Catching up with Kate the donkey and Black Burro Events

During the summer, TVL a trip up to Taft, Tennessee to meet a cute little lady named Kate. Kate the Donkey, that is.

You might remember her as the best beer burro east of Mississippi, and you may have just seen her in People Magazine at the wedding of Bachelor star Ben Higgins and his new bride, Jessica. Joanna Caldwell owns Black Burro Events where her two donkeys become the life of the party everywhere they go. Payton Walker caught up with Joanna to hear about Kate’s big celebrity wedding, their new addition to the farm, Lizzie the mini donkey and much more.

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Anna Mahan

Anna Mahan

Anna Mahan joined the WAFF 48 News team in August 2020. She left WAFF in March 2023.