KENTUCKY

Kentucky Veterans of the Vietnam War: In Their Own Words

Kentucky Veterans of the Vietnam War: In Their Own Words

Nominated for a Regional Emmy Award, this documentary focuses on the intimate, ground-level experiences of Kentucky troops in Vietnam. More than 40 veterans share their memories of their time in combat, and recount the pain of watching soldiers make the ultimate sacrifice.

In Search of Striped Bass

Kentucky Afield

In Search of Striped Bass

Join Jim Doom on the Ohio River for striped bass. Chad Harp hooks smallmouth bass on Elkhorn Creek. Trap shooting is a true bullseye in popularity for high school and college students.

Between the Rock and the Commonwealth

Between the Rock and the Commonwealth

This film examines the fight between Kentucky and Ohio for possession of Indian Head Rock, a 6-ton boulder with carvings that was hidden for 87 years beneath the surface of the Ohio River.

Good Works in the Commonwealth

Kentucky Life

Good Works in the Commonwealth

This program looks at those who do good work. As Mother Teresa becomes Saint Teresa, we visit her Missionaries of Charity chapter in Jenkins; Misfit Island Wildlife Rescue Center cares for hundreds of animals in Henderson; volunteers keep Kentucky's State Nature Preserves in fine form; and Danville's Grace Cafe is a pay-what-you-can community restaurant committed to providing locally-sourced, nutritious food to residents.

The Louisville Zoo!

Kentucky Life

The Louisville Zoo!

Doug visits the Louisville Zoo and gets a behind-the-scenes look at animal training, the processes involved in keeping the animals healthy, the variety of foods that must be kept on hand, the successful black-footed ferret recovery program, and the zoo's overall conservation efforts including the Gorilla Forest exhibit.

Kentucky Birds and Deep-Water Bass Fishing

Kentucky Afield

Kentucky Birds and Deep-Water Bass Fishing

A fishing trip to Rough River Lake, preserving the populations of some of Kentucky's most beautiful birds, and learning a new technique for deep-water bass fishing are featured.

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.