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More pictures from the viewing of the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall

Below are more pictures from the viewing of the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall, located at City Park and open 24 hours a day until Sunday.      

Scenes from the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall viewing

Below are scenes from the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall viewing which is ongoing at City Park until Sunday. This event is free and open to the public. When entering the park, the entrance to the display is on the left in the circle drive that locals commonly refer to as the “place to feed the…

Processional bringing the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall to Tompkinsville

Below are scenes from the parade bringing the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall from Gamaliel to Tompkinsville.      

Sports

Scenes from the Watermelon Festival Horseshoe Tournamnet

Below are scenes from the Watermelon Festival Horseshoe Tournament. Watch for winners to be posted in the coming week’s editions of the Tompkinsville News.  

KING OF THE BLUEGRASS DERBY TO BE HELD

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.…

TENNIS TEAM TO HOLD BAR-B-QUE, BAKE SALE AND CAR WASH

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…

Obituaries

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…

Area News

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.  

Narcanon public safety announcement

 What You Need to Know About Interventions  Dealing with loved ones can be difficult sometimes and that only gets harder when they have a problem with drugs and alcohol. A big part of dealing with a loved one’s addiction is getting them into treatment. But what if they are unwilling to go? Intervention is the…

CLAY COUNTY TO HOLD HOMECOMING DAYS

This event includes craft and art booths, all types of food booths and live music each night. A cakewalk is held Thursday evening, while a Cow Patty contest is on Friday. Additionally, a Duck Race (not live ones) and Car Show and Antique Tractor Show are held on Saturday. The opening ceremony for this event,…

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