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Punkin’ Chunkin’ features record distance

Ralph Weeder, right, with his grandsons (l. to r.) Matthew Wegner, Tyler Cherry and Kyle Wegner.Top Shot: Ralph Weeder's air cannon fires the longest shot at Petersburg Punkin' Chunkin'A new record was established in the distance competition during the ninth annual Petersburg Punkin’ Chunkin’ last Sunday, Oct. 28.
Ralph Weeder and his grandsons from Lindsay fired a pumpkin 3,930 feet from their air cannon, “Grampa’s Gun.” This was the fourth consecutive year that Weeder’s team has claimed the top prize.
Details in the Oct. 31 Albion News and Petersburg Press Print & Electronic Editions.