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The William B. Harlan Memorial Library will celebrate Christmas in July, a family event featuring crafts, music, games and presents, tonight, Monday, July 22, at 4:30 p.m. Don’t worry if you can’t get be there at that time, the event will last until around 6 p.m. * No preregistration required.

Birthday/anniversary contest winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of July 14 to 20 ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************       Larry Watson, who celebrated his birthday on July 14. It was posted by Martha Hughes.  Send a message to Monroe County Press or…

Terry’s List for the weekend of July 19, 20 and 21

A dance will be held in Mt. Hermon on Friday at 7 p.m. Free watermelon will be given to the first 50 children to attend the free concert to be held Saturday in Tompkinsville, at 3rd and Main, at 7 p.m. A White Castle food truck will be in Edmonton on Friday at 11 a.m.…


School registration schedules announced

Gamaliel Elementary Paperwork days are July 22 and 24, from 12 noon to 6 p.m. Open House is Aug. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. Tompkinsville Elementary Paperwork days are July 15 and 16, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open House is Aug. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. Joe  Harrison Carter Elementary Paperwork days…

The “Big Boy’s Blades Knife Show” goes Facebook viral

By: Terry Simpson Driving out in the middle of nowhere (also known as Sulphur Lick), you may not expect to find much of anything. Yet, recently, cutting across country roads, you may have come across a site that could be seen for miles — a big white house and two multicolored houses sitting atop a…

MCHS hallways to “sport” a new look

Monroe County High School is looking a bit different these days with the plain gray walls being transformed into bright Falcon blues — along with bright yellows, reds and a few other colors thrown in to make the walls pop. A huge “MC” lines one wall while a cub, a tiger and a cardinal (all…


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Terry’s List for the weekend of July 12, 13 and 14

A BBQ bake sale and carwash fundraiser will be held on Friday in Tompkinsville at 10 a.m. A free concert will be held in downtown Tompkinsville on Saturday at 7 p.m. A dance will be held in Mt. Hermon on Saturday at 7 p.m. H.A.M. Henderson Masonic Lodge #515, located at 2759…

Animal welfare program founded

By: Terry Simpson If there is one thing for sure about small towns, most people either long to live there or long to get away. Over the years, Tompkinsville has seen many youth grow up and move to bigger cities. Some never looking back, while others are drawn back to their home. There are those…

Scenes from the Signature HealthCARE fireworks show


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