Boyce General Store has been serving up great food and excellent pie since 1869 in Warren County; Doug learns about Kentucky's first cider brewery at Pivot Brewing in Lexington; Owensboro's Western Kentucky Botanical Garden is a beautiful spot for the whole community to enjoy; and Monkeys Eyebrow native Kelsey Waldon is taking her music to Nashville and a nationwide tour.
Covington native Haven Gillespie composed and wrote enduring classics including "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"; Doug visits the Pasta Garage in Lexington; meet fan favorites and go behind the scenes at Lexington's Comic Con; and bloodhounds Magic and Chloe assist Smokey Bear by tracking arsonists in southeastern Kentucky.
Black bears are here to stay in Kentucky. Host Chad Miles travels to Harlan County with biologists to check on a mother and her cubs in the den. Meet a well-known knife maker in Oldham County who has created knives for Elvis, a president, and Rambo. Then we're on the water casting our fishing lines for spring bass.
Harry Caudill wrote "Night Comes to the Cumberlands" in 1963, drawing national attention to poverty in Appalachia. This film explores his life and career as a writer, a state representative, and a champion for the people of Eastern Kentucky. It features a rare interview with his widow, Anne Frye Caudill.
U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers (KY-5) and Gov. Matt Bevin – co-chairs of SOAR (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) – welcome U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) of Silicon Valley; Earl Gohl, Federal Co-Chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission; as well as leaders in education, business, and economic development to an event with Interapt in Paintsville, Ky. The event focused on connecting Silicon Valley with 'Silicon Holler' and helping revitalize the economy in Eastern Kentucky. Panel moderated by KET’s Renee Shaw.
The third and final segment about the Louisville Zoo, old postcards take us on a nostalgic trip through Kentucky, and Owensboro's Rhonda McEnroe exhibits her students' work at Kentucky Wesleyan College.