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USDA Gives Outline of Mandatory Penalties

A stakeholders conference call was held on Tuesday, June 5, at 4:00 p.m. EDT. Dr. Chester Gipson and Dr. Rachel Cezar conducted the call which outlines the mandatory penalties that will be published in the Federal Registry on Thursday, June 7, 2012, and will go into effect on Monday, July 9, 2012. Dr. Cezar presented
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Strides Against Cancer

Attention: Strides Against Cancer – Brodhead, KY has changed its show date to July 15th to avoid conflicting with other shows.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TWHBEA

On May 11th, the staff of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association joined together celebrating TWHBEA’s 87th birthday.

TWHBEA Youth Judging Contest Returns, NEW DATE AND LOCATION ANNOUNCED

This year’s Tennessee Walking Horse Youth Judging Contest will be held on Wednesday, June 1, at Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The contest was traditionally held during the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration, but has not taken place the past two years due to Covid. This year’s return of the contest will be in conjunction
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Columbia Spring Jubilee

The 71st Annual Columbia Spring Jubilee will be held June 2-4, 2022 at the historic show grounds at the Maury County Parks & Recreation. Show organizers have selected Mike Hilley, Alan McQuerry and Amy Trimble will serve as judges.

Christmas In July Selects Judges

The Christmas In July Horse Show, scheduled for June 28-30, has selected Chris Bobo, Johnny Puckett and Paul Robbins to mark the cards for this year’s event. This show will take place at the Bedford County Ag center in Shelbyville, Tennessee. For more information on the show, contact Carol Missildine at 919-437-6597.

Kenny & Kim Frazier

Kim Lewis of Burleson, TX and Kenny Frazier of Alvarado, TX were united in marriage on April 9, 2022. The sunset ceremony took place on South Padre Island. The Scoop congratulates Kim and Kenny and wish them a marriage full of many blessings.

Obituary- Larry Wheelon

Larry Joe Wheelon, Sr. passed away on April 28, 2022. He was 77 years old. His parents, Paul and Lillie Wheelon, precede him in death along with his step-mother, Hester Wheelon, a brother Sydney Wheelon and premature twin daughters. Survivors include his loving wife of nearly 59 years, Linda. She has devoted her life to
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Auxiliary Selects Money Tree Judges

The Money Tree Classic will be held on July 1, 2022 at Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Jamie Bradshaw, Robert Cortner and Mike Hilley will serve as judges. This horse show is put on by the Walking Horse Trainers’ Auxiliary and is the largest event for the group each year. Proceeds from this show will
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Obituary – Harbert Alexander

Harbert Lee Rice Alexander, Sr., long time banker and civic leader, passed away on April 24, 2022. He was 82 years old. A native of Jackson, he graduated from Jackson High in 1957. Following high school, he earned a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Military Institute and a graduate degree from Rutgers University in Princeton, New
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Fun Show Judges Announced

Press release from the TWHNC, 4/4/22 The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration has selected Leah Boyd, Derek Bonner and Jamie Bradshaw to judge the 52nd Annual Spring Fun Show. The Fun Show will be held May 26th-28th in Calsonic Arena. The judging panel includes two experienced Celebration judges along with Boyd, who will be making
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Obituary- Edward Roscoe Breedlove

Edward Roscoe Breedlove, age 87, of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Forrest and Ruby Breedlove; father and mother-in-law, Otis and Pearl Davis; brother and sister-in-law, Guy and Frieda Breedlove; brothers and sisters-in-law, Dolphus and Christine Davis, Olwen and Meareal Bagley, Jack Herrington,
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Scholarships Awarded

The Smoky Mountain Walking Horse Association has announced this year’s two recipients of a $500 scholarship. These presentations will be made at their next show on May 14th at the Smoky Mountain Arena in Sevierville, Tennessee. The Scoop congratulates this year’s recipients Janie Milliken and Taylor Strickler.

Christmas In July Selects Judges

The Christmas In July Horse Show, scheduled for June 28-30, has selected Chris Bobo, Johnny Puckett and Paul Robbins to mark the cards for this year’s event. This show will take place at the Bedford County Ag center in Shelbyville, Tennessee. For more information on the show, contact Carol Missildine at 919-437-6597.

Auxiliary Selects Money Tree Judges

The Money Tree Classic will be held on July 1, 2022 at Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Jamie Bradshaw, Robert Cortner and Mike Hilley will serve as judges. This horse show is put on by the Walking Horse Trainers’ Auxiliary and is the largest event for the group each year. Proceeds from this show will
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Attention! Colts For Sale

The Dixie Lineman and Gin’s Black Gin colts and fillies for sale. For more information contact Ronald Smith 678-665-7767.

Show Results

WHOA Gallatin Results

WHOA Gallatin Results

West TN Strawberry Festival Results

West TN Strawberry Festival Results

Walking for Cancer Results

Walking for Cancer Results

SCHS Tennis Teams Results

SCHS Tennis Teams Results

RHBAA Racking Celebration Results

RHBAA Racking Celebration Results

Alabama Ladies Auxiliary Results

Alabama Ladies Auxiliary Results

NCWHA Spring Results

NCWHA Spring Results

NCWHA Ladies Auxiliary Results

NCWHA Ladies Auxiliary Results

FAST Spring Showcase Results

FAST Spring Showcase Results

WHOA Banquet Results

WHOA Banquet Results

WHTA Trainers’ Show Results

WHTA Trainers’ Show Results

Palmetto Saddle Club Show Results

Palmetto Saddle Club Show Results

Magnolia Classic Results

Magnolia Classic Results

Southern Belle Show Results

Southern Belle Show Results

Philadelphia-Heart of Dixie Show Results

Philadelphia-Heart of Dixie Show Results

Obituaries

Obituary- Larry Wheelon

Larry Joe Wheelon, Sr. passed away on April 28, 2022. He was 77 years old. His parents, Paul and Lillie Wheelon, precede him in death along with his step-mother, Hester Wheelon, a brother Sydney Wheelon and premature twin daughters. Survivors include his loving wife of nearly 59 years, Linda. She has devoted her life to
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Obituary – Harbert Alexander

Harbert Lee Rice Alexander, Sr., long time banker and civic leader, passed away on April 24, 2022. He was 82 years old. A native of Jackson, he graduated from Jackson High in 1957. Following high school, he earned a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Military Institute and a graduate degree from Rutgers University in Princeton, New
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Obituary- Edward Roscoe Breedlove

Edward Roscoe Breedlove, age 87, of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Forrest and Ruby Breedlove; father and mother-in-law, Otis and Pearl Davis; brother and sister-in-law, Guy and Frieda Breedlove; brothers and sisters-in-law, Dolphus and Christine Davis, Olwen and Meareal Bagley, Jack Herrington,
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Obituary- Emile F. DeKeyser

Emile F DeKeyser passed away quietly on March 31, 2022. He was born in Belgium on November 26, 1943 and lived in the United States since 1978. He served in the Merchant Marines, traveling the world. His education was extensive. He had a knack for engineering and loved solving mechanical problems, designing and inventing items.
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Equine Obituary – John FK’s Pusher

January 8, 1997-March 20, 2022 John F K’s Pusher, Homer to those who knew and loved him, passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 20, 2022. He was owned and loved by Bruce and Robin MacDonald. His retirement and wonderful care was provided by Justin Harris and family at their home and farm. He
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Obituary- Ben Brogdon

Benjamin Coy (“Ben”) Brogdon went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022 after a long battle with multiple illnesses. Ben came from the small North Florida Panhandle town of Wewahitchka, Florida. At the age of 14, he met the love of his life Lynda; they married as young teenagers and became
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Obituary – Donald Todd

Donald Eugene Todd passed away on Monday, March 28th, 2022, at his home in Richmond, Kentucky. He was 71 years old. Donald was born in Richmond on September 13th, 1950, to the late Augustus Todd Sr. and Bessie Mae Lovett Todd. He was the owner/operator of Donald Todd Trucking. Donald was of the Baptist faith
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Obituary – Jerry Swallows

Jerry D. Swallows of Baxter, Tennessee passed from this life at St. Thomas after fighting an extended illness with the help of his devoted wife of 57 years, Linda (Nash) Swallows. He is survived by daughters Lisa (m. David Uhrik) and Karen (m. Shane Allen), along with their children and grandchildren and was preceded in
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Obituary- Doug Toone

Shelbyville, Tennessee resident Doug Toone, father of Walking Horse trainer, Laurie Toone, passed away on February 14, 2022. A full obituary will be posted when it becomes available. The Scoop sends our deepest condolences to the Toone Family.

Obituary- Jeffery Todd Duke

Jeffery Todd Duke was born in Alabaster, Alabama on October 1, 1963 to the late Patsy Brown Duke and Dr. Warren Cecil Duke Sr. He passed away in Dickson, Tennessee on February 22, 2022 at the age of 58. Jeff was a senior ecologist and a member of the Liberty Hill Church of Christ in
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Equine Obituary – Hey, Tomcat

Hey, Tomcat, the two-time World Champion and three-time Reserve World Grand Champion passed from this life on February 20th from an aneurism at Jamie Lawrence Stables in Vinemont, Alabama. The champion was owned and loved by Roy and Joan Wester of Odenville, Alabama. Hey, Tomcat had an outstanding final season during the 2021 show year.
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Obituary- Michael Jones

Michael Alban Jones passed away on Thursday, January 27th, peacefully surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Ann, son Douglas (Carla), daughter Beth and grandson Tyson, brother Tommy, sisters Molly, Gail, Patty and Della and numerous nieces and nephews. Michael was born in 1940 to Willard and Elizabeth
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Obituary- Sonny Scrivner

Mr. William H. “Sonny” Scrivner, age 86, of Shelbyville, passed away February 5, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be held 6:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at the Blue-Ribbon Room at The Celebration Grounds in Shelbyville. Dr. Steve Murphee will officiate. Sonny was born July 1, 1935, in Carthage, Mississippi. He graduated from Mississippi
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Obituary- Savannah Latham

Savannah Loraine Latham, age 19, passed away December 24, 2021. She was a lifelong resident of Rutherford County. Savannah played basketball and volleyball for Riverdale and was a student at Motlow College. Savannah was preceded in death by her, grandparents, Oscar Latham and Beverly Cantrell. She is survived by her father, Clint Latham and mother,
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Obituary – George-Ann Pratt

George-Ann Pratt, 81, Prairie Village, passed away December 23, 2021. George-Ann was born in Wichita, Kansas to Jack B. Hinkle and Velda B. Watson. She graduated from Wichita East High School and attended Wichita State University, majoring in broadcast journalism. She and Donald H. Pratt were married June 7, 1960. They had two children, Jacqueline
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