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Winner of birthday/anniversary contest announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of Jan. 13 to 19 ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************       Jr and Nelda Deckard, who celebrated their 57th anniversary Jan. 13. Send a message to Monroe County Press or come by the…

Terry’s List for the weekend of Jan. 18, 19 and 20

My top picks are 1. The Wedding Dresses through the Decades display in Murfressboro, Tenn.; I think it would be a romantic date or a fun girls trip to see the beautiful dresses and 2. For the guys, the Swap Meet in Cave City, a flea market of only fishing items. This would be great…

Open house reception held for elected officials at Tompkinsville-Monroe County airport

The Monroe County airport, located just off Lyons Chapel Rd., in Tompkinsville, is quite a jewel, Airport Board Chair Marshall Hodges told a group gathered on Monday, Jan. 15. Hodges met with a group of elected officials and local supporters to showcase the airport and its offerings. “You don’t realize how nice and convenient this…



Travis J. Pruitt

Travis J. Pruitt, 61, Tompkinsville passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral Services were held Friday, Dec. 7, with burial at the Mt. Poland Church Cemetery.

Jeanie Andrews

Jeanie Andrews, 60, Tompkinsville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, at The Medical Center of Scottsville. Cremation has been chosen and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. More details will be listed in the next edition of the Tompkinsville News.    

Lynsi DeLeon Velazquez

Lynsi DeLeon Velazquez, 1 year and 10 months, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, at Macon County Hospital ER in Lafayette, Tenn. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 1 p.m., at Fountain Run Funeral Home, with Father Will Fredo Fernandez and Bro. Jackie Rich officiating. Burial will follow in the Fountain Run…

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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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