PHOTO BY KRISTEN JOHN
A volunteer at the annual Murray County Antique Tractor Show, right, explains to a group of Sulphur elementary students on how to grind corn into corn meal. Following the explanation, the students then got to actually grind corn.
Despite Rain, Over 3,000 Attend Tractor Show
Despite the rainy weather on Friday, more than 3,000 visitors attended the annual tractor show last Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The show featured 145 tractors and implements with exhibitors from Oklahoma, Texas, Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas and Montana.
On Friday more than 389 students and sponsors from nine school districts enjoyed many demonstrations and events throughout the day. The Oklahoma Veterans Center had 13 veterans in attendance on Friday.
The tractor pull featured 24 tractors with 37 hook-ups. The kiddie tractor pull had 9 entries in the 0-39 pound division; 9 entries in the 40-49 pound division and 8 entires in the 50-59 pound division.
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