A new edition of Broomsedge Chronicles is now available. It’s 237 pages are written by students in WKU-Glasgow English classes with a focus on foods. There are more than 100 food stories on such topics as, hunting and fishing, gardening, canning and freezing, raising all the food on the family farm, a town cannery, fruits (strawberries, blackberries, watermelons, and bananas), chickens and turkeys, pork and beef, dairy farming, hog killings, moonshine, a lunchroom lady, a football coach feeding the team, local food pantries, restaurants local and elsewhere, chitlins, poke salad, nut allergies, homemade biscuits, Mennonite food, a local Paula Deen, a candy man, molasses, homemade ice cream, chocolate gravy, chocolate milk on picture day, chocolate bars on the battlefield, cooking for the army officers and their wives, eating healthy, FDA rules, losing one hundred pounds, sustainability, homemade noodles, boiled country ham, twice-baked potatoes, kolaches, two sisters' holiday food rivalry, and family holiday food traditions.
The 24th edition of Broomsedge Chronicles may be purchased at WKU-Glasgow for $10, which is below cost, thanks to a grant from the WKU Division of Extended Learning and Outreach. A few remaining copies of previous issues may also be purchased in the WKU-Glasgow Library for $5, and reprints of other issues are available from Gorin Publishing (270-651-9114).
The WKU-Glasgow students whose stories are included in this issue, as well as the people they
interviewed, are listed below:
ADAIRVILLE: Loretta Ross;
ALLEN COUNTY: Cody D. Harper, Eugene Harper, Rusty Harper;
BARREN COUNTY: Paulette Neal, Haley Ladd, Andrea Meadows, Kenzie Nuckols, Greg Nuckols,
Lindsey Tyler, Sherrie Rae Hodge Anderson, Roy Hodge, Emma Dieterich, Erika Dieterich, Lisa Sexton,
Mary England, Aimee Thompson;
BENTON: Pat Gamble;
BONNIEVILLE: Earl Wiefek, Jr., Viola Mabe, Alex Nunn;
BOWLING GREEN: Samantha Thurston, Laymon Wilkerson;
BURKESVILLE: Seth Norris, Gail Riddle;
CAVE CITY: Tommy Hatcher, David Parsley, Bart Weaver, Aimee Thompson, Andrea
Parsley, Donna Ballard, Lisa Phalen, Phyllis Ferreira;