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Artist Inspired by the Father of Bowhunting

Kentucky Afield

Artist Inspired by the Father of Bowhunting

Meet a Grayson County artist and outdoorsman who was a friend of Hall of Fame archer Fred Bear (1902-1998), known as the father of bowhunting. Learn how popular species of fish maintain a healthy population. Host Chad Miles celebrates Father's Day with his father and son.

Sixteen Tons of Merle Travis

Kentucky Muse

Sixteen Tons of Merle Travis

Kentucky Muse traces the career of Merle Travis, the Kentucky guitarist and songwriter best known for his songs "Sixteen Tons," "Dark as a Dungeon," and his unique thumb-picking style. This program was recently honored with a regional Emmy nomination.

Learning to Hunt

Kentucky Afield

Learning to Hunt

Do you want to learn to hunt? Field to Fork, a program from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, will help you get started. Also, Chad Miles visits one of the largest gatherings of kayakers in the country, then goes to Cedar Creek Lake with a Kentucky-based lure maker.

The Eighth of August

Kentucky Life

The Eighth of August

Every year, African-Americans in parts of Western Kentucky and central Tennessee gather to celebrate Emancipation on the Eighth of August, a homecoming tradition begun in 1868.

Mammoth Cave’s African-American Heritage

Kentucky Life

Mammoth Cave’s African-American Heritage

For over 150 years, Mammoth Cave National Park has drawn visitors from around the world to witness its natural wonders. The human story of the largest known cave in the world is just as rich. From the beginning, African-Americans were instrumental in making discoveries and in promoting the cave as a tourist destination.

A History of Kentucky in 25 Objects

A History of Kentucky in 25 Objects

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.

Film Shadows Transy Students During Guatemala Trip

International Service 101

Film Shadows Transy Students During Guatemala Trip

Professor Mike LeVan and a team of Transylvania University students spend their winter break in Guatemala, helping to build a home for a family in collaboration with Catalyst Resources International. Former Kentuckians Fontaine and Paula Greene founded the Catalyst missionary program, which seeks to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the people of Guatemala.

Fishing Tradition

Kentucky Afield

Fishing Tradition

Catching white bass is one of the oldest fishing traditions in Kentucky. Join Chad Miles and crew on the Nolin River. Also featured on this program are a new Kentucky elk record and the reintroduction of a native Kentucky bird of prey are featured.

Meet the Folks Who Make Bourbon

Kentucky Bourbon Tales: Distilling the Family Business

Meet the Folks Who Make Bourbon

Meet the colorful characters who craft Kentucky’s signature spirit and explore the science and art behind the bourbon-making process.

Vets Get Heroes’ Welcome on Visit to D.C.

Vets Get Heroes’ Welcome on Visit to D.C.

Several dozen veterans from Kentucky marked Memorial Day this year with an early visit to Washington, D.C., made possible by the Honor Flight program.