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Birthday/anniversary contest winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of July 7 to 13 ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************       Derek and Haley Pitcock, who celebrated their anniversary on July 9. Send a message to Monroe County Press or come by the office to…

Terry’s List for the weekend of July 12, 13 and 14

A BBQ bake sale and carwash fundraiser will be held on Friday in Tompkinsville at 10 a.m. A free concert will be held in downtown Tompkinsville on Saturday at 7 p.m. A dance will be held in Mt. Hermon on Saturday at 7 p.m. H.A.M. Henderson Masonic Lodge #515, located at 2759…


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…



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…


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…


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. An Independence Day celebration will b held on Friday at 5. 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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