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Touch-a-truck extravaganza one highlight of Labor Day weekend

Jade Henry, left, of Dodge City, and Carly Jo Delzit of Hoisington check out the big machinery at the second annual Touch-a-Truck event in Hoisington.

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HOISINGTON — Welcome to the world of the big rigs. Something about large trucks and heavy machinery attracts the old and young alike, eager to see the inner workings.
At the second annual Touch-a-Truck event in Hoisington, 35 trucks filled the parking lot of the Hoisington Activity Center on Saturday. Kids explored a double drum pulling unit, bailer, pumper fire truck, Stieger quad track, police patrol car, Case IH swather, animal control vehicle, ambulance, combine, mini-excavator among others.
Watchers exclaimed “way cool” in excitement during the exhibition of some of the trucks.
Hoisington bustled with activity on Saturday at the 118th ...

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