Society
2:20 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

273-pound Watermelon Wins Kentucky State Fair

A watermelon weighing 273.3 lbs. has won the blue ribbon at the Kentucky State Fair. Fair spokeswoman Amanda Storment says the watermelon is one of the five largest ever grown and the largest on record in the U.S.

this growing season. The Kentucky State Fair opened Thursday and runs through Aug. 26.