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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.      

Terry’s List for the weekend of Sept. 21, 22 and 23

The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall will be at City Park from now until Sunday, open 24 hours https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/21/dance-to-be-held-at-mt-hermon-2/ Dance to be held the the Mt. Hermon Community Center on Saturday at 7 p.m. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/09/19/dance-to-be-held-at-mt-hermon-5/ Spoonbread Festival to be held all weekend in Berea. https://www.facebook.com/pg/SpoonbreadFestival/events/ No fees will be charged at Mammoth Cave National Park on…

SENIOR INFORMATION NIGHT TO BE HELD

There will be an informational meeting for all Monroe County High School (MCHS) seniors on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 5:30 p.m., in the MCHS library. Audrey Price, with Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, will be available to talk about FAFSA, money for college, and also answer any questions about paying for college.  MCHS administrators will…

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

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,…

“AMAZING RACE” TO BE HELD IN GLASGOW SATURDAY

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…

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