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WREATH LAYING CEREMONY TO BE HELD

The James Chism American Legion Post 122 of Tompkinsville will gather at the Courthouse on Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m., to lay a wreath at the American Legion Memorial in the front of the Courthouse. All veterans and citizens are invited to remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

SUMMER DRAMA CAMP TO BE HELD

The annual Monroe Youth Theatre (MYT) Summer Camp, featuring crafts, the basics of drama, storytelling and a theatrical production for parents, will be held in June at Joe Harrison Carter Elementary. The camp is led by trained youth volunteers from the MYT. Grades 6-12 will attend from Monday, June 3, to Wednesday, June 5, from…

DANCE TO BE HELD AT MT. HERMON

A dance featuring “Blue Diamond,” will be held on Saturday, May 25, at the Mt. Hermon Community Center. 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. For more information call 270-427-8400 or 270-427-0419.

Sports

SCHOOL OF INNOVATION STUDENTS TO PRESENT PROJECTS TO PUBLIC

The Monroe County High School of Innovation students will present projects at the Monroe County Middle School on Thursday, March 21, at 4:30 p.m., prior to the Board of Education meeting. The students would like to invite the public to come out and view their projects and ask questions. They have been working very hard.…

ANNUAL JONATHAN WITTY MEMORIAL WEIGHT MEET TO BE HELD

The annual Jonathan Witty Memorial Weight Meet will be held  Friday, March 22, at 6 p.m., at Darrel Carter Stadium. Adair, Barren, Metcalfe, and Monroe counties will be competing.

Little league season is here

Girls little league softball practices started Saturday, March 15, for the third to fifth grade program at the Monroe County Family Wellness Center.  

Obituaries

Marion Odell “J.R.” Roland, Jr.

Marion Odell “J.R.” Roland, Jr., 65, Tompkinsville, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, at Medical Center of Bowling Green.   Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 1 p.m., on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Visitation is Monday, Feb. 4, from 4:30 to 8 p.m., and Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., at…

Ollie Mae Walker

Ollie Mae Walker, 104, of Ham and Honey Rd., in Tompkinsville, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, at Signature Health Care of Monroe County.   Funeral Services were held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home on Monday, Feb. 4, with burial in Walker Family Cemetery. More details are published in the Tompkinsville News.

James Richard Gearlds

James Richard Gearlds, 67, Tompkinsville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, at his residence.   Funeral Services were held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, on Saturday, Feb. 2, with burial in the Harlan Cross Roads Cemetery. More details will be published in the Tompkinsville News.

Area News

MOTHER SON DANCE TO BE HELD

A Mother Son Dance , open to any preK to 5th grade boys and their mothers, will be held on Saturday, May 11, at Tompkinsville Elementary School (enter through front door), from 6 to 8 p.m. A DJ will be on site,  light refreshments will be served and a photo booth will be set up. A Mother’s…

Terry’s List for the weekend of May 11, 12 and 13

Relay for Life will be held at the Farmers Market on Saturday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. A Mother Son Dance will be held at TES on Saturday at 6 p.m. A dance will be held in Mt. Hermon on Saturday at 7 p.m. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/05/08/dance-to-be-held-at-mt-hermon-community-center-13/ A car show will beheld in Flippin on Saturday…

FREE PLAY/MUSICAL TO BE HELD IN EDMONTON

The 21st Century Programs at Metcalfe County Schools will present two plays in May. “The Addams Family, ” featuring the familiar creepy and kooky family as they adapt to change, will be presented from Thursday, May 9 to Saturday, May 11, at the Metacafe County High School at 7 p.m,. each night and “The Big Bad…

Events

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    Research Room for Historical and Genealogical Society

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Nov-29-17
    Monroe County Courthouse
    200 N Main St Tompkinsville, Ky

    Research room is opened each Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12

    Other times available by appointment only.

    Research Room is located on the second floor of the Courthouse.

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