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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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Congratulations Dr. and Mrs. William Bauer

Dr. William Bauer and Maisie McSwain were united in marriage on June 1, 2019. The nuptials took place in Gainesville, Georgia where the couple will reside. The Scoop sends best wishes to the newlyweds and congratulates the Bauer and McSwain families.

Wedding Bells Ring for the Flippins

Dustin and Carmen Flippin were united in marriage in a private ceremony on their family farm in Amelia Court House, Virginia. The event took place on Friday, May 24th with only the couple and their two daughters Emory, 10 and Masyn, 6. The Scoop wishes the Flippin Family many blessings in the years to come.

Love Is In The Air

Congratulations to World Champion rider Isaac McGee and his fiance’ Keely Smith on their recent engagement. Isaac popped the question at his farm surrounded by their favorite farm animals while celebrating their second anniversary. The Scoop congratulates Isaac and Keely on their upcoming nuptials.

WHOA International Grand Championship

The Walking Horse Owners Association has announced the dates for the upcoming 41st Annual International Pleasure & Colt Grand Championship Walking Horse Show. It will take place on July 26-August 3, 2019 at the Tennessee Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. There will be 268 classes for your choosing. For a class schedule, visit their Facebook
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Welcome to the World

Jon and Caroline Elliott Allen are proud to announce the arrival of their firstborn Rhett Elliott Allen. Rhett entered the world on May 27th weighing 6lbs. 10.5oz and measured 19 inches long. The Allen’s reside in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina. The Scoop congratulates Jon and Caroline on the birth of their bouncing baby boy. 

Horse Show Rescheduled

The Palmetto Saddle Club Horse Show has rescheduled their May 18th show for November 2, 2019.

Horse Shows Working Together

Show organizers with the Money Tree Classic and Christmas In July Horse Show have joined efforts to reduce the class numbers for both shows. This was done in hopes that the new class layout for both shows will help shorten the nights and heat up the competition! The Christmas In July Horse Show will be
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LYNCHBURG FRONTIER DAYS

The Metro Lynchburg/Moore County Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend their annual Frontier Days in the historic Lynchburg, Tennessee. Lynchburg is the home of Jack Daniels Whiskey, which makes the small Tennessee town a huge tourist attraction. Located just 18 miles south of Shelbyville, Lynchburg events such as Frontier Days have become popular with
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TWHBEA Releases Youth Medallion Update

We are so excited about our Youth Medallion program that has been revived this year. Thank you to all of the shows thus far that have added one or both of these classes to your show bills and a big thank you to all of the upcoming shows. We have a total of 15 shows
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New Horse Show In Shelbyville

The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association has announced plans for a new horse show coming to Shelbyville. The TWHBEA Summer Sizzler will take place on July 25th at 5:00 PM in the Calsonic Arena. Mark your calendars and make plans to support this inaugural event.

Cumberland County Open Horse Show Cancelled

The Cumberland County Open Horse Show in Crossville, TN scheduled for tomorrow has been cancelled due to excessive rain.

Phi Delta Theta’s Charity

FAST was honored to have the assistance of Phi Delta Theta on April 12, 2019 for our Birthday Party set up. The brothers came together in an organized whirlwind and set up a party for over 400 people in less than 15 minutes. In appreciation FAST donated $2,000.00 to Phi Delta Theta’s charity, ALS (Lou
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Washington Press Release

Alexander, Blackburn Introduce Legislation to Protect the Tennessee Walking Horse Tradition Press Release Posted on May 14, 2019 WASHINGTON, May 14, 2019 – United States Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) today introduced legislation to protect the Tennessee Walking Horse tradition. “In baseball if a player illegally uses steroids you punish the player
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Area Shows Announce Judges

Columbia Spring Jubilee The Columbia Spring Jubilee, held in Columbia, Tennessee, will be held May 30th – June 1st and will begin at 6:00 pm each night. Selected to judge the event at the Maury County Parks and Recreation will be Nathan Clark, Scotty Brooks and Dickie Scrivner. Wartrace Horse Show David Sisk has agreed
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Show Results

Spring Fun Show Results

Spring Fun Show Results

Columbia Spring Jubilee Results

Columbia Spring Jubilee Results

White County Open Results

White County Open Results

Upper Cumberland Results

Upper Cumberland Results

Smoky Mountain Classic Results

Smoky Mountain Classic Results

PWHAT Fun Show Results

PWHAT Fun Show Results

NC Spring Show Results

NC Spring Show Results

Manchester Lions Club Results

Manchester Lions Club Results

Walking for the Future Results

Walking for the Future Results

Southeastern NC Walking & Racking Results

Southeastern NC Walking & Racking Results

The Cajun Classic Results

The Cajun Classic Results

Southern Championship Charity Results

Southern Championship Charity Results

Fast Spring Showcase Results

Fast Spring Showcase Results

Trainers Show Results

Trainers Show Results

Magnolia Classic Results

Magnolia Classic Results

Obituaries

Obituary – Ernest Upton

Ernest Lee Upton, age 64 of Shelbyville, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2019. He was born in McMinnville on March 10, 1955 to the late Carson Walker and Betty Sue (Kell) Upton. Ernest had been a professional Tennessee Walking Horse trainer since high school graduation, Even as a youngster he enjoyed working with horses.
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OBITUARY- BERLIN CARLSON ROBINETTE

Mr. Berlin Carlson Robinette age 70 of New Tazewell, Tennessee was born September 4, 1948 and passed away at his home on April 17, 2019. He was a Vietnam Veteran of the Air Force for 6 years surviving as a flight engineer. He attended Sheppard Air Force Base Flight School. He earned several awards for
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Obituary- Debby Harris

Debora Lester Brandon Harris age 69, of Lebanon, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019, at TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee surrounded by her loving family. She received her Heavenly Wings with her girls and husband of 39 years by her side holding her hand and praying with her. She was born May
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Obituary- Nellie Brantley

Graveside services for Mrs. Nellie Jay Brantley, age 93, of Wartrace, Tennessee were conducted on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with Bro. Tom Brantley officiating. Visitation with the family was held at Manchester Funeral Home prior to the service.. Mrs. Brantley passed away on Thursday, March 21th at McArthur Manor in
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Obituary- Mina Seaton

Mina Elrod Seaton, age 83, passed away at her residence March 18, 2019. She was a lifelong resident of Rutherford County, Tennessee and attended Mt. Herman Baptist Church. Mina worked at Murfreesboro Bank and Trust, Southeastern Tire and was a Walking Horse enthusiast. Mina was preceded in death by her parents Edward and Pauline Harris
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Obituary – Betty Hurt Smith

Betty Jo Stinson Hurt Smith passed away at Methodist Medical Center Thursday February 21, 2019. She was 84 years old. Betty was born in Falkville, Alabama on September 20, 1934 to Kenneth and Allie Tillery Stinson. She attended Oak Ridge High School where she was a cheerleader. Betty was founder and owner/operator of Apex Office
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Obituary – Bill Chapman

WILLIAM REYNOLDS CHAPMAN, III, (Bill) a resident of Huntsville, Alabama, and formerly of Troy, Alabama, went home to be with the Lord on February 24, 2019, after a brief illness with cancer. Dr. Chapman was born May 26, 1953, to William Reynolds Chapman, Jr. (W.R.) and Octavia Windham Chapman (Hootie) of Troy. He was preceded
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Equine Obituary- The Phantom Menace

The Phantom Menace passed away February 24, 2019. The 19 year owned was owned and loved by Thom Meek. He was sired by Masquerading and out of the Hytone’s Energizer mare, Black Cotton. Before Meek took ownership, The Phantom Menace was owned by Dee Dee Sale. He began his show career in 2002 as a
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Obituary – John Raymond Schmidt

Funeral services for John Raymond Schmidt, age 81, of Normandy, were held February 8, 2019, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Pastor Jamie Pine officiating. Burial followed at Willow Mount Cemetery. Mr. Schmidt passed from this life Monday, February 4, 2019, at Community Care of Rutherford County. Born July 26, 1937, in Brooklyn,
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Obituary – Brenda Dunn

Brenda Dunn, age 65 of Castalian Springs, passed away suddenly February 3, 2019. Brenda was born on March 15, 1953 to the late James Wesley Banes and the late Odie Bell Elliott Banes. She graduated with her nursing degree from the University of Tennessee at Nashville and was a Registered Nurse in the Nashville area
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Obituary – Robert “Bob” Garner

Robert L. (Bob) Garner was born July 16, 1931, the oldest of three children to the late Lillie Iris Lee Garner and William Chester Garner. A veteran of the United States Air Force, Bob received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee in 1957. In 1959, he received a Certified
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Obituary- James Franklin Payne

The Scoop has learned of the passing of Mr. James Franklin Payne of Burlington. Mr. Payne died at his residence on January 20th at the age of 80. He was a native of Alamance County. Mr. Payne was the husband of Dawn Clark Payne, who survives, and the son of William O. Payne and Mary
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Obituary- Rom Folger

Mr. Romulus Roscoe (Rom) Folger Sr. passed from this life on January 18, 2019 at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, North Carolina. He was 93 years old. Mr. Folger was the eighth of thirteen children. He was born on May 30, 1925. He was a graduate of the Dobson High School
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Obituary- John Wagner

John David Wagner passed from this life, entering his eternal home with the Lord on January 16, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was 63 years old. He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara. Others surviving are stepsons, Jay Dale and wife Suzanne, Steve Dale and girlfriend Melanie Shane; grandson
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Obituary- Mariam Charlotte (Pigg) Earonhart

Mrs. Mariam Charlotte Earonhart, age 80 passed on this life on January 23, 2019 at NHC Oakwood. A Cornersville native, Charlotte was born on May 19, 1938; the fifth child of the late Jimmie C. and Maize Endsley Pigg. Charlotte graduated from Cornersville High School. Charlotte married James Edward Earonhart and raised three daughters. Raising
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