Area News

MOTORCOACH TRIP TO WASHINGTON, D.C. PLANNED

A motor coach trip to Washington, D.C., with pick ups in Tompkinsville, is being planned for Oct. 7 to 11, to tour the Nation’s Capital, with several historical stops. An escort will always be with the group and luggage will be delivered to and from hotel rooms. Call now to reserve your spot as these…

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Terry’s List for the weekend of Feb. 15. 16 and 17

A color by number event, featuring a Valentine’s Day picture, will be held at the library in Glasgow all weekend. https://www.facebook.com/events/2210368362363874/ “Romance at the Rails” will be held in Bowling Green on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, at 4:45 p.m. https://www.facebook.com/events/698284037232853/?event_time_id=700156100378980 A Spring Fishing Classic, featuring seminars and kids activities will be held at Cabela’s in Bowling Green…

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A special Terry’s Valentines Day List

A special Valentines Day list to help plan dates for Thursday, Feb. 14, including the few days before and the weekend after. Make your plans now as some of these events require tickets and are selling out fast. My top picks (and this was hard because it all sounds like so much fun!) for the kids…

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Spotlighting 4-H volunteer Sheila (Jobe) Rush

Sheila Rush has been involved in 4-H for 46 years this year. She joined the Mt. Hermon 4-H Club in 1973. She says, “doing so had a huge impact on the person I am today. It taught me how to conduct a business meeting, to speak in front of a crowd, to step outside of…

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Local Walmart celebrates 20th anniversary

If you walked into Walmart on Monday, Jan. 28, around 11 a.m., you were probably greeted by almost every employee in the store. Gathered near the produce section, several associates reminisced on years of memories shared in the building. A building which was not standing 20 years ago. Sunday, Jan. 27, was the official 20-year…

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“Turkey Dynasty” growing in Monroe County shop

By Terry Simpson A new season of “Turkey Dynasty” — could it be? Wait… turkey? Isn’t it Duck Dynasty? “Duck Dynasty,” the television show based on a family who made it big with their duck call business in Louisiana, has become quite popular across the country. Yet, right here in Monroe County, we have the…

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Terry’s List for the weekend of Feb. 1, 2 and 3

My top pick is the middle school performance of “Hairspray” in Glasgow. Go out and support the kids. Local plays like these are so much fun and it will mean a lot to the students. $5 is also not a bad price. Glasgow Middle School will present “Hairspray” on Friday and Satruday at 7 p.m.,…

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Tracking the blood moon across the sky

When Devon McCormick’s dad, Ken, would pack his little red-headed daughter outside to point out the different stars and tell her the name, he didn’t realize the impact it would make on her. But those early days learning about celestial beings fueled her interest in such happenings and when news of a “blood moon” lunar…

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Terry’s List for the weekend of Jan. 25, 26 and 27

My top picks for this week would be the 40th anniversary celebration of the Dukes of Hazzard in Nashville, the free micro car show at the history museum in Cookeville or the outdoor survival skills classes in Murfreesboro. A dance will be held at the Mt. Hermon Community Center on Saturday at 7 p.m. The…

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