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SINGING VALENTINES NOW OFFERED

Looking for something different for your Valentine? Caveman Chorus is now offering several options. Hire one of our quartets dressed in tuxes to sing to your sweetheart and have a personalized card delivered from you, as well as a rose and a box of chocolates. For more information call 270-783-1032 or go to CavemanChorus.org.

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NEW 4-H SEWING PROJECT TO BEGIN

A 4-H sewing project, instructed by Carol S. Wheeler, is now being planned.  Wheeler is available on Friday evenings or Saturday mornings to work with interested boys and girls between the ages of 9 and 18. The project would begin with the Unit 1 Clothing Option: shorts, pants or skirt with casing waistline (elastic and/or…

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STORYTIME AND CRAFTS TO BE HELD

The Monroe County Cooperative Extension office presents “Friendship and Love: storytelling with kids,” to be held at the library on Feb. 12, at 10 a.m. Bring your children for a story on love and friendship and a craft.  

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Table runner class held at Cooperative Extension Office

By: Terry Simpson The basement of the Monroe County Cooperative Extension Service office was transformed into an array of colors and patterns on Tuesday, Jan. 22, as a group of ladies met for a sewing class, which taught them to make table runners. The room was lined with tables holding sewing machines and supplies, cutting…

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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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Birthday anniversary contest winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of Jan. 27 to Feb. 2 ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************       Hannah Smith, who posted her own birthday, which was on Jan. 30. Send a message to Monroe County Press or come…

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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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