Kelly Hatley, 63, proudly displays characters from “King of the Hill” in his front yard in Freeland on Whidbey Island. An artist friend, Linda Frasier, painted the cutouts that are copied from the cartoon series. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Kelly Hatley, 63, proudly displays characters from “King of the Hill” in his front yard in Freeland on Whidbey Island. An artist friend, Linda Frasier, painted the cutouts that are copied from the cartoon series. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Why are there ‘King of the Hill’ figures in the front yard?

Freeland resident Kelly Hatley tries to explain the tribute to Hank Hill and cartoon sidekicks.

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