Poking about in the pumpkin patch

Monday, October 1, 2007 | 7:54 p.m. CDT; updated 1:48 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008
Jill McCoy, owner of McCoy's Pumpkin Farm in Centraila, moves a table to make a path for the new donkey, Keisha. McCoy and her husband, Roger McCoy, sell more than 50 varieties of gourds, pumpkins and squash.

Jill and Roger McCoy, owners of McCoy's Pumpkin Farm, coax their new donkey, Keisha, toward the pen to join the other two donkeys, Beauty and Little Tiny Tim.
McCoy's Pumpkin Farm in Centralia is owned by Roger and Jill McCoy. The farm has a variety of animals including their cat, Boss, as well as rabbits, goats and exotic chickens.
Peach Tree Farm Pumpkin Patch, located just outside of Boonville, opened for the first day of the season on Monday. Owner, Bruce Arnett, 48, left, and friend Dewayne Murray, 44, put together a teepee for the kids to play in.

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