Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Demo Derby a Farmer's Day highlight for many

The Farmer's Day Demolition Derby was another exciting show for spectators on Saturday evening, with one car getting turned on its side and another ablaze, it was maybe a little too exciting for emergency workers on scene.

The derby is an annual event that the Kimball Ag Society puts on for the town-wide local celebration.

"The Ag Society works hard each year to make this a great event for contestants and spectators alike," coordinator Mark Vowers said.

Kimball saw 34 entries this year, with just a few local contestants.

Vowers said that statewide the average number of competitors for a derby...