Graves County Pullers: 12 facts, 12 words each, for the 12th year
1. Pullers include Larry Wooley, Kenny Wiggins, Kenneth Wiggins, and Ricky Wilson.
2. In 2008, they wanted to host a truck and tractor pull.
3. So, they chose the school districts’ students as the event’s beneficiaries.
4. It’s at the Mayfield-Graves County Fairgrounds, on Ky. Highway 121 Bypass.
5. This year’s first pull starts at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17.
6. Dozens of competitors enter in various categories from a wide region.
7. Gate receipts and concession stand proceeds benefit the Community Christmas Connection.
8. Mayfield and Graves schools’ family resource, Graves youth services centers benefit.
9. Having raised $330,000 altogether, after expenses, proceeds average $30,000 per year.
10. The Community Christmas Connection helps families in need to celebrate Christmas.
11. Parents earn shopping points by learning parenting skills and family budgeting.
12. Admission: $10 for those ages 13/older, $5 ages 6-12, free for 5/younger.