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OPEN HOUSE TO BE HELD AT NEW FIRE STATION

An open house will be held at the new Monroe County Fire Station on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 5 to 8 p.m., with Bar-b-que being served.

ACRYLIC PAINTING CLASSES TO BE HELD STARTING TONIGHT

ACRYLIC PAINTING CLASSES TO BE HELD  Painting classes, instructed by Margie Bartley, will be held at Joe Harrison Carter Elementary School on Tuesday mornings  from 9:30 to 11 a.m., or Tuesday, evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. The first class was held this morning but it is not too late to begin the afternoon classes tonight…

TUESDAY DANCE CLASSES TO BE HELD IN MT. HERMON

Dance classes will be held every Tuesday night at the Mt. Hermon Community Center from 7 to 9 pm. For more information, call 270-427-8400.

Sports

Monroe County Fair Demolition Derby held

The Monroe County Fair Demolition Derby was held on Saturday, Aug.4, with a very large crowd in attendance. Below are scenes from the event as well as pictures of f amilies on the carnival rides. . More details and winners will be announced in the coming weeks editions of the Tompkinsville News.    

Monroe County Fair Marble Tournament held

The Monroe County Fair Marble Tournament was held Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Marble Dome in Tompkinsville. Scenes from the event are pictured below.

Monroe County Fair Beef Show held today

Scenes from the Beef Show held at the fair Saturday morning are shown below. 

Obituaries

Alene (Copas) Rich

Alene (Copas) Rich, 81, Tompkinsville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral Services were held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 1 p.m., on Friday, Aug. 10, with burial in Monroe County Memorial Lawn. More details will be published in the next edition of the Tompkinsville News.  

Jeffery Lynn Steenbergen

Jeffery Lynn Steenbergen, 47, passed away Sunday, Aug. 05, 2 at Glenview Health Care in Glasgow. Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, Aug. 08, at 2 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, with burial in the Gamaliel Cemetery. More details will be published in the next edition of the Tompkinsville News.

Rosa Marie- Ann Lopez

Rosa Marie- Ann Lopez, age 5 months, of Lafayette, Tenn., passed away Sunday, Aug. 05, at TJ Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. Graveside services were conducted on Wednesday, Aug. 08, at 5:30 p.m., at the Old Soldiers Cemetery in Tompkinsville. Father Victor Subb officiated the service, with burial in the Old Soldier’s Cemetery. More details will be published…

Area News

“AMAZING RACE” TO BE HELD IN GLASGOW SATURDAY

An “Amazing Race, sponsored by Workout Anytime and Ralphie’s Fun Center, a race to find clues around Glasgow, while raising funds for Glasgow City and Barren County School supplies, will be held on Saturday, July 28, at 12 noon, with registration starting at 10 a.m., or early registration at Ralphie’s Fun Center or Workout Anytime…

Country music star films video on Dale Hollow Lake

A lot of talk has been going around town about a music video filmed at what local Monroe Countians refer to as “Our DHL.” Luke Bryan, Country music star, released the music video for his latest single, “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset,” from his album What Makes You Country, today. The video, filmed at Sunset Marina on Dale Hollow…

JOB FAIR TO BE HELD IN GLASGOW THURSDAY

Management Registry Inc., is hosting a Job Fair at the Kentucky Career Center, located at 445 N. Green Street, in Glasgow, on Thursday July 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon. RNs, LPNs, CNAs, and Certified Medical Technicians will be hired with immediate openings!

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