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DANCE TO BE HELD AT MT. HERMON

A dance, featuring “The Skahls,” will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Mt. Hermon Community Center. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the music starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, and $3 for children ages 4-10. Concessions will be available. Special Announcement from the management as follows… The decision…

HEALTHY BABY WORKSHOP TO BE HELD

The Monroe County Health Department will hold a healthy baby workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. All pregnant women attending will receive a $20 gift card. For more information contact the Health Department, at 270-487-6782.

“When have you taken a walk in the park?”

By Shelia Rush There has been a lot of excitement at Old Mulkey recently! It began when we received and installed four new benches in the playground recently. I know new benches don’t sound very exciting, but these aren’t just any old benches. These benches are made from recycled tires collected right here in the…

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MEET THE BOYS SOCCER TEAM TO BE HELD

Come out to the soccer field in Gamaliel and meet the boys soccer team on Saturday, Aug. 10, at 10:30 p.m., with a scrimmage to be held at 11 a.m.    

School registration schedules announced

Gamaliel Elementary Paperwork days are July 22 and 24, from 12 noon to 6 p.m. Open House is Aug. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. Tompkinsville Elementary Paperwork days are July 15 and 16, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open House is Aug. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. Joe  Harrison Carter Elementary Paperwork days…

The “Big Boy’s Blades Knife Show” goes Facebook viral

By: Terry Simpson Driving out in the middle of nowhere (also known as Sulphur Lick), you may not expect to find much of anything. Yet, recently, cutting across country roads, you may have come across a site that could be seen for miles — a big white house and two multicolored houses sitting atop a…

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“When have you taken a walk in the park?”

By Shelia Rush There has been a lot of excitement at Old Mulkey recently! It began when we received and installed four new benches in the playground recently. I know new benches don’t sound very exciting, but these aren’t just any old benches. These benches are made from recycled tires collected right here in the…

Watermelon drop at airport and Nashville artist to headline nightly concert at annual festival

  A “watermelon drop” will be held during the 40th Anniversary Monroe County Watermelon Festival on Saturday, Aug. 31. With the annual Tompkinsville-Monroe County Airport “Fly-in” being held in conjunction with the Watermelon Festival, visitors are invited to “Fly in” and visit the festival and area during the holiday. During the event, anyone can sign…

Tompkinsville Police Department holds fundraisers

The Tompkinsville Police Department held their “Cram the Cruiser“ event in conjunction with the “Shop-with-a-Cop” Softball Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 3. The cruiser event, which partners with Walmart and the Monroe County Board of Education to collect donations of school supplies, kicked off with local Modern Woodmen group, represented by Beth Thompson, donating $500 in school…

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