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A “price less” Good Deed

Every so often we are reminded why we love Monroe County. This evening while a torrential rainfall drenched the town, we received one of those reminders. As our readers were on our webpage discussing the beautiful views the weather was providing, they wondered would a rainbow appear. And shortly thereafter, it did-metaphorically anyway, ending over…

Doin’ some good for the neighborhood…

By Terry Simpson If you pulled in for gas or service at Wilson’s C and S, formerly Hodges’ Service Station, this past week you might have glanced in the window to see the owner Sara Wilson on the phone, looking a little frazzled. Jason Wilson, her husband, usually steps outside to pump gas at the…

… cause “Life is better in Sulphur Lick ”

By: Terry Simpson It’s almost like stepping back in time as you walk past the vintage bicycle propped against the side of the old Sulphur Lick Store and step onto the hardwood floors lovingly restored by the McPherson family, who now own and operate the 82-year-old building. From the floors to the deli counter the…

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“…Making her own way…”

MCHS students celebrate career and technical education programs By: Terry Simpson Some may say that “shop classes” and the trade world are “a man’s world,” but Monroe County High School senior Christine Webb has set out to prove that statement wrong. For her, construction and carpentry skills just came natural — and this girl, well…

PITCH TOURNAMENT TO BE HELD

The Monroe County Old Timers Fishing Club will host a pitch tournament, to benefit “Children for Christmas,” on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m., at the Sportsman’s Club. The entry fee is $5 per person. Food will be served.

New sport team takes off at Monroe County Middle

The Monroe County Middle School Lady Falcon Volleyball team held their first ever match  on Monday, Feb. 27, against Allen County. The Lady Falcons volleyball team, coached by Ashlee McClendon and Brittany Cain, is comprised of sixth, seventh and eighth grade girls. All of these girls are playing the sport for the first time in…

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

Signature HealthCARE and Hestand Church of Christ will host a Bunco game on Saturday, at 6 p.m. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2020/02/18/bunco-to-be-held-at-signature-healthcare/ The Monroe County Old Timers Fishing Club will host a pitch tournament on Saturday, at 6 p.m., at the Sportsman’s Club. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2020/02/11/pitch-tournament-to-be-held/ The Heart of Gamaliel will host their kick-off event, a chili and vegetable soup supper,…

HOMEMAKER INTERNATIONAL NIGHT TO BE HELD

The Monroe County Homemaker International Night will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m., at the Extension office, with Sarah Baker Gwilliam, discussing her teaching experiences in China, as the guest speaker. Guests are welcome.      

“…Making her own way…”

MCHS students celebrate career and technical education programs By: Terry Simpson Some may say that “shop classes” and the trade world are “a man’s world,” but Monroe County High School senior Christine Webb has set out to prove that statement wrong. For her, construction and carpentry skills just came natural — and this girl, well…

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