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A dance featuring “The Skahls” will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25, 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.

Murder Mystery Dinner held

The Monroe County Youth Theater (MCYT) held a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18 and 19,  with several community members attending. The teens acted out a  mystery while guests ate dinner, played sleuths and interacted as volunteers chosen from the crowd to participate. “This event is our only fundraiser for the…

Monroe County Fair Beauty Pageant winners announced

The Monroe County Fair Beauty Pageant winners were announced and identified in the fair booklet of the Aug. 16, Tompkinsville News. Those are still available at the office for anyone who would like a copy. Pictured below are scenes from the crownings of each category.



Erie Odell Wison

Erie Odell Wilson, 84, of Tompkinsville, passed away Wednesday, May 2, at Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 12 Noon on Saturday, May 5. Visitation is Friday, May 4, from 2 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, May 5, from 6 a.m. to 12 Noon. Burial is…


Darwin Binkley Sullivan, 58, of Tompkinsville passed Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the T.J Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. Celebration of Life services will be conducted Saturday, April 28,  at 3:30 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home. Visitation with family will be held on Saturday, April 28, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. More details will…

Obituaries-April 19 til April 24

Joseph Petelyn Murphy, 22, of Tompkinsville, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018, at his home. Funeral services were held on Monday, April 23, 2018, at 1 p.m., at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, with burial in New Hope Cemetery, Moss, Tenn.   George Edward Brown, 66, of Tompkinsville passed away Friday, April 20, 2018, at the…

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