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Autumn Festival held in Gamaliel Saturday, Oct. 20

Below are scenes from the Gamaliel Autumn Festival held on Saturday, Oct. 20. Quite a crowd showed for the event, even with the rain and cold. Below are snap shots from the day.        

Scenes from the Zombie Walk held at the Autumn Festival in Gamaliel on Saturday, Oct. 20

Scenes from the Autumn Fest Zombie Walk. Warning: pictures may be upsetting to some viewers. The “Zombies are local residents in costume.

Halloween in the Park held at Old Mulkey

Below are scenes from Halloween in the Park, held at Old Mulkey State Park on Friday, Oct. 19, with a record breaking number of children attending.  

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.

TRUCK PULL TO BENEFIT THE BACKPACK PROGRAM TO BE HELD

The 4th annual Pull to Feed the Kids, a truck pull, sponsored by Precision Engineering, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m., at the Monroe County Fairgrounds. All proceeds from this event go toward the Backpack Program.

Obituaries

Billy Karlene Harper

Billy Karlene Harper, 70, of Tompkinsville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, peacefully, at Signature HC of Putnam Co. in Algood, Tenn. Funeral Services are at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, at 2 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 21, with Dr. Jerry Neal Bean officiating. Interment at Skaggs Creek Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday, from 10:30 a.m. to 2…

Carolyn Hammer Page

Carolyn Hammer Page, 64, Summer Shade,  passed away Tuesday, October 16, at Norton Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Louisville. Funeral Services will be conducted on Friday, Oct. 19,  at 11 a.m., at Strode Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Bro. Lewis Blythe will officiate the service. Visitation will be held…

Rena Belle Gentry

Rena Belle Gentry, 75, Tompkinsville, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, peacefully, in Tompkinsville. Funeral Services are at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, Oct.. 16, with Bro. Tim White officiating. Interment at Skaggs Creek Cemetery. Visitation is Monday from 4:30 to 8 p.m., and Tuesday, from 6 to 11 a.m., at Yokley…

Area News

CRUISE-IN TO BE HELD IN CELINA, TENN.

The Cumberland Run Fall Cruise and Show-In will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 3 to 6 p.m., on the square of the historic Clay County courthouse Cumberland Run t-shirts and dash magnets will be given to the first 120 participants. Door prizes and drawings will also be held. Plaques will be presented in…

CHILI COOK-OFF TO BE HELD IN GLASGOW

The Crossroads Life Center 13th annual Chili Cook-Off, featuring chili, “Kids Korner Games,” concessions, bouncy houses, themed baskets for an auction and more, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 3 to 6 p.m., on the Glasgow Public Square. For more information, call 270-651-2299.

STORM SPOTTER CLASS TO BE HELD IN CELINA, TENN.

A storm spotter training class will be held at the Celina Community Center, located at 145 Cordell Hull Drive, in Celina, Tenn., on Thursday, Sept 28, from 5 to 8 p.m. This severe weather SKYWARN spotter training class is FREE and all ages are welcome. Attendees will learn the basics of thunderstorm development, fundamentals of…

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