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Politically Correct Watermelon Eating Contest

Local and state politicians took part in the “Politically Correct” Watermelon Eating Contest on Saturday. Rex Nelson introduced the group, which included reigning champion Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton, Senator Larry Teague, Hempstead County Judge Haskell Morse, and Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson among others.

Sheriff Singleton again easily won the event in a matter of seconds.

Governor Hutchinson said he enjoyed supporting the long standing traditions of the state and visiting festivals.