Jason Donner

Host of Old Kentucky Tales podcast

In this episode of Old Kentucky Tales, we will hear listener feedback in Old Kentucky Voicemails and the Main Event will take a look at the early schools in the communities of Kentucky, and see what the lessons, students and schoolhouses were like.      

Listen for our Fake History Sponsors for this episode: 1958's Change of Life and an 1884 Undertaker/Furniture Dealer!

And a big thanks to Sound Engineer Todd Birdsong and WKCTC's Paducah School of Art and Design.

 


  In this episode of Old Kentucky Tales, we will hear listener feedback in Old Kentucky Voicemails and the Main Event will feature guest Rob Forrester's adventures overseas while guarding military equipment, finding camel spiders and a very expensive Nerf Ball game.      

Listen for our Fake History Sponsors for this episode: 1849 Ice Cream Oysters and Mario's Tub of Food!

And a big thanks to Sound Engineer Todd Birdsong and WKCTC's Paducah School of Art and Design.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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In this episode of Old Kentucky Tales, we will Rock the Quote from Henry Clay and the Main Event will feature World War I's great food obsession.      

Listen for our Fake History Sponsors for this episode: Dodson's Liver Tone medicine and 1950's two knob Motorola TV!

And a big thanks to Sound Engineer Todd Birdsong and WKCTC's Paducah School of Art and Design.

 


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In this episode of Old Kentucky Tales, we will hear the words behind U.S. Grant’s invasion of Paducah in our Rock the Quote segment and, for our Main Event, we will hear how John James Audubon first described the Opossum.

Listen for our Fake History Sponsors for this episode: Positive Proof from the mid-19th century and 1906 Cough Syrup!

And a big thanks to Sound Engineer Todd Birdsong and WKCTC's Paducah School of Art and Design.


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In this episode of Old Kentucky Tales, we will look at the words of Abraham Lincoln in our Rock the Quote segment and, for our Main Event, we will examine the intense sport of 19th century corn husking.

Listen for our Fake History Sponsors for this episode: 1958 Electric Company and a 1926 Will Rogers cigarette ad!

And a big thanks to Sound Engineer Todd Birdsong and WKCTC's Paducah School of Art and Design.


In this episode of Old Kentucky Tales, we look at watching the news, past and present, in our Yesterday’s News segment and, for our Main Event, we will look at some incredible political foreshadowing in a stump speech given by Ronald Reagan in Louisville.

Listen for our Fake History Sponsors: 1981 Home Video Rentals and Remote Control Answering Machines!

And a big thanks to Sound Engineer Todd Birdsong and WKCTC's Paducah School of Art and Design.


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In this episode of  Old Kentucky Tales, we have a special guest – Author of multiple books on Kentucky history, such as The Hidden History of Kentucky Soldiers and the forthcoming Kentucky’s Rebel Press, Professor Emeritus of History at WKCTC, Berry Craig. We will also discuss  football in Yesterday's News.

Listen for our Fake History Sponsors: the 1906 Skunk Scarf and 1943 Branburgers!

A big thanks to Sound Engineer Todd Birdsong and WKCTC's Paducah School of Art and Design.


In this episode of Old Kentucky Tales, we will look at a controversial statue of the past in our Yesterday’s News segment, and, for our Main Event, we will examine J. Proctor Knott’s legendary Duluth Speech, which turned a massive railroad project into a national joke.

Listen for our Fake History Sponsors: Uncle Sam's Cravat and Washington's Birthday Beer!

A big thanks to Sound Engineer Todd Birdsong and WKCTC's Paducah School of Art and Design.

 

 

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In this episode of Old Kentucky Tales, we will look at earthquakes, past and present, in our Yesterday’s News segment, and, for our Main Event, we will examine the massive party that given around Kentucky frontier weddings.

Listen for our Fake History Sponsors: Temperance Root Beer and the loaded 1964 Dodge!

A big thanks to Sound Engineer Todd Birdsong and WKCTC's Paducah School of Art and Design.   

 

 


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In this episode of Old Kentucky Tales, we will look at a 1909 Eclipse in our Yesterday’s News segment and, for our Main Event, we will take a chance of getting burned by some of Abe Lincoln’s best one-liners.

Listen for our Fake History Sponsors: 1970s portable TV and 1898 Celery Compound!

A big thanks to Sound Engineer Todd Birdsong and WKCTC's Paducah School of Art and Design.   

 

 


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