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“…It takes God and a good woman…”

By: Terry Simpson Like most Vietnam Veterans, Larry Turner has a hard time opening up about his experiences during the war, but he has no trouble speaking of the lifelong friends he made during his time overseas. He speaks of his unit fondly, “They are a good group of guys, good Christian men with good…

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Sleepy Hollow takes over Old Mulkey

Eighth grade Monroe County Middle School students recently visited Old Mulkey State Park for a learning activity centered around the Halloween season. As they had been learning about the story, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, they were eager to put their knowledge to use. Different stations were set up throughout the park with teachers from different classes,…

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Concert and chili supper held for Red’s Rescue

By: Terry Simpson It was a chilly night on Saturday, Oct. 12, when an an older gentleman donned his new Halloween sweater. He made his first few shaky steps toward finding his new furever home as he made his debut at the first annual Red’s Rescue Chili Supper and Concert. The “gentleman,” known as Old…

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Benefit for cancer patient held

The Old Tompkinsville High School Gymnasium was packed full on Saturday, Oct. 12, as several locals came out to support a fundraiser to benefit Frank Hollinsworth, who is suffering with cancer. The event included a cake walk, live music and an auction. Hollinsworth noted his appreciation, saying, “I can’t express enough how much it meant…

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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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