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Scenes from the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall viewing

Below are scenes from the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall viewing which is ongoing at City Park until Sunday. This event is free and open to the public. When entering the park, the entrance to the display is on the left in the circle drive that locals commonly refer to as the “place to feed the…

Processional bringing the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall to Tompkinsville

Below are scenes from the parade bringing the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall from Gamaliel to Tompkinsville.      

Terry’s List for the weekend of Sept. 21, 22 and 23

The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall will be at City Park from now until Sunday, open 24 hours https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/21/dance-to-be-held-at-mt-hermon-2/ Dance to be held the the Mt. Hermon Community Center on Saturday at 7 p.m. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/09/19/dance-to-be-held-at-mt-hermon-5/ Spoonbread Festival to be held all weekend in Berea. https://www.facebook.com/pg/SpoonbreadFestival/events/ No fees will be charged at Mammoth Cave National Park on…

Sports

SENIOR INFORMATION NIGHT TO BE HELD

There will be an informational meeting for all Monroe County High School (MCHS) seniors on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 5:30 p.m., in the MCHS library. Audrey Price, with Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, will be available to talk about FAFSA, money for college, and also answer any questions about paying for college.  MCHS administrators will…

“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.  

Obituaries

Billy Lewis Stinson

Billy Lewis Stinson, 84, Gamaliel passed away Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville. Visitation was held on Saturday, Sept. 15,  and Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel. Services were held at 2 p.m., at White Oak Ridge Missionary Baptist Church. More details will be posted in next week’s…

Brenda (Gallup) Hull

Brenda (Gallup) Hull, 64, of Burkesville, formerly of Tompkinsville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, at Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 2 p.m., on  Wednesday, Sept. 5, with Justin Jones and Matthew Ethridge officiating, and burial to follow in the Old Mt. Herman Cemetery. Visitation with the family is…

Wayne Douglas Watson

Wayne Douglas Watson, 63, Tompkinsville, passed away Thursday, Aug. 30, at Signature Health Care of Monroe County. Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 3 p.m., on Sunday, Sept. 2. Visitation is Saturday, Sept 1, from 4 to 8 p.m., and Sunday, from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Yokley Trible…

Area News

Scenes from the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall viewing

Below are scenes from the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall viewing which is ongoing at City Park until Sunday. This event is free and open to the public. When entering the park, the entrance to the display is on the left in the circle drive that locals commonly refer to as the “place to feed the…

Free concert to be held in Celina, Tenn.

A free concert will be held tonight, Aug. 21,  at 5 p.m., on the Historic Clay County Courthouse Square. Bring a lawn chair.

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

Murder Mystery play to be held https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/12/murder-mystery-to-be-held/ Lawn mower pull benefit to be held at the Mount Hermon Community Center on Saturday, at 6 https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/15/cake-walk-auction-and-truck-pull-benefit-to-be-held/ Dance to be held at Mt. Hermon Friday, at 7 https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/15/mt-hermon-dance-to-be-held-3/ Open house to be held at the new fire station on Saturday, at 5 https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/14/open-house-to-be-held-at-new-fire-station/ Several events, such as…

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