Barkley Haisten named honorary assistant police chief

Barkley Haisten named honorary assistant police chief

first_img Published 11:00 pm Monday, October 15, 2012 Theodore Bear was determined the most talented. Theodore, an Elvis impersonator, had a whole lot of shakin’ goin’ on.“The Joe the Dog Contest dates back to the beginning of the Peanut Butter Festival, some 21years ago,” Ross said. “But we let it drop for a few years and were anxious to bring the dogs back. Joe Leverette is part of the folk history of our community and adds a lot of flavor to Peanut Butter Festival week. We look forward to Joe the Dog being part of our harvest and heritage celebration for years to come.” Print Article Skip Book Nook to reopen By Jaine Treadwell Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories Email the author Sponsored Content By The Penny Hoardercenter_img The finalists in the Joe the Dog Contest in Brundidge Sunday afternoon were, from left, Cricket (Sierra Anderson, owner) Bella Blue, Theodore Bear and Barkley (Jill Haisten, owner), Joy (Martha Price, owner), Pebbles (Don Price, owner) and Evie (Margaret Ross, owner).On Sunday afternoon, Barkley Haisten accepted the oath of office from Brundidge Police Chief Moses Davenport and will serve the town of Brundidge as its unofficial and honorary assistant chief of police on Peanut Butter Festival Day, Oct. 27.Davenport administered the oath of office at the close of the Joe the Dog Contest held on the grounds of the Bass House in downtown Brundidge.Barkley Haisten was selected from a strong field of candidates based on his commitment to community service. “Barkley best exemplifies the spirit of Joe Leverette, the pistol-packing, pipe-puffing pooch that served Brundidge as its assistant police chief from 1932-43 and during the heydays of the peanut butter mills in Brundidge,” said Randy Ross, master of ceremonies for the contest. “Joe served under his master Chief Howell Leverette and was the first dog to take a bite out of crime. He was a crime-stopper and also served on the town’s fire department, attended FBI school, was featured in advertisements for a national dog biscuit company and campaigned for political candidates who vowed to uphold the law throughout the county.”The finalists in the Joe the Dog Contest will be “deputy dogs” at the Peanut Butter Festival and will ride with the honorary Brundidge assistant chief of police in the Nutter Butter Parade on Festival Day.Other winners in the Joe the Dog Contest were Cricket Anderson, best hair style; Theodore Bear Haisten, best impersonator; Evie Ross, une jolie belle; Bella Blue of Haisten, most petite; Joy Price, best foreign representative; and Pebbles Price, sexiest. You Might Like TCS set to celebrate Red Ribbon Week The Troy City Schools will celebrate Red Ribbon Week Oct. 22-26, thanks to vote by the school board on Monday…. read more Barkley Haisten named honorary assistant police chief The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson 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 HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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