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Scenes from the Signature HealthCARE fireworks show
Birthday/anniversary contest winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of June 30 to July 6 is ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************       Lauren Smith, who turned 6 on June 30. It was posted by Samantha Smith. Send a message to Monroe County Press or…

City Commission meets to discuss stray dogs

The stray dog problem in Tompkinsville is becoming more and more of an issue, City Commissioners heard during a special meeting on Tuesday, June 18. Police officers spoke with Commissioners about the matter, expressing their frustration. While a leash law is in place in the city, officers noted, it seems that few residents know this,…



Free fishing weekend in Kentucky will be held on Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2.

Little league soccer program begins

The Monroe County Family Wellness Center little league soccer program began with a free clinic on Saturday, May 25, for boys and girls. Games will start on Saturday, June 1, and will be held in the field between the middle school and high school.    

Interviews and appointment of MCHS principal underway

The Monroe County School District Site Based Council, a group of parents and teachers nominated and elected by the school community, is currently meeting (Thursday, May 2) to interview applicants and appoint a new principal of Monroe County High School for the 2019-2020 school year, after the upcoming retirement of Max Petett. Members, clockwise from…


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Scenes from the ice cream social and fireworks held at Gamaliel Methodist Church



A Fourth of July Celebration, featuring ice cream, music and fireworks, will be held at Gamaliel United Methodist Church on Sunday, June 30, starting at 7 p.m.

Terry’s List for the weekend of June 28, 29 and 30

A cruise-in will be held on Friday at Dairy Queen in Tompklinsville at 6 p.m. A dance, as well as the annual father/daughter dance, will be held on Friday at the Mt. Hermon Community Center at 7 p.m. Farmers Markets are open in Tompkinsville, Glasgow, Bowling Green, Celina and Clay County. “Light Up…


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