News for Dec. 20, 2005

10-foot King Kong snowman's no Frosty

12/20/05, 9:37 pm EST - Xoanon

HOBART, Ind., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- A snow sculptor in Hobart, Ind., is fighting warmer, then colder temperatures to keep a 10-foot yard sculpture of King Kong upright and menacing. Jim Mackey, a former animator for an advertising firm before retiring, began the project Thursday, and each day since has battled thawing with fresh snow to perk up the giant ape, the Gary Post-Tribune reported. [More]