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TRUNK OR TREAT TO BE HELD AT GET WELL DRUG AND DOLLAR

Get Well Drug and Dollar will hold a Trunk or Treat for community children on Sunday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m.

COMMUNITY ACTION TO HOLD RESOURCE FAIR AND FREE FLU CLINIC

Community Action of Monroe County will hold a community needs meeting, to learn of the needs of low-income residents, at 9 a.m., on Friday, Oct. 19, with a free flu clinic and resource fair from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon, at the Monroe County Senior Center, located at 800 Cap Harlan Rd. For more information, call…

MONROE COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE TO HOLD KICK-OFF

The 2019 Monroe County Relay for Life Kick-off, featuring a soup cook-off with desserts made by local children, will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Monroe County Family Wellness Center. The event will feature a costume contest for children, and Survivor and caregiver recognition.

Sports

Scenes from the Watermelon Festival Marble Tournament

Below are scenes from the Watermelon Festival Marble Tournament. Watch for winners to be posted in the coming week’s editions of the Tompkinsville News.    

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.…

Obituaries

Donna Jean Turner

Donna Jean Turner, 72, Tompkinsville passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 2, suddenly at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, with Bro. Gary Emberton officiating the service. Burial will follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6…

Suette Kidwell Boyles

Suette Kidwell Boyles, 69, Tompkinsville passed away on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, Oct. 5, at 2 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Jim Walsh will officiate the service. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Tompkinsville. Visitation…

Ronnie Ervin Bridges

Ronnie Ervin Bridges, 74, Summer Shade, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, at Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 2 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 1. Visitation is Monday, Oct. 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Yokley Trible Funeral Home. Burial is in White Cemetery.

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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