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SENIOR INFORMATION NIGHT TO BE HELD

There will be an informational meeting for all Monroe County High School (MCHS) seniors on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 5:30 p.m., in the MCHS library. Audrey Price, with Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, will be available to talk about FAFSA, money for college, and also answer any questions about paying for college.  MCHS administrators will…

DANCE TO BE HELD AT MT. HERMON

A dance featuring “Rusty Tymes” will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Mt. Hermon Community Center. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the music starts at 7 p.m.

A preview of the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall. This is breathtaking. Make sure to go to City Park and view it. Opening ceremonies are Thursday, Sept. 20, at 9 a.m., with the exhibit being open 24 hours a day until closing ceremonies on Sunday, Sept. 23.           Keep these rules in…

Sports

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.    

Scenes from the Watermelon Festival Horseshoe Tournamnet

Below are scenes from the Watermelon Festival Horseshoe 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

JOB FAIR TO BE HELD IN CLAY COUNTY, TENN., TODAY

A job fair will be held in Clay County, at the Celina Community Center, today, Thursday, Aug. 9, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  

Narcanon public safety announcement

 What You Need to Know About Interventions  Dealing with loved ones can be difficult sometimes and that only gets harder when they have a problem with drugs and alcohol. A big part of dealing with a loved one’s addiction is getting them into treatment. But what if they are unwilling to go? Intervention is the…

CLAY COUNTY TO HOLD HOMECOMING DAYS

This event includes craft and art booths, all types of food booths and live music each night. A cakewalk is held Thursday evening, while a Cow Patty contest is on Friday. Additionally, a Duck Race (not live ones) and Car Show and Antique Tractor Show are held on Saturday. The opening ceremony for this event,…

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