City Commission meets to discuss stray dogs

The stray dog problem in Tompkinsville is becoming more and more of an issue, City Commissioners heard during a special meeting on Tuesday, June 18. Police officers spoke with Commissioners about the matter, expressing their frustration. While a leash law is in place in the city, officers noted, it seems that few residents know this,…

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Terry’s List for the weekend of July 5, 6 and 7

A fireworks show will be held at La Tia on Friday at approximately 9 to 9:30 p.m. A music Fest will be held at Dale Hollow all weekend. https://www.facebook.com/events/587166521758918/ An Independence Day celebration will b held on Friday at 5. https://www.facebook.com/events/400008147526038/ Concert in the Park to be held in Bowling Green on Friday at 6…

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H.A.M. HENDERSON LODGE TO HOLD BBQ

H.A.M. Henderson Masonic Lodge #515, located at 2759 Bethlehem Church Rd., will hold their annual lodge BBQ,  music, a cakewalk, ice cream and an auction, on Saturday, July 13, at 4 p.m. The $7 plate includes a drink. For more information, call Gary Emberton at 270-4217-0846.

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Summer of ’64… 4-H Camp and FFA guitar pickers

Gold Brick Memories Memories of Tompkinsville High School articles by Ricky Miller The picture in a recent paper of those attending 4-H camp put me in mind of some pictures my sister took during her years at the Dawson Springs Camp in the mid-60s. I never attended that camp but instead went another hour-and-a-half into…

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Writers in the Park event held at Old Mulkey

By: Terry Simpson The magic of a new book is special — one shared by many of the visitors to the Writers in the Park event at Old Mulkey. The picnic tables at Old Mulkey State Meetinghouse were lined with books such as those on Saturday, June 15, at the second annual “Writers in the…

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Dairy — does a body (or a nose) good

By: Terry Simpson What do ice cream, string cheese, chocolate milk and cookies all have in common? Milk of course! But, where do we get it and why do we love it so much? Of course, the simple answer is it comes from cows, but there is so much more to it than that. In…

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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 23 to 29  is ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************       Dillan and Ashley Bartley who celebrated their 9th anniversary on June 26. Send a message to Monroe County Press or come by the…

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