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  This year a Cruise-in will be one of the activities on Watermelon Festival Day, Saturday, Sept. 1. This event will replace the Car Show which has been held the Saturday before the Festival in recent years. No Car Show will be held this year. There is no entry fee and no judging will be…


  The traditional Watermelon Festival Rolley-Hole Marble Tournament will be held on Saturday, Sept. 1, at the “Marble Dome,” located at the Monroe County Fairgrounds on Armory Road (turn off Edmonton Road just across from Tompkinsville Inn). Registration begins at 9 a.m., with the bring-your-own partner tournament starting about 10 o’clock. Entry fee is $5…


  The Monroe County Watermelon Festival Quilt show will be held in the basement of First Baptist Church on Magnolia Street on Saturday, Sept. 1. Entries for the show will be accepted from 8 a.m. through 10 a.m. on Sept. 1, with the show open to the public from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.. There…



Shelia Joyce (Carver) Williams

Shelia Joyce (Carver) Williams, age 58, of Scottsville, passed away Saturday, May 12, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green. Grave side services were held Monday, May 14, at Fountain Run Cemetery. More information will be posted in next week’s edition of the Tompkinsville News.

Mayme Ruth Reagan

Mayme Ruth Cropper Reagan, 96, of Tompkinsville passed Wednesday, May 09, at the Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville. Funeral Services wil be conducted on Saturday, May 12, at Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel, with Bro. Terry Jackson and Bro. Tim Eaton Officiating . Burial will follow in the Gamaliel Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be…

Dennis Allen Curtis

Dennis Alan Curtis, 56, of Carrier Mills, Illinois passed away Friday, May 4, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 8, at Strode Funeral Home with Bro. Darrick Proffitt officiating. Further details will be published in this weeks edition of the Tompkinsville News.

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