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BAKE SALE TO BE HELD FOR LAYNIE IRVIN

A bake sale will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 8:30 a.m. until sell out, at Price Less Foods. All proceeds will go to the Irvin family, toward medical and other expenses associated with the major health issues their 3 month old daughter is facing. All donations of baked goods are appreciated and may…

Snapshots from the 39th annual Watermelon Festival

Below are snapshots taken throughout the day on Saturday, Sept. 1, at the 29th annual Monroe County Watermelon Festival.            

Scenes from the Watermelon Festival children’s games

Below are scenes from the Watermelon Festival children’s games. Watch the coming week’s editions of the Tompkinsville News for winners.  

Sports

Donations are appreciated for Austin Rhoton who will participate in Kentucky Ambassador Music Tour

Austin Rhoton, son of Vanessa Craig Rhoton and Chris Rhoton, will participate with the 2018 Kentucky Ambassadors of Music Tour of Europe. Band directors across Kentucky nominated musicians based on outstanding musicianship, leadership and character. Nominations were then reviewed and students were selected by invitation only. The Kentucky Ambassadors of Music is an organization that…

MOLLY HARLIN BASKETBALL CAMP TO BE HELD

The Molly Harlin Basketball Camp will be held on Wednesday, May 30 and Thursday, May 31, for boys and girls, grade K- 9, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.,  with k-2 dismissing at 12 noon. The $45 cost includes a t-shirt, breakfast and lunch. For more information, contact Clifton Hamilton at 270-487-5517 or Julie Nuckols…

FOOTBALL CAMP TO BE HELD

The MCHS Football Team will be hosting a Youth Football Camp on Monday, June 4 and Tuesday, June 5, from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at Darrell Carter Stadium for grades k-8. The cost is $30 which includes breakfast and lunch both days, as well as a t-shirt. Contact Billy Joe Murphy with any questions you may…

Obituaries

Willie Clifton Bow

Willie Clifton Bow, 74, Tompkinsville passed away Saturday at Signature Health Care of Monroe County. Funeral services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral  Home on Monday, July 9, at 10 a.m., with Burial to follow at Yokley Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday, July 8, from 3 to 8 p.m., and Monday, July 9, from 6…

Betty Lynn (Rich) Comer

Betty Lynne Rich Comer, 73, Gamaliel, passed away Wednesday, July 4,  unexpectedly at her residence. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 6, from 2 until 8 p.m., at Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel. Visitation will continue on Saturday, July 7, from 7:30 a.m. until service time at 2 p.m.

Robert Bedford Basket

Robert Bedford Baskett, 80, of Summer Shade, passed away Wednesday, June 27, at Medical Center of Bowling Green. Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 2, at 1 p.m., at Yokley Trible Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Monroe County Memorial Lawn with military services being performed by Glasgow DAV Chapter 20. Visitation is…

Area News

BENEFIT TO BE HELD FOR GAGE SMITH

A benefit will be held for Gage Smith, the 8-year old son of Justin and Hannah Smith, Moss, Tenn., who has recurrent neuroblastoma, on Saturday, June 2, at Joe Harrison Carter Elementary, with vendors set up from 1 p.m., to 5 p.m., and a silent auction to be held at 6 p.m. Hog Wild BBQ…

FREE FISHING WEEKEND TO BE HELD

Free fishing weekend, no license required, will be observed in Kentucky on Saturday, June 2, and Sunday, June 3, and on Saturday, June 9, in Tennessee.

DECORATION DAY SERVICES ANNOUNCED

BETHLEHEM METHODIST CHURCH  Memorial Services will be held on Sunday, May 27, at 11 a.m., at Bethlehem Methodist Church, with a special singing by the “Dandurand Family,” and the men’s choir. A fellowship potluck will follow. Bro. Benjie Blackwell will preach. BETHLEHEM CEMETERY  The Bethlehem Cemetery will hold Decoration Day on Saturday, May 26, and…

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