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Plans announced for Roller Coaster

It’s almost Roller Coaster time!  The oldest and most authentic marathon yard sale — the 33rd annual Roller Coaster Yard Sale begins on Thursday, Oct. 4 and continues through Saturday, Oct. 6. The event, stretching over 150 miles across  eight counties — Monroe, Barren, Cumberland, Metcalfe and Clinton in Kentucky and Clay, Overton and Pickett…

Autumn Fest to possibly return in October

Plans are now underway to bring back the Gamaliel Autumn Fest, an event that has been held in years past, but dropped off over the years due to a lack of participation. Several community members met recently to discuss the possibility of bringing the festival back, and are now preparing for the event. A Facebook…

MONROE COUNTY TO HOST REGIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

Monroe County will host the girl’s regional golf tournament on Monday, Sept. 24, at the Hidden Hills Country Club.

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MONROE COUNTY TO HOST REGIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

Monroe County will host the girl’s regional golf tournament on Monday, Sept. 24, at the Hidden Hills Country Club.

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,…

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

Plans announced for Roller Coaster

It’s almost Roller Coaster time!  The oldest and most authentic marathon yard sale — the 33rd annual Roller Coaster Yard Sale begins on Thursday, Oct. 4 and continues through Saturday, Oct. 6. The event, stretching over 150 miles across  eight counties — Monroe, Barren, Cumberland, Metcalfe and Clinton in Kentucky and Clay, Overton and Pickett…

More pictures from the viewing of the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall

Below are more pictures from the viewing of the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall, located at City Park and open 24 hours a day until Sunday.      

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…

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