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PAINTING CLASS TO BE HELD

A door hanger painting class, taught by Delanie Trent, will be held on Saturday, March 23, at 10:30 a.m., at the Step Back in Time Shop, located in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn. Participants will choose one design to paint. The class is $20. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 615-699-1919.

CALLIGRAPHY CLASS TO BE HELD

Betty Wray will teach a class on handwritten lettering at the Step Back in Time shop, located in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., on Friday, March 22, at 6 p.m. Bring a favorite quote. All materials are furnished. The fee for the class is $30 for new students and $15 for returning students and is limited…

DANCE TO BE HELD AT MT. HERMON COMMUNITY CENTER

A dance featuring “Generation” will be held on Saturday, March 23, at the Mt. Hermon Community Center. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the music starts at 7 p.m.

Sports

ONLINE SILENT AUCTION TO BENEFIT FCCLA TO BE HELD

The Monroe County Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) will host a “Sweet Treat Silent Auction” online will be held on Friday, March 8, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., to raise funds for state meeting costs. A slideshow of donations my be viewed at https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1lT39eyM5PpKkQ7LeTBcsgY0kN33EWrGMAhDdbLtXCjs/edit#slide=id.p Bids may be emailed to kelli.dickson@monroe.kyschools.us, with winners…

REGISTER NOW FOR MCHS SAFE DRIVER COURSE

Monroe County students needing to fulfill their Graduated Driver Licensing requirement can register now for a class to be held on Thursday, March 14, at Monroe County High School from 4 to 8 p.m. To register, go to www.kentuckysafedriver.com or call 502-699-2295.  

MOTHER-SON RENDEZVOUS TO BE HELD

Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site will host its Mother-Son Rendezvous on Saturday, March 30, at 9 a.m. The event is open to mothers and sons ages 6 to 96. Activities include tent pitching, several types of marksmanship, orienteering, backyard fishing, whittling marbles and more. You MUST pre-register by March 15, in order to participate.

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

CALLIGRAPHY CLASS TO BE HELD

Betty Wray will teach a class on handwritten lettering at the Step Back in Time shop, located in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., on Friday, March 22, at 6 p.m. Bring a favorite quote. All materials are furnished. The fee for the class is $30 for new students and $15 for returning students and is limited…

BARREN COUNTY SPRING EXPO TO BE HELD MARCH 23

The Barren County Spring Expo, featuring a silent auction, various health/beauty items and crafts, jewelry and clothing booths, will be held at the Barren County High School gymnasium on Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $1. For more information, see the Barren County High School football Facebook page.

Local theatre set to begin comedy performances this weekend

“One of the funniest shows ever,” is how one observer described the newest production by the Monroe Youth Theatre. The Theatre’s (MYT) Director Allison Pickerell sits in the middle of the MYT stage surrounded by the cast and crew of the upcoming production of “Dearly Departed,” playing back scenes from the first dress rehearsal which…

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