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A “price less” Good Deed

Every so often we are reminded why we love Monroe County. This evening while a torrential rainfall drenched the town, we received one of those reminders. As our readers were on our webpage discussing the beautiful views the weather was providing, they wondered would a rainbow appear. And shortly thereafter, it did-metaphorically anyway, ending over…

Softball tournament held to benefit local “Shop with a Cop” program

If you pulled in for gas or service at Wilson’s C and S, formerly Hodges’ Service Station, this past week you might have glanced in the window to see the owner Sara Wilson on the phone, looking a little frazzled. Jason Wilson, her husband, usually steps outside to pump gas at the full-service station, shaking…

MURDER MYSTERY TO BE HELD

A Murder Mystery will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 6:30 to 9 p.m., and on Sunday, Aug. 19, from 2:30 to 5 p.m., at Joe Harrison Carter Elementary, in the cafeteria. This annual event involves the audience in solving an alleged murder. The cost, which includes a meal and a performance,  is $15…

Sports

Monroe County High School Football team holds meet the team

The Monroe County High School Falcon Football team held a “Meet the Team” on Friday, Aug.3. Alumni cheerleaders and football players attended and a scrimmage was held. Below are scenes from the event.

MCHS FOOTBALL TEAM TO HOLD MEET THE TEAM AND ALUMNI GAME

The 2018 Falcon Football “Meet the Team” will be held on Friday, Aug. 3, at 6 p.m. The second annual Alumni Flag Football Game will follow. Admission is $1.  

SHOP WITH A COP BENEFIT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT TO BE HELD SATURDAY

A softball tournament, sponsored by Monroe County Press, Dovies, Air Evac Lifeteam, Sonic, AAA Hail Repair, Mayoral candidate Danny Vinson, Cash Express, Hog Wild BBQ and Chill Zone, to raise funds for the Shop with a Cop program will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4, starting at 8 a.m., at Tompkinsville City Park for adult…

Obituaries

Clorene (Tody) Dyer

Clorene (Tody) Dyer passed away on Saturday, Aug. 4. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 1 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Kevin Dyer will officiate the service. Burial will follow in the Harlan’s Crossroads Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, Aug. 6,  at Strode’s Funeral Home in Tompkinsville…

Jeffery Lynn Steenbergen

Jeffery Lynn Steenbergen, age 47, passed away Sunday, August 05, at Glenview Health Care in Glasgow. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, August 08, at 2 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, with burial to follow in the Gamaliel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m.  to time of service on Wednesday, August 8.…

Joe Edd Frazier

Joe Edd Frazier, 81, Tompkinsville, passed away Thursday, Aug. 02, at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, Aug. 05, at 1:30 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Speaker William Yokley and Bro. Jimmy Cook will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Old Mt. Hermon Cemetery. Visitation will be…

Area News

SHINDIG ON THE SQUARE TO BE HELD IN GLASGOW TUESDAY

The Bounty of the Barrens presents “Shindig on the Square,” featuring local food, live music, shops around the square holding sales,  Farmers Market vendors with local produce,  a Plaza Marquee Beer Garden and karaoke with ACES Entertainment in front of Plaza Theatre., to be held on Tuesday, July 24,  from 5 p.m. til 8 p.m., on…

ICE CREAM SOCIAL TO BE HELD IN GLASGOW TUESDAY

The Glasgow Chamber of Commerce will hold the annual  Ice Cream Social on Tuesday, July 24, from 3  to 5 p.m., on the square in Glasgow, with many varieties of homemade and specialty ice cream available. This is a free event and everyone is welcome to attend.

ICE CREAM SOCIAL AND AUCTION TO BE HELD IN RED BOILING SPRINGS, TENN>

The eighth annual Ice Cream Social and fifth annual auction benefit for the Red Boiling Springs Heritage Museum will be held on Saturday, July 21,  at the Donoho Hotel, located on  East Main St., in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn. All you can eat homemade ice cream will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. , with a contest…

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