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London Cycling; Fatherloss; May's Lick Rosenwald School

London Cycling; Fatherloss; May's Lick Rosenwald School

London Cycling; Fatherloss; May's Lick Rosenwald School

Bicyclists enjoy the freewheelin' fun of the roads and trails in Kentucky's Cycling Capital; Dave Shuffett learned life lessons after the death of his father; former students of a historic African American school in May's Lick share their memories; and in a Kentucky Life Moment, a close-up view of some of Kentucky's woodland treasures.
S25 E13 Length 25:32 Premiere: 2.8.20

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.”

Read more about cycling in London, Kentucky, and watch the video.

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.

Continue reading about Fatherloss and watch the video.

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.

Learn more about the Rosenwald May's Lick School and watch the video.

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Russell Fork Rafting; UK's Digital Restoration Initiative; Memory-Breaks Interstate Park; Bowling Green Youth Orchestra

A culture of respect for the Russell Fork River keeps adventure seekers and families coming back; we visit the Digital Restoration Initiative at the University of Kentucky, where researchers and students use cutting-edge technology to "virtually unwrap" ancient scrolls and texts; look back at the Breaks Interstate Park in a Kentucky Life Memory. Kentucky Life Moment - Bowling Green Youth Orchestra plays music from all genres.

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Indoor Rock Climbing; Memory-Dwight Yoakam;Chained Rock; Dafford River Murals; Maysville Murals - S25 E23

We visit Vertical Excape in Bowling Green to experience one of the fastest-growing sports in Kentucky and the world; country singer Dwight Yoakam talks about his Kentucky roots in this Kentucky Life Memory; Chained Rock has been overlooking the city of Pineville for more than 80 years; Louisiana artist Robert Dafford has turned mundane floodwalls into works of art in Paducah and Covington. Kentucky Life Moment - the Dafford murals in Maysville.

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Derby-Themed Program - S20 E16

In the years following the Civil War, African American jockeys dominated horseracing; the unsung heroes of the racetrack are the track ponies; created over 50 years ago as the specialty pastry of the Melrose Inn, the chocolate-nut pie from Kern's Kitchen is the official Derby Pie; and women's eye-catching hats are a Derby tradition.

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Mother's Day Program - S20 E17

The mother-daughter team at HorseFeathers Gifts in Henderson design and create beautiful jewelry; towards the end of the Revolutionary War, the women of the fort at Bryan Station bravely gathered water for the besieged settlement, allowing the inhabitants to survive; and in Rowan County, the family-owned The Bakery on Main specializes in fresh baked goods, gelato, and hearty soups.

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Princess Alice Gurielli & Dimitrie Berea; Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Intl. Airport; Todd Co. Marker; Lighthouse Landing - S20 E18

The fantastical lives of Princess Alice Gurielli and her husband, the Romanian artist Dimitrie Berea, whose art is displayed at Berea College; the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport; a Todd Co. historical marker notes the first RFD (Rural Free Delivery of mail to rural farm families) in Kentucky; and the Lighthouse Landing Resort, Marina, and Sailing School in Livingston County are featured.

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Today's Special - Dixie Chili and Diner; Coal Camps; Our Town - Columbia; Josh Samples - S20 E19

Today's Special comes from Dixie Chili and Diner, founded in Newport in 1929 by Greek immigrant Nicholas Sarakatsannis; a look at the historic coal camps of Southeastern Kentucky; Columbia in Adair County is Our Town; and meet landscaper Josh Samples from Rockcastle County.

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Kentucky River Boating; Kentucky Vietnam Veterans; Haunted Louisville (Part 1) - S21 E1

Host Doug Flynn enjoys a scenic jet boat ride through the recently re-opened locks on the Kentucky River; on the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, Kentucky veterans share their stories; and the first segment in a series of ghostly tales and haunted histories of Old Louisville.

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Shaker Village Singer; Marsha Weinstein & the Votes for Women Trail; Memory-Hoop Fest; George C. Wolfe Honored - S25 E15

At Shaker Village, a musician discovers an extraordinary family tie; a national trail honors Kentucky's leading suffragists; Marshall County's Hoop Fest is a highlight of the high school hardcourt season; Broadway playwright and director George C. Wolfe is honored in his hometown of Frankfort, and reflects on his childhood experiences.

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Covington Bicentennial; Daviess Co. Anniversary; Marty Brown; Suplex Tacos - S21 E2

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The War of 1812 - S21 E3

The War of 1812 left an indelible mark on our nation's history, and Kentuckians played a vital role - 64% of Americans killed in the war were Kentuckians. From Michigan to New Orleans, Kentucky Life follows the trail of Kentucky's soldiers who fought in America's 'forgotten war.'

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Martin's Fork; Dragon Boat Races; Tewes Poultry Farm - S21 E4

Kentucky Life hikes through creeks, and past snakes and bugs, to reach the beautiful wilderness area of Martin's Fork; team spirit and an ancient Chinese tradition fuel the competition of Paducah's colorful Dragon Boat races; and in Kenton County, 3,000 free-range turkeys per year keep Tewes Poultry Farm, a 70 year-old family business, going strong.

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Haunted Louisville - Part 2; Doe-Anderson; Merle Travis; Justin Roberts - Walk the Willow - S21 E5

In the second part of our Haunted Louisville series, Kentucky Life showcases ghostly goings-on at Old Louisville's Conrad-Caldwell House; learn about Doe-Anderson, a national advertising agency with headquarters in Louisville; from KET's Kentucky Muse, a look at country and western star Merle Travis and his thumb-picking style and songwriting that were deeply rooted in his Muhlenberg County home; and Murray craftsman Justin Roberts is passionate about reviving the almost-lost art of making traditional willow furniture.

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Sparta Speedway; The Blue Raven Restaurant & Pub; Life Adventure Center; 'Wild Bill' Gordon - S21 E6

Head to Sparta's Kentucky Speedway where fans experience all the fast-paced thrills and excitement of NASCAR racing; in Pikeville, diners at The Blue Raven Restaurant & Pub enjoy Chef Matt Corbin's pub-style Appalachian cuisine; Doug talks with the staff at Life Adventure Center in Versailles about supporting underserved youth; and through the outdoor experiences offered by his High Adventure Wilderness School in Stanton, 'Wild Bill' Gordon brings people back in touch with nature and themselves.

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

Pop stars and bluegrass legends find a special place in the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame; relive a Kentucky Life Memory with a look back at Old Friends in Georgetown - a retirement home for champion racehorses; young men follow in Muhammad Ali's footsteps by stepping into the boxing ring in Louisville; and dive into fun at the Newport Aquarium.

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Wildcat Service Dogs; Corvette Production; Steamboat Travel - S21 E7

At the University of Kentucky, the puppies of Wildcat Service Dogs accompany their student trainers almost everywhere, learning to become assistance dogs for individuals facing mobility challenges; in Bowling Green, a look at the Corvette production assembly line; and Doug experiences a mode of travel from America's earlier days, aboard a steamboat on the Ohio River. Hosted at the Life Adventure Center in Versailles.

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Sculptor William M. Duffy; Lord of the Fork; Kentucky's Underground Railroad - S21 E8

Meet award-winning African-American sculptor William M. Duffy, a Louisville native, whose work is found in private, corporate, and public collections throughout the U.S.; experience the world famous, white water kayak competition, Lord of the Fork, at Breaks Interstate Park; and Boone County's integral role in Kentucky's Underground Railroad reveals stories of heroism and sacrifice. Hosted at the Life Adventure Center in Versailles.

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SEKRI; Save A Warrior; Kentucky Museum; Haunted Louisville - Part 3 - S21 E9

Doug visits the Corbin plant of SEKRI (Southeastern Kentucky Rehabilitation Industries) and meets some of the employees with mental and physical challenges who produce textiles and clothing for the U.S. military; Doug goes to Save A Warrior in Versailles, an organization helping veterans struggling with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder); on the campus of Western Kentucky University, the Kentucky Museum is recognized for the quality and diversity of its collections and its commitment to the Bowling Green community; and more ghostly apparitions and ghastly tales from the haunted history of Old Louisville. Hosted at the Life Adventure Center in Versailles.

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David Domine and Old Louisville's Haunted Places - S21 E10

Ghost lights illuminate the history of Old Louisville this Halloween! Author David Domine and a host of historians and re-enactors visit Old Louisville's most haunted places, and shed light on hundreds of years of local history and lore.

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Eminence Speaker; Luthiers - Frank Neat; Tee Dee's Blues Club - S21 E11

Doug tours Eminence Speaker in Henry County; in our first on a series of luthiers, we visit Frank Neat of Russell Springs who specializes in banjos and has made banjos for many famous musicians; and Tee Dee's Blues Club takes the spotlight in Lexington.

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

Explore the history of Baptist preacher Elijah Craig and his influence on the bourbon industry; relive a canoe trip down Mill Creek Lake that launched Dave Shuffett's Kentucky Life career; a memorial honors the miners killed in the Hurricane Creek mine disaster; and Iraqi-born painter Vian Sora brings vivid contrasts to her art and life in Louisville. Kentucky Life Moment: Ducks at Basil Griffin Park in Bowling Green.

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Mammoth Cave; Vaulting at Life Adventure Center; The Parklands of Floyds Fork - S21 E12

Mammoth Cave celebrates its 75th anniversary as a National Park and its 200th anniversary of guided cave tours; Doug visits the Life Adventure Center and learns about their Vaulting program, best described as gymnastics on the back of a moving horse; and the Parklands of Floyds Fork in Louisville is breaking new ground as one of the largest and most ambitious urban parks in the nation.

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Weavers Bottom Craft Studio; Luthiers - Bryan England; David Stephenson - S21 E13

The couple behind Berea's Weavers Bottom Craft Studio create textiles, cornshuck dolls, and Minecraft worlds of outstanding beauty; luthier Bryan England of Caneyville shows off his mandolin-making skills; and photographer David Stephenson breeds, raises, and races pedigreed pigeons in Lexington.

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The Crittenden Watch; Minor E Clark Fish Hatchery; Home Cafe & Marketplace; Elwyn Berlekamp - S21 E14

Lt. John Crittenden's watch survived the Battle of the Little Big Horn though he did not and now The Crittenden watch resides at the Kentucky Historical Society in Frankfort; the Minor E Clark Fish Hatchery in Morehead keeps anglers happy; Home Cafe & Marketplace in Bowling Green specializes in pizzas, sandwiches, salads, and desserts; and mathematician Elwyn Berlekamp launched his Fort Thomas high school education into a place at MIT, the Digital Revolution, and the stars.

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Ken Grayson's Horse Memorabilia; Triple Crown Hopefuls - Old Friends; Gallopalooza - S21 E15

It's Derby time! Ken Grayson's extensive horseracing memorabilia collection goes back to the early days of Keeneland and Churchill Downs; former Triple Crown hopefuls share their home with the horses that spoiled their title hopes at Old Friends Thoroughbred retirement farm in Georgetown; and artists of Gallopalooza create colorful images on fiberglass horse statues to encourage local exploration and civic pride.

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PhbeaD; Doug's Baseball Highlights; Luthier Neil Kendrick - S21 E16

Biochemist Lisa Senetar creates her eye-catching PhbeaD jewelry from insects, Kentucky Life talks with Doug about his baseball career and enduring love of the Cincinnati Reds, and Menifee County luthier Neil Kendrick crafts beautiful guitars.

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Women's History - S25 E16

Celebrate Women's History Month with a look at some of our recent stories about notable Kentucky women. Mary Todd Lincoln struggled to prove her sanity; Kentucky suffragettes fought for women's voting rights; Alice Allison Dunnigan was a pioneering journalist, and Kentucky folk artist Minnie Adkins is one of the most respected woodcarvers in the country.

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Firefighter Family; Mennonite Knife Maker; Striper Fishing - S21 E17

It's a family effort for Greenup County's Oldtown Volunteer Fire Department, Doug visits the Mennonite community near Scottsville and meets custom knife maker Sam Stoner, and Lake Cumberland's Stripertime puts Doug's angler reputation to the test.

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Baby Animals at Cincinnati Zoo; Swift Silver Mine; Horseshoeing School with Doug - S21 E18

Doug meets the cute and cuddly newest members at the Cincinnati Zoo, Kentucky Life explores the facts and fiction behind the legend of Swift's Silver Mine, and Kentucky Horseshoeing School in Richmond takes Doug on as a new student.

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Kentucky Mainstreet; Our Town-Booneville; Conrad-Caldwell House Museum; Historical Marker; Maysville's Gateway Museum Center - S20 E14

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Downtown Paducah; Today's Special - Peak Bros. Bar-B-Que; Aaron Kizer; Warren Co. Marker; The Historic Railpark and Trail Museum - S20 E13

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Our Town-Bellevue; Chandler's-Today's Special; Susan & George Miller; St. Claire Medical Center; Sister Jeanne Francis Cleves - S20 E11

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Russell Fork Rafting; UK's Digital Restoration Initiative; Memory-Breaks Interstate Park; Bowling Green Youth Orchestra

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Hotel Metropolitan; Cabin Creek Covered Bridge Marker; Emerald Ash Borer; Our Town - Hazard - S20 E10

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Old Airdrie; Himlerville; Sherman Cahal; Louisville Historic House - S20 E9

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Sultana Disaster; General Lloyd Tilghman Marker; Louisville's Mega Cavern; Kentucky Ingrained LLC - S20 E8

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Jerry Bransford; Dr. Thomas Walker Markers; Eugene McMahan & Sons Furniture; Harper's Country Hams - S20 E7

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Painter Steve White; Downtown Paris; The Potter's Inn Bed and Breakfast; 5th U.S. Colored Cavalry - S20 E6

  • Monday August 3, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Paris Fire Department; Memory-Agate Hunting; Artist Jonathan Queen; Florence Y'all

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Veterans Day Program - S20 E5

  • Friday July 31, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday July 31, 2020 2:30 pm CT on KETKY

Hitcents Park Plaza; The Kentucky Tragedy; Morehead State University; White Nose Syndrome - S20 E4

  • Thursday July 30, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday July 30, 2020 2:30 pm CT on KETKY

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

  • Tuesday July 28, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday July 28, 2020 2:30 pm CT on KETKY

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

  • Monday July 27, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Music on Call; Memory-Magee's Transparent Pie; Vent Haven Museum; Camp Shakespeare - S25 E20

  • Saturday August 1, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing - S24 E20

  • Friday July 24, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Kentucky Astronaut; Sweet Blessings; HOMES Inc. - S24 E19

  • Thursday July 23, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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African-American Heritage Trail; Downtown Glasgow; U.S. Grant (Part 3) - S24 E17

  • Tuesday July 21, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Living Archaeology; Wes Cowan's Louisville; U.S. Grant (Part 2) - S24 E16

  • Monday July 20, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Louisville's Old Fashioned; Kentucky Springseat Saddle; Memory-Mountain Pleasure Horses; Secretariat Statue - S25 E19

  • Saturday July 25, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Jim Ford; Second Chances Wildlife; Sheldon Tapley - S24 E15

  • Friday July 17, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Mustang Makeover; Bluegrass in Japan - S24 E14

  • Thursday July 16, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Clogging; Ebonite Bowling Balls; Rough River Dam State Park; Forest Giants - S24 E13

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Violins of Hope; Memory-Kentucky in Africa; Dr. Ephraim McDowell; USS Sachem - S25 E18

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Season 25

Russell Fork Rafting; UK's Digital Restoration; and more!

S25 E22 Length 25:57 Premiere Date 8.8.20

Paris Fire Department; Artist Jonathan Queen; and more!

S25 E21 Length 26:37 Premiere Date 8.1.20

Music on Call; Vent Haven Museum, and more

S25 E20 Length 26:11 Premiere Date 7.25.20

Old Fashioned; Kentucky Springseat Saddle; and more!

S25 E19 Length 28:32 Premiere Date 7.18.20

Violins of Hope; Dr. Ephraim McDowell; and more!

S25 E18 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 7.11.20

Kentucky Ferries; Memory-Idlewild; Sneaker Culture

S25 E17 Length 27:51 Premiere Date 4.11.20

Celebrate Women's History Month

S25 E16 Length 25:26 Premiere Date 3.14.20

Shaker Village Singer; Votes for Women Trail; More

S25 E15 Length 26:18 Premiere Date 2.22.20

Julia Chinn; Barbara Kingsolver; Enid Yandell; Mary Todd

S25 E14 Length 27:10 Premiere Date 2.15.20

London Cycling; Fatherloss; May's Lick Rosenwald School

S25 E13 Length 25:32 Premiere Date 2.8.20

Alice Allison Dunnigan; Memory-Doug's First Segment; Wendove

S25 E12 Length 26:56 Premiere Date 2.1.20

Bowman's Valley School; Tom T. Hall; Mutton BBQ; More

S25 E11 Length 23:46 Premiere Date 1.25.20

Bibb House Reunion; Freedom Singers; Goatscaping; Ché Rhodes

S25 E10 Length 27:00 Premiere Date 1.18.20

Conductor Amy Gillingham; Painter Ray Harm; More

S25 E9 Length 27:31 Premiere Date 1.11.20

Shelby Society; Dueling in Kentucky; Sisters of Charity

S25 E8 Length 27:52 Premiere Date 11.23.19

Kids Quilting; Bengals Training; Navajo Flute; Game Designer

S25 E7 Length 27:25 Premiere Date 11.17.19

Camp Nelson; Equine Artist Jaime Corum; Coca Cola Building

S25 E6 Length 27:44 Premiere Date 11.9.19

Famous Graves; Witches Tree; Haunted Perryville; Kelly Green

S25 E4 Length 25:27 Premiere Date 10.26.19

Elijah Craig; Mill Creek Lake; Hurricane Mine; Vian Sora

S25 E3 Length 26:17 Premiere Date 10.19.19

Kentucky Music Hall of Fame; Old Friends; Louisville Boxing

S25 E2 Length 28:43 Premiere Date 10.12.19

Paws on Patrol; Outhouse Races; Beer Cheese; Pralltown

S25 E1 Length 27:50 Premiere Date 10.5.19

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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