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Kentucky Life spotlights Kentucky State Aquaculture, NASA educator, Louisville’s The Seafood Lady and more

The next episode of KET’s Kentucky Life spotlights the Aquaculture Division at Kentucky State University, a leader in sustainable fish farming. Plus, viewers meet host Doug Flynn’s Golden Retrievers, who enjoy some training with Kim Littlefield of Versailles. The program also profiles Murray State graduate Sue Darnell Ellis, a teacher and former NASA director who helped oversee the agency’s Aerospace Education Services Program, which developed STEM curriculum for classrooms across the country. Finally, Kentucky Life travels to Louisville, where Nichelle Thurston, better known as “The Seafood Lady,” serves up seafood that’s attracting national media attention.

UK HealthCare chief medical officer Dr. Phillip Chang featured on KET’s Connections with Renee Shaw

On this week’s Connections, host Renee Shaw is joined by Dr. Phillip Chang, chief medical officer at UK HealthCare, who discusses efforts to tackle the opioid epidemic by encouraging doctors and hospitals to minimize prescriptions for powerful narcotics. The program is part of KET’s continuing coverage of the opioid crisis.

KET’s Kentucky Collectibles launches sixth season, with appraisals from Paducah

Kentucky Collectibles, KET’s popular appraisal series, kicks of its sixth season – its first recorded at the Paducah McCracken County Convention and Expo Center in Paducah – with an array of new and exciting appraisals, including a Louis Comfort Tiffany collection worth thousands.

Kentucky Life spotlights artist Thomas Noble, downtown Mt. Sterling, Three Toads Farm and Bread of Life Café

The next episode of Kentucky Life spotlights artist and Confederate soldier Thomas Satterwhite Noble, best known for his series of anti-slavery paintings. The program also travels to downtown Mt. Sterling and pays a visit to Winchester’s Three Toads Farm, growers of lilies and seasonal cut flowers, and to Casey County’s Bread of Life Café, famous for its homemade rolls, Southern cooking and mission to support Galilean Home Ministries.

Former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear on Connections with Renee Shaw this week

The next episode of KET’s Connections with Renee Shaw sits down with former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear to discuss his new book, People Over Politics. Published in May, the book recounts the tests and triumphs of his eight-year administration as Kentucky Governor (2007-2015).