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“Pink Out” softball game to be held

The Monroe County High School Lady Falcon softball team will hold a “Pink Out” game on Thursday, May 2 at 6 p.m., at the field behind the high school.

Relay fundraiser held

By: Terry Simpson Relay: It’s a family thing! At least, that is how you feel when attending local events that benefit the charity Relay For Life and the American Cancer Society. Step into one of these events, and you will feel as if you are at a family reunion. Looking around you will notice many…

“Breaking the Silence” remembrance walk and candlelight vigil held

By: Terry Simpson It was a beautiful night in downtown Tompkinsville as several gathered around the stage on the North side of the courthouse. “How Great Thou Art” could be heard coming clearly through the bells at the Tompkinsville First Baptist Church, as the crowd found their seats, ready to listen to a speech from…

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REGISTER NOW FOR MCHS SAFE DRIVER COURSE

Monroe County students needing to fulfill their Graduated Driver Licensing requirement can register now for a class to be held on Thursday, March 14, at Monroe County High School from 4 to 8 p.m. To register, go to www.kentuckysafedriver.com or call 502-699-2295.  

MOTHER-SON RENDEZVOUS TO BE HELD

Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site will host its Mother-Son Rendezvous on Saturday, March 30, at 9 a.m. The event is open to mothers and sons ages 6 to 96. Activities include tent pitching, several types of marksmanship, orienteering, backyard fishing, whittling marbles and more. You MUST pre-register by March 15, in order to participate.

MONROE YOUTH THEATRE TO PRESENT PLAY

The Monroe Youth Theatre will present “Dearly Departed,” a play raved as “drop dead funny,” on Friday, March 22, and Saturday, March 23, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, March 24, at 2:30 p.m., at the old high school auditorium. The cost for adults is $6 with students admitted for $3.

Obituaries

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…

Area News

FOUNTAIN RUN COMMUNITY EGG HUNT TO BE HELD

The Fountain Run Community egg hunt, sponsored by the Fountain Run First Baptist Church, will be held on Saturday, April 20, at 11 a.m., at the park.

lecture to be presented tonight

Jonathan Jeffrey, department head for Western Kentucky University’s Library Special Collections, will present the Osby Lee and Lillian Garrison Memorial Lecture for the Monroe County Historical Society at 5 p.m., on Thursday, April 18, at the Monroe County Courthouse in Tompkinsville, titled “County Fairs and Exhibitions: How Kentucky Fares.”

AUDITIONS ANNOUNCED FOR “HOW I BECAME A PIRATE”

The Far-Off Broadway Players will hold auditions on April 29 and 30, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Casablanca Room of the historic Plaza Theatre in Glasgow, for the musical “How I Became A Pirate.” Auditions are open to men and women of all ethnicities ages 17 and above. For more information, contact Artistic Director…

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