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Birthday contest winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of Dec. 2 to 8 is ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************       Quinton Goad who had his 22nd birthday on Dec 4. I was posted by Nelson Goad. Send a message to Monroe…

Terry’s List for the weekend of Dec. 7, 8 and 9

The Monroe County Middle School play, The Brothers Grimm, will be held on Saturday, at 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2:30 p.m., at the Old High School. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/11/29/monroe-county-youth-theater-to-present-the-brothers-grimm/ Breakfast with Santa will be held at the First Baptist Church, at the CLC building, in Fountain Run at 9 a.m., on Saturday https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/12/05/breakfast-with-santa-to-be-held/ A dance will…

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA TO BE HELD

Breakfast with Santa will be held at the First Baptist Church, at the CLC building, in Fountain Run at 9 a.m., on Saturday, Dec. 7.

Sports

“Friday nights are for the birds”

By: Terry Simpson Monroe County Falcon fans adorn themselves with many different styles of blue and white attire when they head out to support whichever choice of sport they are attending, but one woman’s shirt stood out at the high school’s first home football game of the season on Friday, Aug. 31. The shirt proclaimed,…

Scenes from the Watermelon Festival children’s games

Below are scenes from the Watermelon Festival children’s games. Watch the coming week’s editions of the Tompkinsville News for winners.  

Scenes from the Watermelon Festival Cruise-in

Below are scenes from the Watermelon Festival Cruise-in.  

Obituaries

Travis J. Pruitt

Travis J. Pruitt, age 61, Tompkinsville, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral Services were held on Friday, Dec. 7, with burial at the Mt. Poland Church Cemetery. More details will be published in the next edition of the Tompkinsville News.

Mary Jane Warren

Mary Jane Warren, 84, Tompkinsville, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, peacefully, at Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10. Jason Page will officiate, with burial to follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday, Dec. 9, from 5 to 8 p.m.…

Boyd Copass

Boyd Copass, 92,Tompkinsville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, while in the company of family members, at Medical Center at Bowling Green. Funeral Services were held  at Yokley Trible Funeral Home on Saturday, Dec. 8, with Tim McHenry officiating. Interment at Old Mt. Herman, KY. with Military Honors. More details will be published in the next…

Area News

Terry’s List for the weekend of Dec. 7, 8 and 9

The Monroe County Middle School play, The Brothers Grimm, will be held on Saturday, at 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2:30 p.m., at the Old High School. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/11/29/monroe-county-youth-theater-to-present-the-brothers-grimm/ Breakfast with Santa will be held at the First Baptist Church, at the CLC building, in Fountain Run at 9 a.m., on Saturday https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/12/05/breakfast-with-santa-to-be-held/ A dance will…

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA TO BE HELD

Breakfast with Santa will be held at the First Baptist Church, at the CLC building, in Fountain Run at 9 a.m., on Saturday, Dec. 7.

Local child has album released recently

Sometimes a lot of sound hides inside quiet little boys. When they are comfortable — it all spills out, but when meeting new people it’s not always so clear. Luke Watson is a quiet little boy, at least it seems on the surface. Yet, push him just a bit to talk about one of his…

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