Saturday, November 5, 2016

Dog show in Brandon this weekend

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey issued the following press release:

This Saturday and Sunday November 5 and 6, 2016, the Brandon Kennel Club of Mississippi will be hosting their annual AKC All Breed Dog Show at the Rankin County Multipurpose Pavilion located at 649 Marquette Road Brandon, MS. This year's show has approximately 500 entries from all across the United States. Dogs will be judged in various categories such as conformation, showmanship and obedience. Admission to the public is free. Contacts for Brandon Kennel Club of Mississippi are Michele Bearden and Cyndi Flautt. 

Also Saturday in the Rankin County Safe Room, which is located on the same grounds at 651 Marquette Road Brandon, MS, Rankin Robotics FTC 8651 will be hosting FTC First Robotics competition. 10 teams from around the State of Mississippi will be competing in robotic skills. Each team is comprised of up to ten members ranging in age from 13-18 years old. The competition starts at 9:00am Saturday morning. Contact for Rankin Robotics FTC 8651 is Sherry Stewart.

14 comments:

Anonymous said...

'Rankin County Safe Room'?

Anonymous said...

If you're dog qualifies to compete in an AKC dog show, then it is an inbred, freak of nature that will die at a very early age. And you likely paid to much for it in an attempt to keep up with the jones'. (My muts out hunt every pure bred lab they've ever been placed against.)

Anonymous said...

That's correct 12:28, rankin county has a community storm shelter for citizens to seek protection from tornadoes, hurricanes, and many other natural disasters. They use this space, on occasion, as an event venue to offset cost. Hinds county doesn't because.....well, you know.

Anonymous said...

12:49 sounds like they wouldn't let you enter your mutts in the dog show. I have seen a few that thought they had pure bred dogs until they tried to enter them in a show. CKC does not cut it.

Anonymous said...

Maybe so, 2:58, but he's still right that mutts are generally healthier, smarter animals than purebreds. When you confine breeding to an artificially small population --whether its dogs or some remote aboriginal tribe-- you sacrifice a lot of ability to screen out bad, recessive genes.

Anonymous said...

The safe room is one of many that FEMA built across the south, and I understand as far as Olive Branch.. Only about 4 million each and Broke Brandon only had to put up about $125,000, what a deal, This is the only time I have heard about it being used but we have to maintain it. I live about 14 miles from it but if we have a Tornado and I can outrun the Sucka, I will be safe, thanks to the Gubmint. A Storm like Katrina is 50 to 100 yrs away but by then I will have my own 6 x 8 shelter. Is this a good country or what.

Anonymous said...

I've had mutts and I've had purebreds. I loved each and every one of them and treated them well. I have spent a ton of money keeping all of them healthy. In return they showed me unconditional love. In my humble opinion one is no better than the other. "Money can buy a mighty fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail." Would you love a child any less just because his genes are not perfect? I hope not!

Labradoddle says said...

Hey 12:49 I'd like to see how your mutt places against a Chesapeake. Hahahaha!!!!!! Good luck!

Anonymous said...

Lest anyone mistakenly believe that 7:40 knows what the hell he/she is talking about, the Rankin County Safe Room is a county-owned facility that was constructed with 95% federal dollars and 5% county dollars. The City of Brandon had NOTHING to do with this project and put no $ in this project. The county's financial contribution for construction was around $300,000 (out of a total construction cost of around $3.25 million), with a portion of the county funds providing upgrades to the facility over what the feds would allow. The Rankin County Sheriff staffs and oversees the operation of the facility. While the safe room is open to any citizen during inclement weather, one of its primary function is to provide a safe place to shelter for users of the Rankin County Multi-Purpose Pavilion which is located immediately adjacent to the safe room. Of course, dumbasses who live 14 miles away are always welcome.

Anonymous said...

12:49 should go to the dog show tomorrow. He is apt to see one or two that would affect him more deeply than standing on the rim of the Grand Canyon.

Anonymous said...

Can ANYBODY comprehend the basic fact that federal money is still your money???

The government does not have any money that it does not take from YOU, this is the most basic of concepts and I still don't understand why people can't get their heads around it.

Homeland Security "federal" money = your money, FEMA "federal" money = your money, all of the money that MHP stole (and MS taxpayers will have to pay back) = your money x2.

Just because Mississippi receives disproportionately more than it should does not make it a good deal, especially for folks who actually write a check to the IRS and MS DOR every quarter ------ LIKE ME.

Anonymous said...

9:09, you seem to forget, not that many people in Ms. pays taxes. That is the one big reason people think the govt. has their own money tree. Over half of the people in Ms. are free loaders. They do not pay taxes, they just soak up money other people pay in.
It will be very hard for these people to understand your point.

Anonymous said...

^^^ 9:09

Messick said...

Dogs and children are two very, very different things, for the record.

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