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  • Obituary – Ruth York Bennett September 18, 2018 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 ...
  • Obituary- Eddie Ray Davis September 18, 2018 Eddie Ray Davis, 68, passed away Sunday September 9, 2018. He is survived by loving wife Donna Sponcil Davis of 48 years, son Jason (Shari), and grandson Nathan Davis. He was a native of Lexington, but a life-long resident of Jessamine County. He was born May 5, 1950, to the late ...
  • 2018 Celebration Fun Facts September 18, 2018 The recent Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration is in the books and ended on a positive note. There were interesting statistics that came from the 80th Anniversary show; some were history makers. * Lined Royal Cash broke the Fine Harness record by claiming her 11th win in this division. The 8 year old mare ...
  • Walking Horse Association of Ohio News September 18, 2018 It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Noble Stout, on Friday evening, September 7, 2018. Noble was battling several health challenges. Noble was larger than life and had many, many friends. There will be services at a later date. Our hearts and prayers are with the Stout family during this ...
  • FAST September 18, 2018 Congratulations to Todd Knois, Lewisburg, for winning the 2018 Celebration FAST 50/50 Cash Raffle. He won $18,107.50. Lynn Womack, Joi de Vie Salon, sold the winning ticket and receives the $500.00 bonus. Thank you to everyone for joining in and buying FAST raffle tickets. Our Tennessee Walking Show Horses and Horse ...
  • Obituary for Gerald Page Henley August 30, 2018 Gerald Page Henley, age 71 of Maiden, North Carolina passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018 at his residence. He was born on May 18, 1947 to the late Rhyne Baxter and Aleen Poole Henley. He was a lifelong member of Friendly Chapel Baptist Church. Gerald was the owner/operator of Henley Motors in Maiden from 1971-2005 ...
  • 25 Years After The Touch August 30, 2018 This year’s Celebration marks the 25th Anniversary that Chad Way directed The Touch to the World Grand Champion win. The family of the late artist Billie Nipper is offering The Touch print at a special price of $25 as a way to honor this silver anniversary milestone. This offer will be available throughout ...
  • Rolfe Mullins Update August 30, 2018 On Saturday evening, August 25th, Rolfe Mullins collapsed while in the line-up after showing his horse. As EMT workers arrived, they found him in critical condition. He was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he is now recovering and getting better each day. The Mullins Family appreciates your prayers and thoughts and asks ...
  • Corner Cleaners Offers Southern Hospitality August 30, 2018 Corner Cleaners is ready for all of their guests!! If you are too busy to stop and eat, owner Suzy Johnson invites you to stop by and grab a quick snack and drink. Let Corner Cleaners help give you the energy boost you need until you can get your next real meal. Join Corner ...
  • FAST Fundraiser August 30, 2018FAST is hosting their 50/50/ raffle again this year. The winner will be announced Saturday, September 1, 2018.
  • Kentucky Celebration Announces Judges August 22, 2018 The Kentucky Walking Horse Association will host their annual Kentucky Celebration September 21-22, 2018 in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. Show officials have announced the judging panel will consist of Allen McQuerry, Keith Becknell and Daniel Carmichael.
  • First Community Bank Hosts Nippers’ Art August 22, 2018 The art work of the late Billie Nippers is on display at First Community Bank in Shelbyville, located at 207 Elm Street. The exhibit was done as a memorial to Nippers for all her many contributions to the Celebration. The public can view various works of hers on display throughout the bank’s main lobby. First ...
  • Bedford County Students Get Free Celebration Tickets August 22, 2018 In a way to promote the 80th Annual Celebration and the Tennessee Walking Horse, the TWHNC has given away over 9,000 free tickets. Each school in Bedford County received enough tickets to give each student free admission on their school’s special night. August 23 Eakin Elementary- 676 tickets East Side Elementary- 429 tickets August 24 Thomas Magnet- 428 ...
  • Equine Obituary- Jazz King August 6, 2018Choose Your Gait Farm is sad to announce the passing of 3x RWGC and 2x WC, Jazz King. Jazz King has been owned, managed and loved by Jack Way, Kelly Peevy and Todd Fisher. He was humanely euthanized on July 25, 2018 from a debilitating knee injury that he would never recover from. Jazz King ...
  • ADDITION & CHANGES TO 2018 CELEBRATION CLASS SCHEDULE August 6, 2018ADDITION & CHANGES TO 2018 CELEBRATION CLASS SCHEDULE.docx (1)