New sponsor of Arkansas festival: Scratch turkey tosses from planes or event ends

Yellville antics ruffle feathers even in Washington, D.C.

Posted: April 26, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

A turkey is thrown from a low-flying plane over Yellville on Oct. 14 during last year’s Turkey Trot festival. The festival’s new sponsors say no more live turkey drops, and one member of Congress wants to ban anyone from dropping live animals from planes.

They're talking turkey in Congress.

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