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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- 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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SHOW Releases Important Information

In 2018, the SHOW HIO formed a Judges’ Advisory Group to submit recommendations to the SHOW board regarding SHOW’s judging program. The SHOW HIO also has a Judges’ Committee which manages the judging program and training and serves as a liason between the SHOW board and the licensed judges. The Judges’ Advisory Group (JAG) will
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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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KWHA Board of Director’s Meeting

November 18, 2018, Four Points Sheraton, Lexington, KY The meeting was called to order by President Carmichael. The members present were Kim Back, Peggy Bramerloh, Denise Calhoun, Darrell Collins, Billy Howard, Jason Joseph, Paige Smith Porter, Jared Scott, Jamie Tucker, and Christin Wood. Regina Fritsch, Terry Logan Lunsford, Tina Moss, and Doug Stephens had excused
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KWHA General Membership Meeting

January 13, 2018, Four Points Sheraton, Lexington, KY The meeting was called to order by President Daniel Carmichael, who welcomed everyone. President Carmichael asked if everyone had time to look over the General Membership minutes from January 14, 2017. Jared Scott moved the minutes be approved as presented, seconded by Jason Joseph. Motion carried. President
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USDA Session To Be Held

On Saturday, February 9th, the United States Department of Agriculture will host a compliance discussion at the Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville. The event will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. This discussion will cover various topics related to the Horse Protection Act and more. Trainers, exhibitors, owners and the general public are all invited
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Newly Elected WHOA Board of Directors

Press release from WHOA The Walking Horse Owners’ Association is proud to announce the following candidates were elected to the WHOA Board of Directors by the WHOA Membership. 2018 President: Rhonda Martocci – Tennessee Jason Bachert – Missouri, Martha Child – Tennessee Crystal Deputy – Tennessee, Jessica Hlebak – Tennessee Maggie Moore – Tennessee, David
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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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Smoky Mountain Walking Horse Association Scholarship

The Smoky Mountain Walking Horse Association announces they will be giving out a college scholarship of $500 to a qualified applicant. Candidate requirements are as follow: 1. High school Junior/Senior, or college student under the age of 24 2. Member of the Smoky Mountain or East Tennessee Walking Horse Associations for a year before the
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Show Results

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

2018 TWHBEA National Futurity Results

2018 TWHBEA National Futurity Results

2018 TWHNC Results

2018 TWHNC Results

Obituaries

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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Obituary- Dr. William Warr

Dr. W. Spurgeon Warr, age 84, of Phenix City, Alabama, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2018. Dr. Warr was born May 24, 1934, in Abbeville, Alabama to the late Mary Louise McCloud Warr and Buford S. Warr. He graduated from Central High in 1952, Auburn University in 1955, UAB in 1959, Internship and Residency
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Obituary Mickey Groom

Ms. Louise Samford (Mickey) Groom of Opelika passed away at UAB University Hospital November 26, 2018. Funeral service for Ms. Groom was held November 30, 2018 at First United Methodist Church of Opelika. Interment followed at Rosemere Cemetery. Ms. Groom was born November 24, 1933 in Atlanta, Georgia to parents, Dr. Millard and Gwendolyn Samford.
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Obituary- Lester John Anderson, Jr.

Obituary- Lester John Anderson, Jr. PINEY FLATS – Lester John Anderson, Jr., 69, passed away November 21, 2018 at his home in Piney Flats, TN. The family received friends on Saturday, November 24, 2018. A celebration of life service followed. A graveside service was conducted on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Piney Grove Cemetery in
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Equine Obituary – Steel Connection

The Scoop has learned of the passing of World Grand Champion Steel Connection. The beautiful stallion was owned and loved by JoAnn Dowell of Powell, Ohio. A full obituary will be updated in a later edition.

Obituary- Earnest Burke

Earnest (Turk) Franklin Burke, age 82, of Wildersville, Tennessee died Friday, September 28, 2018. Born in Old Hickory. Tennessee on August 27, 1936 to Clyde Wilson and Gladys L. Burke. He served in the Air National Guard, worked at the Nashville Gas Co. for 20 years and the State of Tennessee as a Natural Gas
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Obituary – Ruth York Bennett

Centertown- Ruth York Bennett, 91, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at Ohio County Health System. She was born April 29, 1927 daughter of the late F.W. and Gola Trogden York. Ruth was a member of Centertown Baptist Church and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Welborn Lee Ashby American Legion Post 296. She had worked
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