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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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Welcome Colby Rice

Advertising Sales Representative for Kentucky My name is Colby Rice. I am from Grayson, Kentucky. I was raised by my mother, Lori Lewis along with Donnie Oppenheimer. Both sides of my family go back generations in the Walking and Racking Horse Associations. I have shown padded horses since I was three years old, as well
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Obituary – Joe Frank Campbell

Joe Frank Campbell passed away November 2, 2020, at his home at his home after a short illness. He was born July 16, 1943 the son of Adam and Idella Leach Campbell. A native of Cannon County, he lived in the Porterfield Community. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Mary Ann Bingham
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Obituary – Gayle Watson

Murray Gayle Watson, 77, passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020. Gayle is survived by his wife of 56 years, Anita Watson, his two daughters Kim Watson (Greg) and Gayla Kail (Ben), grandchildren Jacob Watson (Demi), Logan and Connor Johnston, Maggie, Jada, Jack, and Clay Kail, great-grand daughter Jersey Watson. Gayle had many nieces and
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Nominations Announced for NCWHA board of Directors

The North Carolina Walking Horse Association has announced they are currently accepting nominations for their Board of Directors positions. Board of Directors with expiring terms: Chad Adams Allyson Armstrong Tyler Baucom Kelly Duschel Tom Kincaid Joe Dan Manis Macy Woody Board of Directors still fulfilling terms: Amy Abee Derek Bonner Sandy Brumbaugh Hayden Burks John
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Mr. & Mrs. Straton Hammond

Meghan Davis and Straton Hammond were united in marriage on Friday evening, October 16, 2020 at Graystone Quarry in Franklin, Tennessee. The World Grand Champion equestrian and her husband will be making their home in Shelbyville. The Scoop congratulates the newlyweds and wishes them a wonderful life together.

Places To Be

November 13- FAST Fall Showcase- Shelbyville, TN November 14- Walking For Angels- Shelbyville, TN December 11- WHTA General Meeting at the Blue Ribbon Circle- Shelbyville, TN PWHAT has announced their Annual Awards’ Banquet will be held on January 16, 2021. Please make sure to mark your calendar and save the date. The event will take
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FAST Revises Show Schedule

The FAST Showcase will take place on Friday, November 13th at Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville. The Opening Ceremony will take place at 5:15 pm and the show will begin promptly at 5:30 pm. The following three classes have been added so please make note: 5A- Amateur Country Pleasure 5 & Under 18A- Amateur Owned &
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Welcome to the World

William Cooper Callaway World Grand Champion trainer Bill Callaway and his wife Casey proudly announce the birth of their son, William Cooper Callaway. He entered the world on Thursday, October 22, 2020 weighing 8lbs 10oz and measuring 21.5 inches long. He will be very loved and protected by his big sisters, Alayna, Ella Brooke and
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Obituary – Forest H. King, Jr.

Forrest H. King Jr. of Nashville, Tennessee, passed away on October 20, 2020 at the age of 87. He was born on August 21, 1933 to the late Jane and Forrest H. King Sr. Mr. King is survived by his Children: Ashley B. King, Forrest H. (Chip) King (Kim), John Kenneth (Ken) King (Kelly) and
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Obituary – Christy Kakassy

The Tennessee Walking Horse Industry mourns the loss of Christy Kakassy. Christy fought hard, but lost her battle with acute myeloid leukemia on October 19, 2020.  A Virtual Memorial Service will take place on Sunday, November 8th at 3:00 PM EST via Zoom. The link to the service will be shared once it becomes available.
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Obituary – John Luther Peels

Mr. John Luther Peels, age 84, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2020, at his home under the loving care and comfort of his family and Willow Brook Hospice. Funeral services were Thursday, October 29th at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Burial, with full military honors, followed in Willow Mount Cemetery. Mr. Peels
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Turner Parker Horse Show Huge Success

The 3rd Annual Turner Parker Horse Show was held October 17th. All the proceeds will benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The Ryne Parker Family was thrilled to announce an unofficial total exceeded $28,000. They would like to sincerely thank each and every sponsor, spectator, rider, worker, and those who donated money, silent auction
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WHOA Cancels Banquet

The Walking Horse Owners Association has announced the annual WHOA Banquet has been cancelled. Due to Covid-19 concerns, the February, 2021 event will not take place. Award Certificates will be mailed to the top three from each division of the National High Point Program, as well as, the Top 10 Quest Awards.

Equine Obituary – Mr. Trump

2xWGC, WC and 2xRWGC Mr. Trump passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 15th after his daily routine workout. The Scoop would like to send our condolences to owners Molly and Taylor Walters and his trainers at Edgar Abernathy Stables. Sired by Lined With Cash and out of She’s Puttin’ On A Show (He’s Puttin’ On
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Equine Obituary – Pride’s Jubilee Encore

The Tennessee Walking Horse Industry has experienced a great loss as the 2001 World Grand Champion, Pride’s Jubilee Encore, passed away at age 29. His sire was World Grand Champion Pride’s Jubilee Star and his dam was Lady Fame. Pride’s Jubilee Encore was foaled on April 29, 1991. Kay Dennis and Filey Patterson purchased Encore
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Show Results

Dix River Classic Results

Dix River Classic Results

Alabama Jubilee Charity Results

Alabama Jubilee Charity Results

WHTA Trainers Show Results

WHTA Trainers Show Results

2020 Celebration Results

2020 Celebration Results

2020 National Futurity Results

2020 National Futurity Template

TWHYA Summer Splash Results

TWHYA Summer splash Results

East Tennessee Trainers’ Results

East Tennessee Trainers’ Results

Alabama Ladies Auxiliary Results

Alabama Ladies Auxiliary Results

International Championship Results

International Championship Results

Wartrace Results

Wartrace Results

Pulaski Results

Pulaski Results

Marshall County Horsemans Association Results

Marshall County Horsemams Association Results

Fayetteville Results

Fayetteville Results

East TN Classic Results

East Tn Classic Results

Woodbury Lions Club Results

Woodbury Lions Club Results

Obituaries

Obituary – Joe Frank Campbell

Joe Frank Campbell passed away November 2, 2020, at his home at his home after a short illness. He was born July 16, 1943 the son of Adam and Idella Leach Campbell. A native of Cannon County, he lived in the Porterfield Community. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Mary Ann Bingham
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Obituary – Gayle Watson

Murray Gayle Watson, 77, passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020. Gayle is survived by his wife of 56 years, Anita Watson, his two daughters Kim Watson (Greg) and Gayla Kail (Ben), grandchildren Jacob Watson (Demi), Logan and Connor Johnston, Maggie, Jada, Jack, and Clay Kail, great-grand daughter Jersey Watson. Gayle had many nieces and
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Obituary – Forest H. King, Jr.

Forrest H. King Jr. of Nashville, Tennessee, passed away on October 20, 2020 at the age of 87. He was born on August 21, 1933 to the late Jane and Forrest H. King Sr. Mr. King is survived by his Children: Ashley B. King, Forrest H. (Chip) King (Kim), John Kenneth (Ken) King (Kelly) and
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Obituary – Christy Kakassy

The Tennessee Walking Horse Industry mourns the loss of Christy Kakassy. Christy fought hard, but lost her battle with acute myeloid leukemia on October 19, 2020.  A Virtual Memorial Service will take place on Sunday, November 8th at 3:00 PM EST via Zoom. The link to the service will be shared once it becomes available.
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Equine Obituary – Mr. Trump

2xWGC, WC and 2xRWGC Mr. Trump passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 15th after his daily routine workout. The Scoop would like to send our condolences to owners Molly and Taylor Walters and his trainers at Edgar Abernathy Stables. Sired by Lined With Cash and out of She’s Puttin’ On A Show (He’s Puttin’ On
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Equine Obituary – Pride’s Jubilee Encore

The Tennessee Walking Horse Industry has experienced a great loss as the 2001 World Grand Champion, Pride’s Jubilee Encore, passed away at age 29. His sire was World Grand Champion Pride’s Jubilee Star and his dam was Lady Fame. Pride’s Jubilee Encore was foaled on April 29, 1991. Kay Dennis and Filey Patterson purchased Encore
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Obituary – June Hawkins

The Scoop has learned of the passing of Mrs. Freda June Harris Hawkins who passed away on September 6, 2020. The Lewisburg, Tennessee resident was 85 year old. June Hawkins was born in Maury County to her parents Leroy Harris and Edna Frances Gillum Harris, who both precede her in death. Mrs. Hawkins was the
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Obituary – Elfreed Armstrong

Surrounded by her loving family, Laura Elfreed Shirley Armstrong, 86, of Hickory, North Carolina went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, following a period of declining health. Born March 5, 1934 in Camden, SC, she was the daughter of the late George W. Shirley and Ruth Shirley McKenzie. Elfreed, known to many
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Obituary – Pam Nashton

Pamela Joyce Mayhugh Nashton, 66, passed away after a short illness on August 11, 2020. She was born January 5, 1954 in White House, Tennessee, to Joyce Dickerson and Vernon Mayhugh. She attended White House High School. She married Jeffrey Lee Nashton on December 18, 2000 in Rome, NY. Pamela had a keen eye for
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Obituary – Woodrow Spinks

Woodrow Spinks, 87, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020. He was born in Falco, Alabama on August 23, 1933 to E.C. and Della Lundy Spinks and is preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Carolyn Spinks; five brothers: Enoch Spinks, J.C. Spinks, Ray Spinks, Dick Spinks and I. W. Spinks; and four sisters:
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Obituary – Lloyd Cassidy

Tennessee Walking Horse owner and supporter, Lloyd Cassidy, passed away on September 14, 2020, at the age of 68. He was a resident of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. Mr. Cassidy was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd L. Cassidy and Margaret Hickey Cassidy. Survivors include his wife Nancy Ishmael Cassidy; his children, Jonathan Cassidy (Devony)
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Obituary – Frank McWhorter

Frank “Kentucky Gambler” McWhorter passed away August 31, 2020. He was 72 years old. The Gallatin, Tennessee resident was born September 20, 1947 in Albany, Kentucky to parents Fred and Margie Bell McWhorter. His parents precede him in death, as well as, a son Shane McWhorter and grandson Keith Patton. Survivors include his devoted wife
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Obituary – R. Randall Rollins

R. Randall Rollins, a highly respected leader and influential figure in Atlanta’s business and philanthropic communities, passed away on Monday, August 17, 2020 at Emory University Hospital. Mr. Rollins was 88 years old and had suffered a short illness. Mr. Rollins, known as Randall and affectionately referred to as “Triple R,” was born in 1931
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Equine Obituary – Collector’s Mr. Twister

2x RWC Collector’s Mr. Twister was humanely laid to rest on August 15, 2020. This show ring champion was loved by many, but was Caroline Elliott Allen’s “once in a lifetime” horse. He was selected by her mother, Nancy Elliott, to be her youth mount. The duo made many victory laps together, but one of
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Obituary Tony Nales

On August 2, 2020, Tony Nales of Fort Lauderdale, Florida passed away. The 67 year old fought a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of over 35 years, Terri Nales of Fort Lauderdale, along with four grown children, Anthony, Jr., Justin, Laura and Amy. He is also survived by four young
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