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Watermelon-eating dynasty emerges

Aug 31, 2012 1:18 am
WGXC's Philip Grant was at the Columbia County Fair in Chatham Thu., Aug. 30 and reports of a father/daughter watermelon-eating team that merged to sweep the competition. Richard and Emily Morris took first place in the over-16, and 9-to-16-year-old categories. Click here (1:51) to listen to the interview with the winners. Grant also spoke with Larry Stickels, who finished second in the watermelon-eating contest. Stickels was also one of the participants in the Columbia County Fair Demolition Derby. Click here to hear his story. (2:10). Click here (:51) to listen to an interview with Hirshin Lafferty, a 4H member whose entry for the animal judging contest is a goat. The fair is open through Mon., Sept. 3.