Category Archives: Misc Articles

58 Years of Pulling


James Mangrum, 76, better known as JayByrd, started pulling mules in 1959 at the age of 19. He started because he watched his Daddy pull some and liked seeing whose mules had the most power. A longtime friend, Fred Lancaster, talked him into buying a true pair of pulling mules from Robert K. Smith, which

Our 2016 Mule Day Queen Tori Brown Is The National Clay Target Shooting Champion


Tori Brown was selected 2016 Mule Day Queen during late February at Columbia State Community College. In July, the rising junior at Santa Fe Unit School put the finishing touches on a National Clay Target Shooting Championship in Merango, Ohio.
This followed up Brown’s regional and state championships she earned in June and it helped lead the school’s Sharpshooter team to…

In Memory of Frank Fite, JR.


The Mule Day Committee lost one of our long time members with the passing of Mr. Frank Fite, Jr. during October of 2016, at the ripe young age of 92. He continued to attend our meetings up until two months before his passing. He had been a member of the Club, and the Mule Day

Grand Marshal for 2016 Parade


Former Sheriff Enoch George, a life-long resident of Maury County served as Grand Marshall of the 2016 Mule Day Parade. Mule Day has always been a “special day”, and exciting time for me, George said after the announcement in February.  I am very humbled they have asked me to do this. George has participated in

Maury County Bridle & Saddle Club’s Mule Day Festival


  – From Dave Skillington The Maury County Bridle and Saddle Club was formed in the late 1960′s, held club shows during the summer months for its members. The “club” was charted as a non-profit organization in 1973. Looking for a way to “raise” money to “give back” to the community, someone came up with

Muletown Trolly


You can ride a mule or the Muletown Trolly or if you are lucky like the Queen and Court you get to ride both!

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