Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the initial release of elk back into Kentucky at Pine Mountain State Park in Bell County. Meet some of the people that made it happen.
Vivian plans a respite from the road during the holidays, but finds herself equally busy at home. She volunteers at a soup kitchen and does one last book signing in Kinston before the holidays. Vivian also visits Sunburst Trout Farms and prepares a Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner at the restaurant where trout — from roe to filet — shines.
On opening day of the 2017 rabbit season, Chad joined Leroy and Edwin in Madison County to run some dogs. We're also headed to Western Kentucky to join UTK as they trap beavers, and save the community a ton of money. Then last but not least we are fly fishing one of the nation's most unique streams, Hatchery Creek!
We're enjoying the scenery and some great bass fishing on Barren River Lake, squirrel hunting with dogs and attempting to get a kid his first squirrel, and also tagging along with KDFW biologists as they capture a whitetail fawn!
Kentucky Native Americans built ceremonial mounds that have been part of the landscape for thousands of years; Stanford celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day; take in the scenery, the history, and the bowfishing along the Kentucky River at Blue Wing Landing; and scratchboard artist Kathy Conroy creates lifelike animal portraits in Pleasureville.
More appraisals from the 2017 Collectibles fair in Paducah. Plus, a showcase of the life and extraordinary work of renowned Kentucky artist Helen LaFrance.
What begins as a dinner at Maker’s Mark in Vivian’s honor ends as an American history lesson. A tour of Maker’s Mark and Jefferson’s distilleries illuminates the differences between whiskey, scotch, and bourbon for Vivian who also learns how Frank and Jesse James fit into Kentucky’s boozy biography.
The Kentucky Life team 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.