You know around these parts, all you have to do is mention red eye gravy, buttermilk biscuits, grits, black eyed peas and corn bread'.and good old country ham just naturally comes to mind'..Well, Ken Wilshire found a fellow in Murfreesboro who's making sure the tradition of curing this Southern comfort food is kept alive'..
Ken Wilshire joined the Tennessee Crossroads in 2008 with a desire to tell stories about people who have found their passions in life and who would otherwise go unrecognized for their contributions to their community. Ken began his career at WREG-TV in Memphis, writing, producing and editing news stories, features and documentaries. After leaving Channel 3 he joined Fed Ex in their communications department as a writer/producer and was promoted to the department manager. Ken spent almost 25 years in operations management at FedEx and other Fortune 500 companies.