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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.

Terry’s List for the weekend of March 22, 23 and 24

My top picks are, as always, the local events. Date night: If you love plays or have never been to one, come out to the old high school this weekend for the production of “Dearly  Departed;” another play, “Mary Poppins will be shown in Burkesville on Saturday. A clean standup comedy show in Glasgow on…


A door hanger painting class, taught by Delanie Trent, will be held on Saturday, March 23, at 10:30 a.m., at the Step Back in Time Shop, located in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn. Participants will choose one design to paint. The class is $20. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 615-699-1919.



Melvin Leon Dyer

Melvin Leon Dyer, 70, of Tompkinsville, passed away Friday, Sept. 28, at Signature Health Care of Monroe County. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Monday, Oct. 1, at Red Hill Holiness Church. Visitation is Sunday from 9 a.m to 8 p.m., at Yokley Trible Funeral Home and Monday, from 8 to 11…

Ricky Lynn Logsdon

Rickey Lynn Logsdon, 58, of Glasgow, passed away Monday, Sept. 24,  in Bowling Green. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, Sept. 28, at 1:00 p.m., at the Fountain Run Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Fountain Run Cemetery, with military services by Glasgow DAV Chapter 20. Visitation is…

Billy Lewis Stinson

Billy Lewis Stinson, 84, Gamaliel passed away Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville. Visitation was held on Saturday, Sept. 15,  and Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel. Services were held at 2 p.m., at White Oak Ridge Missionary Baptist Church. More details will be posted in next week’s…

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The Monroe County Bicentennial Promotions Committee is developing a timeline of significant events in the history of Monroe County. The timeline will be used on the Bicentennial webpage, in the official Bicentennial calendar and more. It will represent all the many communities of the county, from Akersville to Center Point, from Cyclone to Boles, and…

Community binds together to search for local woman swept away by flood waters

When New Year’s Eve began Monday, a local family and the community as a whole, had no indication how their world would turn upside down. But here, three days later and hundreds of volunteer hours later — Monroe County reels from the tragedy which occurred on Lyons Road. At 6:57 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31,…

Live Nativity held

By: Terry Simpson As many think the Christmas holidays have become more and more commercialized, and less and less Christ-inspired, you could be hard pressed to find signs of the true meaning of Christmas. That is, unless you live in our beloved Monroe County. We have something special here — way out in the middle…


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