Equine Obituary – Steel Connection

Steel Connection - PJThe 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.

The Palmetto Saddle Club Show Postponed

The Palmetto Saddle Club Show scheduled for November 17 has been postponed indefinitely.

ETWHA Youth Drawing

The youth leaugue would like to thank everyone that supported them during the recent Fall Classic in White Pine by purchasing tickets on the beautiful RIBBON RACK made by Lori Spurgeon. Lori always outdoes herself with each new creation for the kids!!! Congratulations to Sarah Coffee Burks on your winning ticket.

Jerry Manes Memorial Show

The Midwest Walking Horse Trainers Association is hosting a Jerry Manes Memorial Horse Show on November 9th and 10th. The show will have 36 classes and start at 7:00 pm each night. It will be located at the Hickman Arena in Stoutland, Missouri.

Walking For The Angels Announces Judge

Organizers for the Walking For The Angels Horse Show has selected Jeanette Baucom of Monroe, North Carolina to mark the cards for this year’s event. The show will be held on November 10th at the Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville.

Miss KY Celebration

IMG_4425The Scoop congratulates 2018 Miss Kentucky Celebration Emma Thompson. Emma was recently crowned at the 2018 Kentucky Celebration. She is the daughter of Tina Moss.

Alabama Show News

The Baileyton Fall Classic will be held on Saturday, October 13th at the Baileyton Park. Classes will be held for Walking and Racking Horses. Cindy Bryant of Junaluska, North Carolina has been selected to judge. For more information contact David Latham at 256-572-1820 or Joan Kemp at 205-566-6090.

The 51st Annual Alabama Jubilee Horse Show will be held Friday and Saturday, October 26th and 27th, at the Morgan County Celebration Arena in Priceville. This Triple Points Riders’ Cup show will be judged by Jennifer Bingham, David Landrum and Kenny Smith. For more information contact Nancy Hawkins at 256-355-3595.

Celebration releases information on Tunica

The Celebration will once again host the very popular Tunica Fall Classic on November 1-3, 2018 at the Paul Battles Sr. Exposition Center.

Gold Strike Casino and Resort is the “horse show hotel” and special rates are available at $49 during weekdays and $95 for weekends, plus applicable fees. For reservations call 1-888-245-7829 and use block code 1810Tunica (Tunica Fall Classic). Gold Strike Casino and Resort is an MGM Resort Destination.

The Celebration also recently released the judging panel for this year’s show. Jamie Bradshaw, Jeannette Baucom and Smokey Carswell will mark the cards.

Welcome to the World Boone Stout

x_baby boonAlie and Brandon Stout along with son Banks, are excited to announce that Boone Charles Stout was born on September 21, 2018 at 8:08 pm. Both mommy and baby are healthy and happy and all are excited to be in their new home in Verona, Kentucky. The Scoop congratulates the growing Stout Family.

Obituary- Earnest Burke

Burk Pic for obituaryEarnest (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 Inspector from which he retired in 2003. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Lib McFarland; brothers, Clyde E. and Wallace Burke.
Survived by his wife, Mary Ella Johnson Burke of Wildersville; son, Michael Wilson Burke of Perryville, TN; daughter, Jennifer (Paul) Anderson of Memphis; beloved granddaughter, Ella Bradley Anderson of Memphis; sister, Beverly Collins of College Grove, TN; and brother, Randall (Judy) of Hermitage, TN.
He was a great friend of the Walking Horse family for over six decades. From his days as an outstanding halter exhibitor (he was the first person to show Prides Generator) to stallion manager at Tamarack Acres (Prides Gold Coin, Mark of Carbon, Ebony’s Threat) & Shadow Valley Farm (Sun’s Delight, Ace’s Sensation, Generator), he conducted himself with the utmost professionalism & integrity. Our sincerest condolences to Mary Ella, Mike, Jennifer & family. He will be greatly missed!