Yoakum County prepares for 22nd annual Watermelon Round-up

PLAINS, TX (KCBD) - The Yoakum County Watermelon Round-up began in 1996.

Over the years, the event has grown to include vendors, live music, food, crafts, and plenty of free watermelon slices.

This year, the Watermelon Round-Up will begin at 9 a.m. and run until 5 p.m. in the heart of Plains, Texas.

KCBD's own Chief Meteorologist John Robison will be the emcee.

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