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The annual Festival Horseshoe Tournament will again be held on Festival Day, Saturday, Sept. 1. Players must sign up by 9 a.m. that day (Sept. 1), and competition starts at 10 a.m. Both sign-up and competition will be held at the fairgrounds on Armory Dr. There will be both singles and doubles competition (draw for…


  The annual Monroe County Watermelon Festival Art Show will be held on Festival Day — Saturday, Sept. 1 — at the Economic Development Center (EDC) on Magnolia Street in Tompkinsville (beside City Hall, behind the courthouse). Entries will be accepted 3-5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, and 8-9 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 1. The Art…

Watermelon Festival to be held this weekend

Monroe County’s national winners in Junior Beta Club competition this year have been invited to lead the 39th annual Watermelon Festival Parade on Saturday morning, Sept. 1. The Gamaliel Elementary entry “Snow White” in the Living Literature category was chosen national champion during the National Junior Beta Club convention in June, with TES placing seventh…



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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