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KENNETH (KENNY) EDWIN STRODE

Kenneth (Kenny) Edwin Strode, age 70, of Fountain Run passed away May 3, 2021 at his home. McMurtrey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

LORA (WALKER) BROWN

Lola (Walker) Brown, 98, of  Tompkinsville, Passed away Monday, May 3, 2021, at Monroe County Medical CenteR.    Yokley Trible is in charge of arrangements.

BILLY JOE SHEFFIELD

Billy Joe Sheffield, 67, died May 3, 2021 at Monroe County Medical Center.  Yokley Trible is in charge of arrangements.

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Twister touched down in Monroe County on Monday

May 4, 2021

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. (KT) – While many Kentuckians were watching for severe weather to develop Monday night and Tuesday, there was a tornado that touched down in Monroe County on Monday morning. A survey performed by the National Weather Service office in Louisville confirmed there was a twister with peak winds…

20% of new cases involved people 18 or younger

May 4, 2021

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Four major indicators of COVID-19 activity: new cases, deaths reported from local health departments, the state’s positivity rate, and hospitalizations, all rose on Tuesday, according to figures released by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. A total of 776 new cases were reported to state…

Kentucky has started pandemic unemployment compensation

April 23, 2021

  By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance announced they have started paying extended Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation. In March 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security, or CARES Act, providing new and expanded unemployment…

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Events

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May 11 - May 17
  • 11

    Sumitomo Job Fair

    1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    May-11-21
    Monroe Co Wellness Center
    160 Old Mulkey Road Tompkinsville Ky

    No additional detail for this event.

  • 12
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  • 13

    Tri County Annual Meeting

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    May-13-21

    No additional detail for this event.

  • 14

    Fountain Run BBQ

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    May-14-21

    No additional detail for this event.

  • 15

    Ft. Run BBQ Festival

    6:00 am-9:29 pm
    May-15-21

    No additional detail for this event.

    Demolition Derby

    6:00 pm-10:00 pm
    May-15-21

    No additional detail for this event.

  • 16

    Akersville Decoration Day

    9:00 am-3:00 pm
    May-16-21

    No additional detail for this event.

  • 17
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