History comes alive through an examination with host Barry Bernson of the artifacts around us. Included are modern Kentucky icons: Bill Monroe's mandolin, Harland Sanders' original pressure cooker, and an Adolph Rupp model basketball. The objects span the course of time from 1000 A.D. to 2013, from a stone axe to a space satellite.
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.
Certified nurse midwives provide pre- to post-natal care for thousands of Kentucky mothers; Kentucky Life features the creative work of Morehead State University communications students at the Garden Roller Rink in Ashland; and the entertainment and value of local sports radio broadcasters in Rowan County.
Doug explores historic, trendy, and tasty businesses in downtown Taylorsville; wetlands in Henderson are proud to be an addition to John James Audubon State Park; a look at the internationally renowned artist Joe Downing at the Downing Museum & Arboretum; and Danville's Constitution Square is the place to be for Kentucky's 225th anniversary of statehood.
2017 marks the 225th anniversary of Kentucky's statehood, and Doug visits the Old State Capitol in Frankfort; Patrick is a miniature horse with a huge fan base and a rock star lifestyle from Bullitt County; Second Stride in Oldham County rehabilitates, retrains, and places retired Thoroughbreds; and host Doug Flynn tours the expo floor at the National Farm Machinery show in Louisville.