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Birthday/anniversary winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of May 19 to 25 is ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************       The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of May 12  to 18…

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Little league soccer program begins

The Monroe County Family Wellness Center little league soccer program began with a free clinic on Saturday, May 25, for boys and girls. Games will start on Saturday, June 1, and will be held in the field between the middle school and high school.    

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

Fish Fry to be held on Saturday from 2 to 8 p.m. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/05/22/tompkinsville-elementary-beta-club-to-hold-fish-fry-and-bbq/ Dance to be held Saturday at 7 p.m. in Mt. Hermon https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/05/22/dance-to-be-held-at-mt-hermon-3/ Water Circus to be held in Bowling Green from now until Memorial Day. Check the link for times. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/05/22/dance-to-be-held-at-mt-hermon-3/ Twin Lakes customer appreciation event to be held in Livingston, Tenn.,…

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WREATH LAYING CEREMONY TO BE HELD

The James Chism American Legion Post 122 of Tompkinsville will gather at the Courthouse on Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m., to lay a wreath at the American Legion Memorial in the front of the Courthouse. All veterans and citizens are invited to remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

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SUMMER DRAMA CAMP TO BE HELD

The annual Monroe Youth Theatre (MYT) Summer Camp, featuring crafts, the basics of drama, storytelling and a theatrical production for parents, will be held in June at Joe Harrison Carter Elementary. The camp is led by trained youth volunteers from the MYT. Grades 6-12 will attend from Monday, June 3, to Wednesday, June 5, from…

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DANCE TO BE HELD AT MT. HERMON

A dance featuring “Blue Diamond,” will be held on Saturday, May 25, at the Mt. Hermon Community Center. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the music starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, and $3 for children ages 4-10. Concessions will be available. For more information call 270-427-8400 or 270-427-0419.

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“Relaying” to bring awareness

By: Terry Simpson While the sky may have been dreadful, the bright colors shining from the Farmers Market on Saturday, May 11, would make you think you were staring straight into the sun. The rainy weather put a damper on the evening, as the 2019 Relay for Life kicked off its annual celebration and memorial…

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Graduation time — only 51 years late

By: Terry Simpson When the Monroe County High School Class of 2019 enters the gymnasium on Thursday night, May 23, one might notice one of the graduates that seems a little out of place — like 51 years out of place. Richard Ferguson, a disabled Vietnam Veteran, should have graduated from Tompkinsville High School in…

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