Brent Taylor

Host of Old Kentucky Tales Podcast

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On this edition of “Old Kentucky Tales,”  we  talk about Turkeys in the Streets and Turkey Bills in the Capital in our “Yesterday’s News” segment, and for our “Main Event” we will examine Paducah’s Controversial Cow Election. 

Special Thanks to our Sound Engineer Todd Birdsong, the Paducah School of Art and Design, and WKMS.  

– And the Rest is History   

Welcome to this edition of “Old Kentucky Tales,” the only podcast that solemnly swears that none of its participants have fought a duel with deadly weapons within this State, or out of it. In this episode of Old Kentucky Tales, we will look at Kentucky women in Law Enforcement past and present in our “Yesterday’s News” segment, and for our “Main Event” we will examine what happened when Kentuckian immigrants overran a rural part of Michigan.   

On this episode of Old Kentucky Tales, Brent and Jason discuss historical highs and lows of interest rates, and the recounting of the Reverend Calvin Fairbanks' story of a 19th century slave auction. The outcome might surprise you.

Programming Note: Some content may not be suitable for all audience members.

In this episode of Old Kentucky Tales, we learn about the “Kentucky Meat Shower” and examine Deflation and Great Depression Prices in Kentucky.

Special Thanks to our Sound Engineer Todd Birdsong, the Paducah School of Art and Design, and WKMS.

In this episode of Old Kentucky Tales, we will look at gambling past and present in our “Yesterday’s News” segment, and for our “Main Event” we will examine Paducahans’ thoughts regarding what should have happened to Kaiser Wilhelm II at the end of the First World War.

Special Thanks to our Sound Engineer Todd Birdsong, the Paducah School of Art and Design, and WKMS. 

This week on the  Old Kentucky Tales Podcast“Sears Kind of Hurts My Feelings.”  Host Brent Taylor and Co-Host Jason Donner discuss the A-Boom past and present in our region and discuss the lifting of Kentucky's nuclear moratorium. Also hear how Sears became the number one retailer in the country before its path to closure in western Kentucky.