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Cash Express honors First Responders

In honor of local emergency personnel and first responders, Cash Express recently held a special recognition ceremony for 9/11. Each year, the business honors these volunteers, presenting each department with a gift. Shown below during the ceremony, (from left) are (front row) Christy Vibbert and Tiffany Short, both are Cash Express employees; Josh Page, Kentucky National…

The Carriage House now taking reservations for rentals

Sunday afternoon may have been a bit of a dreary day, but for those attending the open house of Tompkinsville’s newest establishment, The Carriage House, it couldn’t have been more warm and welcoming. Stepping into the cozy home filled with the smell of fresh baked cookies and other light refreshments, guests were warmly greeted by…

Birthday winner contest announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of Aug. 26 to Sept. 1, is ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* Pam Hicks, who had his birthday on Sept 11. Her birthday was posted by Becky Rich Ray. Send a message to Monroe County…



The Allen County Jaycees are sponsoring the 2018 King of the Bluegrass State Championship Demolition Derby on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 5 p.m., at the Allen County Fairgrounds, featuring drivers from Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and Tennessee, competing for over $10,000 in cash prizes and a championship belt. Heats for small cars, power wheels and lawnmowers will also be held.…


The Monroe County High School tennis team will host a bar-b-que, bake sale and car wash on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Wal-mart The $6 cost includes a shredded pork sandwich, a hamburger or two hot dogs with chips and a drink. Baked goods will also be available, as well…

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…


Raymond Olmer Bray

Raymond Olmer Bray, 88,  Tompkinsville, KY passed away Monday, Aug. 27, at the Medical Center at Bowling Green. Funeral Services will be at Yokley Trible Funeral Home,  at 1 p.m., on Thursday, Aug. 30, with Lewis Blythe officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 29, from  5 to 8 p.m., and Thursday from  6…

Libby Wheeler

Libby Wheeler, 96, a longtime resident of Bartow passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Good Shepard Hospice in Auburndale. Born April 30, 1922, in Monroe County, she was the daughter of the late John T. and Lassie (Green) Deweese. She was a homemaker and a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Bartow.…

Noel Page Walden

Noel Page Walden, 64, of Gallatin, Tenn., and formerly of Tompkinsville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. Funeral Services will be held  at Yokley Trible Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, at 2 p.m., on Wednesday, Aug. 29  with Bro. Tim Eaton officiating. Visitation is Tuesday, Aug.28, from 4 to…

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An “Amazing Race, sponsored by Workout Anytime and Ralphie’s Fun Center, a race to find clues around Glasgow, while raising funds for Glasgow City and Barren County School supplies, will be held on Saturday, July 28, at 12 noon, with registration starting at 10 a.m., or early registration at Ralphie’s Fun Center or Workout Anytime…

Country music star films video on Dale Hollow Lake

A lot of talk has been going around town about a music video filmed at what local Monroe Countians refer to as “Our DHL.” Luke Bryan, Country music star, released the music video for his latest single, “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset,” from his album What Makes You Country, today. The video, filmed at Sunset Marina on Dale Hollow…


Management Registry Inc., is hosting a Job Fair at the Kentucky Career Center, located at 445 N. Green Street, in Glasgow, on Thursday July 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon. RNs, LPNs, CNAs, and Certified Medical Technicians will be hired with immediate openings!


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