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Ten years and a million miles

By: Terry Simpson Roughly ten years ago a friendship was formed, and it is one of those that will go down in history as if it were marked in stone. Genealogy buffs Connie (Hughes) Goodman and Crystal (Todd) Neal met all those years ago and instantly clicked. The ladies found each other wondering if they…

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…

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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Recycling program expands in Monroe County

The City of Tompkinsville’s recycling program is undergoing an expansion. Two new recycling trailers were purchased recently, made possible by a $109,000 grant received by the City this past year. These trailers were delivered to the Recycling Center on Cap Harlan Road on Tuesday, Feb. 19. These trailers will be used in Tompkinsville, Gamaliel and…

Valentine’s Day story hour held at library

The William B. Harlan Memorial Library held a special story hour for preschool aged children on Tuesday, Feb. 12, with special guest and Monroe County Extension Agent Jamille Hawkins. The “love-themed” story hour, focusing on the Valentines Day holiday, included crafts and snacks for all attendees. Children, moms and grandmothers gathered around a small table…

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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