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Terry’s Halloween List

A special Terry’s List of Halloween events is listed below. We want to give everyone time to make plans on which events to attend. The regular weekly list will be published on Thursday, Oct. 18. Halloween at the Park will be held on Friday, Oct. 19, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Old Mulkey. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/10/16/halloween-in-the-park-to-be-held-friday/…

HALLOWEEN IN THE PARK TO BE HELD FRIDAY

Halloween in the Park, where children 12 and under will enjoy Halloween activities, crafts, games and a slightly haunted playground, will be held on Friday, Oct. 19, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.. Feel free to come in costume. The cost is $3 per person.

TRUNK OR TREAT TO BE HELD AT GET WELL DRUG AND DOLLAR

Get Well Drug and Dollar will hold a Trunk or Treat for community children on Sunday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m.

Sports

STATE ROLLEY HOLE MARBLE CHAMPIONSHIP TO BE HELD

The Kentucky State Rolley Hole Marble Championship will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 10 a.m., at the Monroe County Marble Club Superdome. The tournament will draw for partners. The entry fee is a donation to the club.  For moire information, call Paul Davis at 270-427-6080. 

MONROE COUNTY TO HOST REGIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

Monroe County will host the girl’s regional golf tournament on Monday, Sept. 24, at the Hidden Hills Country Club.

SENIOR INFORMATION NIGHT TO BE HELD

There will be an informational meeting for all Monroe County High School (MCHS) seniors on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 5:30 p.m., in the MCHS library. Audrey Price, with Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, will be available to talk about FAFSA, money for college, and also answer any questions about paying for college.  MCHS administrators will…

Obituaries

Ollison Terry Biggerstaff

Ollison Terry Biggerstaff, 89, of Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Monroe County, passed away Friday, Oct. 12, at the Community Hospital East in Indianapolis, Ind. Funeral Services will be conducted on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 1 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in the Smith Ross and Monday Cemetery. Larry Caillouet…

Ronnie Abbitt

Ronnie Abbitt, age 76, of Gamaliel, KY passed away Monday, October 15, 2018 unexpectedly at residence. Funeral Services will be conducted on Friday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m., at Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel with burial to follow in the Gamaliel Cemetery. Danny Pace will officiate the funeral service. Masonic services will be conducted on Thursday, Oct.…

Rena Belle Gentry

Rena Belle Gentry, 75, Tompkinsville, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, peacefully, in Tompkinsville. Funeral Services are at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 16, with Bro. Tim White officiating. Interment is at Skaggs Creek Cemetery. Visitation is on Monday, Oct. 15, from 4:30 to 8 p.m., and Tuesday, Oct. 16, from…

Area News

Plans announced for Roller Coaster

It’s almost Roller Coaster time!  The oldest and most authentic marathon yard sale — the 33rd annual Roller Coaster Yard Sale begins on Thursday, Oct. 4 and continues through Saturday, Oct. 6. The event, stretching over 150 miles across  eight counties — Monroe, Barren, Cumberland, Metcalfe and Clinton in Kentucky and Clay, Overton and Pickett…

More pictures from the viewing of the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall

Below are more pictures from the viewing of the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall, located at City Park and open 24 hours a day until Sunday.      

Scenes from the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall viewing

Below are scenes from the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall viewing which is ongoing at City Park until Sunday. This event is free and open to the public. When entering the park, the entrance to the display is on the left in the circle drive that locals commonly refer to as the “place to feed the…

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