Help Wanted Kentucky: Education Matters
Hal Heiner, secretary of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, discusses the new Help Wanted Kentucky initiative and the Governor's Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship Program.
Renee Shaw and her guests discuss energy policy. Scheduled guests: Tyler White, president of the Kentucky Coal Association; Tom FitzGerald, director of the Kentucky Resources Council; Bill Barr, co-founder and managing partner of BlackRidge Resource Partners and chair of the Kentucky Oil and Gas Association's government affairs committee; and Sarah Lynn Cunningham, an environmental engineer and president of the board of directors of the Kentucky Conservation Committee.
An unexpected turn of events leads to a wedding being hastily arranged; Shelagh finally goes into labor; and the arrival of the pill leads to unforeseen consequences.
It's all about communities in this episode! Devou Park is a green space at the very heart of Covington; the famous racehorse Lexington is the reason Central Kentucky is the thoroughbred breeding capital of the United States and arguably the world; Doug explores Stearns in the heart of the Big South Fork; and our state's 225th anniversary continues at Old Fort Harrod.
The Local Traveler
Burgers abound in this episode, including Bluegrass Burgers, Game, Napa Prime, The Thirsty Heifer, Boone Tavern, Kentucky Fudge Company, Dovie's, Herb n Thelma's Tavern, Bard's Burgers & Chili, Mammy's Kitchen, Heirloom Restaurant, Cliffside Diner, Parkette Drive In, The Gastro Gnomes Food Truck and Mobile Catering, and Bad Wolf Burgers.
Comment on Kentucky
Journalists from around the state discuss news of the week with host Bill Bryant. Scheduled guests: Lisa Gillespie from WFPL in Louisville; Tom Loftus from the Louisville Courier-Journal; and Kevin Wheatley from Spectrum News.
Connections with Renee Shaw
Renee's guest is NPR and ABC political commentator Cokie Roberts, whose more than 40-year career in broadcasting has earned her countless awards, including induction into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame. She's also an author of a growing list of books highlighting the contributions of women behind the men in power. Roberts discusses her storied career, the state of civic engagement, the conversation about real and fake news, inspiring women to pursue journalism, and more.