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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.

TV Schedule

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Father Loss: A Kentucky Life Special #1501 [TV-G]
Inspired by the book FatherLoss by author Neil Chethik, this special program looks at the grief sons face when they lose their fathers. 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.

  • KET2 Tuesday, June 23 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, June 23 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, June 24 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, June 26 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, June 27 at 8:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Rudy Medlock/Ferrell's Hamburgers/Lera Williams/Western Ky. African American Heritage Museum #1610 [TV-G]
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 Tuesday, June 23 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Northern Kentucky/Marion Kentucky/Harry Pickens/ Corvette Museum #1611 [TV-G]
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 Wednesday, June 24 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Opal's/Paducah/Dave Does It/Hancock Co. Railroad Station/Cub Run Cave #1612 [TV-G]
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 Thursday, June 25 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Derby City Roller Girls/The Porch Restaurant/Sheltowee Farms/Leslie Nichols #1613 [TV-G]
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 Friday, June 26 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Red Bird; Carrollton - Our Town; Trigg Enterprise; Tillandsias #2003
Dave takes a road trip to Red Bird with a convoy of Model T and Model A enthusiasts; at the confluence of the Ohio and Kentucky Rivers, Carrollton is Our Town; Trigg Enterprise is a family farming business in Barren County raising produce, Black Angus cattle, and tilapia; and a greenhouse in Paducah specializes in Tillandsias, plants grown without soil known as 'air plants.'

  • KET Saturday, June 27 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, June 28 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, June 28 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, June 28 at 5:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, June 29 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, June 30 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 1 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, July 3 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, July 4 at 8:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Tebb's Bend/Hazel Green/Richard Levine/Invasives and Biodiversity #1614 [TV-G]
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 Monday, June 29 at 5:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Monday, June 29 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Bon Ton Mini Mart/Brown-Pusey House/Bobby Mackey's Music World/Crab Orchard/Ashland's Putnam Stadium #1615 [TV-G]
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 Tuesday, June 30 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dave Goes to the Ky. Derby/Campbellsville/Latonia Race Track/Lexington Fashion Collaborative #1616 [TV-G]
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 Wednesday, July 1 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Simple Pleasures, Hidden Treasures #809 [TV-G]
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 Thursday, July 2 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, July 7 at 4:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, July 9 at 10:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, July 10 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, July 10 at 8:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, July 12 at 3:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 15 at 9:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Jerry Baker/The Plaza Theater/Wheelwright/Our Beloved Charlie #1617 [TV-G]
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 Thursday, July 2 at 5:30 pm EDT

Kentucky Programming Kentucky's Last Great Places: A Kentucky Life Special #1010 [TV-G]
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 Thursday, July 2 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, July 4 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, July 23 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, July 24 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 29 at 10:00 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Southwestern High Raptor Rehabilitation Center/ Paintsville/Ale-8-One/South America in Pine Mountain #1618 [TV-G]
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 Friday, July 3 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Camp Nelson Honor Guard/West Liberty Monument/Aviation Heritage Park/Heroic Horse #1905
Kentucky Life salutes America's veterans. The Camp Nelson Honor Guard is the resident volunteer guard of Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Jessamine County; a West Liberty monument honors women in military service; the Aviation Heritage Park in Bowling Green features military aircraft and is a memorial to distinguished aviators; and the story of Sgt. Reckless, the heroic horse who carried ammunition for the Marines during the Korean War.

  • KETKY Sunday, July 5 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, July 5 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, July 5 at 5:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, July 6 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, July 7 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, July 7 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 8 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, July 10 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, July 11 at 8:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Maple Hill Manor/Beattyville/Dave Does It/Dining at Shaker Village #1619 [TV-G]
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 Monday, July 6 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Native American Connections/Mainstrasse Village/St. James Court Art Show/Chet Lott #1620 [TV-G]
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 Tuesday, July 7 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Moth Biodiversity/Frankfort/Owensboro Museum of Fine Art/Exotic Garden #1701
Night time is the right time to learn about Lepidoptera and the vital role moths play in Kentucky's biodiversity; the cultural landmarks of Frankfort's historic district are tonight's Downtown Destination; an elegant Carnegie Library building is home to the collection of the second largest art museum in the state, the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art; and Dave visits a Whitley County gardener whose exotic palms and cacti are more suited to tropical and desert climes than to Kentucky. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, July 8 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Bowling Green Civil War Discovery Trail/Taylor Co. Congregation/Love On A Leash/Dixon/Kentucky Gentlemen Cigars #1702
Dave travels the Bowling Green Civil War Discovery Trail and learns about the wartime significance of the city that was, briefly, the capital of the Confederate State of Kentucky; an historical marker commemorates Taylor County's oldest congregation; dogs and cats provide 'Love On A Leash' when members of the Somerset chapter of this national pet-assisted therapy program visit hospital patients and nursing home residents; the Webster county town of Dixon is profiled; and Kentucky Gentlemen Cigars feature premium tobacco aged in bourbon barrels and hand-rolled in Anderson County. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, July 10 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Hitcents Park Plaza; The Kentucky Tragedy; Morehead State University; White Nose Syndrome #2004
Dave and Amy tour shops, cafes, and attractions along the Hitcents Park Plaza corridor of Bowling Green; a look at The Kentucky Tragedy, one of the most sensational crimes in Kentucky history; a visit to Morehead State University; and learn how Kentucky cavers are working to prevent the spread of deadly White Nose Syndrome in bats at Carter Caves State Resort Park.

  • KET Saturday, July 11 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, July 12 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, July 12 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, July 12 at 5:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, July 13 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, July 14 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, July 14 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 15 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, July 17 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, July 18 at 8:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dave Does It/Today's Special/Glass Artist William Van Tassel/Lewis County Quilt Trail #1703
Dave Does It is 'on the house' as Dave learns the roofing trade from the experts at Ray Nolan Roofing Company in Louisville; Today's Special is served up in Paducah; award-winning Butler County glass artist William Van Tassel says "Life is good as a back woods glass blower"; and the scenic Lewis County Quilt Trail includes barn quilt squares honoring veterans of the five branches of the U.S. military and POW/MIA's. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, July 13 at 5:30 pm EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Telefund Special #424 [TV-G]
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 Tuesday, July 14 at 10:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, July 21 at 2:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, July 23 at 8:57 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, July 23 at 10:57 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Judah Lowell's Corner Clocks/ McLean County Bridge/Wildflowers Farm Bed and Breakfast/Sweet Owen/Bob Franzini #1704
Restoration and repair at Judah Lowell's Corner Clocks shop in Lexington; a McLean County historical marker tells the tale of a one-of-a-kind bridge that spans two rivers and another county; the front porch of Wildflowers Farm Bed and Breakfast near Paducah and Land Between the Lakes offers a porch swing and a peaceful view; Our Town highlights the community of Sweet Owen, in Owen County; and meet printmaker and art professor Bob Franzini, who specializes in lithography. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, July 14 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! First Kentucky Brigade/Today's Special/OlBoysToys Car Club/Elizabethtown #1705
A look at one of the most decorated units of the Civil War, the First Kentucky Brigade, also known as the Orphan Brigade; Today's Special has an Italian flair, courtesy of Chef Joel Lavinder at Caproni's Restaurant in Maysville; in Russell County, the members of OlBoysToys Car Club host a monthly car show April through September; and founded in 1795, Elizabethtown has all the vibrant attributes of a much larger city but remains a charming small town. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, July 15 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Artist Deward Eades/West Liberty/Banjo Bill/Paleontologist Dr. Rick Toomey #1706
Jefferson County artist Deward Eades explores his fascination with 'the landscape of the mind' through sculpture and painting; the Morgan County community of West Liberty is Our Town; a look at former State Representative Bill Cornett from Knott County, aka Banjo Bill, who was known for his passion for preserving old styles of music and using it to further his legislative agenda; and paleontologist Dr. Rick Toomey, director of the Mammoth Cave International Center for Science and Learning, seeks unknown tunnels and chambers in Mammoth Cave. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, July 16 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Mammoth Cave Adventures/Shelby County Marker/Annie Ruby's Cafe/Hawesville/Lynn Horine #1707
Dave takes a high-flying zip-line tour through the forest canopy at Mammoth Cave Adventures; Shelby County's oldest stone residence was a stagecoach stop in the 1800's; Today's Special is served up at Burkesville's Annie Ruby's Cafe, where Dave samples the popular tomato pie and other menu favorites; the Hancock community of Hawesville is tonight's Our Town; and Bedford artisan Lynn Horine creates beautiful baskets out of gourds and coiled pine needles.

  • KETKY Friday, July 17 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Veterans Day Program #2005
Kentucky Life honors Kentucky's veterans. Dave experiences Kentucky National Guard training at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville; a historical marker in Woodbury documents the naval career of Butler Co. native Admiral Claude C. Bloch; the CAT (Canine Assisted Therapy) program at Ft. Knox pairs servicemen who have sustained traumatic brain injuries (TBI's) with dogs; Tony Davis, a Marine from Lexington, crafts handmade items out of used bourbon barrels at Studio 300; and Amy Hess introduces us to Micki King, a gold medal winning Olympic diver and a career officer in the U.S. Air Force.

  • KET Saturday, July 18 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, July 19 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, July 19 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, July 19 at 5:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, July 20 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, July 21 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, July 21 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 22 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, July 24 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, July 25 at 8:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Public Memorials/Carter County Caves/Wooldridge Monuments/Oven Fork Mercantile #1708
At two recently erected public memorials, Kentuckians can honor and remember those from Flight 5191 and 9/11; the Carter County Caves have served several purposes including mining for saltpeter for the War of 1812; Kentucky authors Bobbie Ann Mason and Wendell Berry illuminate the stories behind one of the country's most unusual grave sites - the Wooldridge Monuments in Mayfield's Maplewood Cemetery; and Dave visits Letcher County's Oven Fork Mercantile.

  • KETKY Monday, July 20 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dave Does It/Metcalfe County Marker/Vendome Copper and Brass Works/Mousie/Kentucky Soldiers #1710
In a chilly Dave Does It, Dave helps feed and tend the residents of Newport Aquarium's Penguin Palooza; a Metcalfe County historical marker details the discovery of an artesian well; Dave visits Vendome Copper and Brass Works in Jefferson County; the Knott County community of Mousie is Our Town; and explore the contributions of Kentucky's soldiers in the War of 1812. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, July 21 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Western Kentucky Pecans/Scott Co. Marker/The Orphan Brigade/Actor Harry Dean Stanton #1711
A look at Western Kentucky's thriving pecan crop; an historical marker in Scott County provides information about the Payne-Desha House; part two of our look at The Orphan Brigade, beginning with the Battle of Shiloh; and in a segment narrated by singer Kris Kristofferson, a profile of Kentucky character actor Harry Dean Stanton. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, July 22 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Little Sandy River Trip/Springfield/Covered Bridges/Maplewood Farm #1712
On a canoe trip down the Little Sandy River, Dave discovers the beauty in this Elliott County paradise; historic Springfield in Washington County is Our Town; the unique architectural features of Kentucky's 13 remaining covered bridges; and Boone County's Maplewood Farm, the home of slave Margaret Garner, whose story was the inspiration for Toni Morrison's novel Beloved. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, July 23 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Teenage Author/Dave Outdoors/Junkyard Pottery #1713
A teenage author discusses his book about his Hopkinsville home town; Dave puts his knowledge of the great outdoors to the test on a trip into the Daniel Boone Forest with a wilderness survival expert; and the husband and wife team behind Junkyard Pottery in McCreary County create hand-thrown pottery designed in a variety of colored glazes. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, July 24 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Painter Steve White; Downtown Paris; The Potter's Inn Bed and Breakfast; 5th U.S. Colored Cavalry #2006
Meet Mason County native and award-winning painter Steve White, whose paintings reflect America's first frontier from 1760-1812; Amy Hess visits downtown Paris; visit The Potter's Inn Bed and Breakfast in Wilmore; and the story of the Civil War ambush and massacre in Simpsonville of the 5th United States Colored Cavalry by a band of Confederate guerillas.

  • KET Saturday, July 25 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, July 26 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, July 26 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, July 26 at 5:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, July 27 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, July 28 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, July 28 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 29 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, July 31 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, August 1 at 8:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Kentucky Life on the Road | Along Highway 60 #709 [TV-G]
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 Monday, July 27 at 2:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, July 28 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, July 31 at 2:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! #1714
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.

  • KETKY Monday, July 27 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! State Band Championships/Mantle Rock Marker/CakewalkKy/Bugtussle/Rowan County War #1715
Over the past 21 years, two Kentucky high schools have won a staggering 23 state band championships between them - the Fayette County high schools of Lafayette and Dunbar; a historical marker describes how Cherokees being relocated along the Trail of Tears sought shelter at Mantle Rock in Livingston County; the tasty confections of CakewalkKy in Boyle County; the Monroe County community of Bugtussle is Our Town; and learn about the Rowan County War, a feud that took place in Morehead between 1884 and 1887. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, July 28 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Songbirds/Newport/Urban Beekeeping/Dave Does It - Commonwealth Cleanup #1716
In celebration of Earth Day, Dave literally has a bird in the hand, as he helps net and band songbirds in Red River Gorge; Newport is our Downtown Destination; Dave gets a hives-eye-view of the modern trend of urban beekeeping in Louisville; and spring cleaning is the theme of a new Dave Does It which features Dave pitching in to help out groups across the state as they participate in the Commonwealth Cleanup efforts. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, July 29 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Wilson-Blair African American One Room Schoolhouse/Hopewell Museum/Eagles View Bed & Breakfast/Octagon Hall #1717
In Caldwell County, the Wilson-Blair African American One Room Schoolhouse and museum features African-American artifacts and memorabilia; explore the cultural history of the Paris and Bourbon County region at the Hopewell Museum; on the cliffs above Lake Cumberland in Burnside, Eagles View Bed & Breakfast offers guests lodge-style ambience; and Dave joins a team of ghost hunters during an eerie stop at Octagon Hall in Franklin, which many believe is one of the most haunted sites in America. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, July 30 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dave Does It - Turfway Park/Bashford Manor Marker/Lexington Mounted Police/New Beginnings Therapeutic Riding #1718
Horses are the focus of this Derby themed program as Dave visits Turfway Park in Florence and learns first-hand what it takes to operate a racetrack, even mucking the stalls; a historical marker tells of Bashford Manor Farm, one of Kentucky's top thoroughbred horse farms until the horses were sold in 1922; go on the beat with the Lexington Mounted Police, highly respected as one of the best Mounted Police units in the country; and be inspired by New Beginnings Therapeutic Riding in Bowling Green, a horseback riding program for kids with disabilities. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, July 31 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Eighth of August #1909
Experience the history and excitement of the Eighth of August weekend. Every year, African-Americans in parts of Western Kentucky and central Tennessee gather to celebrate Emancipation, a homecoming tradition begun in 1868.

  • KET Saturday, August 1 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 2 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, August 2 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 2 at 5:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, August 3 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, August 5 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, August 7 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, August 8 at 8:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Kentucky Life on the Road | Along Highway 68 #610 [TV-G]
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 Monday, August 3 at 1:58 am EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, August 4 at 1:59 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, August 5 at 8:58 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 6 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, August 7 at 6:58 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, August 8 at 3:58 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Rock City Barns/Muhlenberg Co. Marker/The Battle of Richmond/Gelato Gilberto #1719
Travel the back roads of Kentucky in search of the painted barns that encouraged us all to "See Rock City"; a historical marker in Muhlenberg County tells the sad story of a house built for unrequited love; in Madison County, efforts are underway to memorialize and protect the site of The Battle of Richmond; and Dave enjoys the frozen treats of Gelato Gilberto in Prospect. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, August 3 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Audubon Bird Sculptures/Our Town - Eddyville/Grayson Co. Falconry/Paul Busse #1720
The community of Henderson pays homage to its famous former resident with bronze bird sculptures created from the drawings of John James Audubon; the Lyon County community of Eddyville is tonight's Our Town; the ancient sport of falconry is alive in the skies of Grayson County; and from his Applied Imagination workshop in Campbell County, Paul Busse blends his passion for plants, architecture, and trains into national exhibits of fantastic miniature worlds. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, August 4 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Cattle Farm Day/Kenton Co. Markers/Today's Special - Dee's/Our Town - Albany/Covington's Carnegie #1721
Dave spends a relaxing day on a cattle farm in Hopkins County, practicing his fly-fishing cast, and learning to weave baskets; a grouping of historical markers honors three Kenton County natives in the entertainment industry; Dee's Drive Inn, in Lawrence County, serves up Today's Special; Albany of Clinton County is tonight's Our Town; and in another of our series about Kentucky's Carnegie libraries, we look at the history and current mission of Covington's Carnegie, home to the Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, August 5 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Morehead Youth Program/Laurel Co. Marker/EKU Arts Center/Downtown Destination - Murray/Corsair Artisan Distillery #1722
An innovative program at the Morehead Youth Development Center is providing second chances for retired racing greyhounds and the Center's female, teenaged residents; a historical marker in Laurel County recounts a Swiss settlement in the area; tour the newly-opened Center for the Performing Arts at Eastern Kentucky University; in Calloway County, Murray is our Downtown Destination; and the Corsair Artisan Distillery in Bowling Green is tapping the history of the Kentucky whiskey trade to distill some unique liquors with a modern twist. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, August 6 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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.

  • KETKY Friday, August 7 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Jerry Bransford; Dr. Thomas Walker Markers; Eugene McMahan & Sons Furniture; Harper's Country Hams #2007
Meet Jerry Bransford, a 5th generation African-American guide at Mammoth Cave; several historical markers in southeastern Kentucky recount the journeys of Dr. Thomas Walker; Amy Hess visits Eugene McMahan & Sons Furniture in Taylor County; and Dave goes to Clinton, Kentucky for a hands-on look at the process of creating the award-winning Harper's Country Hams.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 9 at 6:00 am EDT
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  • KETKY Wednesday, August 12 at 8:00 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dr. Clark's Kentucky Treasures #1222 [TV-G]
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.

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Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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.

  • KETKY Monday, August 10 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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.

  • KETKY Tuesday, August 11 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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.

  • KETKY Thursday, August 13 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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.

  • KETKY Friday, August 14 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! SS Sultana; General Lloyd Tilghman Marker; Louisville's Mega Cavern; Kentucky Ingrained LLC #2008
A look at the greatest maritime disaster in U.S. history, it occurred on April 27, 1865 when the steamship SS Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River and an estimated 1800 passengers died, including 194 from Kentucky; in Paducah, a historical marker honors engineer and Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman; a visit to Louisville's Mega Cavern, approximately 100 acres of underground fun, including the world's only fully underground zipline course; and Kentucky Ingrained LLC in McKee features handcrafted furniture from reclaimed Kentucky hardwoods.

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Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Wild and Scenic Kentucky: A Kentucky Life Special #1110 [TV-G]
Dave Shuffett rafts, canoes, sails, kayaks, rides, hikes, and bikes his way around Kentucky, enjoying wildlife and outdoor adventure across the state. Sights include the Russell Fork of the Big Sandy River, Breaks Interstate Park, the Pine Mountain Trail, black bears at Kingdom Come State Park, Daniel Boone National Forest, Cave Run Lake, the Red River and its surrounding natural arches, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, the Ohio River, the museum at Big Bone Lick State Park, Clifty Falls State Park in Southern Indiana, Mammoth Cave National Park, Land Between the Lakes, Audubon State Park, wetlands at Henderson Sloughs WMA, and Reelfoot Lake.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 16 at 3:00 pm EDT
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Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Louisville Zombie Attack/Paranormal Investigators of Northern Kentucky/Voices of Elmwood/Edgar Cayce #1807
Meet the characters who congregate on Bardstown Road for the annual Louisville Zombie Attack; Paranormal Investigators of Northern Kentucky (PINK) try to find explanations for claims of paranormal activity; in Voices of Elmwood, actors portray deceased residents of Daviess County and tell their stories at graveside to guests who ride through Elmwood Cemetery; and Dave investigates the life of Hopkinsville native and clairvoyant Edgar Cayce. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, August 17 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Lucille Sharp/Crittenden-Our Town/Northern Kentucky Fort Towns/Trent Altman #1808
Meet Lucille Sharp, an actress from Lexington who has a role in this season's Downton Abbey; the Grant County community of Crittenden is Our Town; learn how the Fort-named towns of Northern Kentucky got their names; and the award-winning and inspiring work of Louisville artist Trent Altman. A 2013 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffet.

  • KETKY Tuesday, August 18 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Lincoln: "I, Too, Am A Kentuckian" #1427 [TV-G]
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 Wednesday, August 19 at 3:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 20 at 9:58 am EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 30 at 2:58 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! The 1811-1812 New Madrid Earthquakes #1809
Dave, with Toby by his side, remembers the 1811-1812 New Madrid earthquakes by visiting Reelfoot Lake, Kentucky Bend, and other landforms shaped by the quakes 200 years ago. In Memphis, Dave meets with specialists to find out about earthquake preparedness and the odds of another quake occurring along the New Madrid fault. A 2013 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, August 19 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Lincoln Wedding #1307 [TV-G]
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 Thursday, August 20 at 9:00 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Paul Gilley/Renfro Valley Radio/Lexington Breweries/Country Girl at Heart Farm Bed and Breakfast #1810
A profile of Morgan County native Paul Gilley, a songwriter who wrote some of the 20th century's most famous songs, including "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" for Hank Williams, Sr.; a historical marker in Rockcastle County reprises the history of the Renfro Valley radio broadcasts; Dave takes a look at the growing beer brewing scene in Lexington; and Country Girl at Heart Farm Bed and Breakfast in Hart County offers an interactive farm experience for guests. A 2013 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, August 20 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Bill Harlan/Our Town-Monticello/ShakeRag District/John Carpenter #1811
Meet songwriter and Muhlenberg County native Bill Harlan; in Wayne County, the community of Monticello is tonight's Our Town; a look at Bowling Green's ShakeRag District, recognized for its significance to African American history; a historical marker recounts Lexington's Colored Orphan Industrial Home in 1892; and Dave visits with John Carpenter of Lewis County, renowned nationwide for his sports memorabilia collection.

  • KETKY Friday, August 21 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Old Airdrie; Himlerville; Old Crow Distillery; Louisville Historic House #2009
Kentucky Life searches for 'Abandoned Kentucky.' In Muhlenberg County, the ruins of an 1850's iron furnace are all that remain of Old Airdrie; the town of Beauty, in Martin County, stands on the site of what once was the Hungarian community of Himlerville; photographer Sherman Cahal explores the deserted Old Crow Distillery in Frankfort; and in Louisville, the preservation of an historic house was accomplished through the efforts of an ice cream shop.

  • KET Saturday, August 22 at 8:00 pm EDT
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Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! StorySLAM/Caldwell County Marker/Coralee and The Townies/Gangsters Dueling Piano Bar/Moonbow #1812
Spend an evening at Headliners Music Hall in Louisville for the popular StorySLAM, a part of NPR's Moth Radio Hour; in Caldwell County, a marker recounts the history of the Night Rider movement begun by Dr. David Amoss who organized tobacco farmers against an unfair monopoly; enjoy the music of Lexington-based band Coralee and The Townies; at Newport's Gangsters Dueling Piano Bar, bar patrons join the piano players for high energy, singalong fun; and experience the famous Moonbow at Cumberland Falls State Park in Whitley County. A 2013 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, August 24 at 5:30 pm EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! #519
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 Tuesday, August 25 at 2:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, August 29 at 4:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! John Cohen/Today's Special-Weaver's Hot Dogs/Shepherdsville Train Crash/The Double Dans #1813
Meet photographer John Cohen, who came to eastern Kentucky in the late 1950s and captured the region's landscape, people, and music; in Laurel County, Dave enjoys Today's Special at the longtime London landmark, Weaver's Hot Dogs; the Shepherdsville train crash of 1917 is still regarded as the worst in Kentucky's history; and meet Australian horse trainers The Double Dans, who have made Nicholasville their second home.

  • KETKY Tuesday, August 25 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Blood River Seeps State Nature Preserve/Capt. John "Jack" Jouett, Jr. Marker/Holt House/The Maysville Players #1814
Dave encounters animal species in Blood River Seeps State Nature Preserve in Calloway County; historical markers document the fateful ride of Revolutionary War hero Capt. John "Jack" Jouett, Jr.; efforts to preserve the Holt House in Breckinridge County honor the legacy of Judge Joseph Holt, one of Lincoln's trusted allies; and Maysville's Washington Opera House is the home of The Maysville Players, the oldest established theatre group in Kentucky.

  • KETKY Wednesday, August 26 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Kentucky Wild Rivers Program/Mussel Species/Bill Best #1815
In celebration of Earth Day 2013, Dave learns about the Kentucky Wild Rivers Program as he explores the beautiful forest and waterways of The Little South Fork; a trip to the Licking River in Northern Kentucky reveals the surprising diversity of Kentucky's mussel species; and farmer and seed collector Bill Best introduces us to tasty varieties of Heirloom beans.

  • KETKY Thursday, August 27 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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.

  • KETKY Friday, August 28 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Hotel Metropolitan; Cabin Creek Covered Bridge Marker; Emerald Ash Borer; Our Town - Hazard #2010
In the era of segregation, Paducah's Hotel Metropolitan was the heart of the African-American community of Upper Town; the historic marker and recent restoration of the Cabin Creek covered bridge in Lewis County; Kentucky's iconic ash trees are at risk from the invasive Emerald Ash Borer; and Amy Hess visits Hazard, the "Queen City of the Mountains" for Our Town.

  • KET Saturday, August 29 at 8:00 pm EDT
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Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dainty/Middlesboro Golf Course/Rolley Hole/Cornhole/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; learn about the popular game of cornhole; and Dave goes out on a limb with EarthJoy Tree Adventures in Alexandria.

  • KETKY Monday, August 31 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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.

  • KETKY Tuesday, September 1 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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.

  • KETKY Wednesday, September 2 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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.

  • KETKY Thursday, September 3 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Our Town-Bellevue; Chandler's-Today's Special; Susan & George Miller; St. Claire Medical Center; Sister Jeanne Francis Cleves #2011
The scenic river town of Bellevue, in Campbell County, is Our Town; Today's Special comes from Chandler's in Maysville; at their Lincoln County home, Susan and George Miller grow produce to sell at farmers' market and local restaurants; in Morehead, St. Claire Regional Medical Center provides care to more than a half-million patients each year; and St. Clare Regional's Sister Jeanne Francis Cleves is honored for her lifetime of dedicated nursing.

  • KET Saturday, September 5 at 8:00 pm EDT
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Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Eastern Kentucky PRIDE #2012
Kentucky Life explores the work of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE (Personal Responsibility In a Desirable Environment), an initiative started in 1997 by Congressman Hal Rogers and the late General James Bickford. Their vision was to encourage citizens to take responsibility for protecting the environment and provide the education and resources they need to do so. Dave Shuffett meets some of the partners that make the organization a success and gets hands-on and knee-deep along the way.

  • KET Saturday, September 12 at 8:00 pm EDT
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Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Downtown Paducah; Today's Special - Peak Bros. Bar-B-Que; Aaron Kizer; Warren Co. Marker; The Historic Railpark and Trail Museum #2013
Visit downtown Paducah, one of Kentucky's most creative communities; sample Today's Special from Peak Bros. Bar-B-Que in Union Co.; Owensboro artist Aaron Kizer paints portraits of pop culture figures; a Warren Co. marker honors the 'father of ragtime'; and see the exhibits and restored railcars at The Historic Railpark and Train Museum in Bowling Green.

  • KET Saturday, September 19 at 8:00 pm EDT
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Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Kentucky Mainstreet; Our Town-Booneville; Conrad-Caldwell House Museum; Historical Marker; Maysville's Gateway Museum Center #2014
The Kentucky Mainstreet Program revitalizes downtowns across the Commonwealth; Booneville in Owsley Co. is Our Town; tour the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum in the historic neighborhood of Old Louisville; and visit Maysville's Gateway Museum Center.

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