum, housed in an antebellum "country seat" on the old road between Portland and Louisville. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Tuesday, June 4 at 5:30 pm EDT
Native American Flutes/Walking Sticks/Watercolors #806
Tsa' Ne' Dos'e (London's Arnold Richardson) carves traditional Iroquois flutes and performs on them. Randy Spencer of Owensboro, an electrical engineer by trade, carves beautiful hiking sticks from sassafras wood. Louisville psychologist Jim Mahanes paints with watercolors. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Tuesday, June 4 at 11:30 pm EDT
Mountain Park Dragway/Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill/Photographer Beverly Hayden #1416
The Mountain Park Dragway in Clay City, owned and operated by the Kennon family for 45 years; a nostalgic visit to Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill with Shaker descendants and former residents, several of whom work as staff at the property; and former attorney Beverly Hayden, who left that career to become a photographer. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Wednesday, June 5 at 5:30 pm EDT
Arboretum Birdhouses/Thompson Enamel/J.P. and Annadeene Fraley #1417
Artist-decorated birdhouses at the Lexington Arboretum; Bellevue's Woodrow Carpenter, the 90-something founder of the only glass enamel manufacturer in the Western Hemisphere; and the musical legacy of J.P. and Annadeene Fraley, who founded the Mountain Music Gatherin' held every September at Carter Caves State Park near Olive Hill. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Thursday, June 6 at 5:30 pm EDT
Wood Sculptor/Louisville Science Center/Runaway Slave Drama #807
Fayette County wood sculptor Philip Hultgren specializes in ceremonial mahogany bowls and other large pieces. The Louisville Science Center introduces kids of all ages to the science behind how things work. And Chautauqua performer Hasan Davis portrays the true story of Angus Augustus Burleigh, a slave who ran away from an Anderson County farm at age 16 to join the Union Army and fight in the Civil War. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Thursday, June 6 at 11:30 pm EDT
Kentucky Life on the Road | Along Highway 62 #909
In a special expanded edition, host Dave Shuffett tours Kentucky by driving from Maysville to Wickliffe on U.S. 62. Stops along the way include visits to Georgetown, Versailles, Bardstown, Elizabethtown, Central City, Princeton, and Paducah. A 2003 KET production.
- KETKY Friday, June 7 at 1:00 am EDT
- KETKY Sunday, June 16 at 9:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Tuesday, June 18 at 3:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Thursday, June 20 at 9:00 am EDT
- KETKY Saturday, June 22 at 3:00 am EDT
Mill Springs Reenactors/Kelley Farms/Highland Renaissance Festival #1418
Three segments produced by college students from around the state: Civil War reenactors at the site of the Battle of Mill Springs; how Kelley Farms has moved away from tobacco farming by growing strawberries and pumpkins and creating a corn maze; and the themed weekends of the Highland Renaissance Festival, held every summer in Eminence, including "Masquerade," "Celtic," and "Scotland the Brave." A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Friday, June 7 at 5:30 pm EDT
Tornadoes In Kentucky #1801
The town of West Liberty was struck by two tornadoes on Feb. 29 and Mar. 2, 2012. Dave visits the Louisville National Weather Service, established in 1871, to find out about the region's history of tornadoes and what tornado warnings mean; talks with General John Heltzel of Kentucky Emergency Management to find out how the state is prepared to help in any emergency; and visits the town of West Liberty, to see how this hardest-hit of communities is dealing with its loss and its recovery. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Sunday, June 9 at 11:00 am EDT
- KET Sunday, June 9 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, June 9 at 5:30 pm EDT
- KET2 Tuesday, June 11 at 7:30 am EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, June 12 at 8:00 am EDT
- KETKY Friday, June 14 at 12:30 pm EDT
- KETKY Saturday, June 15 at 6:00 am EDT
Kentucky Dinner/Bluebird Lovers/Furniture Maker #1419
Chef Bob Perry, director of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture Food Systems Initiative, makes a delicious four-course dinner with more than 20 Kentucky products. Bob and Judy Peak channel their passion for bluebirds into volunteer work for the Land Between the Lakes Association. And craftsman Eric Scholtens sees potential furniture in tree limbs. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Monday, June 10 at 5:30 pm EDT
Woodbutcher's/Butcher Holler/Historic Clarks #808
A Louisville couple shows how they make the colorful furniture sold under Jimmy Buffett's "Margaritaville" imprint. Loretta Lynn's brother gives a tour of the family home in Johnson County. And Locust Grove marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of George Rogers Clark with a salute to the history-making Clark family. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Monday, June 10 at 11:30 pm EDT
Thoroughbred Center/Chrisman Mill Vineyards/Bramel's Hickory Hill Nursery and Plantation #1420
The Thoroughbred Center, a training track for racehorses in Lexington; Nicholasville's Chrisman Mill Vineyards; and Butch and Mary Jo Bramel, owners of Bramel's Hickory Hill Nursery and Plantation, who live in a home that goes back nine generations. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Tuesday, June 11 at 5:30 pm EDT
Kentucky Railway Museum/Photographer Rick McComb/Earthwatch at Mammoth Cave #810
A trip through Central Kentucky aboard a train from the Kentucky Railway Museum in New Haven, a photographer who has traveled an estimated 320,000 miles to photograph students and teachers in Kentucky's 1,400 schools, and an archaeology project in which Earthwatch volunteers inventory and study artifacts found in Mammoth Cave. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Tuesday, June 11 at 11:30 pm EDT
Michler's Florist/Snug Hollow Farm and Country Inn/Sculptor Marie-Elena Ottman #1421
Michler's Florist, one of the oldest florists in Kentucky and a Lexington tradition for more than 100 years; the Snug Hollow Farm and Country Inn, a bed-and-breakfast nestled on 300 acres of land between the mountains of Red Lick Valley in Irvine; and sculptor Marie-Elena Ottman, whose clay sculptures are inspired by her homeland of Panama. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Wednesday, June 12 at 5:30 pm EDT
Cumberland Inn Museum/James Family Musicians/Quilter Jan Darnell #811
The unusual collections at the Cumberland College-operated museum in Williamsburg, a musical Corinth family whose members both make and play instruments, and the quilts of Taylorsville's Jan Darnell. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Wednesday, June 12 at 11:30 pm EDT
World's Largest Apple Pie/Liberty Belle/Pianist Beegie Adair/Fabulous Five #1422
A taste of the "World's Largest Apple Pie," made each fall during the Casey County Apple Festival; a ride on the Liberty Belle, a historic B-17 airplane; jazz pianist Beegie Adair, who has accompanied many legendary performers and recorded 24 CDs; and a look back at the University of Kentucky's Fabulous Five basketball team. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Thursday, June 13 at 5:30 pm EDT
Strickler's Stained Glass/Artist Erika Kaiser/Kentucky Down Under #812
A small firm in Auburn that carries on a time-honored tradition of making stained glass, an Austrian-born painter who has become a prominent neo-primitive artist, and a family-run park that offers both cave tours and animals and culture from the Australian Outback. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Thursday, June 13 at 11:30 pm EDT
Big Bugs/Glassblower Michelle Weston/Jordan Leigh #1423
A look at sculptor David Rogers' Big Bug Exhibit at the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden; glassblower Michelle Weston sees the possibilities in the color and fluidity of a material most think is fragile; and meet singer Jordan Leigh, a Kentucky teenager who has performed with Dolly Parton, at the Grand Ole Opry, and on CBS. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Friday, June 14 at 5:30 pm EDT
Father Loss: A Kentucky Life Special #1501
Inspired by the book FatherLoss by author Neil Chethik, this special program looks at the grief sons face when they lose their fathers.Â Host Dave Shuffett makes a very personal journey of discovery after the death of his father in 2007, and talks with several other Kentucky men about dealing with the grief of losing their dads. A 2009 KET production.
- KET Saturday, June 15 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, June 16 at 3:30 am EDT
- KETKY Sunday, June 16 at 11:00 am EDT
- KET Sunday, June 16 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, June 16 at 5:30 pm EDT
- KET2 Tuesday, June 18 at 7:30 am EDT
- KETKY Friday, June 21 at 12:30 pm EDT
- KETKY Saturday, June 22 at 6:00 am EDT
Old Anderson Ferry/Lynn's Paradise Cafe/Lady's Slipper Orchids #1424
Take a ride on the Old Anderson Ferry, the last ferry business remaining out of dozens that once served the northern Kentucky area; stop to eat at Lynn's Paradise Cafe, an eclectic, one-of-a-kind restaurant located in the heart of Louisville's Highlands neighborhood; and author and photographer Tom Barnes and Pine Mountain Settlement School's Ben Begley talk about a fascinating and threatened species of wildflowers, Lady's Slipper Orchids. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Monday, June 17 at 5:30 pm EDT
Larkspur Press/GO Women/Sculptor Wyatt Gragg #813
An Owen County printer who hand-sets type and publishes many of Kentucky's most respected authors, a Clark County organization promoting social and economic change for women of Eastern and Central Kentucky, and a Louisville sculptor who had many professions before rediscovering his childhood interest in impressions and casting. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Monday, June 17 at 11:30 pm EDT
Geocaching/Rossi Clark/Gotland Ponies #1425
A look at the modern sport of Geocaching, where enthusiasts use global positioning systems and their wits to find items hidden by other participants; meet 15-year-old Rossi Clark, a master fiddler-in-training learning to keep traditional mountain music alive; and the majestic Gotland ponies - the Swedish breed is considered to be "at risk" by the Equus Survival Trust. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Tuesday, June 18 at 5:30 pm EDT
Harlan and Anna Hubbard #814
Writer Harlan Hubbard and his wife, Anna, lived for more than 40 years without electricity—but with plenty of books, music, and art—in an isolated spot near the Ohio River in the Trimble/Campbell County area. A 2002 KET production.
- KET Tuesday, June 18 at 11:30 pm EDT
Warren Oates/Schutzhund Championships/Mills Springs Battlefield and Museum #1426
Friends and admirers celebrate the Hollywood career of Kentucky actor Warren Oates; Northern Kentucky is host to the prestigious world-wide WUSV Schutzhund competition that tests the abilities of German Shepherd dogs in tracking, protection, and obedience; and Dave visits the Mill Springs Battlefield and Museum to gain a better understanding of Kentucky's role in the Civil War. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Wednesday, June 19 at 5:30 pm EDT
Hawksview Gallery/Ron Thomas/Wild Cave Tour #815
The glass-blowing studio of Michel and Bernie North, woodturner Ron Thomas, and a tour of Mammoth Cave for the truly adventurous. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Wednesday, June 19 at 11:30 pm EDT
Loretta Lynn/Bluegrass Heritage Museum/Frankfort Ave./Little Pegasus Pastures #1502
Meet Kentucky native and country music legend Loretta Lynn; a visit to the Bluegrass Heritage Museum in Winchester, where the history of Clark County is preserved; go shopping on Frankfort Ave. in downtown Louisville; and Little Pegasus Pastures is a miniature horse farm where the residents have big personalities. A 2009 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Thursday, June 20 at 5:30 pm EDT
Liberty Hall/Shaker Clocks #816
Visits the 18th-century Frankfort home of U.S. Senator John Brown and Denby Studios in Versailles, where Shaker-style clocks are made by hand. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Thursday, June 20 at 11:30 pm EDT
Brown Bros. Cadillac/Leitchfield/John Calvert/Petroglyphs/Paw Pals #1503
Revisit the glory days of American automobiles at Brown Bros. Cadillac in Louisville; "Our Town" visits Leitchfield, a Grayson County community with real charm; meet John Calvert, a Bowling Green magician who has made time stand still; explore the mystery of petroglyphs, or ancient writings, found in Clay City; and more Paw Pals. A 2009 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Friday, June 21 at 5:30 pm EDT
Crane House/Red River Gorge Rock Climbers/Western Wetlands #817
An Asian cultural center in Louisville, rock-climbing adventures in the Red River Gorge, and swamp scenery from Western Kentucky. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Friday, June 21 at 11:30 pm EDT
Cumberland River Bluegrass Band/Ky. Dept. of Travel and Tourism/Linden Grove Cemetery/Iron Furnaces #1802
Meet Cumberland River, a bluegrass band with roots set deep in the eastern Kentucky hills of Harlan County; Dave visits the Kentucky Dept. of Travel and Tourism in Frankfort; visit Covington's historic Linden Grove Cemetery, the final resting place for American veterans and northern Kentucky's culturally diverse population; and the Buffalo Furnace historical marker highlights iron furnaces in Kentucky. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Saturday, June 22 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, June 23 at 11:00 am EDT
- KET Sunday, June 23 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, June 23 at 5:30 pm EDT
- KET2 Tuesday, June 25 at 7:30 am EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, June 26 at 8:00 am EDT
- KETKY Friday, June 28 at 12:30 pm EDT
- KETKY Saturday, June 29 at 6:00 am EDT
Evergreen Maze/Adairville/Dahl & Groezinger Scrap/Cricket Press #1504
Find your way out of the Evergreen Maze in Flemingsburg; "Our Town" visits Adairville, close to Tennessee but home to some fascinating Kentucky history; in Owensboro, Dave drives the heavy equipment to learn about the scrap iron business; and visit Cricket Press, a Lexington business known for its unique posters. A 2009 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Monday, June 24 at 5:30 pm EDT
William Whitley House/Art at Bernheim/Eagle Watching #818
The Lincoln County home of a Kentucky pioneer and "Indian fighter," an artists-in-residence program at Bernheim Forest and Arboretum, and the majestic eagles that inhabit Reelfoot Lake. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Monday, June 24 at 11:30 pm EDT
Buffalo Soldiers Camp/Magee's Bakery/Kentucky Book Fair/Paw Pals #1505
John Taylor teaches African American youth self-confidence, trust, kindness, and a fierce pride in the achievements of their ancestors at his Buffalo Soldier camp; visit Magee's Bakery in Maysville for a taste of its world-famous transparent pie; The Kentucky Book Fair in Frankfort is one of the oldest and one of the best in the country; and more Paw Pals. A 2009 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Tuesday, June 25 at 5:30 pm EDT
Aerial Photographer Bill Fortney/Wildlife Artist Ray Harm #819
Profiles of a photographer who conducts weekend seminars and pilots his ultralight airplane to get aerial shots of national parks and a nationally known wildlife artist/naturalist who lived in Kentucky for many years. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Tuesday, June 25 at 11:30 pm EDT
Kelly Green Men/Hell for Certain/Bardstown Ghost Trek/Bourbon Red Turkeys #1506
Learn about the legend of an alien abduction from 1955 in Kelly, Ky.; "Our Town" visits Hell for Certain, located in Leslie County; go on tour of the paranormal with Patti Starr, a certified ghost hunter; and farmer Kathy Wheeler and chef Mark Williams of Brown-Forman reintroduce Kentucky to what was once America's most popular turkey. A 2009 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Wednesday, June 26 at 5:30 pm EDT
Dinwiddie Lampton Jr./Ornamental Concrete/Joe Petro #820
A Louisville businessman who owns one of the largest private collections of horse-drawn carriages in North America; a family business in Cave City that makes ornamental concrete products; and a Lexington-born sculptor, adept in bronze and clay, who is also a master printmaker. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Wednesday, June 26 at 11:30 pm EDT
Dog Scouts/Three Springs Dinner/Flaget High School Alumni Association/Paw Pals #1507
Dogs earn their merit badges for good citizenship just like the Boy Scouts; Chef Ouita Michel visits Three Springs Farm in Nicholas County; although the school is closed, the Flaget High School Alumni Association is still going strong with notable graduates like former professional football player Paul Hornung and others; and more Paw Pals. 2009 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Thursday, June 27 at 5:30 pm EDT
Northern Kentucky Special #821
The Behringer-Crawford Museum, the Newport Aquarium, Covington Community Center arts projects, Newport on the Levee, riverboats, and Mainstrasse and other historic neighborhoods in Covington. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Thursday, June 27 at 11:30 pm EDT
Dave Does It/Greenup/History of the Piano/Highland Raku Studio/Paw Pals #1508
Dave steps up to the plate and goes to work at the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory; a visit to Greenup, hometown of beloved Kentucky Poet Laureate and author Jesse Stuart; the piano turns 300 and KET turns a spotlight on the celebration with Diane Earle and the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra; Henrietta Scott and her husband apply their own methods to an ancient tradition to create unique pottery; and more Paw Pals. A 2009 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Friday, June 28 at 5:30 pm EDT
As part of the largest exodus of U.S. citizens in American history, Confederate veterans from Kentucky and other states fled to Brazil after the Civil War and established a permanent settlement. Their descendants still dress up in hoop skirts and sing "Dixie"—in Portuguese/Brazilian accents. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Friday, June 28 at 11:30 pm EDT
Woo Hoo Pedicab/The Purple Onion/The Chitlin' Circuit/Central Kentucky Community Theatre #1803
The 3-wheeled bike taxis of Woo Hoo Pedicab offers a social and environmentally friendly means of transportation around the northern Kentucky city of Newport and across the river into Cincinnati; Dave pulls up a chair for Today's Special at The Purple Onion, a popular Central City restaurant; the city of Hopkinsville was a main stop along The Chitlin' Circuit, a national string of clubs where black recording artists could perform during the days of segregation; and in Washington County, the Springfield Opera House is the home of the Central Kentucky Community Theatre which offers a variety of musicals and plays. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Saturday, June 29 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, June 30 at 11:00 am EDT
- KET Sunday, June 30 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, June 30 at 5:30 pm EDT
- KET2 Tuesday, July 2 at 7:30 am EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, July 3 at 8:00 am EDT
- KETKY Friday, July 5 at 12:30 pm EDT
- KETKY Saturday, July 6 at 6:00 am EDT
Asteroid Impact/Hazel/Rolling Fork Farm/Sadie/Steve Scherer #1510
An asteroid impact site in Shelby County; the border town of Hazel; Rolling Fork Farm and the CSA (community supported agriculture) program; a tribute to our first and favorite Paw Pal, Sadie; and Steve Scherer, a glass artist with more than 40 years of experience. A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Monday, July 1 at 5:30 pm EDT
Salina Ramsay/Jason Kelty/Georgetown Museum #823
An equine artist from Lexington, a Western Kentucky sculptor who works from large stones, and a Scott County museum with an extraordinary collection of silver made by silversmiths on the 18th-century frontier. A 2002 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Monday, July 1 at 11:30 pm EDT
Brown's Bakery/Pippa Passes/Dave Does It/Orchid Flower Restaurant/Gallery House #1511
Brown's Bakery in Lexington; the town of Pippa Passes; Dave Does It by learning to ballroom dance; in a new feature, Dave samples "Today's Special" at Orchid Flower restaurant; and Gallery House, a Louisville bed and breakfast with an eclectic art collection. A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Tuesday, July 2 at 5:30 pm EDT
Dog Agility Training/Elvis Impersonator #901
Host Dave Shuffett and his dog, Sadie, meet a champion dog from Louisville and see a canine agility competition at the Kentucky Horse Park. Eddie Miles, considered one of the 10 best Elvis impersonators (out of 35,000), explains how and why he became an Elvis "tribute artist." And nature scenes from the Daniel Boone National Forest's southern region track wildflowers through the seasons. A 2003 KET production.
- KET Tuesday, July 2 at 11:30 pm EDT
Photographer Warren Brunner/Aardvark Woodworks/Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen #902
A photographer from Madison County who turns out books and calendars on Appalachian topics; Charles and Norma Perdue of Lee County, who make wooden toy chests; and a Jefferson County business where old-fashioned pies, cakes, and ice cream are made from scratch. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Wednesday, July 3 at 11:30 pm EDT
Han Kuo-Huang and UK's Chinese Orchestra/Wickliffe/Waverly Hills/Wynn Fire Equipment #1513
The Far Eastern melodies of Han Kuo-Huang and the University of Kentucky Chinese Orchestra; the western Kentucky river town of Wickliffe; Louisville's historic tuberculosis sanatorium, Waverly Hills; and the fire trucks of Wynn Fire Equipment. A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Thursday, July 4 at 5:30 pm EDT
Motorbike Champ/Kenny's Country Cheese/Miniature Donkeys #903
Shelby County's Ryan Young, a six-time national champion bike rider; Kenny Mattingly and his family in Barren County, who make cheese right on their farm; and a Larue County man who raises miniature donkeys. A 2003 KET production.
- KET Thursday, July 4 at 11:30 pm EDT
Pet-Friendly Bed and Breakfast/Stamping Ground/Autocross/Olde Master Originals #1514
A pet-friendly bed and breakfast in Boone County; Our Town visits Stamping Ground; Dave participates in the sport of Autocross; golf clubs and other custom-crafted wood items from Olde Master Originals. A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Friday, July 5 at 5:30 pm EDT
Dave takes a journey of discovery in the Civil War footsteps of his great-great-grandfather Michael Shuffett. Dave talks with genealogists and Civil War historians; participates in a reenactment; follows the fate of the 13th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry at the battles of Shiloh, Resaca, and Kennesaw Mountain; and learns what it means to be a Union soldier from Kentucky. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Saturday, July 6 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, July 7 at 11:00 am EDT
- KET Sunday, July 7 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, July 7 at 5:30 pm EDT
- KET2 Tuesday, July 9 at 7:30 am EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, July 10 at 8:00 am EDT
- KETKY Friday, July 12 at 12:30 pm EDT
- KETKY Saturday, July 13 at 6:00 am EDT
Simple Pleasures, Hidden Treasures #809
In a two-hour special, host Dave Shuffett finds all kinds of uniquely Kentucky delights, including an Appalachian chef, a rodeo team, a jeweler inspired by nature, and some long-timers—a couple still keeping house after 72 years of marriage and a family that has been farming the same land for 150 years. He visits a coal camp, a country music store, the Corvette Museum, the Kirchoff Bakery, the Mother of God Catholic Church, and the Louisville Zoo and goes to beloved landmarks like Cumberland Falls, the Land Between the Lakes, and the Red River Gorge, as well as lesser-known jewels such as the Goddard Covered Bridge and the Parkette Drive-In. A 2002 KET production.
- KETKY Sunday, July 7 at 2:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Monday, July 8 at 1:00 am EDT
- KETKY Tuesday, July 9 at 8:30 pm EDT
- KETKY Thursday, July 11 at 2:30 pm EDT
Biodiversity/Recycling Adventure/Smokey Valley Truck Stop/Brigadoon State Nature Preserve #1515
An introduction to biodiversity in Kentucky; a Dave Does It recycling adventure suited to this Earth Day Show; a taste of Today's Special at the Smokey Valley Truck Stop in Olive Hill, Ky.; and Brigadoon State Nature Preserve. A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Monday, July 8 at 5:30 pm EDT
Pool Prodigy/Kids on the Block/Fishing for Smiles/Fabulous Leopard Percussionists #904
A 7-year-old pool ace from Green County; a nonprofit organization from Bowling Green dedicated to informing children about social issues through puppetry; a fishing event for special-needs children; and Diane Downs, founder and director of the Fabulous Leopard Percussionists, made up of Jefferson County children. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Monday, July 8 at 11:30 pm EDT
Marjorie Sauer/Scottsville/Peonies at Ashland/Mike Guillerman #1516
Folk artist Marjorie Sauer; a visit to Scottsville for Our Town; the peonies at Ashland, the Henry Clay estate; and Mike Guillerman, author of Face Boss, a look at the coal industry. A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Tuesday, July 9 at 5:30 pm EDT
Stephanie Townsend/Emma Reno Connor Black History Gallery/Kinniconick Creek #905
Bowling Green artist Stephanie Townsend; the Hardin County home of Emma Reno Connor, now transformed into a museum chronicling the lives of prominent African Americans; and scenic Kinniconick Creek in Lewis County, known to fishermen for its native muskie population. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Tuesday, July 9 at 11:30 pm EDT
Kart Kountry/Fourth Street Live/Ky. Equine Humane Center/The Belle of Louisville #1517
In a Derby-inspired show, Dave takes a spin on the world's longest go-kart track, at Kart Kountry in Shepherdsville; Louisville's dining and entertainment destination Fourth Street Live; the Kentucky Equine Humane Center in Jessamine County is a refuge for abandoned and at-risk horses; and the oldest river steamboat still in operation, The Belle of Louisville. A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Wednesday, July 10 at 5:30 pm EDT
Estill County Arts/Henry Clay's Gardens/Elizabeth Kaiser Fine Candies #906
Art on Main, an Estill County gallery that's helping to revitalize downtown Irvine; the volunteer-maintained formal gardens at Henry Clay's estate in Lexington; and a Bowling Green husband-and-wife team who create delicious, edible art. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Wednesday, July 10 at 11:30 pm EDT
Astrobleme Crater/Today's Special/Monarch Butterflies/Coffee Times Coffee House #1518
Dave investigates the Middlesboro astrobleme crater; a Covington eatery serves up Today's Special; migrating Monarch Butterflies are netted and tagged at Audubon State Park in Henderson; and Coffee Times Coffee House in Lexington has been roasting and brewing coffee for more than 25 years. A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Thursday, July 11 at 5:30 pm EDT
Lexington Hustlers/Lower Howard's Creek #907
The Lexington Hustlers, an integrated African-American baseball team that began playing in 1945, and the history of Lower Howard's Creek, a nature preserve in Clark County. A 2003 KET production.
- KET Thursday, July 11 at 11:30 pm EDT
Glassworks/John and Mary Loeser/Simply Oaxaca #908
A new collaborative in Louisville that has brought together artists from every genre of glassmaking; John Loeser, who has been playing the harmonica all his long life; and Lexington-based business Simply Oaxaca, created to promote and share traditions of Hispanic cultures in the Bluegrass area. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Friday, July 12 at 11:30 pm EDT
Cedar Creek Vineyards/Duncan Hines Marker/Good Shepherd Cheese/Heaven Hill Distilleries Inc./Joyce Pinson #1804
Dave visits Cedar Creek Vineyards in Pulaski County; a Warren County historical marker recounts Bowling Green native Duncan Hines' career in the food and lodging industry; watch how cheese is made at Good Shepherd Cheese, a sheep milk dairy in Bath County; visit Heaven Hill Distilleries Inc. in Bardstown; and meet food blogger Joyce Pinson and see why her blog, Friends Drift Inn, is attracting national attention. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Saturday, July 13 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, July 14 at 11:00 am EDT
- KET Sunday, July 14 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, July 14 at 5:30 pm EDT
- KET2 Tuesday, July 16 at 7:30 am EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, July 17 at 8:00 am EDT
- KETKY Friday, July 19 at 12:30 pm EDT
- KETKY Saturday, July 20 at 6:00 am EDT
Dave Does It/Ashland's Winchester Avenue/Mark Whitley/The Treehouse B & B #1601
It's "Batter Up" as Dave joins the Men's Senior Baseball League team in Louisville in the first Dave Does It of the season; a visit to Ashland's Winchester Avenue, location of several arts and cultural centers; a follow-up visit with Bowling Green artist Mark Whitley, a woodworker whose creations now find homes in museums; and scenic Stoner Creek draws guests to The Treehouse B & B in Bourbon County.A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Monday, July 15 at 5:30 pm EDT
Old-Time Fiddler/Amphibious Cars #910
Fiddler John Harrod of Owen County has spent 30 years finding and documenting Kentucky fiddlers and old-time fiddle tunes and continues to pass on this lively, indigenous roots music to the next generation. At Lake Cumberland, owners of rare amphibious cars built in Germany in the 1960s put their unusual vehicles to the test on land and on water. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Monday, July 15 at 11:30 pm EDT
Jesse Stuart/Suits That Rock/Greener Groundz #1602
A rare look at the personal life of Jesse Stuart as friends share home movies and reminisce about the Kentucky literary legend; it's "corporate rock" at its best when the band Suits That Rock hits the stage for a benefit concert in Covington; and home roasted coffee, organically grown food, and a commitment to animal rescue are some of the ways the Bowling Green café Greener Groundz enriches the local community. A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Tuesday, July 16 at 5:30 pm EDT
Battle of Perryville/D.H. Western Village/New Kolb Aircraft/J.D. Crowe #911
A national gathering of Civil War reenactors at the 140th anniversary of the Battle of Perryville, a dude ranch near Flemingsburg, ultralight airplanes made in London, and Grammy-winning bluegrass musician J.D. Crowe. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Tuesday, July 16 at 11:30 pm EDT
Monmouth Street/Today's Special/Finchville Daylily Farm/Powwow Pow Wow #1603
The history of gambling in Northern Kentucky still lives on Monmouth Street in Newport, but it's also home to family owned businesses and the center of the city's econmic revival; the Chef's Afield event hosted by the University of Kentucky's South Farm provides Today's Special; eight acres of grass to mow was the incentive behind the start of the successful Finchville Daylily Farm in Shelby County; and the Powwow Pow Wow in Hopkinsville celebrates Native American culture and history. A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Wednesday, July 17 at 5:30 pm EDT
WWII Nurse/Schimpff's Confectionery/Wooden Hats #912
Host Dave Shuffett shares stories with World War II Army nurse Martha Penn of Frankfort; spotlights a candy store in Jeffersonville, IN that has been using traditional methods of making candy for more than 100 years; and introduces Chris Ramsey of Somerset, who makes wooden hats. A 2003 KET production.
- KET Wednesday, July 17 at 11:30 pm EDT
Dave Does It/2nd Street in Owensboro/Asbury Student Horse Trainers/Kim Huston #1604
In a new Dave Does It, Dave fishes the Mississippi River with the Bencini family who have been in the commercial fishing business in Columbus, Ky., for more than 100 years; 2nd Street in Owensboro is the Downtown Destination; students at Wilmore's Asbury University train horses to become police mounts in a one-of-a-kind college program; and Kim Huston, author of Small Town Sexy, talks about the renewed interest in small town life. A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Thursday, July 18 at 5:30 pm EDT
The Amtrak Cardinal/Miniature Log Cabins/Bardstown Road Youth Cultural Center #913
An Amtrak train ride along the Ohio River; Adair County craftsman Lowell Carter, who makes miniature log cabins; and the Bardstown Road Youth Cultural Center in Louisville, where youngsters not only help themselves but also help the community. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Thursday, July 18 at 11:30 pm EDT
Leslie Lyons/Nobob/My Nose Turns Red Youth Circus/Ruth Hunt Candy Company #1605
Leslie Lyons, daughter of UK football legend Dicky Lyons, Sr. and sister of star UK wide receiver Dicky Lyons, Jr. has written a book about her famous family and what it really means to be True Blue; Nobob in Barren County is this week's Our Town; youngsters participating in My Nose Turns Red Youth Circus learn circus skills including unicycle riding, juggling and even walking the tightrope; and a visit to the famous Ruth Hunt Candy Company in Mt. Sterling, "Official Candy Makers of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby." A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Friday, July 19 at 5:30 pm EDT
Aromescence/Marengo Cave/Painter Dan Dutton #914
Host Dave Shuffett tours Aromescence, a husband-and-wife candle-making business in Calvert City; visits the stunning Marengo Cave in Indiana; and introduces painter Dan Dutton of Somerset. A 2003 KET production.
- KET Friday, July 19 at 11:30 pm EDT
Pawpaw Research/Pawpaw Recipe/Rural Post Offices/Short Creek #1805
Learn about Kentucky State University's research and domestication of that tropical-tasting fruit - the pawpaw, Chef Bob Perry from UK's College of Sustainable Agriculture prepares a pawpaw dish, Dave and Toby take a trip to Leslie County to learn about rural post offices, and a look at Pulaski County's Short Creek - the story Kentucky Life Facebook friends chose in an online vote. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Saturday, July 20 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, July 21 at 11:00 am EDT
- KET Sunday, July 21 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, July 21 at 5:30 pm EDT
- KET2 Tuesday, July 23 at 7:30 am EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, July 24 at 8:00 am EDT
- KETKY Friday, July 26 at 12:30 pm EDT
- KETKY Saturday, July 27 at 6:00 am EDT
The Great American Dollhouse Museum/Uniontown Food Mart/Carnegie Community Arts Center/Rex Robinson #1606
From historical America to a fantasy forest, detailed miniature worlds are on display in Danville at The Great American Dollhouse Museum; Today's Special is barbeque from the Uniontown Food Mart in Union County ; in Somerset, the Carnegie Community Arts Center is home to some of the area's major arts organizations, and a venue for local artists to exhibit and sell their work; and in Daviess County, artist Rex Robinson celebrates the natural beauty and history of Kentucky. A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Monday, July 22 at 5:30 pm EDT
Joe Ley Antiques/Historic Walking Sticks/Pine-Needle Baskets/Arts Across Kentucky Magazine #915
Louisville antique dealer Joe Ley, who has turned a penchant for junk and an eye for value into one of the most successful antiques businesses in the country; Norman Downs' hand-made walking sticks, made from old wood taken from demolished buildings; pine needle raffia basketry by Pamela Smith of Elizabethtown; and Arts Across Kentucky magazine. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Monday, July 22 at 11:30 pm EDT
Kentucky's Last Great Places: A Kentucky Life Special #1010
A rare opportunity to journey to some of the few remaining places that look much as they did when the first European settlers began arriving in Kentucky. Inspired by the book Kentucky's Last Great Places, written and photographed by Thomas Barnes, host Dave Shuffett explores hidden areas in every corner of the Commonwealth. A 2004 KET production.
- KETKY Tuesday, July 23 at 2:00 am EDT
- KETKY Thursday, July 25 at 9:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Friday, July 26 at 2:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Saturday, July 27 at 3:00 am EDT
- KETKY Sunday, July 28 at 9:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Tuesday, July 30 at 9:00 am EDT
- KETKY Thursday, August 1 at 3:00 pm EDT
Dave Does It/Bowling Green/Darters/Cassius Marcellus Clay #1608
At Henson Broom Shop and General Store (in Symsonia, just outside of Paducah), Dave learns the art of broom-making in a new Dave Does It; Bowling Green is tonight's Downtown Destination; Dave dons a wetsuit and snorkel in pursuit of colorful fish known as darters; and the lasting legacy of Cassius Marcellus Clay, "The Lion of White Hall." A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Tuesday, July 23 at 5:30 pm EDT
Schwartz's Countryside Bake Shop/Living Arts and Science Center/Powered Parachute #916
Schwartz's Countryside Bake Shop in Auburn is known for the "best pecan pie in the west." Lexington's Living Arts and Science Center allows children and adults to explore the arts and sciences through workshops, field trips, classes, and exhibits, while Steve Thomas of Calloway County explores by way of a powered parachute. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Tuesday, July 23 at 11:30 pm EDT
Basketball at Burgin Independent Schools/Highland House/Coco Chocolate Café #1609
A look at the high school basketball program at Mercer County's tiny Burgin Independent Schools; Highland House, a Carrollton B & B in a restored 1920's mansion along the Ohio River; and patrons indulge in delectable chocolate fondues, rich chocolate espresso, and delicious artisan chocolate creations at Coco's Chocolate Café in Louisville. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Wednesday, July 24 at 5:30 pm EDT
Park Mammoth Resort/Pumpkin Alley/Day of the Dead/Land Between the Lakes #917
A quaint hotel in Park City that has been a part of the scenery in the Mammoth Cave area for many years, a Middlesboro neighborhood's annual wonderland of Halloween jack-o'-lanterns, Day of the Dead celebrations in Lexington, and a look at some of the wildlife found in the Land Between the Lakes. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Wednesday, July 24 at 11:30 pm EDT
Rudy Medlock/Ferrell's Hamburgers/Lera Williams/Western Ky. African American Heritage Museum #1610
Rudy Medlock, Wilmore potter and retired Asbury art professor; for Today's Special, we order off the short but iconic menu at Ferrell's Hamburgers, in Hopkinsville; Dave sits a spell with the engaging Mrs. Lera Williams, who at 110, is the oldest living Kentuckian; and The West Kentucky African American Heritage Museum and Research Center and the Russellville Blues concert series promote an African-American neighborhood's history in the area. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Thursday, July 25 at 5:30 pm EDT
Photographer Chuck Summers/Sculptor Jeff Underwood/Maysville Bridge #918
The nature photography of Chuck Summers, who shoots primarily in his own back yard—Cumberland Gap National Historic Park; the simple complexity of metal sculptor Jeff Underwood's work, which graces museums and yards alike; and a look at the William Harsha Bridge in Maysville, the first cable-stayed bridge in Kentucky. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Thursday, July 25 at 11:30 pm EDT
Northern Kentucky/Marion Kentucky/Harry Pickens/ Corvette Museum #1611
Aboard an amphibious vehicle, Dave gets a duck's-eye view of Newport, the Ohio River, and Cincinnati; Marion is tonight's Our Town; Kentucky pianist and educator Harry Pickens brings people, ideas and possibilities together through music; and a tour of the newly expanded Corvette Museum in Bowling Green. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Friday, July 26 at 5:30 pm EDT
ROTC Training/Cave City Farmers' Market/Artist Debbie Joplin/Wild Horse Adoption #919
Army ROTC training at Fort Knox; fresh fruits, vegetables, and more at the Cave City Farmers' Market; mixed-media artist Debbie Joplin of Crestwood, who creates sculptures from hand-dyed silk; and a Bagdad couple who have adopted two wild horses. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Friday, July 26 at 11:30 pm EDT
Blood River Seeps State Nature Preserve/ Mary E. Flanery Marker/Liberty/Today's Special - Stinky and Coco's #1806
Explore the biodiversity at Blood River Seeps State Nature Preserve in Calloway County's Western Waterlands region; a historical marker in Boyd County honors Mary E. Flanery, the first woman elected to the Kentucky legislature; Toby attracts a crowd in the Casey County town of Liberty; named after two Winchester cats, Stinky and Coco's Diner is serving up Today's Special; and a performance by Tin Can Buddha. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Saturday, July 27 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, July 28 at 11:00 am EDT
- KET Sunday, July 28 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Sunday, July 28 at 5:30 pm EDT
- KET2 Tuesday, July 30 at 7:30 am EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, July 31 at 8:00 am EDT
- KETKY Friday, August 2 at 12:30 pm EDT
- KETKY Saturday, August 3 at 6:00 am EDT
Kentucky Life on the Road | Along Highway 60 #709
In a special expanded edition, host Dave Shuffett takes a nostalgic tour of Kentucky by driving from Ashland to Paducah on U.S. 60. Stops include a drive-in restaurant, Grayson Lake, Calumet Farm, the state capitol, a Frankfort memorial to African-American Civil War veterans, a Louisville blues bar, Brandenburg, an Owensboro pastry shop, Camp Breckinridge, Smithland, and the Swan Lake Wildlife Management Area. A 2001 KET production.
- KETKY Sunday, July 28 at 4:00 am EDT
- KETKY Sunday, July 28 at 2:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Tuesday, July 30 at 2:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Tuesday, July 30 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, July 31 at 2:00 am EDT
- KETKY Thursday, August 1 at 9:00 am EDT
Opal's/Paducah/Dave Does It/Hancock Co. Railroad Station/Cub Run Cave #1612
Dave samples the abundant buffet at Opal's in Jackson County but saves room for the famous homemade cream pies that are Today's Special; Paducah is our Downtown Destination; in the latest Dave Does It, Dave lends a hand at Tarter Farm and Ranch Equipment in Dunnville, the largest manufacturer of farm gates and animal management equipment in the country; a historic marker in Hancock County tells the tale of a railroad station; and Dave visits Cub Run Cave in Hart County, one of the most spectacular caves in Ky. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Monday, July 29 at 5:30 pm EDT
Carving Carousel Horses/Soap Maker/Stearns Coal History/Artist Barbara Stallard #920
Master woodcarver Bud Ellis shares the almost-lost art of carving carousel horses with Lexington students, Kathy Haynes-Ellis of Russell Springs makes soap the old-fashioned way, a McCreary County museum teaches about coal-mining history, and artist Barbara Stallard creates innovative paintings and prints. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Monday, July 29 at 11:30 pm EDT
Derby City Roller Girls/The Porch Restaurant/Sheltowee Farms/Leslie Nichols #1613
The Derby City Roller Girls from Louisville, members of the National Flat Track Derby Association, show us how they roll, in practice and competition; Today's Special comes from The Porch Restaurant in Russell Springs, known for their homemade soups and salads; Sheltowee Farms in Bath County is Kentucky's premier gourmet mushroom farm, where shitake and oyster mushrooms are grown organically for restaurants and markets in Ky. and Ohio; and Warren Co. artist Leslie Nichols combines image with text to create layered landscapes and portraits. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Tuesday, July 30 at 5:30 pm EDT
Kentucky Music Hall of Fame/Raven Run/Sculptor Paul Fields #921
The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Renfro Valley, the Raven Run nature sanctuary outside Lexington, and sculpture by Paul Fields of Louisville. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Tuesday, July 30 at 11:30 pm EDT
Tebb's Bend/Hazel Green/Richard Levine/Invasives and Biodiversity #1614
Dave tours Tebb's Bend and other areas set aside for protection by the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund, and learns how the organization works to preserve Ky.'s areas of natural beauty; Hazel Green in Wolfe County is Our Town; award-winning architect Richard Levine designs sustainable cities and buildings, including his own Raven Run house which contributes energy back to the power grid; and we travel across the state to understand how invasives are impacting Ky.'s biodiversity. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Wednesday, July 31 at 5:30 pm EDT
Pisgah Church/Artist Martin Rollins/Rogers Scholars #922
The historic Pisgah Church in Woodford County, painter Martin Rollins of Louisville, and the Rogers Scholars Program's intensive one-week summer session for high school students from 42 counties in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KET Wednesday, July 31 at 11:30 pm EDT
Bon Ton Mini Mart/Brown-Pusey House/Bobby Mackey's Music World/Crab Orchard/Ashland's Putnam Stadium #1615
It's all about the chicken at the Bon Ton Mini Mart in Henderson, where the fried chicken that has been featured in Gourmet Magazine and on NPR is Today's Special; we learn the story of the Brown-Pusey House from an historical marker in Hardin County; Bobby Mackey's Music World, a nightclub and tavern in Wilder, Ky., might be one of the most haunted places in America; Crab Orchard in Lincoln County is tonight's Our Town; and Ashland's Putnam Stadium, home of the Ashland Tomcats, was built in the 1930's and is still in use today. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Thursday, August 1 at 5:30 pm EDT
Telefund Special #424
Byron Crawford hosts an expanded edition featuring highlights from the series: country singer/songwriter Tom T. Hall; the Nia Dance Troupe, an African-American dance company in Paducah; Louisville photographer John Nation; Terri Ramsey, Miss Wheelchair USA; and the Blessing of the Hounds at the Iroquois Hunt Club. A 1998 KET production.
- KETKY Friday, August 2 at 12:58 am EDT
Dave Goes to the Ky. Derby/Campbellsville/Latonia Race Track/Lexington Fashion Collaborative #1616
As a first-time attendee, Dave participated in all the excitement of the famous "first Saturday in May" when he went to the 2010 Kentucky Derby; Campbellsville in Taylor County is Our Town; remembering the old Latonia Race Track, built in 1883 and site of the Latonia Derby, which initially was regarded as a more important race for 3-year old Thoroughbreds than the Kentucky Derby; and a look at the Lexington Fashion Collaborative, a central Kentucky group of fashion designers, photographers, stylists, models and other artists. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Friday, August 2 at 5:30 pm EDT
Jerry Baker/The Plaza Theater/Wheelwright/Our Beloved Charlie #1617
Dave meets Model A auto enthusiast Jerry Baker of Paris, Ky., who lovingly restores and repairs these cars in his shop; a visit to The Plaza Theater in Glasgow, newly renovated to showcase live music and dramatic performances; Wheelwright, founded in 1916 by the Elk Horn Coal Company, is Our Town; and a tribute to our beloved Charlie, Dave's popular co-host and the "elder statesman of the Kentucky Life Golden team." A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Monday, August 5 at 5:30 pm EDT
Southwestern High Raptor Rehabilitation Center/ Paintsville/Ale-8-One/South America in Pine Mountain #1618
Southwestern High School in Somerset, Ky., has a fully licensed rehabilitation center for birds of prey, where students are responsible for the total care of the birds; Paintsville is Our Town; a look at Winchester's Ale-8-One bottling plant, which has been producing Ale-8-One since 1926; and Dave hikes South America, a remote tract of pristine land in the Pine Mountain Wildlife Corridor. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Tuesday, August 6 at 5:30 pm EDT
Maple Hill Manor/Beattyville/Dave Does It/Dining at Shaker Village #1619
Visit Historic Maple Hill Manor in Springfield, voted #1 in the U.S. as the B&B with the "Most Historic Charm," voted "Kentucky's Best B&B," and voted "Best Breakfast in the Southeast,'' - all this, and they raise alpacas too; Beattyville is Our Town; Dave visits a dairy farm in Grant County in Dave Does It; and the dining room at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is serving a seasonal menu with produce grown on site at the farm and supplemented by other locally grown items. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Wednesday, August 7 at 5:30 pm EDT
Native American Connections/Mainstrasse Village/St. James Court Art Show/Chet Lott #1620
A look at the Native American connections to the mysterious Clay County petroglyphs featured last season; Covington's Mainstrasse Village is our Downtown Destination; a visit to the St. James Court Art Show, a cultural and artistic event in the heart of Old Louisville for more than 50 years; and musician Chet Lott, a Mississippi native now living in Bourbon County and making music that has benefited Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
- KETKY Thursday, August 8 at 5:30 pm EDT
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