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DAY CAMP TO BE HELD AT OLD MULKEY

A “Fun in the Sun” Day Camp,combining heritage games, environmental education and a variety of arts and crafts, will be held at Old Mulkey State Park on Monday, June 25, and Tuesday, June 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The camp is open to children ages 9 to 14, but pre-registration is required and…

DANCE TO BE HELD SATURDAY

A dance will be held at the Mt. Hermon Community Center on Friday, June 15, featuring “Country Strong” The doors open at 6 p.m., and the music starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 4-10. Concessions will be available.

SWIM CAMP TO BE HELD

  The Monroe County High School swim team will host a swim camp for new recruits and younger swimmers on Satuday, June 16, and Sunday, Jun 17, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the Wellness Center. The cost is $25 per swimmer and the focus will be learning techniques and fundamentals of each stroke. Each…

Sports

MOLLY HARLIN BASKETBALL CAMP TO BE HELD

The Molly Harlin Basketball Camp will be held on Wednesday, May 30 and Thursday, May 31, for boys and girls, grade K- 9, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.,  with k-2 dismissing at 12 noon. The $45 cost includes a t-shirt, breakfast and lunch. For more information, contact Clifton Hamilton at 270-487-5517 or Julie Nuckols…

FOOTBALL CAMP TO BE HELD

The MCHS Football Team will be hosting a Youth Football Camp on Monday, June 4 and Tuesday, June 5, from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at Darrell Carter Stadium for grades k-8. The cost is $30 which includes breakfast and lunch both days, as well as a t-shirt. Contact Billy Joe Murphy with any questions you may…

Obituaries

Belinda Ann McPeak Allen

Belinda Ann McPeak Allen, 52, of Fountain Run,  passed away on Wednesday, June 6, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, June 9, at 1 p.m, at Strode Funeral Home, with Bro. Jeremy Yokley officiating. Burial will follow in the Monroe County Memorial Lawn. Visitation with the family…

Mary (Grider) Davis

Mary Grider Davis, 65, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Thursday, June 1, at the Willows of Hamburg in Lexington. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, June 5,11 a.m., at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, with Bro. Gary Emberton officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairvue Cemetery in Bowling Green. Visitation with the family will be on…

Terrell McPherson

Terrell Gene McPherson, age 83, of the Sulphur Lick Community passed away Thursday, May 31, at his residence on his Sulphur Lick farm surrounded by his loved ones following an illness. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, June 3, at 2 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, with Tim McHenry officiating. Burial will follow…

Area News

KID’S FISHING RODEO TO BE HELD IN CELINA, TENN.

A kid’s Fishing Rodeo will  be held at Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery in Celina, Tenn., in Celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week (NFBW) on Saturday, June 9, from 8 a.m.,  to 12 noon. This free event is open to youth under the age of 15. For more information call the hatchery at 931-243-2443 or…

DRIVE BY QUILT SHOW NOW ONGOING

The Monroe County Drive-By Quilt Hanging is going on now through June 10, leading up to the quilt show being held at Old Mulley State Park this weekend. Display your quilts by hanging in windows, on a clothesline, on your porch or arranged in your yard. Businesses are encouraged to participate as well. Call 270-487-1314,…

Donations are appreciated for Austin Rhoton who will participate in Kentucky Ambassador Music Tour

Austin Rhoton, son of Vanessa Craig Rhoton and Chris Rhoton, will participate with the 2018 Kentucky Ambassadors of Music Tour of Europe. Band directors across Kentucky nominated musicians based on outstanding musicianship, leadership and character. Nominations were then reviewed and students were selected by invitation only. The Kentucky Ambassadors of Music is an organization that…

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