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A sidewalk sale, featuring furniture, glassware, crafts, clothing and more, will be held at the Step Back in Time Shop, located in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., on Saturday, March 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., with funds raised going toward the restoration of the old bank building.


A door hanger painting class for all ages will be held at the Step Back in Time Shop, in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., on Friday, March 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. The class is $20. For more information, call 615-699-1919.


A grand reopening, featuring a look at the new community room, light snacks and a quick craft, will be held at the Step Back in Time Shop, located in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., on Thursday, March 7, from 12 noon to 1 p.m.



Clifford Earl Creech

Clifford Earl Creech, 52, of Tompkinsville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, at his residence. Funeral Services are at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, at 1 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 1, with Brother Eddie Wilson officiating. Visitation is Friday, Nov. 30, from 3 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Yokley Trible…

Meskel (Hayes) Cunningham

Meskel (Hayes) Cunningham, 83, of Moss, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, while in the company of family members, at Cookeville Regional Hospital, Cookeville, Tenn. Funeral Services are at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, at 1:30 p.m., on Sunday, Dec. 2, with Bro. Danny Pace officiating. Visitation is Saturday, Dec. 1, from 5 to 8 p.m., …

Kiara Anne Worden

Kiara Anne Worden, the five month old daughter of, Janine Worden and Jefferson Jordan, of Tompkinsville,  passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, at Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 1 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 29,  with Greg Ferrell officiating. Visitation is Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 1…

Area News

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…

Your opinion: Readers reflect on search efforts

(Editor’s note: As Monroe County pulled together to help the family of Leah Carter this past week as they searched for six days, social media exploded with posts concerning the search. We felt it very important to document and share those with our readers. ) I may not have been born and raised in Gamaliel,…

Search teams locate body of missing woman swept away by flood waters

“Paid in full,” that’s what Regional Emergency Management Director Emory Kidd said, pointing the cost of the six-day search for the body of Leah Carter. Leah Carter, just days short of her 20th birthday, was traveling in her white Saturn down Lyons Road when her car was swept off the Earl and Larry Lyons Bridge…


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