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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…

NEW SUMMER READING PROGRAMS TO BE HELD AT THE LIBRARY STARTING TONIGHT

An adult craft night will be held on Monday, June 24, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., to paint a scene on bookends. Take the far-out creation home or leave for display at the library. This session is free to the public with all materials provided. A kids craft day, featuring spaceships from cardboard boxes, will be held on Tuesday, June…

Birthday/anniversary contest winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of June 16 to 22  is ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************       Rowan, who celebrated her 2nd birthday. It was posted by Brooklyn Maxey.   Send a message to Monroe County Press or come by…

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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…

MCHS hallways to “sport” a new look

Monroe County High School is looking a bit different these days with the plain gray walls being transformed into bright Falcon blues — along with bright yellows, reds and a few other colors thrown in to make the walls pop. A huge “MC” lines one wall while a cub, a tiger and a cardinal (all…

ANNUAL RIVER RACE RESHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 15

The seventh annual Gamaliel Lions Club River Race will be held Saturday, June 15, near Gamaliel. The annual event features different categories for those ‘racing’ down the East Fork Creek and into the Barren River, with prizes and fun planned throughout the day at the finish line. Registration will be from 10 a.m. until 12…

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

The Monroe County Farmers Market will open Saturday at 8 a.m., behind Walmart. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/06/18/monroe-county-farmers-market-to-open-saturday/ A dance will be held on Saturday in Mt. Hermon. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/06/18/dance-to-be-held-at-mt-hermon-3/ The Hornet’s Nest Pickers will perform a free concert on 3rd and Main on Saturday at 7 p.m., in Tompkinsville. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/05/29/free-concert-to-be-held-as-part-of-music-on-main-series/?fbclid=IwAR3yt5qkhxCssKq9qZ23joMbLWfRD5Pc2NlLIfUBOpHGMgOqjDZLp2MajFk Hot Air Balloon Festival to be held in Nashville…

A patchwork of memories

By: Terry Simpson The courtroom in the Monroe County Courthouse doesn’t see much use anymore, but as the dreary weather last week moved in, on Thursday, June 5, the courtroom was transformed into a kaleidoscope of color as the sixth annual Celebration of Quilts and Quilting kicked off for the weekend. With the weather forecasted…

Summer Reading Camp held at library

Below are scenes from the Summer Reading Program held at the Library recently.

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