Reader Queries

Each month, The Kentucky Explorer magazine receives literally scores of letters from our faithful readers. Among those letters we often find queries, ranging from requests for words to songs and poems to trying to locate former classmates and military buddies of long ago.


Here are a few queries from

February 2011



Reunion Set For BHS
Class of 1961

Dear Editor:
The 1961 graduating class of Breathitt County High School has scheduled a reunion for April 16, 2011, at the Breathitt High School cafeteria from 2:00-7:00 p.m.
If you were a member of that graduating class, please contact us.
Harold or Phyllis Holbrook
973 Lakeside Drive
Jackson, KY 41339
606/666-2731


Sauerkraut Recipe Wanted
Dear Editor:
I need some help from Kentucky Explorer readers.
I am looking for an old-time recipe for sauerkraut. I have tried several recipes, but they seem to not taste good or turn dark colors.
Keep the voice of Kentucky sounding through this magazine.
Don Grims
1871 HWY 26
Williamsburg, KY 40769


Thanks For Info.,
Gourd Seeds Wanted

Dear Editor:
I would like to thank the person who sent me the information on my great-great-grandmother, Elizabeth Jane Powers Partin. I would like to know in what county the marriage record is recorded.
I am also looking for dipper gourd seeds. I will gladly pay the postage if anyone has seeds to share.
Sharon Ledford
112 Terry Lee Partin Jr. Road
Pineville, KY 40977


Fried Dry Apple Pie
Recipe Wanted

Dear Editor:
I am looking for a recipe for fried dry apple pie. If any reader has one to share, I would really appreciate it.
Also, I have some seeds of yellow watermelons. Those interested please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Carolyn Spoulding
8624 Bluebell Drive
Louisville, KY 40219