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CLERK’S OFFICE TO BE CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY

The Monroe County Clerk’s office will be closed in observance of Memorial Day from Saturday, May 25 to Tuesday, May 28. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, May 28.

TOMPKINSVILLE ELEMENTARY BETA CLUB TO HOLD FISH FRY AND BBQ

The Tompkinsville Elementary BETA club will hold a fish fry and BBQ at Hog Wild BBQ on Saturday, May 25, from 2 to 8 p.m., with cat fish sales beginning at 4 p.m.

WREATH LAYING CEREMONY TO BE HELD

The James Chism American Legion Post 122 of Tompkinsville will gather at the Courthouse on Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m., to lay a wreath at the American Legion Memorial in the front of the Courthouse. All veterans and citizens are invited to remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

Sports

Interviews and appointment of MCHS principal underway

The Monroe County School District Site Based Council, a group of parents and teachers nominated and elected by the school community, is currently meeting (Thursday, May 2) to interview applicants and appoint a new principal of Monroe County High School for the 2019-2020 school year, after the upcoming retirement of Max Petett. Members, clockwise from…

“Pink Out” softball game to be held

The Monroe County High School Lady Falcon softball team will hold a “Pink Out” game on Thursday, May 2 at 5 p.m., at the field behind the high school. Edited to add a rescheduling of the time from 6 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Those “Bs” will sting you… Lady Falcons knock out home runs

A first home run is something you will never forget. From the crack of the bat to the roar of the crowd to that little voice inside your head screaming “RUN” it will stay with you for years. Monroe County High School softball player freshman Brooklyn Brownlee experienced that euphoric feeling for the first time…

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

Terry’s List for the weekend of May 17, 18 and 19

The Fountain Run BBQ Festival is Friday and Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/524450781410704/ A dance will be held in Mt. Hermon on Friday at 7 p.m. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/05/15/dance-to-be-held/ Flint and Stones will be held on Saturday at Old Mulkey from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=265822&action=edit Tie-Dye in the park will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at…

Knife show and sale held recently

Below are scenes from the Big Boy’s Blades Knife Show and Sale customer appreciation event, hosted by Mark Coulter and Cathy Owen,  held on Saturday, May 11. Watch the coming weeks editions of the Tompkinsville News for the full story.

MOTHER SON DANCE TO BE HELD

A Mother Son Dance , open to any preK to 5th grade boys and their mothers, will be held on Saturday, May 11, at Tompkinsville Elementary School (enter through front door), from 6 to 8 p.m. A DJ will be on site,  light refreshments will be served and a photo booth will be set up. A Mother’s…

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