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Lavender Hills; Art Behind Bars; Romance with the Landscape

Lavender Hills; Art Behind Bars; Romance with the Landscape

A Bracken County family who started growing lavender to diversify their crops, art created by inmates at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in LaGrange, and the "Romance with the Landscape" exhibition of 19th-century French landscape paintings at the University of Kentucky Art Museum. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.
S13 E10 Length 27:15 Premiere: 4.7.07

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Famous Graves; Witches Tree; Haunted Perryville; Kelly Green Men - S25 E4

Haunting processions, stately monuments, and works of art mark the final resting place of unique Kentuckians; we remember the legend of the Witches Tree in Old Louisville in this "Kentucky Life" Memory; Civil War soldiers and current residents still find no rest in haunted Perryville; and they may have come in peace, but the Little Green Men who visited the small town of Kelly were not welcome.

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Stagecraft - Jecorey Arthur; Memorials; Beaumont Inn; Stand-Up Paddleboard - S25 E5

Students call him Mr. Arthur, his friends Jecorey, and his fans 1200 - this educator and rapper brings a love of classical music and a message of social justice to his hometown of Louisville; Kentucky Life remembers the heroes of 9/11 and the tragedy of Flight 5191; and the Beaumont Inn in Harrodsburg stands for community pride, Kentucky tradition, and six generations of family. Kentucky Life Moment: Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) at Jacobson Park in Lexington.

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Lake Malone/Our Town - Winchester/Douglas Naselroad/Artists Collaborative Theatre - S19 E3

Dave explores the hardwood forests and sandstone bluffs of Muhlenberg County's Lake Malone with outdoor enthusiast Cory Ramsey; Winchester is Our Town; Amy Hess introduces us to Kentucky luthier Douglas Naselroad, a Master Artist in Residence at the Appalachian Artisan Center in Hindman; and Artists Collaborative Theatre has been promoting the performing arts in Pike County for over 10 years.

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Haunts of Owensboro/Hardin Co. Marker/The Whipps/Louisville Food Trucks - S19 E4

The spooky side of local history is featured in the Haunts of Owensboro walking tours; the Haycraft Inn marker in Hardin County states it was a popular stop for stagecoaches; Greenup County band The Whipps play original music they call hick-hop; and Louisville food trucks offer a variety of cuisines.

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Camp Nelson Honor Guard/West Liberty Monument/Aviation Heritage Park/Heroic Horse - S19 E5

"Kentucky Life" salutes America's veterans. The Camp Nelson Honor Guard is the resident volunteer guard of Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Jessamine County; a West Liberty monument honors women in military service; the Aviation Heritage Park in Bowling Green features military aircraft and is a memorial to distinguished aviators; and the story of Sgt. Reckless, the heroic horse who carried ammunition for the Marines during the Korean War.

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Boone's Bones/Taylor Co. Marker/Somerset's Fountain Square/Coal Country Beeworks - S19 E6

The gravesite of Kentucky frontiersman Daniel Boone is the number one tourist attraction in Frankfort, but is he actually buried there; a Taylor County historic marker describes the origins of Campbellsville University; Amy Hess tours the Pulaski County city of Somerset and visits its newly renovated Fountain Square; and in Perry County, Coal Country Beeworks is committed to re-establishing bees and beekeeping in the region.

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Pennyroyal Scuba Blue Springs Resort; Daviess Co. Marker; Ken Swinson Art; Festival of the Bluegrass - S19 E7

Pennyroyal Scuba Blue Springs Resort in Hopkinsville is one of the most popular scuba diving destinations in the region; a Daviess County historical marker tells how politician George Graham Vest gained international fame thanks to a dog; self-taught artist Ken Swinson's paintings and prints feature Kentucky's landscapes and whimsical farm animals; and Dave enjoys a day at The Festival of the Bluegrass, a 40 year musical tradition in Lexington.

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Camp Nelson Historic Photography; Camp Nelson Honor Guard; Equine Artist Jaime Corum; Coca Cola Art Deco Building; B24 Diamond Lil - S25 E6

Historians bring Civil War soldiers' lives into focus at Camp Nelson in Jessamine County; the Honor Guard at Camp Nelson escorts veterans to their final rest; Jaime Corum paints portraits of the world's most famous horses; and the Art Deco Coca Cola bottling plant in Paducah gets a second chance at being a landmark. "Kentucky Life" Moment: Tour B-24 "Diamond Lil" at the Aviation Museum of Kentucky in Lexington.

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Drystone Revival; Carter Co. Marker; Bluegrass Motorcycle Museum; Our Town - Barbourville; Jane's Saddlebag - S19 E8

The revival of building Drystone walls with master stone mason Cecil Aguilar; a historical marker in Carter County points out the home of former Kentucky Gov. William Jason Fields; the vintage motorcycles at the Bluegrass Motorcycle Museum in Hartford; Barbourville in Knox County is Our Town; and Jane's Saddlebag, a family-friendly tourist destination in Boone County are featured.

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Eighth of August - S19 E9

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

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Hot Brown; Downtown Destination - Henderson; Roebling Bridge; Iroquois Hunt Club - S19 E10

Kentucky's signature Hot Brown from Louisville's Brown Hotel, the river town of Henderson is the Downtown Destination, northern Kentucky's Roebling Bridge, and the Iroquois Hunt Club and its innovative Hound Welfare Fund are featured.

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Andrew Jackson Duel; Zachary Taylor National Cemetery; Our Town - Hodgenville; Jefferson Davis - S19 E11

"Kentucky Life" celebrates Presidents' Day with stories about U.S. Presidents who have ties to Kentucky. The 1806 Logan County duel involving future president Andrew Jackson, Zachary Taylor National Cemetery in Louisville next to the family home, and Lincoln's hometown of Hodgenville is Our Town. Plus, Confederate President Jefferson Davis' ties to Kentucky are also featured.

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Marshall County Hoop Fest; Kenton and Meade Co. Markers; Kentucky State Parks Golf Trail; Dave Does It - Dale Hollow - S19 E12

"Kentucky Life" highlights the sporting traditions around the state. The hardwood action from the Marshall County Hoop Fest, historical markers in Kenton and Meade counties document the achievements of Major League baseball players from Kentucky, Dave plays a round or two along the Kentucky State Parks Golf Trail, and Dave casts for a trophy fish at Dale Hollow in a new Dave Does It are featured.

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Winter Wonderland/Chef Bob Perry/Christmas Cards/Christmas Music - S17 E9

Visit Winter Wonderland at RiverPark Center in downtown Owensboro; Chef Bob Perry of the University of Kentucky's Sustainable Agriculture program cooks up a sumptuous Christmas dinner of all Kentucky products in Today's Special; Sara Dunham designs Christmas cards based on the 'sheep with character' and other animals at her Equinox Farm in Harrison County; and listen to traditional Christmas music, courtesy of the St. Paul Roman Catholic Church Music Ensemble in Florence. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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Jim Embry; Leslie Co. Barn; Today's Special - Greyhound Tavern; Richwood Plantation Inn - S19 E13

Meet Jim Embry, a passionate advocate of community gardening; in Leslie County, the history of a barn built in the 1900's; the Greyhound Tavern in Ft. Mitchell serves Today's Special; and the restored grandeur of historic Richwood Plantation Inn in Milton are featured.

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Tami Booher; Bodley-Bullock House; Downtown Shelbyville; Robert Vannevel - S19 E14

Appalachian artist Tami Booher uses the palette knife technique to create textured landscapes and nature scenes; a visit to the 200-year-old Bodley-Bullock House in Lexington's Gratz Park; Amy Hess explores downtown Shelbyville; and in Casey County, Dave meets master wood worker Robert Vannevel.

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Lexington Vintage Dance; Louisa - Our Town; YouthBuild Louisville; Agility Dog Trainer - S19 E15

The pageantry and flair of performances by Lexington Vintage Dance; Louisa, the county seat of Lawrence County, is Our Town; YouthBuild Louisville helps young adults reach their potential; and in Paducah, dog trainer Gene Glastetter and his dog Versace have become a successful team in the the fast growing sport of dog agility despite a special challenge.

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The Great Saltpetre Cave; Cardome Marker; Black Bear; Billy Ray's - Today's Special; Kentucky Cotton Industry - S19 E16

Dave tours the Great Saltpetre Cave in Rockcastle County; a marker recounts the history of Scott County's Cardome Center, once the home of Kentucky Governor James F. Robinson; meet Black Bear, a Native American potter, who lives and works in Morehead; Prestonburg's Billy Ray's restaurant is serving Today's Special, and find out about Kentucky's cotton industry.

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Dawson Springs; Miguel's Pizza - Today's Special; Red River Gorge Trail Crew; GRIT Homesteaders - S19 E17

Kentucky Life celebrates Earth Day. Visit Dawson Springs, a designated Trail Town, and a popular destination for visitors in search of Kentucky Adventure Tourism; Today's Special comes from Miguel's Pizza in the Red River Gorge area of Powell County; meet the Red River Gorge Trail Crew, hard-working volunteers dedicated to maintaining the extensive trail system of the Gorge; and GRIT magazine named Adair County couple Randy and Jennifer Luethje runners-up in its inaugural Homesteaders of the Year Awards.

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Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers; Maker's Mark; Effie Waller Smith; Haven Gillespie - S23 E8

Celebrate a Kentucky Christmas! Enjoy the acapella style singing of the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers; Doug visits with Rob Samuels of Maker's Mark Distillery; learn about Pikeville writer Effie Waller Smith, a daughter of former slaves who published poetry books and short stories during the early 1900s; and songwriter Haven Gillespie (1888-1975), a Covington native, co-wrote one of the widest-selling Christmas songs of all time.

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Roscoe Goose; Churchill Downs; Mint Juleps; Zenyatta - S19 E18

Kentucky Life highlights Derby day. The career of Kentuckian Roscoe Goose who rode Donerail to victory in the 1913 Kentucky Derby; a look at Churchill Downs, which officially opened on May 17, 1875; the mint julep, the quintessential southern cocktail; and Zenyatta, the first filly ever to win the Breeders' Cup Classic are featured.

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BB Riverboats; Cumberland College Marker; White Thoroughbreds; Fort Knox Gold Depository - S19 E19

BB Riverboats, operating from the Newport Landing, have been cruising Northern Kentucky waters for more than 30 years; a historical marker in Whitley County recounts the history of Cumberland College, now the University of the Cumberlands; a look some rare white thoroughbreds in Marshall County; and fascinating information about the U.S. Bullion Depository at Ft. Knox from two knowledgeable insiders are featured.

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John Hunt Morgan - S19 E20

A profile of General John Hunt Morgan, known as the Thunderbolt of the Confederacy, was born in Alabama, but is considered a true son of Kentucky, and the romantic ideal of the Southern cavalryman. He is known for his daring raids across Kentucky, southern Indiana, and Ohio during the Civil War.

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Horsepowered: The Keeneland Concours - S19 E21

Since 2004, the Keeneland Concours d'Elegance has not only been showing off the best of automotive history but the best of the Bluegrass as well. The Keeneland Concours, consistently ranked one of the top 20 events in the southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society, is a three-day car exhibition held each July on the grounds of historic Keeneland Race Course.

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Owensboro's Riverfront; Variety Pizza; Blakely Burger and The Hollow Bodies; Bonita Skaggs-Parsons - S20 E1

Dave explores downtown Owensboro's fun and beautiful new riverfront; Variety Pizza in Breathitt County has fans driving in from hours away; Amy Hess meets Lexington teen violinist Blakely Burger and her band The Hollow Bodies; and Elliott County artist Bonita Skaggs-Parsons puts her own spin on folk art and life in Appalachia.

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Kids Quilting; Bengals Training Camp; Navajo Flute Maker/Player-Fred Keams; Game Designer-Kerry Breitenstein; Kentucky Castle - S25 E7

Young hands learn an old craft and put their quilts on display in Jeffersontown; "Kentucky Life" remembers when the Cincinnati Bengals held its training camp at Georgetown College; Fred Keams celebrates his Native American heritage by making and playing flutes; and Kerry Breitenstein designs "killer" board games in northern Kentucky. "Kentucky Life" Moment: The Kentucky Castle in Versailles.

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The Ascent; Homeplace on Green River; Hemmer Hill Farm; Burkesville - S20 E2

Featured stories include Covington's luxury condominium building The Ascent, designed by former UK architecture professor Daniel Libeskind; the restoration of Taylor County's Homeplace on Green River; Hemmer Hill Farm in Crestwood and its Saint Croix sheep and CSA program; and Amy Hess spends a day in Burkesville along the Cumberland River in Cumberland County.

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Red Bird; Carrollton - Our Town; Trigg Enterprise; Tillandsias - S20 E3

Dave takes a road trip to Red Bird with a convoy of Model T and Model A enthusiasts; at the confluence of the Ohio and Kentucky Rivers, Carrollton is Our Town; Trigg Enterprise is a family farming business in Barren County raising produce, Black Angus cattle, and tilapia; and a greenhouse in Paducah specializes in Tillandsias, plants grown without soil known as 'air plants.'

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Dave Does It/Today's Special - Frances BBQ/Camp Springs/Ruby Moon Vineyard and Winery - S19 E2

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Dainty/Middlesboro Golf Course/Rolley Hole/Cornhole/Dave Does It - EarthJoy Tree Adventures - S18 E17

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Headley-Whitney Museum/Herakut/Our Town - East Bernstadt/Hidden Cave Ranch Bed and Breakfast/Gudmar Petursson - S18 E16

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Kentucky Wild Rivers Program/Mussel Species/Bill Best - S18 E15

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Elijah Craig; Mill Creek Lake; Hurricane Mine Disaster; Artist Vian Sora; Ducks - S25 E3

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StorySLAM/Caldwell County Marker/Coralee and The Townies/Gangsters Dueling Piano Bar/Moonbow - S18 E12

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Bill Harlan/Our Town-Monticello/ShakeRag District/John Carpenter - S18 E11

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Paul Gilley/Renfro Valley Radio/Lexington Breweries/Country Girl at Heart Farm Bed and Breakfast - S18 E10

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The 1811-1812 New Madrid Earthquakes - S18 E9

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Lucille Sharp/Crittenden-Our Town/Northern Kentucky Fort Towns/Trent Altman - S18 E8

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Kentucky Music Hall of Fame; Old Friends, Old Foes; Louisville Select Boxing; Newport Aquarium - S25 E2

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Louisville Zombie Attack/Paranormal Investigators of Northern Kentucky/Voices of Elmwood/Edgar Cayce - S18 E7

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Blood River Seeps State Nature Preserve/ Mary E. Flanery Marker/Liberty/Today's Special - Stinky and Coco's - S18 E6

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Pawpaw Research/Pawpaw Recipe/Rural Post Offices/Short Creek - S18 E5

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Cedar Creek Vineyards/Duncan Hines Marker/Good Shepherd Cheese/Heaven Hill Distilleries Inc./Joyce Pinson - S18 E4

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Woo Hoo Pedicab/The Purple Onion/The Chitlin' Circuit/Central Kentucky Community Theatre - S18 E3

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Paws on Patrol; Penn's Outhouse Races; Beer Cheese; Pralltown; Chicken Swap - S25 E1

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Cumberland River Bluegrass Band/Ky. Dept. of Travel and Tourism/Linden Grove Cemetery/Iron Furnaces - S18 E2

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Moth Biodiversity/Frankfort/Owensboro Museum of Fine Art/Exotic Garden - S17 E1

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Kentucky Life: Host Special

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Kentucky Life: Bourbon and Horses

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50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing - S24 E20

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Season 13 Episodes

Inauguration 2007

S13 E28 Length 26:31 Premiere Date 12.15.07

Christmas 2007

S13 E27 Length 25:51 Premiere Date 12.22.07

Rough River; Laverne Zabielski; Dovie's Restaurant

S13 E25 Length 26:00 Premiere Date 11.17.07

Floyd Collins; John Hockensmith

S13 E24 Length 27:24 Premiere Date 11.10.07

World War II Special

S13 E23 Length 27:40 Premiere Date 9.22.07

Purple House Press; Carr Creek Reunion; Tod Browning

S13 E22 Length 26:19 Premiere Date 7.7.07

Berea College; Cooking Camp

S13 E21 Length 27:39 Premiere Date 6.30.07

Appalshop Filmmaker; Science Camp; Lighthouse Restaurant

S13 E20 Length 27:04 Premiere Date 6.23.07

Shape-Note Singing; Butterflies

S13 E19 Length 26:17 Premiere Date 6.16.07

John Snell; American Chestnut; Will Geoghegan

S13 E18 Length 27:15 Premiere Date 6.2.07

Clement Mineral Museum; Murphy's Pond; Celtic Harpist

S13 E17 Length 28:47 Premiere Date 5.26.07

Purple People Bridge; Thai Fruit Carver; Russ Faxon

S13 E16 Length 28:16 Premiere Date 5.19.07

Dry Fork Gorge; Kittawa Sprangs; Kentucky Guild of Artists

S13 E14 Length 26:09 Premiere Date 5.5.07

Quilt Barns; Riding for Hope

S13 E13 Length 28:03 Premiere Date 4.28.07

Redwood; Erika Strecker and Tony Higdon; Troy Jones

S13 E12 Length 24:28 Premiere Date 4.21.07

Jim Beam Distillery; Promotional Wood Products; Bluegrass

S13 E11 Length 27:00 Premiere Date 4.14.07

Lavender Hills; Art Behind Bars; Romance with the Landscape

S13 E10 Length 27:15 Premiere Date 4.7.07

Muth's Candy; Stephen Holt; Basketmaking Workshop

S13 E9 Length 27:32 Premiere Date 3.24.07

Antique Cars; Retriever Training; Dwight Yoakam

S13 E8 Length 28:05 Premiere Date 2.25.07

Lincoln Wedding

S13 E7 Length 26:18 Premiere Date 2.18.07

Nature Conservancy; General Butler State Resort; Ed Diddle

S13 E6 Length 27:40 Premiere Date 2.11.07

Shaker Village; Koenig Farm Yarns; Railroad Museum

S13 E5 Length 26:29 Premiere Date 1.30.07

Dragonflies; Drum Makers; Phili-Billy Singer

S13 E4 Length 26:34 Premiere Date 1.27.07

Science Hill Female Academy; Julie May; Apple Patch

S13 E3 Length 25:47 Premiere Date 1.20.07

Dean Hill; Sally Brown Nature Preserve; Guy Kemper

S13 E2 Length 25:55 Premiere Date 1.13.07

Hosts

Our Current Host, Doug Flynn

Doug Flynn, former Major League Baseball player and current Cincinnati Reds broadcaster, began as the host of Kentucky Life in the 21st season.

During an 11-year MLB career, Flynn won two world championships with the Reds and a Gold Glove award at second base for the New York Mets.

Doug was born and raised in Lexington and is involved with numerous civic and charitable organizations, including Hope for the Warriors and the American Association for the Prevention of Substance Abuse in Athletics. He is a graduate of Somerset Community College, and a member of the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame.

Dave Shuffett, Host for Seasons 6 – 20

As host of Kentucky Life from 1999 to 2015, Dave Shuffett received nine Emmy nominations for on-camera performance and producing.

Shuffett is a native of Greensburg and a graduate of Murray State University. From 1989 to 1995, he served as both host and producer of Kentucky Afield.

Dave joined Kentucky Life for the series’ sixth season, replacing former host Byron Crawford. Shuffett was always accompanied by one of his dogs and they frequently appeared as “co-hosts.”

Dave lives in rural Central Kentucky and is the author of “My Kentucky Life,” a collection of his photos and stories of people and places throughout the state.

Byron Crawford, Host for Seasons 1 – 5

Kentucky native Byron Crawford hosted the program from its debut in September 1995 through the summer of 1999.

He studied speech and broadcasting at Murray State University, then worked as a radio and television news reporter in Cincinnati and Louisville before beginning a newspaper career.

Byron wrote his “Kentucky Column” for the (Louisville) Courier-Journal from 1979 until 2008. Today he writes the back page column for Kentucky Living magazine.

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