‘Comment’ will discuss Richie Farmer plea agreement; ‘KY Tonight’ will focus on Syria

September 05, 2013 | | Comments 0

This weekend’s “Comment on Kentucky,” a public affairs show of the Kentucky Educational Television network, will discuss the plea agreement of former Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer and other topics in the news.

Joining host Ferrell Wellman will be three journalists: Mike Wynn, Frankfort bureau reporter for The Courier-Journal; Ronnie Ellis, Frankfort reporter and columnist for CNHI, Inc.; and Jack Brammer, Frankfort bureau chief for the Lexington Herald-Leader.

The show will air live at 8 p.m. Friday on KET.

On the Monday, Sept. 9, edition of “Kentucky Tonight” at 8 p.m. on KET and at, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss Syria.

Scheduled guests are: John Stempel, international relations professor at the University of Kentucky Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce; Lori Hartmann-Mahmud, international studies professor and chair at Centre College; Bruce Hicks, political science professor at the University of the Cumberlands; and Hossein Motamedi, political science and history professor at Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

Viewers with questions and comments may send e-mail to or use the message form at Viewers may also submit questions and comments on Twitter @BillKET, #kytonight, or on Kentucky Educational Television’s Facebook page. All messages should include first and last name and town or county. The phone number for viewer calls during the program is 1-800-494-7605.

Kentucky Tonight programs are archived online, made available via podcast, and rebroadcast on KET and KET KY. Archived programs, information about podcasts, and broadcast schedules are available at

Kentucky Tonight is a weekly KET production, produced by Deidre Clark. Goodman is host and managing editor.

–Jack Brammer

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