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Recycling program expands in Monroe County

The City of Tompkinsville’s recycling program is undergoing an expansion. Two new recycling trailers were purchased recently, made possible by a $109,000 grant received by the City this past year. These trailers were delivered to the Recycling Center on Cap Harlan Road on Tuesday, Feb. 19. These trailers will be used in Tompkinsville, Gamaliel and…

Birthday/anniversary contest winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of Feb. 17 to 23, is ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************        Ronnie and Linda Branstetter, who had their 59th anniversary on Feb 20. It was posted by Angela Talbott. Send a message…

Terry’s List for the weekend of Feb. 22, 23 and 24

My tops picks would be the Murder Mystery going on in Scottsville, the model train show in Bowling Green or the fundraiser breakfast in Glasgow.   A spaghetti fundraiser will be held in Bowling Green on Friday at 5 p.m. https://www.facebook.com/events/631303893977743/   A do it yourself building class teaching basic tool skills will be held…

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Obituaries

Runelle Bartley Taylor

Runelle Bartley Taylor, 94, Gamaliel, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30,  at the Medical Center in Bowling Green. Funeral Services will be conducted on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 2 p.m., at Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel, with burial to follow in the Gamaliel Cemetery. Bernie Barton and Michael Miller will conduct the funeral service. Visitation will be held…

Madge Lee Woods

Madge Lee Woods Stewart, 92, Tompkinsville passed away on Monday, Oct. 22, at Celina Heath Care and Rehabilitation Center in Celina, Tenn. Funeral Services will be conducted on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 1 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home, with Bro. Tim Eaton officiating the funeral service. Burial will follow in the Mt. Poland Cemetery. Visitation…

Billy Karlene Harper

Billy Karlene Harper, 70, of Tompkinsville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, peacefully, at Signature HC of Putnam Co. in Algood, Tenn. Funeral Services are at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, at 2 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 21, with Dr. Jerry Neal Bean officiating. Interment at Skaggs Creek Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday, from 10:30 a.m. to 2…

Area News

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.    

Live Nativity held at the H.A.M Henderson Lodge recently

A live Nativity, soup and chili supper, a visit from Santa and an auction was held at the H.A.M Henderson Lodge on Saturday, Dec. 22. Below are scenes from the event. Be sure to subscribe to the Tompkinsville News to get the full stories on events such as this.

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