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Introducing the cast and crew of Monroe Youth Theatres “Dearly Departed”

Introducing the cast and crew of Monroe Youth Theatre’s, “Dearly Departed,” to be performed on Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, March 24, at 2 p.m., at the old Tompkinsville High School.      

Gold Brick Memories by Ricky Miller

October 1966 – The “Ole Photographer” is in a picture!   When I began my Gold Brick Memories article a year or so ago I wrote that about all the pictures that I would use would be photos that were taken by my older sister Joyce who graduated in ‘67. Of the many hundreds of…

Daily struggles face “endo” sufferers

  (Editor’s Note: This article is republished with permission from Harper, Homegrown Blog with photos by Kensie Brooke Smith featuring MaLora Beath {Emberton} Woods with her struggles with endometriosis. March is “Endo” Awareness Month, and many like Woods are speaking out to spread information concerning their illness.) My life with Endometriosis. WHAT IS ENDO? Endometriosis…

Sports

Scenes from the Watermelon Festival Cruise-in

Below are scenes from the Watermelon Festival Cruise-in.  

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.  

Obituaries

James Russell

James Russell, 88, Tompkinsville,  passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, at Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, Jan. 30. Visitation is Tuesday, Jan. 29, from 3 to 8 p.m.,  and Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 6 to 11 a.m.,. at Yokley Trible Funeral Home.…

Albert Leroyce Helton

Albert Leroyce Helton, 76, Mt. Hermon, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27,  at the Commonwealth Regional Specialty Hospital in Bowling Green. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 1 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the Isenberg Cemetery, Military Rites will be performed at graveside by DAV Chapter 20 of…

Joseph Robert Miller

Joseph Robert Miller, 21,Tompkinsville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17,  at his residence in Tompkinsville, . Memorial services will be conducted Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 11 a.m., at Strode Funeral Home in. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 3 to 8 p.m., and after 7:30 a.m., on Wednesday, Jan. 23, until time of…

Area News

Birthday/anniversary contest winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of March 10 to 16 is ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************       Graysen Turner who celebrated his birthday on Sunday, March 10. It was posted by his grandmother Linda Turner. Send a message…

SPAGHETTI DINNER AND AUCTION TO BE HELD

A spaghetti dinner, sponsored by H.A.M Henderson Masonic Lodge 515, located at 140 Bethlehem Rd., will be held on Saturday, March 30, at 4 p.m., with an auction starting at 6 p.m. The $5 meal includes all you can eat spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and a drink. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society…

BARREN COUNTY SPRING EXPO TO BE HELD

The Barren County Spring Expo, featuring a silent auction, various health/beauty items and crafts, jewelry and clothing booths, will be held at the Barren County High School gymnasium on Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $1. For more information, see the Barren County High School football Facebook page.

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