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Plans announced for Roller Coaster

It’s almost Roller Coaster time!  The oldest and most authentic marathon yard sale — the 33rd annual Roller Coaster Yard Sale begins on Thursday, Oct. 4 and continues through Saturday, Oct. 6. The event, stretching over 150 miles across  eight counties — Monroe, Barren, Cumberland, Metcalfe and Clinton in Kentucky and Clay, Overton and Pickett…

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Autumn Fest to possibly return in October

Plans are now underway to bring back the Gamaliel Autumn Fest, an event that has been held in years past, but dropped off over the years due to a lack of participation. Several community members met recently to discuss the possibility of bringing the festival back, and are now preparing for the event. A Facebook…

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A peek inside Tompkinsville’s newest grocery

Below are a few pictures from Tompkinsville’s newest grocery, Mark’s Hometown Foods. The store, located at the previous Save a Lot location, is now open.  More items may be added and improvements made as employees adjust to customer needs.      

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Scenes from the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall viewing

Below are scenes from the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall viewing which is ongoing at City Park until Sunday. This event is free and open to the public. When entering the park, the entrance to the display is on the left in the circle drive that locals commonly refer to as the “place to feed the…

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Terry’s List for the weekend of Sept. 21, 22 and 23

The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall will be at City Park from now until Sunday, open 24 hours https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/21/dance-to-be-held-at-mt-hermon-2/ Dance to be held the the Mt. Hermon Community Center on Saturday at 7 p.m. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/09/19/dance-to-be-held-at-mt-hermon-5/ Spoonbread Festival to be held all weekend in Berea. https://www.facebook.com/pg/SpoonbreadFestival/events/ No fees will be charged at Mammoth Cave National Park on…

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SENIOR INFORMATION NIGHT TO BE HELD

There will be an informational meeting for all Monroe County High School (MCHS) seniors on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 5:30 p.m., in the MCHS library. Audrey Price, with Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, will be available to talk about FAFSA, money for college, and also answer any questions about paying for college.  MCHS administrators will…

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DANCE TO BE HELD AT MT. HERMON

A dance featuring “Rusty Tymes” will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Mt. Hermon Community Center. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the music starts at 7 p.m.

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