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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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AWHLA 8th Annual Horse Show Class Sheet

AWHLA 8th Annual Horse Show – 050419

Welcome to the World

Mason and Amy Beth Gassaway have welcomed their first child into the world. Madelyn Elizabeth (Madi Beth) Gassaway made her grand entrance on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. She weighed 7lbs and 13oz and measured 20.5 inches long. The Scoop congratulates the growing Gassaway Family.

TWHBEA News

It’s the March Madness Membership Giveaway!! When you buy a new or upgrade an existing membership during the month of March, you earn a chance to win a LIFETIME membership to TWHBEA. This is a $1200 value so don’t miss out on this awesome opportunity.  

SCWHA Trail Ride Announced

The South Carolina Walking Horse Association is having a trail ride April 27 at Lee State Park in Bishopville. This event is open to all members and non members. Admission will be $10.00. A food truck will be available. For more information contact Darlene Buckner.  

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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National Trainers Show Judges

The Walking Horse Trainers’ Association has announced their judges’ panel for the 51st Annual National Trainers’ Show. Marking the cards will be Derek Bonner, Brent Grider and Wayne Dean. The three-night horse show will be held March 21-23 at the Calsonic Arena. For more information, contact Marcia Allison at 931-684-5866 or Dean Byard at 615-582-2364.

Predator Found at McNatts

Former Nashville Predator Pro Hockey Player, Mike Fisher recently made a stop in Fayetteville, Tennessee at the Bobby McNatt Farm. Fisher bought a Bojangles gelding for his family. The McNatt family, along with Fisher’s family, is looking forward to some great trail rides in the future. Mike Fisher is married to award winning country music
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Kesselring Opens Boutique In Shelbyville

Kailin Kesselring will officially open the doors to K. Ellen Boutique at 716 N. Main Street , on March 8. This new clothing boutique will have both women and men’s clothing and the location is adjacent to KFC. She will host her Grand Opening event on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 10:00am- 4:00 pm.  Stop
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Kentucky USDA Clinic

Kentucky will be the host state of the next compliance session hosted by the United States Department of Agriculture. The discussion session will be held on Saturday, March 9th from 10:00am to noon. It will be located at the Madison County Fairgrounds. Topics discussed will be related to compliance and non-compliance horses associated to the
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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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Correction

In the January issue we inadvertently posted Skywalk’s Threat as winning the WHAA Youth Pony Reserve High Point award. We apologize for this error. The correct win is the WHAA Youth Pony Hight Point Champion.

Show Results

WHOA High Point Banquet Results

WHOA High Point Banquet Results

Appalachian Walking & Racking Horse Banquet

Appalachian Walking & Racking Horse Banquet

TWHBEA Banquet Award Winner

TWHBEA awards

WHTA Banquet Award Winners

WHTA awards results

WHTA Thanksgiving Classic

WHTA Thanksgiving Classic

Walking For The Angels Results

Walking For The Angels Results

Tunica Fall Classic Results

Tunica Fall Classic Results

Appalachian Championship Results

Appalachian Championship Results

PWHAT Oktoberfest Results

PWHAT Oktoberfest Results

ETWHA Fall Classic Results

ETWHA Fall Classic ResultsETWHA Fall Classic Results

Clemson, SC Results

Clemson, SC Results

Walking For The Future Results

Walking For The Future Results

NWHA Results

NWHA ResultsNWHA Results

Money Tree Classic Results

Money Tree Classic ResultsMoney Tree Classic Results

Kentucky Celebration Results

Kentucky Celebration Results

Obituaries

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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Obituary- Elfriede “Elfie” Gallun

(Nee Jatzkowski) was called home to the Lord on January 22, 2019, age the age of 86. Elfie was reunited with her beloved husband of 59 years, Edwin A. “Ned” Gallun Jr. She was the loving mother of Lisa (James) Baum, Amanda (Tom) Wood and Martin (Angela) Gallun; dear grandmother of Jacob (Brittany) Baum, Luke
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Obituary- Wadene Parker Baucom

Wadene Parker Baucom, 77, of Monroe, North Carolina, went to be with Jesus Thursday, December 27th, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Wadene was born November 19th, 1941 in Mecklenburg County to the late Wade Stephen Parker and the late Eloise Parker. She was also preceded in death by husband Brice Edwin
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Obituary- Bob Adkisson

Mr. Robert (Bob) Hassel Adkisson passed from this life on Sunday, January 27, 2019. He was 84 years old. Bob was born on July 29, 1934 in Hardin County, Tennessee, to Robert W. and Aleen Hinton Adkisson who precede him in death. After completing his high school education in Savannah, Tennessee, he married Mary Julia
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Equine Obituary – Main Power

4/3/1999 – 1/28/2019 Press release from Rising Star Ranch It is with great sadness to report that 2005 World Grand Champion Main Power was humanely laid to rest. After a prolonged time dealing with a chronic leg issue, of which we had no resolution, Main Power’s quality of life was beginning to deteriorate to where
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Obituary- Paul Blackburn

Visitation for Paul Blackburn was held at Deaton Funeral Home in Red Bay, Alabama on Sunday, January 6th. He was cremated after the visitation & there will be a private service at a later time. There is still a need for financial assistance for the funeral home expenses. There is a “go fund me” page
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