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COMMUNITY “TURKEY THE TOWN” THANKSGIVING DINNER TO BE HELD IN TOMPKINSVILLE

Do you know someone who might not be included in a Thanksgiving holiday meal ? Several members of the Monroe County community decided this year to “Turkey the Town,” in other words, to provide homecooked Thanksgiving meals for those who may not be able to enjoy a family holiday next week. On Thursday, Nov. 22,…

Veterans Appreciation Program to be held Thursday

Monroe County Elementary Schools will host a Veterans Appreciation Program on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 6 p.m., at the National Guard Armory.

SPAGHETTI DINNER FUNDRAISER TO BE HELD

A spaghetti dinner will be held at the National Guard Armory on Friday, Nov. 16, from 3 to 8 p.m. The $5 cost includes spaghetti, salad, bread and a drink. All proceeds will go to the Community Outreach Shelter in Tompkinsville. All donations are appreciated.

Sports

Scenes from the Watermelon Festival children’s games

Below are scenes from the Watermelon Festival children’s games. Watch the coming week’s editions of the Tompkinsville News for winners.  

Scenes from the Watermelon Festival Cruise-in

Below are scenes from the Watermelon Festival Cruise-in.  

Scenes from the Watermelon Festival Marble Tournament

Below are scenes from the Watermelon Festival Marble Tournament. Watch for winners to be posted in the coming week’s editions of the Tompkinsville News.    

Obituaries

Pauline Ryan Conkin

Pauline Ryan Conkin, 88, of Ten Mile, Tenn.,  a Monroe County Native, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 24,  at her residence. Funeral Services will be conducted on Monday, Oct. 29, at 2 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Liberty Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, Oct. 29, from 11 a.m.…

Madge Lee Woods

Madge Lee Woods Stewart, 92, Tompkinsville passed away on Monday, Oct. 22, at Celina Heath Care and Rehabilitation Center in Celina, Tenn. Funeral Services will be conducted on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 1 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home, with Bro. Tim Eaton officiating the funeral service. Burial will follow in the Mt. Poland Cemetery. Visitation…

Billy Karlene Harper

Billy Karlene Harper, 70, of Tompkinsville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, peacefully, at Signature HC of Putnam Co. in Algood, Tenn. Funeral Services are at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, at 2 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 21, with Dr. Jerry Neal Bean officiating. Interment at Skaggs Creek Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday, from 10:30 a.m. to 2…

Area News

BARREN COUNTY EXTENSION HOMEMAKERS TO HOLD HOLIDAY BAZAAR

The Barren County Extension Homemakers Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Barren County Extension office, located at 1463 West Main St., in Glasgow. Specialty gift items, stocking stuffers and various household items will be available.

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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