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“When have you taken a walk in the park?”

By Shelia Rush There has been a lot of excitement at Old Mulkey recently! It began when we received and installed four new benches in the playground recently. I know new benches don’t sound very exciting, but these aren’t just any old benches. These benches are made from recycled tires collected right here in the…

Gamaliel Commissioners ask for assistance in clean up of properties

Commissioners of the City of Gamaliel are again asking residents to keep their yards clean after discussions at their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Aug. 12. Mayor Bob Greer noted that the City mailed notices for those in violation of the nuisance ordinance. Those found in violation of the ordinance are given 10 days to…

Drainage issues discussed by Fountain Run Commissioners

Draining issues with a tile on Maple Street were discussed in depth by Fountain Run City Commissioners again this month. During the Monday night, Aug. 8, meeting, Commissioners heard from Mayor Larry Shaw who noted that he and Commissioner Gabriel Knudson had went to the area after last month’s meeting to check out what the…


MCHS hallways to “sport” a new look

Monroe County High School is looking a bit different these days with the plain gray walls being transformed into bright Falcon blues — along with bright yellows, reds and a few other colors thrown in to make the walls pop. A huge “MC” lines one wall while a cub, a tiger and a cardinal (all…


The seventh annual Gamaliel Lions Club River Race will be held Saturday, June 15, near Gamaliel. The annual event features different categories for those ‘racing’ down the East Fork Creek and into the Barren River, with prizes and fun planned throughout the day at the finish line. Registration will be from 10 a.m. until 12…


Library Camp The Summer Reading program at the Library  kicks off  Monday, June 3 with ages 7-12 meeting from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, and children under seven meeting from 2 to 3 p.m. Drama Camp The annual Monroe Youth Theatre (MYT) Summer Camp, featuring crafts, the basics of drama, storytelling and a theatrical production…


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Tompkinsville Police Department holds fundraisers

The Tompkinsville Police Department held their “Cram the Cruiser“ event in conjunction with the “Shop-with-a-Cop” Softball Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 3. The cruiser event, which partners with Walmart and the Monroe County Board of Education to collect donations of school supplies, kicked off with local Modern Woodmen group, represented by Beth Thompson, donating $500 in school…

A new crop pops up across Monroe County

By: Terry Simpson Farmers are trying out a new crop all across the country and Monroe County is no exception — welcome hemp. Driving along Fountain Run Road on the outskirts of Gamaliel, two fields of the new crop line each side of the scenic drive — causing quite a bit of interest. At first…


The 93rd annual Branstetter Park Homecoming and Music Festival, featuring music, games for children starting at 1 p.m., arts and crafts and concessions will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24. Sunday, Aug. 25, will feature a worship service at 10 a.m, a potluck at 12 noon and a singing in the afternoon. The park is…


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