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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.    


The annual Monroe Youth Theatre (MYT) Summer Camp, featuring crafts, the basics of drama, storytelling and a theatrical production for parents, will be held in June at Joe Harrison Carter Elementary. The camp is led by trained youth volunteers from the MYT. Grades 6-12 will attend from Monday, June 3, to Wednesday, June 5, from…

“Relaying” to bring awareness

By: Terry Simpson While the sky may have been dreadful, the bright colors shining from the Farmers Market on Saturday, May 11, would make you think you were staring straight into the sun. The rainy weather put a damper on the evening, as the 2019 Relay for Life kicked off its annual celebration and memorial…



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Live Nativity held

By: Terry Simpson As many think the Christmas holidays have become more and more commercialized, and less and less Christ-inspired, you could be hard pressed to find signs of the true meaning of Christmas. That is, unless you live in our beloved Monroe County. We have something special here — way out in the middle…

The 2nd annual Santa’s Christmas Blessing Dinner

Below are scenes from the second annual Santa’s Christmas Blessing Dinner, an event organized and held by volunteers throughout the community, at the National Guard Armory on Christmas Eve. For the full story and more events like this one make sure to check out the coming week’s editions of the Tompkinsville News.

Local residents go caroling through the streets of Gamaliel

Below are scenes from a recent gathering of carolers who sang for residents in Gamaliel on Sunday night. See our Facebook page for a live video of a portion of the event and make sure to subscribe to the Tompkinsville News for the full story and others like it.    


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