Area News

Terry’s List for the weekend of Oct. 18, 19 and 20

Falloween in downtown Tompkinsville, featuring hot dogs, costume contests with kids, adults, pets and family categories, trunk or treat and more, will be held on Saturday, at 3 p.m. See this week’s edition of the Tompkinsville News for more information.  Chili Wars, a chili cook-off fundraiser will be held on Saturday as a part of Falloween in…

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THIRD ANNUAL SCAVENGER HUNT TO BE HELD

The Third Annual Scavenger Hunt, sponsored by the HAM Masonic Lodge #515 will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19. The event, held as a fundraiser for the Monroe County Backpack Program, pits teams of people against each other as they travel across Monroe County looking for tasks and photo opportunities. “In our third year, we…

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FIRST ANNUAL CHILI WARS TO BE HELD

The First Annual Chili Wars will be held during the “Fall-o-Ween” event on Saturday, Oct. 19 in downtown Tompkinsville. The “Chili Wars” will pit groups against each other in a large taste testing and voting contest in categories of schools, churches/civic organizations, businesses and even individuals. “We not only will have an overall ‘People’s Choice’…

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A special Halloween Terry’s List

We have made a special Halloween Terry’s List for Halloween and Fall related activities from now until Oct. 31. Included are so many family friendly and adult oriented events from all of our surrounding areas. Check it out. Trunk or Treat will be held Ace Hardware in Bowling Green on Friday, Oct. 18, from 4…

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Community fish fry held in Fountain Run

The 11th Annual Fountain Run Community Fish Fry, hosted by Mayor Larry Shaw and his wife, Kathy, was held on Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Community Park in Fountain Run. While the community has grown to enjoy this event, Shaw reluctantly noted that due to health issues, this would be the final event that he…

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Civil War Living History event to be held at Old Mulkey

Old Mulkey Meetinghouse will host a Civil War Living History event Oct. 12 and 13. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday. It will showcase life of KY 9th Inf. Co. B US when camped. Visitors are invited to tour…

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Mud Lick Fire Department receives equipment grant

Mud Lick Firefighters will be receiving a new tanker truck after receiving notification of a grant from FEMA. Congressman James R. Comer, Jr. announced last week that the Mud Lick Volunteer Fire Department in Monroe County will receive $255,238.09 in grant funding for new tanker firefighting capabilities. This funding is provided through FEMA’s Assistance to…

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“Taste of Monroe” event held at Old Mulkey Meetinghouse

Several people came out to the annual “Taste of Monroe” event held at Old Mulkey on Sunday, Sept. 22, to taste test the many selections offered to attendees. Those interested had a chance to enter best contest, demonstrate their cooking skills and gather information and recipes, as well as sample the offerings of the other…

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