2012 Watermelon Festival held in Leachville

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Leachville's 2012 Watermelon Festival group enjoyed a cake walk.

Leachville held its annual Watermelon Festival on Saturday, July 21, with games, booths, entertainment, food, and much more.

The high temperatures did not stop the activities including a watermelon eating contest, a watermelon seed spitting contest, a cake walk, a bubble blowing contest, Karoke, a hula hoop contest, limbo, a horseshoe tournament, basketball hoop shoots and much more.

Doug Masters provided music at the bandstand and live music was enjoyed for a street dance.

Chairman for this year's event was Tammy Stockton. She expressed her appreciation to everyone who participated.

A Watermelon pageant was held at the Melody Theater on Friday night.

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