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Birthday/anniversary contest winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of June 16 to 22  is ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************       Rowan, who celebrated her 2nd birthday. It was posted by Brooklyn Maxey.   Send a message to Monroe County Press or come by…

Citizen group meeting to be held to discuss animal welfare

Several complaints have been made recently concerning stray dogs throughout the county with the problem increasing in the summer months as the nuisance is affecting not only property owners but the safety of the residents and the animals. An organizational meeting is being planned for Wednesday, June 26, at 12 noon, at the Monroe County…

Terry’s List for the weekend of June 21, 22 and 23

The Monroe County Farmers Market will open Saturday at 8 a.m., behind Walmart. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/06/18/monroe-county-farmers-market-to-open-saturday/ A dance will be held on Saturday in Mt. Hermon. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/06/18/dance-to-be-held-at-mt-hermon-3/ The Hornet’s Nest Pickers will perform a free concert on 3rd and Main on Saturday at 7 p.m., in Tompkinsville. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/05/29/free-concert-to-be-held-as-part-of-music-on-main-series/?fbclid=IwAR3yt5qkhxCssKq9qZ23joMbLWfRD5Pc2NlLIfUBOpHGMgOqjDZLp2MajFk Hot Air Balloon Festival to be held in Nashville…

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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…

ANNUAL RIVER RACE RESHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 15

The seventh annual Gamaliel Lions Club River Race will be held Saturday, June 15, near Gamaliel. The annual event features different categories for those ‘racing’ down the East Fork Creek and into the Barren River, with prizes and fun planned throughout the day at the finish line. Registration will be from 10 a.m. until 12…

SUMMER ACTIVITIES OUTLINED

Library Camp The Summer Reading program at the Library  kicks off  Monday, June 3 with ages 7-12 meeting from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, and children under seven meeting from 2 to 3 p.m. Drama Camp The annual Monroe Youth Theatre (MYT) Summer Camp, featuring crafts, the basics of drama, storytelling and a theatrical production…

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Terry’s List for the weekend of June 21, 22 and 23

The Monroe County Farmers Market will open Saturday at 8 a.m., behind Walmart. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/06/18/monroe-county-farmers-market-to-open-saturday/ A dance will be held on Saturday in Mt. Hermon. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/06/18/dance-to-be-held-at-mt-hermon-3/ The Hornet’s Nest Pickers will perform a free concert on 3rd and Main on Saturday at 7 p.m., in Tompkinsville. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/05/29/free-concert-to-be-held-as-part-of-music-on-main-series/?fbclid=IwAR3yt5qkhxCssKq9qZ23joMbLWfRD5Pc2NlLIfUBOpHGMgOqjDZLp2MajFk Hot Air Balloon Festival to be held in Nashville…

A patchwork of memories

By: Terry Simpson The courtroom in the Monroe County Courthouse doesn’t see much use anymore, but as the dreary weather last week moved in, on Thursday, June 5, the courtroom was transformed into a kaleidoscope of color as the sixth annual Celebration of Quilts and Quilting kicked off for the weekend. With the weather forecasted…

Summer Reading Camp held at library

Below are scenes from the Summer Reading Program held at the Library recently.

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