Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

McDade watermelons grow, with or without festival

Posted in:
Article Image Alt TextArticle Image Alt TextArticle Image Alt Text

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has caused the cancellation of the McDade Watermelon Festival, that isn't stopping McDade growers from showing off their gigantic creations. Larry Neidig, the grand champion of the festival's annual melon weigh-in for the past two years, grew a watermelon this year that weighs in at 184.5 pounds. These watermelons range from 134.2 pounds to 184.5 pounds. Photos courtesy of Christine Walla ...

PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!