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COMMUNITY ACTION TO HOLD RESOURCE FAIR AND FREE FLU CLINIC

Community Action of Monroe County will hold a community needs meeting, to learn of the needs of low-income residents, at 9 a.m., on Friday, Oct. 19, with a free flu clinic and resource fair from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon, at the Monroe County Senior Center, located at 800 Cap Harlan Rd. For more information, call…

MONROE COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE TO HOLD KICK-OFF

The 2019 Monroe County Relay for Life Kick-off, featuring a soup cook-off with desserts made by local children, will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Monroe County Family Wellness Center. The event will feature a costume contest for children, and Survivor and caregiver recognition.

Library holds “Trunk or Treat”

The Library held their annual “Trunk or Treat” on Tuesday, Oct. 16, with the Friends of the Library, Kerry Denton from the police Department, Bobby Adams from the Fire Department and  Monroe Youth Theater members volunteering to pass out treats. Below are snap shots from the event. If you missed this event, be sure to…

Sports

“Friday nights are for the birds”

By: Terry Simpson Monroe County Falcon fans adorn themselves with many different styles of blue and white attire when they head out to support whichever choice of sport they are attending, but one woman’s shirt stood out at the high school’s first home football game of the season on Friday, Aug. 31. The shirt proclaimed,…

Scenes from the Watermelon Festival children’s games

Below are scenes from the Watermelon Festival children’s games. Watch the coming week’s editions of the Tompkinsville News for winners.  

Scenes from the Watermelon Festival Cruise-in

Below are scenes from the Watermelon Festival Cruise-in.  

Obituaries

Eurie Edward Gearlds

Eurie Edward Gearlds, 88, Tompkinsville,  passed away Friday, Oct. 12, while in the company of family members, at a Bowling Green, hospital. Funeral Services will be held at Indian Creek Baptist Church, in Flippin, at 2 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 15, with his son, Brother Gene Gearlds officiating and Interment at Old Mt. Herman Cemetery.…

Margie Jones

Margie Jones, 99, Tompkinsville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Signature Health Care of Monroe County. Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 13. Visitation is Friday from 1 to 8 p.m., and Saturday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Yokley Trible Funeral Home. Burial…

Donna Jean Turner

Donna Jean Turner, 72, Tompkinsville passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 2, suddenly at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, with Bro. Gary Emberton officiating the service. Burial will follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6…

Area News

Free concert to be held in Celina, Tenn.

A free concert will be held tonight, Aug. 21,  at 5 p.m., on the Historic Clay County Courthouse Square. Bring a lawn chair.

Terry’s List for the weekend of Aug. 18, 19 and 20

Murder Mystery play to be held https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/12/murder-mystery-to-be-held/ Lawn mower pull benefit to be held at the Mount Hermon Community Center on Saturday, at 6 https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/15/cake-walk-auction-and-truck-pull-benefit-to-be-held/ Dance to be held at Mt. Hermon Friday, at 7 https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/15/mt-hermon-dance-to-be-held-3/ Open house to be held at the new fire station on Saturday, at 5 https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/14/open-house-to-be-held-at-new-fire-station/ Several events, such as…

JOB FAIR TO BE HELD IN CLAY COUNTY, TENN., TODAY

A job fair will be held in Clay County, at the Celina Community Center, today, Thursday, Aug. 9, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  

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