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Monroe County weather follows predicition…maybe?

By: Terry Simpson The saying, “If you don’t like Kentucky’s weather, just wait until tomorrow,” usually holds pretty true and this past week was no exception. While everyone prepared for the annual “Groundhog Day,” to get Punxsutawney Phil’s take on the roller coaster of weather that the county has been experiencing, Monroe Countians were battling…

Birthday/anniversary contest winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of Feb. 3 to Feb. 9 is ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************       David Stinson, who had his birthday on Feb. 3rd. It was posted by Jennifer David Stinson. Send a message to…

Terry’s List for the weekend of Feb. 8, 9 and 10

My top picks are the Fairy tale meet and greet and dinner in Edmonton or the Crappie Madness at Cabela’s for the kids; the chili cook-off at the Harley Davidson Dealership or the Power Wheels Derby for the guys and the wedding dress show for the girls.



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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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…

Terry’s List for the weekend of Jan. 25, 26 and 27

My top picks for this week would be the 40th anniversary celebration of the Dukes of Hazzard in Nashville, the free micro car show at the history museum in Cookeville or the outdoor survival skills classes in Murfreesboro. A dance will be held at the Mt. Hermon Community Center on Saturday at 7 p.m. The…


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