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Season 20 Episodes

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 Watch Program 2001:
Downtown Owensboro's new riverfront, Variety Pizza in Breathitt County, Lexington teen violinist Blakely Burger and the Hollow Bodies, and Elliott County artist Bonita Skaggs-Parsons.
 Watch Program 2002:
Covington's luxury condominium building The Ascent, the restoration of Taylor County's Homeplace on Green River, Hemmer Hill Farm in Crestwood, and a visit to Burkesville
 Watch Program 2003:
A road trip to Red Bird with a convoy of Model T and Model A enthusiasts, a visit to Carrollton, a visit to Trigg Enterprise's vegetable, beef, and tilapia operation, and a Paducah greenhouse specializing in tillandsias, "air plants" grown without soil.
 Watch Program 2004:
Hitcents Park Plaza in Bowling Green, a look back at the infamous 1825 Beauchamp-Sharp murder/suicide, and preventing the spread of White Nose Syndrome in bats at Carter Caves.
 Watch Program 2005:
Veterans Day Program: Kentucky National Guard training at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville; the naval career of Admiral Claude C. Bloch; the Canine Assisted Therapy program at Fort Knox for veterans with traumatic brain injuries; and profiles of two outstanding veterans: Tony Davis, a Marine from Lexington, a craftsman at Studio 300 who uses old bourbon barrels; and Micki King, a gold medal winning Olympic diver and Air Force officer.
 Watch Program 2006:
Artist Steve White of Mason County, whose paintings reflect America's first frontier from 1760-1812; a visit to downtown Paris; the Potter's Inn Bed and Breakfast in Wilmore; and the ambush and massacre of the 5th U.S. Colored Cavalry by a band of Confederate guerillas in Simpsonville.
 Watch Program 2007:
Jerry Bransford, a fifth generation African-American guide at Mammoth Cave; the journeys of pioneer Thomas Walker; Eugene McMahan & Sons Furniture in Taylor County; and Harper's Country Hams in Clinton.
Watch Program 2008:
More than 1,800 people died in the 1865 explosion of the Sultana on the Mississippi River, including more than 190 Kentuckians. We look back at the greatest maritime disaster in U.S. history. In Paducah, a historical marker honors engineer and Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman. We also visit Louisville's Mega Cavern and admire the handcrafted furniture made from reclaimed hardwoods at Kentucky Ingrained in McKee.
 Watch Program 2009:
Our theme this week is "Abandoned Kentucky." First, we visit the ruins of an 1850s iron furnace in Muhlenberg County. Next we stop by the town of Beauty, in Martin County, on the site of what once was the Hungarian community of Himlerville. Photographer Sherman Cahal explores the deserted Old Crow Distillery in Frankfort, and in Louisville, the preservation of a historic house was accomplished through the efforts of the Comfy Cow ice cream shop.
 Watch Program 2010:
In the era of segregation, Paducah's Hotel Metropolitan was the heart of the African-American community of Upper Town. We explore this historic landmark. In Lewis County, we examine the restoration of the Cabin Creek covered bridge. In Kentucky forests, ash trees are threatened by the emerald ash borer. Which areas are at greatest risk? For "Our Town," Amy Hess visits Hazard, the "Queen City of the Mountains."
 Watch Program 2011:
The river town of Bellevue, in Campbell County, is Our Town. "Today's Special" comes from Chandler's in Maysville. In Lincoln County, Susan and George Miller grow produce to sell at farmers' markets and restaurants. In Morehead, St. Claire Regional Medical Center cares for over 500,000 patients yearly, and St. Claire's Sister Jeanne Francis Cleves is honored for a lifetime of dedicated nursing.
Watch Program 2012:
Dave Shuffett meets some of the partners that make Eastern Kentucky PRIDE a success—and gets hands-on and knee-deep along the way. Eastern Kentucky PRIDE (Personal Responsibility In a Desirable Environment) is an environmental initiative started in 1997 by Congressman Hal Rogers and the late Gen. James Bickford.
Watch Program 2013:
Visit Downtown Paducah, one of Kentucky's most creative communities. For Today's Special, we sample the menu at Peak Brothers Bar-B-Que in Union County. Owensboro artist Aaron Kizer paints portraits of pop culture figures. A Warren County historical marker honors Ernest Hogan, the Father of Ragtime. See the exhibits and restored rail cars at the Historic Railpark and Train Museum in Bowling Green.
Watch Program 2014:
A look at the downtown revitalization work of the Kentucky Main Street Program; a visit to Booneville in Owsley County; a tour of the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum in Old Louisville; and a visit to the Kentucky Gateway Museum Center in Maysville.
Watch Program 2015:
The Outdoors: Migrating sandhill cranes at Barren River Lake; spring wildflowers at John James Audubon State Park in Henderson; nature trails at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill; and "glamping"—glamour camping—at Popes Creek Ranch in Lebanon.
Watch Program 2016:
The Kentucky Derby: A look at the dominance of African-American jockeys in horse racing after the Civil War; the unsung role of the track ponies; the official Derby Pie® made by Kern's Kitchen; and women's eye-catching hats.
Watch Program 2017:
Mother's Day: The mother-daughter jewelry designers at HorseFeathers Gifts in Henderson; the Family Scholar House in Louisville; the role women played during the siege of Bryan Station in Revolutionary times; and The Bakery on Main in Rowan County.
Watch Program 2018:
The fantastical story of renowned post-impressionist artist Dimitrie Berea, his widow, Princess Alice Gurielli, and their link to Berea College; a day at the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport; the first RFD (Rural Free Delivery) of mail in Kentucky; and the Lighthouse Landing Resort, Marina, and Sailing School on Kentucky Lake in Livingston County.
Watch Program 2019:
Dixie Chili and Diner in Newport; the Barthell Coal Camp open-air history museum; a visit to Columbia in Adair County; and a profile of landscaper Josh Samples of Rockcastle County.


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