Mules take home the prize

first_imgLatest Stories “But, folks today don’t have much interest in mules and I thought getting in the contest might generate a little interest in these beasts of burden.”Renfroe said mules have a proud history and “pretty much’ carried the young country on their strong backs.“Mules provided the power needed in the cotton fields and peanut fields and in the coal and logging industries,” he said. “We owe them a lot.”Pete and Jenny will be featured on the cover of the 2015 Pet Photo Calendar and the pets with the next highest votes will be the “Pets of the Month.”The 13 month winners are: Cali, JoAnn Echols; Champ and Bubba, J, Sheldon and Teresa Doty; Winter in Alabama, Dr. Pat Block; Buster and Chloe (in memory of Chloe) Beth Maddox; Daisy, Traci Mendel; Giselle, Traci Mendel; Charlie, Eloise Murphree and Carolyn Brantley; Jase Garrett, Daniel and Rachel Garrett; Earnie and Hattie, Eloise Murphree; Jasper, Lloyd Conner; Rusty, Melinda Conner; Brandi, Mary Spier; and Marley, Lauren Crawley.“All entries in the contest will be pictured on the calendar,” Howard said. “The 2015 Pet Photo Calendars will be available for purchase around the middle of November for $10. And they make great Christmas gifts for animal lovers.”The calendar sales will also support the humane society’s spay and neuter program. This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s… “Even then, I think most people expected dogs or cats to reclaim the lead,” she said. “And, they did. Cali the Cat took the lead coming down the stretch. But, when that happened, people started voting on the mules and they pulled away with more than 1,500 votes.“It was a good race and we congratulate Pete and Jenny and all of the pets that were entered in the contest. The money that was raised will support the Humane Society of Pike County’s spay and neuter program and that makes all the pets winners.”Renfroe, who comes from a long line of muleskinners, said he entered Pete and Jenny not even thinking they might win.“I’ve been around mules all my life and, to me, they’re just about the prettiest animals around,” he said. Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sponsored Content Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson You Might Like CHHS’s Dobson driven to lead and serve Laura Dobson serves as SGA president at Charles Henderson High School.MESSENGER PHOTO/NGOC VO The Messenger/ Ngoc Vo A day for… read more Published 6:06 pm Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Daycenter_img By Jaine Treadwell Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The 2015 Pet Photo Contest is over, all but the shouting or, perhaps, the hee-hawing.An unlikely pair of matched mules came out of nowhere to win the Human Society of Pike County’s annual Pet Photo Contest. Pete and Jenny, owned by Don Renfroe of Brundidge, will now have the prestigious honor of being featured on the cover of the 2015 Pet Photo Calendar.In the past, the Pet Photo Contest has belonged to the cats. A dog, Ziggy, owned by Mallory Hughes, knocked the cats off the throne for the first time last year. Mules take home the prize Email the author Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Print Article Cat owners were primed and ready to reclaim the title in 2015 even if they had to scratch and claw their way to it. But then, along came the mules.“I don’t think anyone ever thought about mules entering the contest. I sure didn’t,” said Lisa Howard, contest chair. “But the mules made the contest interesting, fun and exciting.”Howard said the contest was expected to be a dog and catfight to the finish until the mules began to make a run for the title. By Secrets Revealedlast_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *