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Hudson, Wychor return to KTD

September 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — It’s a command performance, of sorts.

The last time Lew Hudson and Jim Wychor assumed speaking duties for King Turkey Day was 2005, and their presentation was a literal washout.
It rained. It poured. The parade and Great Gobbler…continue reading on dglobe.com

Hudson, Wychor return to KTD

September 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — It’s a command performance, of sorts.

The last time Lew Hudson and Jim Wychor assumed speaking duties for King Turkey Day was 2005, and their presentation was a literal washout.
It rained. It poured. The parade and Great Gobbler…continue reading on dglobe.com

Paycheck power

September 19, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

Worthington’s racing turkey soars to victory
WORTHINGTON When King Turkey Day promoters advertised Paycheck was still strong, they sure weren’t kidding. Continue Reading

Video: Great Gobbler Gallop 2010

September 18, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

Worthington turkey extraordinaire Paycheck goes up against Texas darling Ruby Begonia in a no-holds-barred race to the finish line in the first wing of the Great Gobbler Gallop, Sept. 18, 2010, in Worthington. Continue Reading

Prepping for a fowl feud

September 16, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Ruby Begonia arrived in town Thursday a few hours before her human team members. The Texas turkey took the long route, riding in her specially outfitted cage on the tow hitch of a vehicle headed north. Meanwhile, the Turkey Race Team from Cuero, Texas, took an airplane into Sioux Falls, S.D. Continue Reading