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A motor coach trip to Washington, D.C., with pick ups in Tompkinsville, is being planned for Oct. 7 to 11, to tour the Nation’s Capital, with several historical stops. An escort will always be with the group and luggage will be delivered to and from hotel rooms. Call now to reserve your spot as these…

Terry’s List for the weekend of Feb. 15. 16 and 17

A color by number event, featuring a Valentine’s Day picture, will be held at the library in Glasgow all weekend. “Romance at the Rails” will be held in Bowling Green on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, at 4:45 p.m. A Spring Fishing Classic, featuring seminars and kids activities will be held at Cabela’s in Bowling Green…

Monroe County Schools receive Valentine’s Day delevieries

Valentine’s Day deliveries were well under way at Monroe County schools on Thursday morning, Feb. 14, as parents and delivery drivers carried in balloons, flowers, chocolates and other goodies to the four schools in the county. Pictured below are scenes from the high school and middle school with many more deliveries expected throughout the day.



James Ritter

James Ritter, 79, Tompkinsville passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, at The Medical Center in Bowling Green. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, Feb. 3, at Strode Funeral Home, with burial following in Monroe County Memorial Lawn. More details will be published in the Tompkinsville News.

Dr. James Richardson Comer Sr.

Dr. James Richardson “Sam” Comer, Sr., 77, of Tompkinsville passed away Monday, Jan. 28 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. Funeral services were conducted Friday, Feb. 1, at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial in Monroe County Memorial Lawn, with Military Rites performed at graveside by DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow. More details are…

Carley T. “Buddy” Vibbert

Carley T. “Buddy” Vibbert, 79, Tompkinsville, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, at Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 2 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 31. Visitation is Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 2:30 to 8 p.m., and Thursday, Feb. 1, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Yokley…

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“Turkey Dynasty” growing in Monroe County shop

By Terry Simpson A new season of “Turkey Dynasty” — could it be? Wait… turkey? Isn’t it Duck Dynasty? “Duck Dynasty,” the television show based on a family who made it big with their duck call business in Louisiana, has become quite popular across the country. Yet, right here in Monroe County, we have the…

Terry’s List for the weekend of Feb. 1, 2 and 3

My top pick is the middle school performance of “Hairspray” in Glasgow. Go out and support the kids. Local plays like these are so much fun and it will mean a lot to the students. $5 is also not a bad price. Glasgow Middle School will present “Hairspray” on Friday and Satruday at 7 p.m.,…

Tracking the blood moon across the sky

When Devon McCormick’s dad, Ken, would pack his little red-headed daughter outside to point out the different stars and tell her the name, he didn’t realize the impact it would make on her. But those early days learning about celestial beings fueled her interest in such happenings and when news of a “blood moon” lunar…


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