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Autumn Fest to possibly return in October

Plans are now underway to bring back the Gamaliel Autumn Fest, an event that has been held in years past, but dropped off over the years due to a lack of participation. Several community members met recently to discuss the possibility of bringing the festival back, and are now preparing for the event. A Facebook…

MONROE COUNTY TO HOST REGIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

Monroe County will host the girl’s regional golf tournament on Monday, Sept. 24, at the Hidden Hills Country Club.

A peek inside Tompkinsville’s newest grocery

Below are a few pictures from Tompkinsville’s newest grocery, Mark’s Hometown Foods. The store, located at the previous Save a Lot location, is now open.  More items may be added and improvements made as employees adjust to customer needs.      

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

Willie Harold Jones

Willie Harold Jones, 83, Gamaliel, passed away Tuesday, August 28,at the Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 1 p.m., on Friday, Aug. 31. Visitation is Thursday, Aug. 30, from 5 to 8 p.m., and Friday, Aug. 31, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Yokley Trible…

Barbara Jean (Birge) Harris

Barbara Jean (Birge) Harris, 88, Tompkinsville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, at her home. Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 1 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 1. Visitation is Friday, Aug. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 1, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Yokley Trible Funeral…

Willie Harold Jones

Willie Harold Jones, 83, of Gamaliel, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28,at the Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31. Visitation is Thursday, Aug. 30, from 5 to 8 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 31, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.,. at Yokley…

Area News

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…

Free concert to be held in Celina, Tenn.

A free concert will be held tonight, Aug. 21,  at 5 p.m., on the Historic Clay County Courthouse Square. Bring a lawn chair.

Terry’s List for the weekend of Aug. 18, 19 and 20

Murder Mystery play to be held https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/12/murder-mystery-to-be-held/ Lawn mower pull benefit to be held at the Mount Hermon Community Center on Saturday, at 6 https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/15/cake-walk-auction-and-truck-pull-benefit-to-be-held/ Dance to be held at Mt. Hermon Friday, at 7 https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/15/mt-hermon-dance-to-be-held-3/ Open house to be held at the new fire station on Saturday, at 5 https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/14/open-house-to-be-held-at-new-fire-station/ Several events, such as…

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