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Punkin’ Chunkin’ will be Oct. 26 at Petersburg

Pumpkins will be flyingPetersburg Community Club’s 11th annual Punkin’ Chunkin’TM will be held Sunday, Oct. 26, starting at 1 p.m. Watch for signs stating location.
The longest distance shot so far is 3,930 feet–which was a new record set in 2012.
Participants can use an air gun, trebuchet, catapult, or slingshot to shoot pumpkins. A chance to win up to $500 for accuracy is donated by the Petersburg State Bank. Participants are reminded that there is no entry fee, but explosives are prohibited. There is a high school division.
Details in the Oct. 15 Petersburg Press and Albion News Print & E-Editions.