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CLERK’S OFFICE TO BE CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY

The Monroe County Clerk’s office will be closed in observance of Memorial Day from Saturday, May 25 to Tuesday, May 28. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, May 28.

TOMPKINSVILLE ELEMENTARY BETA CLUB TO HOLD FISH FRY AND BBQ

The Tompkinsville Elementary BETA club will hold a fish fry and BBQ at Hog Wild BBQ on Saturday, May 25, from 2 to 8 p.m., with cat fish sales beginning at 4 p.m.

WREATH LAYING CEREMONY TO BE HELD

The James Chism American Legion Post 122 of Tompkinsville will gather at the Courthouse on Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m., to lay a wreath at the American Legion Memorial in the front of the Courthouse. All veterans and citizens are invited to remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

Sports

Those “Bs” will sting you… Lady Falcons knock out home runs

A first home run is something you will never forget. From the crack of the bat to the roar of the crowd to that little voice inside your head screaming “RUN” it will stay with you for years. Monroe County High School softball player freshman Brooklyn Brownlee experienced that euphoric feeling for the first time…

SCHOOL OF INNOVATION STUDENTS TO PRESENT PROJECTS TO PUBLIC

The Monroe County High School of Innovation students will present projects at the Monroe County Middle School on Thursday, March 21, at 4:30 p.m., prior to the Board of Education meeting. The students would like to invite the public to come out and view their projects and ask questions. They have been working very hard.…

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.

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

MOTHER SON DANCE TO BE HELD

A Mother Son Dance , open to any preK to 5th grade boys and their mothers, will be held on Saturday, May 11, at Tompkinsville Elementary School (enter through front door), from 6 to 8 p.m. A DJ will be on site,  light refreshments will be served and a photo booth will be set up. A Mother’s…

Terry’s List for the weekend of May 11, 12 and 13

Relay for Life will be held at the Farmers Market on Saturday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. A Mother Son Dance will be held at TES on Saturday at 6 p.m. A dance will be held in Mt. Hermon on Saturday at 7 p.m. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2019/05/08/dance-to-be-held-at-mt-hermon-community-center-13/ A car show will beheld in Flippin on Saturday…

FREE PLAY/MUSICAL TO BE HELD IN EDMONTON

The 21st Century Programs at Metcalfe County Schools will present two plays in May. “The Addams Family, ” featuring the familiar creepy and kooky family as they adapt to change, will be presented from Thursday, May 9 to Saturday, May 11, at the Metacafe County High School at 7 p.m,. each night and “The Big Bad…

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