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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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Obituary Jean Poarch

Jean Poarch, age 90, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 16, 2022, surrounded by her family. She is preceded in death by her son, Ronal Young; parents Dennis and Emma Johns; daughter-in-law Judy Young; brother Dennis Johns Jr.: sisters, Faye Scott, Model Kendrick, Anner Lou Ridley, Syble Green, Betty Steelman, Bobbie Jo
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Obituary Darrin Sisk

Darrin Wayne Sisk of Walterboro, South Carolina entered into eternal rest on Wednesday afternoon, November 9, 2022. He was 57 years old. Darrin was born October 18, 1965, in Rocky Face, Tennessee. He was the son of Mary Katherine Love Sisk and the late Jerry Wayne Sisk. Darrin had worked over thirty years, a long
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WHOA Announces 2023 Triple Crown

The Walking Horse Owners Association will host the Triple Crown Show Series in 2023. The inaugural year was 2022, and it was a huge success. Mark your calendar for the following dates: *March 30-April 1, 2023- Escambia County Equestrian Center in Pensacola, Florida *The second of the three shows is pending show grounds availability and
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Obituary Becky Bull

On November 15, 2022 Rebecca Sue (England) Bull, 66, of Jefferson City, Tennessee passed away at Fort Sanders Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was 66 years old. She was born on May 17, 1956 in Kokomo, Indiana to the late Eugene and Arnetta Bray England, and was raised in Tazewell, Tennessee. She was
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Birth Annoucement

The Scoop congratulates Rae Shumate-Tysor and James Abernathy on the birth of their daughter Tatum Elizabeth Abernathy. She entered the world on November 15, 2022 weighing 6.5 lbs and measured 19 inches in length. Proud big sister is Reese Abernathy.

Wedding Annoucement

Brandy Jeanne and Zack Zeis were united in marriage on November 12, 2022 at Wilhite United Methodist Church in Downsville, Louisiana. The newlyweds will reside in Wartrace, Tennessee. The Scoop wishes Brandy and Zack a marriage that is abundantly blessed.

WHTA Holiday Banquet

The 54th Annual WHTA Holiday Banquet will take place on December 3, 2022, at the Blue Ribbon Circle in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Friday’s meetings will also take place at the Blue Ribbon Circle. Please make note of the venue change from previous announcements. You may contact the WHTA office at 931-684-5866 for more information.

WHOA Announces 2023 Triple Crown

The Walking Horse Owners Association will host the Triple Crown Show Series in 2023. The inaugural year was 2022, and it was a huge success. Mark your calendar for the following dates: *March 30-April 1, 2023- Escambia County Equestrian Center in Pensacola, Florida *The second of the three shows is pending show grounds availability and
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Mr. & Mrs. Tyler Baucom

The Scoop congratulates Allison Becknell and Tyler Baucom who were united in marriage on October 16, 2022 at Rolling Hill Farms in Monroe, North Carolina. The newlyweds will make their home in Monroe. Tyler is the trainer at Baucom Stables.

WHTA Holiday Banquet

The 54th Annual WHTA Holiday Banquet will take place on December 3, 2022, at the Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville, Tennessee. The deadline for reservations is November 14, 2022. You may contact the WHTA office at 931-684-5866 for more information.

WALKING FOR THE ANGELS

Walking for the Angels Show will take place on October 28th & 29th in Belfast. Judges will be Mike Hilley, Dickie Scrivner and Chris Zahnd. For more information, contact Jule Graham at 931-619-2520.

Justified Honors Visits SCHS Homecoming

John Allan Callaway and reigning World Grand Champion Justified Honors visited Shelbyville Central High School at the end of September and presented the American flag for their 2022 Homecoming Game against Lebanon. The local football team didn’t quite pull out a win, but Callaway and Justified Honors certainly pulled out some great enthusiasm from the
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Wilson / Latham Proposal

On the last Saturday night of the Racking Horse World Celebration. Wesley Wilson proposed to Makayla Hope Latham at our barn on the show grounds in front of family, customers and friends.

WHOA Announces Executive Director Search Committee

The Walking Horse Owners Association Board of Directors has announced the search committee for an Executive Director to replace retiring Executive Director Tommy Hall. It will consist of the past five presidents of the Walking Horse Owners Association, David Pruett, Kim Bennett, Rhonda Martocci, Dee Dee Miller and Frank Neal, along with WHOA Vice-President Amy
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Equine Obituary – DiMaggio

June 28, 2004- Aug 17, 2022 Dimaggio was purchased as a two year old by Backward S Ranch and the Sherman Family. He was then purchased during his three year old season by Holland and Kilgore and went on to win the Three Year Old WGC and Three Year Old Stallion preliminary with Billy Young.
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Show Results

United Fall Finale Results

United Fall Finale Results

Celebration Fall Classic Results

Celebration Fall Classic Results

Appalachian Championship Results

Appalachian Championship Results

North Carolina Championship Results

North Carolina Championship Results

SCWHA Championship Results

SCWHA Championship Results

Kentucky Celebration Results

Kentucky Celebration Results

Buckeye Classic Results

Buckeye Classic Results

The Classic – Belfast Results

The Classic – Belfast Results

Germantown Charity Results

Germantown Charity Results

ETWHA LADIES AUXILIARY Results

ETWHA LADIES AUXILIARY Results

Cumberland County Results

Cumberland County Results

Arab Summer Classic Results

Arab Summer Classic Results

Spring Fun Show Results

Spring Fun Show Results

PWHAT Show Results

PWHAT Show Results

EAST TN CLASSIC RESULTS

EAST TN CLASSIC RESULTS

Obituaries

Obituary Jean Poarch

Jean Poarch, age 90, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 16, 2022, surrounded by her family. She is preceded in death by her son, Ronal Young; parents Dennis and Emma Johns; daughter-in-law Judy Young; brother Dennis Johns Jr.: sisters, Faye Scott, Model Kendrick, Anner Lou Ridley, Syble Green, Betty Steelman, Bobbie Jo
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Obituary Darrin Sisk

Darrin Wayne Sisk of Walterboro, South Carolina entered into eternal rest on Wednesday afternoon, November 9, 2022. He was 57 years old. Darrin was born October 18, 1965, in Rocky Face, Tennessee. He was the son of Mary Katherine Love Sisk and the late Jerry Wayne Sisk. Darrin had worked over thirty years, a long
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Obituary Becky Bull

On November 15, 2022 Rebecca Sue (England) Bull, 66, of Jefferson City, Tennessee passed away at Fort Sanders Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was 66 years old. She was born on May 17, 1956 in Kokomo, Indiana to the late Eugene and Arnetta Bray England, and was raised in Tazewell, Tennessee. She was
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Equine Obituary – DiMaggio

June 28, 2004- Aug 17, 2022 Dimaggio was purchased as a two year old by Backward S Ranch and the Sherman Family. He was then purchased during his three year old season by Holland and Kilgore and went on to win the Three Year Old WGC and Three Year Old Stallion preliminary with Billy Young.
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Equine Obituary – Kick Start Jazz

Kick Start Jazz was humanely laid to rest on September 24, 2022. He was loved by Justin, Amanda and Walker Manis. Jazz was bred by George and Diane McAlpin of Mayfield, Kentucky, foaled on October 1, 2007 and was started under the Latham Stables banner. Justin and his grandmother, Charlene Richardson, purchased Jazz in 2009
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Obituary – Don Collins

Long-time Tennessee Walking Horse owner and enthusiast Don Collins passed away on Wednesday, September 28. The Scoop is saddened by this news, and we ask that you remember Lucky and the Collins Family in your thoughts and prayers. A full obituary will be posted when it becomes available.

OBITUARY – Billie Sue Story

The Scoop sends our deepest sympathies to the families of Link Webb and Tim Webb in the death of their mother Billie Sue Story. Mrs. Story passed from this life on July 16, 2022 at the age of 71. She was born September 18, 1950. Visitation with family was held on Monday, July 25th followed
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Obituary – Dana Kyte

It is with sadness the family members of Dana Milburn Kyte, Fall Branch, Tennessee, announce his passing at age 97 on June 16, 2022. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of the First Baptist Church of Fall Branch. Dana was a decorated veteran of the United States Army serving during WWII and
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Obituary-Sherry Gorman Sanderson

Sherry Gorman Sanderson of Pulaski, Tennessee passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 29th, 2022. She was born in Magee, Mississippi on June 30th, 1959 to her late parents, Mildred Ballard Gorman & James William Gorman. Sherry was a cradle Catholic, raised in Jackson, Mississippi and in 1988 made Pulaski, Tennessee her home. Sherry dedicated her
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Obituary- Marie Brundige

Marie Brundige, age 94, of Sugar Grove, IL, passed peacefully into the arms of her Savior, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. She was born February 2, 1928, in Oak Park, IL, to proud parents, Paul and Alida Koch. Marie grew up in Oak Park and attended local schools. She graduated from Oak Park High School where
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Obituary- Grover Blaylock

Grover Richardson Blaylock, age 61, passed away on May 9, 2022, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Grover was born in Birmingham, Alabama, to Dr. Harry Isham Blaylock, Jr. and Mary Little Murchison Blaylock on February 4, 1961. He graduated from Shades Valley High School and The University of Alabama, where he was a
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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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