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COMMUNITY “TURKEY THE TOWN” THANKSGIVING DINNER TO BE HELD IN TOMPKINSVILLE

Do you know someone who might not be included in a Thanksgiving holiday meal ? Several members of the Monroe County community decided this year to “Turkey the Town,” in other words, to provide homecooked Thanksgiving meals for those who may not be able to enjoy a family holiday next week. On Thursday, Nov. 22,…

Veterans Appreciation Program to be held Thursday

Monroe County Elementary Schools will host a Veterans Appreciation Program on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 6 p.m., at the National Guard Armory.

SPAGHETTI DINNER FUNDRAISER TO BE HELD

A spaghetti dinner will be held at the National Guard Armory on Friday, Nov. 16, from 3 to 8 p.m. The $5 cost includes spaghetti, salad, bread and a drink. All proceeds will go to the Community Outreach Shelter in Tompkinsville. All donations are appreciated.

Sports

Homecoming Parade nearing start

Monroe County High School students are getting ready for the parade. It will start at approximately 12:30 p.m., heading down Main, onto Celina Rd., to TES and circling back to the high school.  

Homecoming activities now ongoing

Homecoming festivities kicked off tonight with the annual bonfire at the stadium. The parade is tomorrow at 12:30 p.m., down Main St., and onto Celina Rd. The game is tomorrow night at 7 p.m., with the Homecoming Queen to be crowned during halftime.

“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,…

Obituaries

Nita Louise (Rowland) Hammer

Nita Louise (Rowland) Hammer, 86, Glasgow, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, while in the company of family members at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. Funeral services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 1 p.m., on Wednesday, Nov. 14. Visitation is Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 1 to 8 p.m., and Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 6…

Willa Dean Mcpherson

Willla Dean McPherson, 80, Louisville, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at her residence. A graveside service will be conducted at Monroe Memorial Lawn in Tompkinsville on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 12 noon. Burial will follow in the Monroe County Memorial Lawn. Bro. Darrick Proffitt will officiate the funeral service. Visitation will be held at…

Runelle Bartley Taylor

Runelle Bartley Taylor, 94, Gamaliel, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30,  at the Medical Center in Bowling Green. Funeral Services will be conducted on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 2 p.m., at Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel, with burial to follow in the Gamaliel Cemetery. Bernie Barton and Michael Miller will conduct the funeral service. Visitation will be held…

Area News

COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING POTLUCK TO BE HELD IN FOUNTAIN RUN

A community Thanksgiving potluck will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 5:30 p.m., at the Christian Life Center, at the Fountain Run First Baptist Church. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Terry’s Christmas List

Christmas activities have already started around the area so a list has been compiled. It will be added to as more events are announced throughout the month so check back often. These are not listed in any particular order. Christmas on Main will be held on Nov. 30, at 4 p.m., with the parade at…

BARREN COUNTY EXTENSION HOMEMAKERS TO HOLD HOLIDAY BAZAAR

The Barren County Extension Homemakers Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Barren County Extension office, located at 1463 West Main St., in Glasgow. Specialty gift items, stocking stuffers and various household items will be available.

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