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Metal dectectors installment begins

A sneak peak of the new walk through metal detectors being installed at the middle and high school.    

SECOND ANNUAL SANTA’S CHRISTMAS BLESSING DINNER TO BE HELD

The second annual Santa’s Christmas Blessing dinner, a community-wide meal for those who cannot be with family or those who just want to help the community, will be held on Monday, Dec. 24, at the National Guard Armory, from 12 noon to 4 p.m., with deliveries also available. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at…

Terry’s List for the weekend of Dec. 14, 15 and 16

A musical celebration featuring local choirs, will be held on Sunday, at 6 p.m., at the Tompkinsville First Baptist Church https://www.facebook.com/events/267174073960038/ Legally Blonde the Musical will be shown all weekend at the Barn Lot Theatre. Check the link for dates and times. https://www.facebook.com/events/540704053010386/ A Christmas plate decoration class will be held at the Step Back…

Sports

“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.  

Scenes from the Watermelon Festival Cruise-in

Below are scenes from the Watermelon Festival Cruise-in.  

Obituaries

Jeanie Andrews

Jeanie Andrews, 60, Tompkinsville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, at The Medical Center of Scottsville. Cremation has been chosen and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. More details will be listed in the next edition of the Tompkinsville News.    

Lynsi DeLeon Velazquez

Lynsi DeLeon Velazquez, 1 year and 10 months, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, at Macon County Hospital ER in Lafayette, Tenn. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 1 p.m., at Fountain Run Funeral Home, with Father Will Fredo Fernandez and Bro. Jackie Rich officiating. Burial will follow in the Fountain Run…

Travis J. Pruitt

Travis J. Pruitt, age 61, Tompkinsville, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral Services were held on Friday, Dec. 7, with burial at the Mt. Poland Church Cemetery. More details will be published in the next edition of the Tompkinsville News.

Area News

Terry’s List for the weekend of Dec. 7, 8 and 9

The Monroe County Middle School play, The Brothers Grimm, will be held on Saturday, at 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2:30 p.m., at the Old High School. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/11/29/monroe-county-youth-theater-to-present-the-brothers-grimm/ Breakfast with Santa will be held at the First Baptist Church, at the CLC building, in Fountain Run at 9 a.m., on Saturday https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/12/05/breakfast-with-santa-to-be-held/ A dance will…

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA TO BE HELD

Breakfast with Santa will be held at the First Baptist Church, at the CLC building, in Fountain Run at 9 a.m., on Saturday, Dec. 7.

Local child has album released recently

Sometimes a lot of sound hides inside quiet little boys. When they are comfortable — it all spills out, but when meeting new people it’s not always so clear. Luke Watson is a quiet little boy, at least it seems on the surface. Yet, push him just a bit to talk about one of his…

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