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COMMUNITY “TURKEY THE TOWN” THANKSGIVING DINNER TO BE HELD IN TOMPKINSVILLE

Do you know someone who might not be included in a Thanksgiving holiday meal ? Several members of the Monroe County community decided this year to “Turkey the Town,” in other words, to provide homecooked Thanksgiving meals for those who may not be able to enjoy a family holiday next week. On Thursday, Nov. 22,…

“FILL THE COP CAR” TOY AND COAT DRIVE TO BE HELD

Cash Express will sponsor the 14th annual “Fill the Cop Car” toy and coat drive on Wednesday, Nov. 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Walmart front entrance.  Bring gently used or new toys, coats or non-perishable food items to fill the police car provided by the Tompkinsville Police Department.

COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING MEAL TO BE HELD IN GAMALIEL

A community Thanksgiving meal will be held at the Gamaliel United Methodist Church on Thursday, Nov. 22, at 12 noon. To have a meal delivered, call Lori Murphy at 270-427-6379 or Michelle Birge at 270-407-9819. Delivery orders must be placed by the end of the day on Tuesday, Nov. 20, and can only be made…

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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.  

Obituaries

Billy Karlene Harper

Billy Karlene Harper, 70, of Tompkinsville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, peacefully, at Signature HC of Putnam Co. in Algood, Tenn. Funeral Services are at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, at 2 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 21, with Dr. Jerry Neal Bean officiating. Interment at Skaggs Creek Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday, from 10:30 a.m. to 2…

Carolyn Hammer Page

Carolyn Hammer Page, 64, Summer Shade,  passed away Tuesday, October 16, at Norton Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Louisville. Funeral Services will be conducted on Friday, Oct. 19,  at 11 a.m., at Strode Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Bro. Lewis Blythe will officiate the service. Visitation will be held…

Rena Belle Gentry

Rena Belle Gentry, 75, Tompkinsville, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, peacefully, in Tompkinsville. Funeral Services are at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, Oct.. 16, with Bro. Tim White officiating. Interment at Skaggs Creek Cemetery. Visitation is Monday from 4:30 to 8 p.m., and Tuesday, from 6 to 11 a.m., at Yokley…

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