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A feel good story for Sunday

You will normally find the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department and the Tompkinsville Police Department officers hard at work just as they were Saturday, Sept. 1, during the watermelon Festival. A ceremony honoring the officers was delayed by a few minutes as they were out serving and protecting our community right up until the last moment,…

Watermelons are popping up all over town

If you are out and about today you may notice a lot of watermelons. From huge melons like this to the smaller ones decorating the square,, they are everywhere and tomorrow promises many more. Make sure to come see them at the 39th annual Watermelon Festival.

Afternoon happenings in the downtown area

The rides made it to town and are now being set up. You can almost feel the excitement in the air. Make sure to come on out to the Watermelon Festival tomorrow.



Harvie Eugene Cleary

Harvie Eugene Cleary, age 87, passed away Tuesday, June 19, at his residence in the Elbow Community in Monroe County. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 1:00PM at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with Joe Botts officiating. Burial will follow in Wilson Basil Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held…

Troy Daniel Murphy

Troy Daniel Murphy, age 27, Tompkinsville passed away Monday, June 18,unexpectedly. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, June 22, 2018 at 2:30 PM at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with Bro. Gary Emberton officiating. Military Honors will be provided by the Kentucky National Guard. Burial will follow in the Old Mt Hermon Cemetery. Visitation with…

Christine Strong

Christine (Kendall) Strong, 93, of  Moss, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, June 19, at her home. Funeral Service will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 2 p.m., on Thursday, June 21. Visitation is Wednesday, June 20, from 2 to 8 p.m.,  and Thursday, June 21, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Yokley Trible…

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