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

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

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

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
S25 E22 Length 25:57 Premiere: 8.8.20

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Kentucky Ferries; Memory-Idlewild; Sneaker Culture; Pickleball - S25 E17

Kentucky ferries provide a graceful way to go back in time and enjoy the state's waterways; Doug recounts his visit to Idlewild in a Kentucky Life Memory; meet Sneakerheads in Kentucky who collect, sell, and customize their favorite shoes and have created a culture all their own. Kentucky Life Moment - pickleball at the Telford YMCA in Richmond.

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Josephine Sculpture Park; Red Bird Mission; The Hilltoppers - S22 E4

Art meets the earth at Josephine Sculpture Park in Frankfort, Red Bird Mission has been a force for good in southeastern Kentucky since 1921, and fans of the musical group The Hilltoppers will enjoy this sneak peek from Kentucky Muse, debuting in October 2016.

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Flag Retirement; Willa Brown Chappell; Saddlemaker Pete Harry; EKU Veterans - S22 E5

This Veterans Day program looks at U.S. flags respectfully laid to rest by the Jeffersontown American Legion in one of the nation's largest flag retirement ceremonies; Willa Brown Chappell of Glasgow broke barriers as an African-American female pilot who trained Tuskegee Airmen; a veteran of Vietnam demonstrates his saddle-making skills in Christian County; and Doug visits Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond to discover why this university is one of the top destinations for veterans.

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Missionaries of Charity; Grace Cafe; KSNPC Volunteers; Misfit Island - S22 E6

This program looks at those who do good work. As Mother Teresa becomes Saint Teresa, Kentucky Life visits her Missionaries of Charity chapter in Jenkins, Danville's Grace Cafe is a pay-what-you-can community restaurant committed to providing locally-sourced, nutritious food to residents; volunteers keep Kentucky's State Nature Preserves in fine form; and Misfit Island Wildlife Rescue Center cares for hundreds of animals in Henderson.

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

Kentucky Life visits a special exhibit at the Frazier Museum, Violins of Hope, a collection of restored instruments played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust; a Kentucky Life Memory looks back at Alfred Russell's experiences in Liberia; the story of Dr. Ephraim McDowell and his most famous patient - Mrs. Jane Todd Crawford, who traveled alone on horseback to have an abdominal tumor removed; and the 100-year history of the infamous USS Sachem that now sits in ruins in a creek in Boone County, Kentucky.

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Baker-Bird Winery; Botherum House; Minnie Adkins - S22 E7

Baker-Bird Winery in Augusta lays claim to the glory days of a historic Northern Kentucky winery, garden designer Jon Carloftis and Dale Fisher share the history and beauty of their restored 19th century home in downtown Lexington, and Kentucky Life revisits with famed folk artist Minnie Adkins.

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Eagle Bend Alpacas; Torrent Falls Climbing Adventure; Kentucky By Design - S22 E8

Eagle Bend Alpacas is home to 150 alpacas in Boone County, Torrent Falls Climbing Adventure in Campton brings European climbing techniques to the Red River Gorge, and Kentucky By Design explores our state's arts and craft contributions to The Index of American Design.

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Louisville Zoo - Part 1; Col. Charles Young; Rosine - S22 E9

In the first of a three-part series, Doug visits the Louisville Zoo; a profile of accomplished African-American Col. Charles Young; and Rosine, Kentucky is the home of bluegrass legend Bill Monroe and the Rosine Barn Jamboree.

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George Washington Land; Carter G. Woodson Center; Louisville Zoo - Part 2; Hickman Riverport and Ferry - S22 E10

George Washington once owned land in what became Grayson County, Doug Flynn talks with Dr. Alicestyne Turley of Berea College about the Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education, the second installment in Kentucky Life's profile of the Louisville Zoo, and a trip to Hickman to explore their riverport and ferry are featured.

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Louisville Zoo - Part 3; Kentucky Postcards; Rhonda McEnroe - S22 E11

The third and final segment about the Louisville Zoo, old postcards take us on a nostalgic trip through Kentucky, and Owensboro's Rhonda McEnroe exhibits her students' work at Kentucky Wesleyan College.

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Louisville's Old Fashioned; Kentucky Springseat Saddle; Memory-Mountain Pleasure Horses; Secretariat Statue - S25 E19

Learn how the iconic Old Fashioned became Louisville's official cocktail; the Kentucky Springseat Saddle, created by Eugene Minihan from Owingsville in the late 1880s, prized by horsemen and sought after by collectors, was designated the official saddle of Kentucky in 2019; a Kentucky Life Memory showcases Mountain Pleasure horses; and a statue of Triple Crown winner Secretariat is unveiled along the Lexington-Frankfort Scenic Corridor, giving Lexingtonians and visitors an impressive 360-degree view of Big Red.

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Haven Gillespie; Pasta Garage; Lexington Comic Con; Arson Dogs - S22 E12

Covington native Haven Gillespie composed and wrote enduring classics including "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"; Doug visits the Pasta Garage in Lexington; meet fan favorites and go behind the scenes at Lexington's Comic Con; and bloodhounds Magic and Chloe assist Smokey Bear by tracking arsonists in southeastern Kentucky.

  • Monday October 5, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Boyce General Store; Pivot Brewing; Western Kentucky Botanical Garden; Kelsey Waldon - S22 E13

Boyce General Store has been serving up great food and excellent pie since 1869 in Warren County; Doug learns about Kentucky's first cider brewery at Pivot Brewing in Lexington; Owensboro's Western Kentucky Botanical Garden is a beautiful spot for the whole community to enjoy; and Monkeys Eyebrow native Kelsey Waldon is taking her music to Nashville and a nationwide tour.

  • Tuesday October 6, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Primate Rescue Center; Cave Hill Vineyard & Winery; Kory Caudill - S22 E14

A visit to the Primate Rescue Center in Jessamine County; Cave Hill Vineyard & Winery is Kentucky Proud and part of the Kentucky Wine Trail in Pulaski County; and musician Kory Caudill is a piano prodigy.

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Old State Capitol (Kentucky's Anniversary); Patrick the Miniature Horse; Second Stride; National Farm Machinery Show - S22 E15

2017 marks the 225th anniversary of Kentucky's statehood and Doug visits the Old State Capitol in Frankfort; Patrick is a miniature horse with a huge fan base and a rock star lifestyle from Bullitt County; Second Stride in Oldham County rehabilitates, retrains, and places retired thoroughbreds; and host Doug Flynn tours the expo floor at the National Farm Machinery show in Louisville.

  • Thursday October 8, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Downtown Taylorsville; Henderson Wetlands; Joe Downing; Constitution Square (Kentucky's Anniversary) - S22 E16

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Music on Call; Memory-Magee's Transparent Pie; Vent Haven Museum; Camp Shakespeare - S25 E20

Owensboro Symphony Orchestra's program, Music on Call, offers women detainees at the Daviess County Detention Center hope through music; the sweet smell of Magee's Bakery Transparent Pie is a Kentucky Life Memory; Vent Haven Museum in Ft. Mitchell houses a collection of more than 900 ventriloquist figures from twenty countries and other memorabilia; Camp Shakespeare offers kids and young adults ages 4-18 the opportunity to explore the theatre arts through imaginative play, visual arts, storytelling, and more.

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Certified Midwives; Garden Roller Rink; Sports Radio Broadcasters in Rowan Co. - S22 E17

Certified nurse midwives provide pre- to post-natal care for thousands of Kentucky mothers; Kentucky Life features the creative work of Morehead State University communications students at the Garden Roller Rink in Ashland; and the entertainment and value of local sports radio broadcasters in Rowan County.

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Devou Park; Central Kentucky; Stearns; Old Fort Harrod (Kentucky's Anniversary) - S22 E18

It's all about Communities in this episode of Kentucky Life! Devou Park is a green space at the very heart of Covington; the famous racehorse Lexington is the reason Central Kentucky is the thoroughbred breeding capital of the United States and arguably the world; Doug explores Stearns in the heart of the Big South Fork; and our state's 225th anniversary continues at Old Fort Harrod.

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Beverly Hills Supper Club Tragedy; Town of Lynch; Valhalla Golf Course - S22 E19

Forty years ago the tragedy at Beverly Hills Supper Club took place; the southeastern town of Lynch reflects on its coaltown heyday; and Valhalla Golf Course in Louisville is Kentucky's premier golf course.

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The Louisville Zoo - S22 E20

Doug visits the Louisville Zoo and gets a behind-the-scenes look at animal training, the processes involved in keeping the animals healthy, the variety of foods that must be kept on hand, the successful black-footed ferret recovery program, and the zoo's overall conservation including the Gorilla Forest exhibit.

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Idlewild Butterfly Farm; State Fair; Dan MacPhail Antlers; One Fateful Pitch - S23 E1

Get up close and personal with big bugs and beautiful butterflies at Idlewild Butterfly Farm in Louisville, Doug talks to Agricultural Commissioner Ryan Quarles about what makes the State Fair so special, artist Dan MacPhail uses antlers to make one-of-a-kind art, and two Kentuckians were at the heart of a tragedy at a Major League Baseball game in 1920.

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Paris Fire Department; Memory-Agate Hunting; Artist Jonathan Queen; Florence Y'all

Learn the history of one of the oldest fire departments in Kentucky - the Paris Fire Department, established in 1874; Dave Shuffett and his dog Charlie go agate hunting in a Kentucky Life Memory; artist Jonathan Queen uses classic toys as metaphors for complex themes in his paintings and murals; learn the backstory of Florence, Kentucky's water tower with the famous slogan.

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Hopkinsville Eclipse; Eclipse at Franklin; Man o' War Anniversary; Lost John - S23 E2

The community of Hopkinsville came together to support thousands coming to view 2017's Great American Eclipse; learn more about the science courtesy of the Franklin drive-in and the scientists and eclipse enthusiasts who came to Simpson County to view it; Doug and the Kentucky Horse Park celebrate the birthday of Man o'War as 2017 is the 100th anniversary of his birth; and before European settlement, native peoples made extensive use of Mammoth Cave.

  • Monday October 19, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Latitude Arts Community; Kayaking Bourbon Co; Webster Co. Coal Mine Disaster; Camp Zachary Taylor - S23 E3

Disability does not mean inability at Lexington's Latitude Artist Community, Doug canoes Bourbon County streams and stops by downtown Paris, Kentucky's largest coal mine disaster took place in Webster County, and Camp Zachary Taylor in Louisville trained thousands of soldiers destined for the fields and trenches of World War I.

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Thomas Noble; Downtown Mt. Sterling; Three Toads Farm; Bread of Life Cafe - S23 E4

Nineteenth-century artist Thomas Noble was a Confederate Army veteran whose art is famed for opposing slavery, Doug takes in the sights in Mt. Sterling, it's 'farm-to-vase' for the locally grown flowers at Three Toads Farm in Winchester, and good works and good food go hand-in-hand at Bread of Life Cafe in Liberty.

  • Wednesday October 21, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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KSU Aquaculture; Golden Retrievers; Sue Darnell Ellis; Seafood Lady - S23 E5

Kentucky State University leads the way in sustainable fish farming, meet Doug's golden retrievers and Versailles' well-known trainer Kim Littlefield, Murray State grad Sue Darnell Ellis is a teacher and grandmother with a galactic mission, and The Seafood Lady serves up Florida-style seafood in the heart of Louisville.

  • Thursday October 22, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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USA Cares; Beattyville Exhibit/Veterans Wall; Fort Knox Therapy Dogs - S23 E6

Kentucky Life salutes our veterans. USA Cares focuses on supporting military families in need, Beattyville's pride in its veterans is on display at Three Forks Historical Center and the Lee County Memorial Wall, and the Canine Assisted Therapy program helps Fort Knox veterans with traumatic brain injuries.

  • Friday October 23, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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New Theme Song - Kentucky Bound; Glema Mahr Center for the Arts; Fort Ancient Native Americans - S22 E3

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Silver Run Ceramics; Maysville; Walt's Hitching Post; Columbus Belmont State Park - S22 E2

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Kentucky Ferries; Memory-Idlewild; Sneaker Culture; Pickleball - S25 E17

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Speed Museum; Kentucky Gateway Museum Center; Lake Cumberland; Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese - S22 E1

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Luthiers - Frank Neat, Bryan England, Neil Kendrick; Warren May - S21 E20

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Paducah Moonshine; Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial; Wald's Bicycles - S21 E19

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

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

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Women's History - S25 E16

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  • Saturday September 12, 2020 8:00 pm ET on KET
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PhbeaD; Doug's Baseball Highlights; Luthier Neil Kendrick - S21 E16

  • Friday September 11, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Ken Grayson's Horse Memorabilia; Triple Crown Hopefuls - Old Friends; Gallopalooza - S21 E15

  • Thursday September 10, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday September 10, 2020 2:30 pm CT on KETKY

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

  • Wednesday September 9, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Mammoth Cave; Vaulting at Life Adventure Center; The Parklands of Floyds Fork - S21 E12

  • Monday September 7, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Elijah Craig; Mill Creek Lake; Hurricane Mine Disaster; Artist Vian Sora; Ducks - S25 E3

  • Saturday September 12, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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  • Monday September 7, 2020 7:00 pm ET on KET2
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  • Sunday September 6, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Eminence Speaker; Luthiers - Frank Neat; Tee Dee's Blues Club - S21 E11

  • Friday September 4, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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David Domine and Old Louisville's Haunted Places - S21 E10

  • Thursday September 3, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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SEKRI; Save A Warrior; Kentucky Museum; Haunted Louisville - Part 3 - S21 E9

  • Wednesday September 2, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Sculptor William M. Duffy; Lord of the Fork; Kentucky's Underground Railroad - S21 E8

  • Tuesday September 1, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Wildcat Service Dogs; Corvette Production; Steamboat Travel - S21 E7

  • Monday August 31, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Kentucky Music Hall of Fame; Old Friends, Old Foes; Louisville Select Boxing; Newport Aquarium - S25 E2

  • Saturday September 5, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Sparta Speedway; The Blue Raven Restaurant & Pub; Life Adventure Center; 'Wild Bill' Gordon - S21 E6

  • Friday August 28, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Haunted Louisville - Part 2; Doe-Anderson; Merle Travis; Justin Roberts - Walk the Willow - S21 E5

  • Thursday August 27, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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The War of 1812 - S21 E3

  • Tuesday August 25, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Covington Bicentennial; Daviess Co. Anniversary; Marty Brown; Suplex Tacos - S21 E2

  • Monday August 24, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Shaker Village Singer; Marsha Weinstein & the Votes for Women Trail; Memory-Hoop Fest; George C. Wolfe Honored - S25 E15

  • Saturday August 29, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Indoor Rock Climbing; Memory-Dwight Yoakam;Chained Rock; Dafford River Murals; Maysville Murals - S25 E23

  • Saturday August 22, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Season 25

Indoor Climbing; Chained Rock over Pineville; and more!

S25 E23 Length 27:28 Premiere Date 8.15.20

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; Rockin' Thunder Jet Boat; Wendover

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; Haunted Perryville; Kelly Green Men

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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