Hundreds of Wyoming citizens flocked to Worland on Saturday to watch 1,000-pound pumpkins dropped from a 200-foot crane and for the 9th annual pumpkin weigh-off championship.
Jay Richard’s largest pumpkin is now 1,304 pounds. With a month or so to go, he thinks he can break the Wyoming record.
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After 54 years, the Worland native has finally returned home. Krogman, a 1964 graduate of the Air Force Academy, was just 25 when he was killed in action during the Vietnam War while serving with the Forward Air Controller wing in Vietnam.
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If there were a criminal handbook, you would think there would be a chapter on the prevalence of video cams and how they really are everywhere.
Co-organizer Jay Richard told Cowboy State Daily that the pumpkins ranged in size, from the smallest being a little more than 500 lbs. to the largest weighing in at 930 lbs. Volunteers sign up to have the honor of dropping their pumpkins every year.
The solitude of the town of Worland and its nursing home have been shattered by an outbreak of coronavirus that has claimed the lives of three elderly people.
Art produced in a hurry and sold to benefit community activities will be the big event this weekend at the Mammoth Quick Draw in Worland.