Saxton harvests granddaddy of all watermelons
By JAMIE PATTERSON
The watermelon sat in the garden for quite some time before Ricky Saxton decided it was time to pick it off the vine.
The only problem was the vine was so thick, he almost couldn’t cut it.
And then he tried to pick the thing up.
“I couldn’t hardly pick it up,” he laughed.
Ricky Saxton has been riding around his wrecker truck with the watermelon for the past week, showing off his prize pick to random people. He has every right to.
The giant watermelon weighed in at 95 pounds, and it is as almost as big as a small child. -------for the rest of the story see The Yazoo Herald printed edition or subscribe to the Digital Edition.----------