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Big Blue Drive-Thru set to open in Tompkinsville by mid-February

It’s hard not to notice the new business being constructed on the corner of Main and Carmen Streets in Tompkinsville. Many residents have been wondering just what the big blue building is standing on the corner. If you are a Kentucky fan — like owner  James Key— the Wildcat blue will grab your attention immediately.…

Petett named as MCHS Head Football Coach

For almost as long as there has been a Monroe County High School football team – John Petett has been involved — first as a player, then as an assistant coach, then as the head coach for 12 years. Petett, who stepped back from the lead role four years ago, was tagged to take back…

Utility bills to increase in Tompkinsville

City residents in Tompkinsville will see an increase in their utility bills beginning in February. Commissioners met in special session on Friday, Jan. 6. The group approved a three percent raise, which will occur annually from here on out. After a resolution was read on the subject and the group discussed the matter, Mayor Scotty…

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Petett named as MCHS Head Football Coach

For almost as long as there has been a Monroe County High School football team – John Petett has been involved — first as a player, then as an assistant coach, then as the head coach for 12 years. Petett, who stepped back from the lead role four years ago, was tagged to take back…

Monroe County football holds “Pink Out” ceremonies

A beautiful pink striped sky blanketed Darryl Carter football stadium on Friday, Oct.18, at a home game against Metcalfe County. It could not have been more perfect as Monroe County High School celebrated their annual “Pink Out” in honor of cancer survivors, fighters and those lost. While the stands were packed full of fans in…

Homecoming queens named this past week

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Big Blue Drive-Thru set to open in Tompkinsville by mid-February

It’s hard not to notice the new business being constructed on the corner of Main and Carmen Streets in Tompkinsville. Many residents have been wondering just what the big blue building is standing on the corner. If you are a Kentucky fan — like owner  James Key— the Wildcat blue will grab your attention immediately.…

LOCAL WOMAN CHARGED WITH MURDER

A Tompkinsville woman remains lodged in the Barren County Jail under a $250,000 cash bond charged with the murder of her boyfriend. Joanne (Goode) Tooley, 56, of Tompkinsville was charged with murder (domestic violence) after her boyfriend, Murrel Pruitt, 64, was found with multiple stab wounds. According to a press release from the Tompkinsville Police…

Terry’s List for the weekend of and Jan. 24, 25 and 26

A Chinese New Year Celebration will be held at the adult daycare in Edmonton on Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. https://www.facebook.com/events/2676973005750331/ A chili supper, to benefit Barren County High School baseball, will be held on Friday at 5:30 p.m. in Glasgow. https://www.facebook.com/events/164673988139694/ Friday night jam, featuring local artists playing and singing bluegrass, gospel…

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