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Birthday/anniversary contest winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday/Anniversary contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of April 14 to 20 is ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************       Jerry and Sherry Lane, who celebrated their 40th anniversary on april14. It was posted by their daughter Stacy Gee.  Send a…

Fountain Run egg hunt held

Below are scenes from the egg hunt held in Fountain Run on Sunday, April 21, sponsored by the Fountain Run Baptist Church.

EGG HUNT TO BE HELD IN TOMPKINSVILLE

A community egg hunt will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m., at the Tompkinsville First Baptist Church.

Sports

ANNUAL JONATHAN WITTY MEMORIAL WEIGHT MEET TO BE HELD

The annual Jonathan Witty Memorial Weight Meet will be held  Friday, March 22, at 6 p.m., at Darrel Carter Stadium. Adair, Barren, Metcalfe, and Monroe counties will be competing.

Little league season is here

Girls little league softball practices started Saturday, March 15, for the third to fifth grade program at the Monroe County Family Wellness Center.  

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…

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

FOUNTAIN RUN COMMUNITY EGG HUNT TO BE HELD

The Fountain Run Community egg hunt, sponsored by the Fountain Run First Baptist Church, will be held on Saturday, April 20, at 11 a.m., at the park.

lecture to be presented tonight

Jonathan Jeffrey, department head for Western Kentucky University’s Library Special Collections, will present the Osby Lee and Lillian Garrison Memorial Lecture for the Monroe County Historical Society at 5 p.m., on Thursday, April 18, at the Monroe County Courthouse in Tompkinsville, titled “County Fairs and Exhibitions: How Kentucky Fares.”

AUDITIONS ANNOUNCED FOR “HOW I BECAME A PIRATE”

The Far-Off Broadway Players will hold auditions on April 29 and 30, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Casablanca Room of the historic Plaza Theatre in Glasgow, for the musical “How I Became A Pirate.” Auditions are open to men and women of all ethnicities ages 17 and above. For more information, contact Artistic Director…

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