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The Monroe Youth Theatre held their production of “Dearly Departed” this past weekend with several attendees and rave reviews. The group would like to express their appreciation to the community, noting, “We appreciate everyone in the community that came out to see “Dearly Departed” this weekend! We are super proud of all of our students and glad everyone got…

BREAK THE SILENCE WALK SET FOR APRIL 11

The second annual Break the Silence Walk will be held in Tompkinsville on April 11, from 5 to 8 p.m., Tompkinsville City Commissioners learned during a special called meeting on Monday, March 11. Walk organizer Teresa Huber came before the Commission to ask permission to hold a ceremony for Sexual Assault prevention Month. Huber is…

Stitches continues family tradition

By: Terry Simpson “Still made in the USA – and that’s the way it will always be for Stitches,” owner Donnie Peden proclaimed.   Sewing factories, which were once prominent in Monroe County, have reduced to one after the passing of The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). This trade agreement, which eliminated trade barriers…

Sports

SCHOOL OF INNOVATION STUDENTS TO PRESENT PROJECTS TO PUBLIC

The Monroe County High School of Innovation students will present projects at the Monroe County Middle School on Thursday, March 21, at 4:30 p.m., prior to the Board of Education meeting. The students would like to invite the public to come out and view their projects and ask questions. They have been working very hard.…

ANNUAL JONATHAN WITTY MEMORIAL WEIGHT MEET TO BE HELD

The annual Jonathan Witty Memorial Weight Meet will be held  Friday, March 22, at 6 p.m., at Darrel Carter Stadium. Adair, Barren, Metcalfe, and Monroe counties will be competing.

Little league season is here

Girls little league softball practices started Saturday, March 15, for the third to fifth grade program at the Monroe County Family Wellness Center.  

Obituaries

Samuel Russell Halloran

Samuel Russell Halloran, 68, of Cave City, formerly of Tompkinsville, passed away Friday, Feb.8, at his residence. No services will be held. More details will be published in the coming week’s of the Tompkinsville News.

Wanda Gay (Smith) Dyer

Wanda Gay (Smith) Dyer, 69, Tompkinsville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, at her home.   Funeral Services will be held at Red Hill Holiness Church, 1322 Harlans Cross Road, at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Visitation is Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 2 to 8 p.m., at Red Hill Holiness Church and Wednesday, Feb. 6, from…

James Carmon “Tubby” Killmon

James Carmon “Tubby” Killmon, 79, Summer Shade, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, at Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Visitation is Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 4:30 to 8 p.m., and Wednesday, Feb, 6, from  6 to 11 a.m., at Yokley Trible Funeral…

Area News

BREAK THE SILENCE WALK SET FOR APRIL 11

The second annual Break the Silence Walk will be held in Tompkinsville on April 11, from 5 to 8 p.m., Tompkinsville City Commissioners learned during a special called meeting on Monday, March 11. Walk organizer Teresa Huber came before the Commission to ask permission to hold a ceremony for Sexual Assault prevention Month. Huber is…

JR. BETA BBQ FUNDRAISER TO BE HELD

The Monroe County Middle School Jr. Beta club will hold a bar-be-que fundraiser on Friday, March 22. This is for pre-orders only. The $6 cost includes Hog Wild BBQ shredded pork or shoulder, a bag of chips and a drink. To order or for more information, call or text 270-407-8915.  

ANNUAL JONATHAN WITTY MEMORIAL WEIGHT MEET TO BE HELD

The annual Jonathan Witty Memorial Weight Meet will be held  Friday, March 22, at 6 p.m., at Darrel Carter Stadium. Adair, Barren, Metcalfe, and Monroe counties will be competing.

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