London: Kentucky’s Cycling Capital
For cyclists, there’s nothing quite like beautiful scenery, challenging technical trails, and roads with very few cars on them. That’s why London has become a prime destination for road and mountain bikers from around the region.
“We have miles and miles of mountain bike trails in the national forest and in city parks around London and Laurel County,” says Josh Patton, cycling coach at Lindsey Wilson College. “We have miles of open rural roads that have rolling hills and make road riding just the best it can be for all levels of skill from new rider up to very experienced rider.”
Reflecting on Fatherloss
In 2009, then Kentucky Life host Dave Shuffett looked at how men are affected by the deaths of their fathers. The topic was a personal one for Dave, whose own father passed away in 2007.
In the 2007 episode, Dave talked about his experience.
Restoring the Rosenwald May's Lick School
During the era of segregation in the United States, black students in Mason County, Kentucky, received their education at the Rosenwald May’s Lick Negro School. The school itself closed after integration, but the building still stands and many former students have fond memories of their time there.