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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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Alabama Jubilee Charity Horse Show Class Sheet

Alabama Jubilee Class Sheet – October 23-24, 2020

Show Rescheduled

Due to the threat of heavy rainfall, The 3rd Annual Turner Parker Horse Show has been rescheduled for Saturday October 17th. It has been determined that moving the show to a weekend with less threat of severe weather will increase the odds of having a successful show. The show coordinators apologize for any inconvenience the
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Five Star Farms Now Accepting Pleasure Horses

Five Star Farms is pleased to announce its addition of a pleasure division! This new division located in Whitesburg, Tennessee will be under the direction of Ashley Givens. Ashley specializes in the training and showing of flat shod Tennessee Walking Horses and all levels of riders, as well as starting your next show ring contender!!
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Latham Memorial Cancels Show

The Roger Latham Memorial/Baileyton Fall Classic has been cancelled due to the facility not being available.

Update on Jose’ Cold Chills

The Scoop recently received word that Jose’ Cold Chills will not be returning to the ring following the injury he sustained in the Walking Horse Stake class at this year’s 82nd Annual Celebration. The stallion, owned by LaRue, Ann and Bart McWaters of Ashford, Alabama and Shelbyville, Tennessee, is trained by Jimmy McConnell of Formac
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WHOA Announces Show Cancellations

The following shows have been cancelled and announced by the Walking Horse Owners’ Association: October 18- WHOA Show Series- TBA October 29-31- Appalachian Horse Revival- Morehead, KY  

Manchester Horse Show Makes Contribution

Marcie Allison, one of the show organizers for the recent Horse Show held in Manchester, Tennessee, was pleased to present a check to Kay Dennis of Great Strides in Shelbyville. Great Strides is a therapeutic riding program providing physical therapy exercise and recreation for children and adults with mental and physical disabilities.

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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She Said “Yes!”

The Scoop congratulates multi-World Grand Champion equestrian Allison Thorson on her recent engagement to Jim Newman.

Manchester Horse Show Makes Donation

Jerry Harris, one of the show organizers for the recent Horse Show held in Manchester, Tennessee, was pleased to make a monetary donation to Lisa Hatfield of Horse Play Tullahoma, a therapeutic riding program.  

Judges Announced for Trainers’ Show

The WHTA National Trainers’ Show will take place October 8-10, 2020 in the Calsonic Arena. Serving on the panel of judges are Jerry Collier, Robert Cortner and Mike Hilley. For more information contact Marcia Allison at 931-684-5866.  

East Tennessee Horse Show Announced

The East Tennessee Walking Horse Association will host the Foothills of the Smokies Walking Horse Show on October 17th at 4pm at the show grounds in Greenville, Tennessee. This show will take the place of the ETWHA Fall Classic and will be affiliated with NCWHA. For information, contact Bill Daughtery at 423.836.3607.

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

PWHAT Jamboree Results

PWHAT Jamboree Results

Money Tree Classic Results

Money Tree Classic Results

Christmas In July Results

Christmas In July Results

Obituaries

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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Obituary – Sarah Elisabeth Moersch Porterfield

A graveside service for Sarah Moersch Porterfield, 41, of Jacksonville, Alabama was held at noon on Friday, July 10, 2020, at Jacksonville City Cemetery. The Reverend Robert Fowler officiated. Sarah passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at her home. She is preceded in death by her father, Dr. Vincent Fuselli; her maternal grandfather,
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Obituary – Charlene Cox

Well-known horse enthusiast, Charlene Cox passed away on July 4, 2020 at the age of 67. The Seymour, Tennessee resident was known in the Racking Horse Industry across the East Tennessee, North Carolina and Alabama show circuits. Charlene was honored to serve on the judges’ panel at the Racking Horse World Celebration in 2015. She
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Obituary – Elvin Sapp

Elvin Emery Sapp , 84, passed away on July 5th, 2020 at his home in Columbia, Missouri surrounded by his family. Visitation was Wednesday, July 8th at Memorial Funeral Home with a graveside service that followed in Memorial Park Cemetery. Elvin was born on June 24, 1936 in Boone County, the son of Everett Emery
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Obituary – Bettye Joyce Swann Warmbrod

Bettye Joyce Swann Warmbrod, age 86, of Belvidere, Tennessee, was welcomed into heaven on Sunday, June 7, 2020, surrounded by her daughters, granddaughters, sister, and niece. Mrs. Warmbrod was born in Alto, Tennessee, on April 22, 1934, to the late Virgil and Faye (Sublett) Swann. She spent her dearly beloved childhood years in Decherd with
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Obituary – John D Warmbrod

John David Warmbrod, age 87, of Belvidere, Tennessee, was welcomed into Heaven on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at his residence, spending his final days of this life surrounded by his treasured family. Mr. Warmbrod was born in Belvidere, Tennessee on June 26, 1932, to the late John Earl (Chick) and Mary Lou (Osborne) Warmbrod. He
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Obituary – Linda Beasley

Linda Locke Beasley was born on September 28, 1942, in Pasadena, California and passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020, surrounded by her loved ones. Linda graduated from Greenville High School and attended Emory University. She married Jimmy on September 9, 1962 and moved to Athens where she completed her bachelor’s degree at Athens State
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