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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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Marshall County Horseman’s Association Horse Show

The  Marshall County Horseman’s Association is pleased to announce their upcoming 40th annual horse show on July 22, 2016. Judging the event will be the Honorable Jamie Hankins of Paris, Kentucky. The event will feature 32 classes, including Riders Cup classes, amateur and youth classes. Gates will be manned by the TWHBEA Youth and all gate
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Putnam County Fair Announces Judge

The judge for this years Putnam County Fair is Frankie Jo Bradley. The show date is July 16,2016.

VETERANS HONORED AT LOCAL HORSE SHOW

The Walking Horse Trainer’s Auxiliary would like to honor all veterans at this year’s Moneytree Classic Horse Show. The event will be held at the Bedford County Ag Center July 1, 2016, opening ceremonies will be held at 5:30 PM. The eldest veteran will carry the large American flag with all other veterans carry a
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Mary Anne Studdard Hensley Obituary

Mary Anne Studdard Hensley, 78, of Athens, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens. A native of Sweetwater, and a lifelong resident of McMinn County, she was a daughter of the late John Thomas and Annie Gladys Latham Studdard. She was District Deputy for U.S. Congressman Bill Brock.
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The Loss of Larry Lowman

The Scoop is saddened to have lost a great friend and leader in our Tennessee Walking Horse Industry. Larry Lowman lost his battle with Cancer on June 20, 2016. Mr. Lowman has been in the Walking Horse Industry for over 55 years. Funeral Arrangements will be listed when known. TWHBEA released the following statement. TWHBEA
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William B. Johnson Obituary

JOHNSON, William B. 1937-2016 William B. Johnson passed away on June 12, 2016 after a long illness. Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Sandra Thome Johnson, a graduate of Agnes Scott. An Atlanta native, Johnson graduated from Decatur High School in 1955 and from Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in Industrial Management.
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WHAA Announcements

-WHAA has selected Joe Cotton of Nesbit, Ms to judge the WHAA Summer Classic on June 18 at Arab Park. -WHAA donates $2,500 to PSHA to help support the legal and legislative efforts. -Alabama Walking Horse Ladies will donate $1,500 to PSHA from the proceeds of their recent show.

Foothills Jubilee Judge Announced

The judge for the Foothills Jubilee on June 25th will be Roger Varney. The following classes have been added to the program: 1a. Yearling Halter 1b. Model Class 13a. 4 Yr. Old Amateur Specialty

West Georgia Charity Adds Classes and Changes Time

The West Georgia Charity Horse Show is scheduled for June 25, has added two classes to their original schedule and changed the start time. The show added a Four & Under Trail Pleasure class, class 30. In addition, the Country Pleasure classes have been split and they will now feature an English Country Pleasure, class
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Christmas In July Selects Judge

The Christmas In July Show is scheduled for Thursday, June 30 and will be held at the Bedford County Ag. Center in Shelbyville, Tennessee. They have selected Robbie Spiller to mark the cards for this year’s event. For more information contact Julie Lambert at 931-619-2520.  

Woodbury Lions Club Judges Announced

The 78th Annual Woodbury Lions Club Horse Show has selected Jason Hughes and Dickie Scrivner to judge this year’s event. The two judges will alternate each class. The Woodbury Lions Club will be held at the Woodbury Fairgrounds at 5 pm. on July 2, 2016.  For any other additional information contact Bruce Steelman at 615-563-25542
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Owners’ Meeting

The Celebration hosted an Owners’ Meeting in the Blue Ribbon Circle club on the show grounds prior to the start of Saturday night performances of the Spring Fun Show on May 28, 2016 at 5:00 pm. Representatives from the Leadership Council, as well as representatives from the industry’s lobbyists were on hand to provide an
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Money Tree Classic Judge Announced

` The Money Tree Classic has announced that Ross Campbell will be there judge for this year’s event. The show will be held Friday July 1, 2016.

TWHBEA Performance Horse Committee Issues Position Statement

In light of recent events in the United States Congress and in the USDA regarding rule making, the TWHBEA Performance Horse Committee makes the following statement: •The TWHBEA Performance Committee supports every discipline of the Tennessee Walking Horse. The TWHBEA Performance Horse Committee is also committed to the welfare of every Tennessee Walking in their
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NCWHA Tip Show Class Sheet

NCWHA TIP Show 2016

Show Results

Smith County Show Results

Smith County Show

WHAA Summer Classic Results

WHAA Summer Classic Results

Savannah Lions Club Results

Savannah Lions Club

Liberty Lions Club Show Results

Liberty Lions Club Show

Cumberland County Results

Cumberland County

Smoky Mountain Classic Results

Smoky Mountain Classic Results

NCWHA Tip Show Results

NCWHA Tip Show_Dallas, NC Results

Lawrenceburg Lions Club Walking Horse Results

Lawrenceburg Lions Club Walking Horse Results

Tazewell, TN Results

Tazewell, TN Results

Spring Fun Show Results

Spring Fun Show Results

West Stanly, NC Results

West Stanly, NC Results

Racking Spring Celebration Results

Racking Spring Celebration Results

Manchester, TN Results

Manchester, TN Results

FAST Spring Showcase Results

FAST Spring Showcase Results

Cookeville, TN Results

Cookeville, TN Results

Obituaries

Mary Anne Studdard Hensley Obituary

Mary Anne Studdard Hensley, 78, of Athens, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens. A native of Sweetwater, and a lifelong resident of McMinn County, she was a daughter of the late John Thomas and Annie Gladys Latham Studdard. She was District Deputy for U.S. Congressman Bill Brock.
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The Loss of Larry Lowman

The Scoop is saddened to have lost a great friend and leader in our Tennessee Walking Horse Industry. Larry Lowman lost his battle with Cancer on June 20, 2016. Mr. Lowman has been in the Walking Horse Industry for over 55 years. Funeral Arrangements will be listed when known. TWHBEA released the following statement. TWHBEA
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William B. Johnson Obituary

JOHNSON, William B. 1937-2016 William B. Johnson passed away on June 12, 2016 after a long illness. Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Sandra Thome Johnson, a graduate of Agnes Scott. An Atlanta native, Johnson graduated from Decatur High School in 1955 and from Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in Industrial Management.
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Kenneth John Stirn Obituary

Kenneth John Stirn, 69, of Scottsville, KY died Sunday, May 15, 2016 at his residence. The Aurora, IL native was a retired employee of Ford Motor Company Kentucky Truck Plant where he worked for over 30 years, a graduate of Glasgow High School, a member of the Tennessee Walking Horse Association and Nova Car Club.
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James (Jim) Gullett Obituary

James (Jim) Gullett died peacefully at his Duluth home May 20, 2016. .Jim was born in Prentiss county, Mississippi on Sept. 30, 1924, to James Angus and Zora Gullett. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Jeanine, daughter Patricia Tisma, Son Ronnie, daughter-in-law Cyndee, grandchildren Jon and Kari Tisma, Tonya Beaty(Husband Greg) Joseph
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Louise Polk Obituary

Louise Polk, 93 years of age, of Midland, NC passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Tucker Hospice House in Kannapolis, NC. Louise was born November 19, 1922 in Stanly County, to the late Jonah Little and the late Annie Little. She was also preceded in death by husband, Clinton S. Polk; seven brothers and
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Tommy Halmontaller Obituary

Paul Thomas (Tommy) Halmontaller, 64, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, of anaplastic thyroid cancer. Tommy was preceded in death by his father, Paul and brother, Chuck Halmontaller. He is survived by his fiancé, Tera Bynum; mother, Minnie Halmontaller; sister, Nina (Jim) Coppinger; sister-in-law, Nancy Halmontaller; two nieces and two nephews; special friends, Bobby
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Larry Brown Obituary

Cecil Larry Brown, age 66, of Leesville, South Carolina, went to his eternal resting place on May 5, 2016. He passed away after a long battle with cancer at Providence Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina. Larry was born on February 10, 1950 in Arley, Alabama to the late Opal and Stanley “Snoop” Brown. He is
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Louise Polk Obituary

Please keep David and Deedee Polk and their family in your thoughts and prayers as David’s mother passed away yesterday. Louise Polk, 93 years of age, of Midland, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Tucker Hospice House in Kannapolis. Louise was born November 19, 1922 in Stanly County, to the late Jonah Little and
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Equine Obituary – Jose’s Star Attraction

10/2/2007 – 04/18/2016 It is with great sadness that Lee and Carole Baxter of Alexandria, La along with the Watts Family of Summit, MS announce the passing of WC Jose’s Star Attraction at the age of 8. This talented stallion passed away peacefully in his stall on Monday, April 18, 2016 from a ruptured stomach
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Susan Jane Carter Obituary

Susan Jane Carter, 70, of Indianapolis, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016. She was born on June 7, 1945 in Anderson, IN to the late James and Virginia Carter. Susie was a 1963 graduate of Highland High School and worked as a bookkeeper for the Pacers organization for several years. She also worked full
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Alvery (A.C.) Potter Obituary

Alvery (A.C.) Potter, age 70, passed away Friday, April 8, 2016 at the Pikeville Medical Center. A.C. was born on Aug. 18, 1945 to his parents the late Alvery Potter and Faye Farley Potter. He was retired self employed coal operator and farmer, and also a member of Grace Baptist Church at Shelbiana, Ky. Along
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Richard Nelson Henson Obituary

Richard Nelson Henson, Age 66 of Symsonia, KY, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016, at Lourdes Hospital ER, Paducah, KY. Richard was a teacher, principal and a coach throughout his career in education serving in Western Kentucky and Missouri. He was best known as “The Broom Man” and was the 3rd generation family broom maker
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PAUL WOFFORD BUSH OBITUARY

Paul Wofford Bush, age 91, of Chesnee, SC passed away on Monday, March 7, 2016 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. He was born February 9, 1925 in Spartanburg County. He was the son of the late Paul J. and Luna Lawter Bush, and also was the husband of the late Julia Etta Hughey Bush. Mr.
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Billie Rymer Nipper Obituary

Billie Rymer Nipper, also known for her beautiful artwork and annual craft show, Nillie Bipper, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Cleveland. Mrs. Nipper was a charter member of the Cleveland Creative Arts Guild
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