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MCHS hallways to “sport” a new look

Monroe County High School is looking a bit different these days with the plain gray walls being transformed into bright Falcon blues — along with bright yellows, reds and a few other colors thrown in to make the walls pop. A huge “MC” lines one wall while a cub, a tiger and a cardinal (all…

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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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DANCE TO BE HELD AT MT. HERMON

A dance featuring “Blue Diamond,” will be held on Saturday, June 8, 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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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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Birthday/anniversary contest winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of May 26 to June 1 is ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************         James and Nyoka Hestand, who celebrated their 57th anniversary on May 26. It was posted by Kim Shaw.  Send a message to Monroe…

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SUMMER ACTIVITIES OUTLINED

Library Camp The Summer Reading program at the Library  kicks off  Monday, June 3 with ages 7-12 meeting from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, and children under seven meeting from 2 to 3 p.m. Drama Camp The annual Monroe Youth Theatre (MYT) Summer Camp, featuring crafts, the basics of drama, storytelling and a theatrical production…

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YOUTH FALCON FOOTBALL CAMP TO BE HELD

The annual Falcon Youth Football Camp, for students going into grades K-8, will be held Monday and Tuesday, June 3 and 4 at Darrell Carter Stadium, from 8 to 11:30 a.m., with registration at 7:30 a.m., on Monday. The cost is $30 and includes four meals and a t-shirt.    

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