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Birthday contest winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News for one year, for the week of Nov. 11 to 17. ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************   Chris Coffelt who had his birthday on Nov. 15. It was posted by Mikey Coffelt. Send a message to Monroe County…

CHRISTMAS ON MAIN TO BE HELD

The Monroe County Chamber of Commerce presents “Christmas on Main,” a family-friendly event with a theme of  A Magical, Musical Christmas, featuring downtown decorations, cookies with hot chocolate, a book walk, costume characters, a photo booth, a fudge tasting at South Central Bank, a Community Education art show, carriage rides, pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus…

CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY AND SOCK DRIVE TO BE HELD

Get Well Drug and Dollar will hold a Customer Appreciation Day and Sock Drive on Saturday, Nov. 17, throughout the day. Special offers will be available and customers can donate a new or slightly used pair of socks for the homeless.    

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

Runelle Bartley Taylor

Runelle Bartley Taylor, 94, Gamaliel, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30,  at the Medical Center in Bowling Green. Funeral Services will be conducted on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 2 p.m., at Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel, with burial to follow in the Gamaliel Cemetery. Bernie Barton and Michael Miller will conduct the funeral service. Visitation will be held…

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…

Area News

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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