June 10, 2012 - 6:42pm
Cactus, Randy, and Tiny
David Inman’s book, "Louisville Television," is an essential guide for newbies wishing to plumb the depths of the psyches of Louisvillians; as well as a nostalgic trip down memory lane for long-time residents of Derby City.
Newcomers to Louisville generally have a puzzled look on their faces whenever one of us old-timers begins to talk about the local television programs we watched, back in the day.  Our beloved T-Bar-V Ranch went off the air in 1970, but ask any Louisville baby boomer to sing the theme song and...
May 24, 2010 - 9:44pm
In the 1970s, Presto the Clown was an iconic TV figure to Louisville children. Since Presto left WDRB in 1980, children's programming has changed dramatically. WDRB's own Ray Foushee talks about the evolution of local programming.
In a lot of ways, times were simpler thirty years ago. Kids could ride their bikes to a nearby convenient store to buy baseball cards that cost 50¢ a pack. In 2010, parents are reluctant to let their kids out of sight, so instead they drive them to a department store to buy cards that now cost $2....