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      Tractor show raises money to help out future farmers

      The 4th annual Adair County Young Farmers Truck and Tractor Pull took place at the NEMO Fairgrounds Saturday.

      Truck and tractor lovers gathered at the NEMO Fairgrounds in Kirksville on Saturday to enjoy the 4th annual Adair County Young Farmers Truck and Tractor Pull.

      The festivities began at noon with a Brush Pull followed by the X-Caliber, Outlaw and IAMO Puller shows.

      The event raised money for college scholarships for area FFA students who are pursuing careers in agriculture.

      "It's helped me with my tuition, books, and signing me up for the laptop and textbook rental services," said Scholarship Recipient Katelyn Stauffer.

      "It started a few years ago and it's a big hit. A lot of the community enjoys it too. It's a really big hit," said Scholarship Recipient Jeremy Barnes.

      New additions at the event this year included a toy tractor show, an antique tractor show and tractor games.