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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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Walking Horse Youth Council

The Walking Horse Youth Council held their annual meeting Saturday December 6th. They had a meeting prior to heading to have some fun at the Capri Theater and watching a movie. The 2015 officers were elected and Whitlei Green will be President, Jayden Jackson First Vice President, Counti Green Second Vice President, Brooklyn Wheelon Secretary
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Walking Horse Ladies Auxiliary

The Walking Horse Trainers Auxiliary held their annual meeting on December 5th at Edgemont Baptist Church in Shelbyville, TN. The officers went over the events that took place throughout the year on voted on awards. The WHTA Ladies Auxiliary elected their 2015 officers to be President, Sarah Smith, First Vice President, Susan Coleman, Second Vice
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Probable Cause in Gun Case

A Maryville, TN judge found probable cause to send the case of Randall Stacy Gunter for further judicial action after a preliminary hearing in Blount County Tennessee General Sessions Court. Probable cause is not a guilt or innocence hearing but a hearing to determine if there is enough evidence to support the charges. Randall Gunter
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TWHBEA Newly Elected Officials

The newly elected executive members are as follows: President – Mr. Stephen B. Smith (TN) Senior Vice President – Mr. Charles Gleghorn (TN) Secretary – Ms. Loren Sanderson VP Administrative/Fiscal/Audit – Ms. Nancy Lynn Greene (TN) VP of Breeders Division – Mr. David Williams (TN) VP of Enforcement/Bylaws – Mr. Jeff Smith (SC) VP of
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WHTA Newly Elected Officers and Directors

New Officers and Directors for the WHTA are as follows: New Officers for 2015: President-Bill Young 1st Vice President-Bill Cantrell 2nd Vice President-Jamie Hankins New Directors for 2015: Derek Bonner Laurie Toone Winky Groover

Resignation letter from Tracy Boyd

Recently, and quite unexpectedly, I was presented with a tremendous career opportunity; one that has the potential to benefit my family for years to come. With the best interest of my family in mind, and for that reason alone, I am announcing my resignation as executive director of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’
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Wedding Announcement

Jonathan and Haley Stowers Married on September 6th ,2014 in Hurricane, WV at the Lion Heart Chateu. Tennessee Walking Horses are a big part of their lives. Both look forward to 2015 show season with newly purchase Jose’s Midnight Charger.

Thorsport Farms Holiday Celebration

Thorsport Farm plans to have their Holiday Celebration Saturday, December 6th from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Thorsport Farm is located at 4024 Barfield Crescent Rd in Murfreesboro, TN. Horses, food, beverages and fun are on the agenda!

TWH Museum Holiday Open House

The Tennessee Walking Horse National Museum hosted a Holiday Open House on Saturday, November 22nd from 10:00am until 6:30pm at the Museum on the square in Wartrace, TN. The public was invited out to visit and learn more about the wonderful Tennessee Walking Horse breed. Free admission was offered as well as light refreshments. All
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Birth Announcement

William Lake Yokley born November 25, 2014. He weighed 9.1 lbs. He was delivered in Nashville at Baptist hospital. Eric and Beck Yokley are the parents and proud Grandparents are Edie Hyatt and Tony Yokley and Neal and Deborah Oakley. Eric is employed at Eric Yokley Stables. Lake joins big sisters Riley and Harper and
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WHTA Youth Council Meeting

The WHTA Youth Council will hold their meeting this Saturday at the Capri Theatre in Shelbyville (off the square) beginning at 1:30. A movie will be shown beginning at 2! Bring the kiddos and get them involved!

Editor’s Correction

In our October 20, 2014 Issue 13 under the 43rd Racking Horse World Grand Championship story that the Four Year Old Open WGC, was I’m Juan Pueblo. It should read that the Four Year Old Open WGC for 2014 is Titleist Dark Knight owned by Andy Larimore and Allison Brinker. The Scoop apologizes for any
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Sheryl Crawford and Billy Maddox Named TWHBEA Master Breeders

LEWISBURG, Tenn. – Walt Chism, Chairman of the Master Breeder Award Committee at the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association (TWHBEA) is pleased to announce this year’s Award recipients: Sheryl Crawford of Carrollton, Georgia and the late Billy Maddox of Duck River, Tennessee. The highest and most prestigious recognition given to a breeder of
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Obituaries

Obituary Tommy Clay Howell

Mr. Tommy Clay Howell, age 73, of Bell Buckle, TN passed away Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Mr. Howell was a retired trainer of Tennessee Walking Horses. Arrangements are as follows; Visitation will be held at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel in Shelbyville, Tenn., on Friday, Nov., 7, 2014, from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. Burial will be held
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Obituary Robert Glen Wiley

Robert Glen Wiley, 72, husband of Gloria Carroll Wiley, died Monday, November 3, 2014, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville, KY. Born August 27, 1942, in Floyd County, KY, he was the son of the late Carl and the late Mary Mae (Rose) Wiley. He was owner of the Stenotype Institute in Jacksonville,
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Obituary John Paul Shaffer

John was born on February 22, 1974 and passed away on Saturday, October 18, 2014. John was a resident of Shelbyville, Tennessee at the time of his passing. He is survived by his wife Betsy his sons Jake and Landon. Memorial services were held at 6 PM Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.
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Obituary – Becky Walker Coleman

Services for Becky Walker Coleman of Money, Mississippi, will be held Thursday, October 30,2014 at 2:00 PM at West President Church of Christ in Greenwood. Visitation will be at Wilson and Knight Funeral Home prior to the funeral from 12:00 noon til 1:45 PM on the day of the funeral. Mrs. Coleman, age 66 died
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Johnny Wes Brown Funeral Services

Funeral services for Mr. Johnny Wes Brown, age 85, of Manchester, were conducted at 2:00 PM on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jack Lambert and Bro. Franklin Brown officiated. Burial was followed in Farrar Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family was at 4:00 PM on Wednesday at the funeral
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Obituary – Charles Richard Sullivan

Mr. Charles Richard Sullivan, age 62, of Shelbyville, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, with his family at his side. Funeral services will be 11 AM Saturday, October 18, 2014, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Reverend Scott Reed will officiate, with burial to follow in Houston Whitworth Cemetery. The family will
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Obituary – Edward “Ed” McLeod, Sr.

Frank Edward “Ed” McLeod, Sr., of Newberry, died Sunday, August 31, 2014, on his 84th birthday, at Palmetto Health Richland. Born on August 31, 1930 in Newberry County, he was the son of the late John Robert McLeod, Sr. and Azilee Satterwhite McLeod. He was a faithful and dedicated employee of the Torrington Company until
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Obituary – Charles “Scott” Lambert

Charles “Scott” Lambert of Hickory, NC and Shelbyville, TN entered eternal life on Monday, August 18, 2014. His spirit is carried on by his wife of 35 years Michelle Mosteller Lambert, two special daughters Kirsten and Shannon, two brothers, several nieces and nephews including Mark “Scrappy” Lambert, and an extended family of relatives and friends
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Marietta Gambill Obituary
Marietta Gambill Obituary
Equine Obituary – Papa’s Dark Shadow

Papa’s Dark Shadow, owned by Brant Collier of Rogersville, AL & Marjorie Watson of Lawrenceburg, TN, passed away on June 3, 2014 at Baum Equine Hospital in Shelbyville, TN, due to complications from a twisted intestine/colic. A winning show horse his entire career, this outstanding 9 year old gelding was crowned “2011 World Champion Owner
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Obituary – D.R. Mozeley, Sr.

D. R. Mozeley, Sr. “Dick” CHARLOTTE – D. R. “Dick” Mozeley, Sr., age 81, of Charlotte passed away June 10, 2014, at his residence. A service to celebrate his life will be at 12:00 noon Thursday, June 12th, at Christ United Methodist Church, Pastor Jim Humphries officiating. Visitation will be two hours prior (10:00-12:00 Noon)
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Brandi Floyd Raizor

Age: 38 Visitation: 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 13th at Shannon’s Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 14th at Shannon’s Interment: Grove Hill Cemetery Brandi Floyd Raizor, 38, of Shelbyville, died Friday, May 9, 2014 in Shelbyville. She was a student at Midway College where she was just finishing up her associate’s degree. For 10 years,
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Patricia Davis Vinson

COLUMBUS — Patricia Davis Vinson, 55, died May 9, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are Monday at 2 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Granville Wiggins and Walter Butler officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation is Monday from noon until service time at the funeral home. Mrs.
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Equine Obituary – The Cash Collector

The Cash Collector 1992-2014 The Cash Collector was humanely laid to rest Friday, April 11th, 2014. He was owned for most of his show ring career by the Dickerson family of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina. Cash was purchased in 1998 for Amanda to show in the pony ranks under the direction of David Polk from
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