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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…

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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…

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Terry’s List for the weekend of June 14, 15 and 16

A dance will be held on Friday at 7 p.m. in Mt. Hermon. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/06/11/dance-to-be-held-at-mt-hermon-2/ The Music on Main Concert will be held at Printers Park on Saturday at 7 p.m. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/06/12/free-concert-to-be-held-saturday/ A Dyslexia Simulation will be held at the library in Tompkinsville on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/06/11/dyslexia-simulation-to-be-presented-at-library/ The River Race in Gamaliel has been…

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Terry’s List for the weekend of June 8, 9 and 10

A Celebration of Quilts will be held at the Courthouse in Tompkinsville, beginning on Thursday at 5:30 p.m., and continuing throughout the weekend. See the front page of the Tompkinsville News at www.Tompkinsvillenews.com for more information. A free concert will be held in Tompkinsville on Saturday at 7 p.m. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/05/29/free-concert-to-be-held-as-part-of-music-on-main-series/ River race to be held…

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Celebration of Quilts kicks off Thursday

The Old Mulkey Meetinghouse will be full of color next weekend, as the annual Celebrations of Quilts and Quilting will be held at that time. Sheila Rush, manager of the state historic site, notes she looks forward to the event each year because she loves seeing the park exploding with those colors. “This year that…

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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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Cruise-in to be held

The Monroe County Historical and Genealogical Society will hold a Cruise-In every fourth Friday, beginning in June, at different locations in Tompkinsville. See the Monroe County Historical Society Facebook page, located at https://www.facebook.com/MonroeHistoryMuseum/, for more information as it is listed.

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MONROE COUNTY HISTORY MUSEUM HOURS ANNOUNCED

The Monroe County History Museum will be open on Sundays in June from 2 to 4 p.m., with the exception of June 16, which is Father’s Day. The museum is free of charge. All residents and visitors to the area are encouraged to visit the museum.

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