Lisa Jo (Bell) Rue

Lisa Jo (Bell) Rue, 57, Gamaliel, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, at Signature Health Care of Monroe County.   Memorial Services will be held at at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 1 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 19. Visitation is Saturday, Jan. 19, from 10 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m., at Yokley Trible Funeral Home.…

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Calvin C. Clements

Calvin C. Clements, 89, Tompkinsville passed away Monday, Jan. 7,  at the Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville. Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, Jan.10, at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial following in the Clementsville Cemetery in Clay County, Tenn.

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Your opinion: Readers reflect on search efforts

(Editor’s note: As Monroe County pulled together to help the family of Leah Carter this past week as they searched for six days, social media exploded with posts concerning the search. We felt it very important to document and share those with our readers. ) I may not have been born and raised in Gamaliel,…

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Search teams locate body of missing woman swept away by flood waters

“Paid in full,” that’s what Regional Emergency Management Director Emory Kidd said, pointing the cost of the six-day search for the body of Leah Carter. Leah Carter, just days short of her 20th birthday, was traveling in her white Saturn down Lyons Road when her car was swept off the Earl and Larry Lyons Bridge…

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Birthday and anniversary contest winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of  Jan. 6 to 12. ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************         Dwayne and Donna Gass who celebrated their 21st anniversary on Jan. 12. Send a message to Monroe County Press or come…

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Terry’s List for the weekend of Jan. 11, 12 and 13

My top picks for this week are 1. the Jurassic Quest in Franklin, Tenn., it is almost a three hour drive and kinda pricey but it sounds really fun, esp. for dinosaur enthusiasts and 2. the free class at the library in Glasgow on making your own balloon animals. A dance will be held on…

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Judy Faye (Tooley) Biggerstaff

Judy Faye (Tooley) Biggerstaff, 64, of Tompkinsville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 2 p.m., on Sunday, Jan. 13. Visitation is Saturday, Jan. 11, from 5 to 8 p.m., and Sunday, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Yokley Trible…

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ONGOING ACTIVITIES NOW BEING HELD AT THE LIBRARY

The library has many programs and activities going on right now for both adults and children. All programs activities are free. For more information about any of the programs or activities listed below, call the library at 270-487-5301 or come by or check out the Facebook page. 2019 Reading Challenge A yearlong adult reading challenge…

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