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  • Trainers’ Show Judges January 11, 2023The judges for The 55th Annual National Walking Horse Trainers’ Show to be held on Wednesday, March 15 through Saturday, March 18th 2023 at The Calsonic Arena will be David Sisk, Brent Grider, and Dickie Scrivner.
  • 2022 Trainers of the Year December 19, 2022The Scoop congratulates the 2022 Trainers of the Year   R.M. Kellett WHTA Performance Trainer of the Year   Laurie Toone WHTA Pleasure Trainer of the Year   Kayla Baucom WHTA Assistant Performance Trainer of the Year   Krysta Allen WHTA Assistant Pleasure Trainer of the Year  
  • Obituary- Eric Lackey December 19, 2022Eric Carl Lackey, 66, a resident of High Point, NC, passed on to be with the Lord on November 22, 2022 while at the home he shared with his wife, Diane DuBois Lackey. Funeral services were Tuesday, November 29th, 2022 with a visitation from 12:00 until 1:30 pm in the Christian Enrichment Center at Memorial ...
  • Obituary- Elaine Pinner December 19, 2022Elaine Pinner, 76, of Senatobia, MS passed away Sunday, November 27, 2022. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. She also loved animals. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Ralph Pinner; daughter, Teresa Anne McDermott (Barry); son, Ralph E. Pinner, Jr. (Traci); sisters, Nanda King and June Lee; brother, Harold Owen, Jr. ...
  • Obituary Jean Poarch November 30, 2022Jean 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 Stanley. Survivors ...
  • Obituary Darrin Sisk November 30, 2022Darrin 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 and ...
  • WHOA Announces 2023 Triple Crown November 30, 2022The 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 will soon ...
  • Obituary Becky Bull November 30, 2022On 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 the ...
  • Birth Annoucement November 30, 2022The 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 November 30, 2022Brandy 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 November 30, 2022The 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 November 14, 2022The 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 will soon ...
  • Mr. & Mrs. Tyler Baucom November 14, 2022The 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 November 14, 2022The 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 October 18, 2022Walking 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.