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ROLLEY-HOLE MARBLE TOURNAMENT

  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…

FESTIVAL QUILT SHOW

  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…

WATERMELON FESTIVAL T-SHIRTS NOW FOR SALE

The official 2018 Monroe County Watermelon Festival t-shirts are now available. This year’s shirts are red unisex blend t-shirts featuring a four color screenprint highlighting the 39th annual festival They can be purchased at Edmonton State Bank (downtown), Tompkinsville City Hall and the Monroe County Extension office. Cost is $15 per shirt. All proceeds go…

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Obituaries

Dennis Alan Curtis

Dennis Alan Curtis, 56, of Carrier Mills, Ill., passed away Friday, May 4, at his residence. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 7, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., and after 7:30 a.m., until time of funeral Tuesday, May 8, at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, May 8,…

Mildred Turner Walker

Mildred Turner Walker, 91, of Tompkinsville passed away Friday, May 4, at T.J Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 9, from 10 a.m. until service time at 2:30 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 9, at 2:30 p.m., with Bro. Mark…

Dimple Savage Thompson

Dimple Savage Thompson, 91, of Tompkinsville, passed Thursday, May 3, at the Livingston Regional Hospital in Livingston, Tenn. Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 5, from 4 to 8 p.m., and after 7:30 a.m., until time of the funeral on Sunday, May 6, at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Funeral services will be conducted…

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