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Terry’s List for the weekend of Jan. 18, 19 and 20

My top picks are 1. The Wedding Dresses through the Decades display in Murfressboro, Tenn.; I think it would be a romantic date or a fun girls trip to see the beautiful dresses and 2. For the guys, the Swap Meet in Cave City, a flea market of only fishing items. This would be great…

Presentation held to bring awareness to the Tompkinsville-Monroe County Airport

Below are scenes from a presentation held Tuesday, Jan. 15, to bring awareness to the airport. Watch the coming week’s editions of the Tompkinsville News for the full story.  

SENIOR HULA HOOPING COMPETITION TO BE HELD

A senior hula hooping competition, featuring a men’s and women’s division, will be held on Thursday, March 14, at the Senior Center, located on Cap Harlan Rd., for seniors over 60. Practices will be held every Thursday, from 10 to 11 a.m., until March 7. Participants are welcome to stay for lunch but reservations the…

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

Lenora (Long) Rumble

Lenora (Long) Rumble, 92, Tompkinsville, passed away Monday, Janu. 14, at Signature Health Care of Monroe County. Lenora was born on July 15, 1926, a daughter of the late Mary Clifford (Marrs) and Beldon Long.   Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 1p.m., on Friday, January 18. Visitation is Friday, Jan.…

Wilodean “Dean” Turner

Wilodean “Dean” Turner, 81, Gamaliel, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, at Signature Health Care of Monroe County.   Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 1 p.m., with visitation until the time of service, on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Yokley Trible Funeral Home.  

Lisa Jo (Bell) Rue

Lisa Jo (Bell) Rue, 57, Gamaliel, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, at Signature Health Care of Monroe County.   Memorial Services will be held at at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 1 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 19. Visitation is Saturday, Jan. 19, from 10 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m., at Yokley Trible Funeral Home.…

Area News

Presentation held to bring awareness to the Tompkinsville-Monroe County Airport

Below are scenes from a presentation held Tuesday, Jan. 15, to bring awareness to the airport. Watch the coming week’s editions of the Tompkinsville News for the full story.  

Your opinion: Readers reflect on search efforts

(Editor’s note: As Monroe County pulled together to help the family of Leah Carter this past week as they searched for six days, social media exploded with posts concerning the search. We felt it very important to document and share those with our readers. ) I may not have been born and raised in Gamaliel,…

Search teams locate body of missing woman swept away by flood waters

“Paid in full,” that’s what Regional Emergency Management Director Emory Kidd said, pointing the cost of the six-day search for the body of Leah Carter. Leah Carter, just days short of her 20th birthday, was traveling in her white Saturn down Lyons Road when her car was swept off the Earl and Larry Lyons Bridge…

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