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BBQ FUNDRAISER TO BE HELD FRIDAY

A BBQ, bake sale and carwash fundraiser will be held at Get Well Drug and Dollar on Friday, July 12, at 10 a.m., to benefit local travel softball team, Adrenaline. The $6 meal includes a shoulder sandwich, chips and a drink or a hot dog, chips and a drink for $5. To place an order call…

DANCE TO BE HELD AT MT. HERMON

A dance, featuring “Generation,” will be held on Saturday, July 13, 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.

Animal welfare program founded

By: Terry Simpson If there is one thing for sure about small towns, most people either long to live there or long to get away. Over the years, Tompkinsville has seen many youth grow up and move to bigger cities. Some never looking back, while others are drawn back to their home. There are those…

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ANNUAL RIVER RACE RESHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 15

The seventh annual Gamaliel Lions Club River Race will be held Saturday, June 15, near Gamaliel. The annual event features different categories for those ‘racing’ down the East Fork Creek and into the Barren River, with prizes and fun planned throughout the day at the finish line. Registration will be from 10 a.m. until 12…

SUMMER ACTIVITIES OUTLINED

Library Camp The Summer Reading program at the Library  kicks off  Monday, June 3 with ages 7-12 meeting from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, and children under seven meeting from 2 to 3 p.m. Drama Camp The annual Monroe Youth Theatre (MYT) Summer Camp, featuring crafts, the basics of drama, storytelling and a theatrical production…

YOUTH FALCON FOOTBALL CAMP TO BE HELD

The annual Falcon Youth Football Camp, for students going into grades K-8, will be held Monday and Tuesday, June 3 and 4 at Darrell Carter Stadium, from 8 to 11:30 a.m., with registration at 7:30 a.m., on Monday. The cost is $30 and includes four meals and a t-shirt.    

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Terry’s List for the weekend of July 5, 6 and 7

A fireworks show will be held at La Tia on Friday at approximately 9 to 9:30 p.m. A music Fest will be held at Dale Hollow all weekend. https://www.facebook.com/events/587166521758918/ An Independence Day celebration will b held on Friday at 5. https://www.facebook.com/events/400008147526038/ Concert in the Park to be held in Bowling Green on Friday at 6…

Summer of ’64… 4-H Camp and FFA guitar pickers

Gold Brick Memories Memories of Tompkinsville High School articles by Ricky Miller The picture in a recent paper of those attending 4-H camp put me in mind of some pictures my sister took during her years at the Dawson Springs Camp in the mid-60s. I never attended that camp but instead went another hour-and-a-half into…

Writers in the Park event held at Old Mulkey

By: Terry Simpson The magic of a new book is special — one shared by many of the visitors to the Writers in the Park event at Old Mulkey. The picnic tables at Old Mulkey State Meetinghouse were lined with books such as those on Saturday, June 15, at the second annual “Writers in the…

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