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The first day of school catches local “Mail Dog” off guard

While most everyone in Monroe County knew that today was the first day of school and was focused and ready to start their day, one local resident was a little bewildered this morning. Red Jones, AKA “mail dog,” resident of White St., in Tompkinsville, who lives with his family Josh, Elizabeth, Austin and Tucker Jones,…

Monroe County school year kicks off

Although the weather was dreary, the spirits of local school officials and children were in good spirits this morning. The day seemed to kick off well. Below are just a few scenes from drop off. Be sure to see our Facebook Page for a readers contest of back to school photos and enter yours.

Terry’s List for the weekend of Aug. 10, 11 and 12

*The Farmers Market, located behind Walmart is open on Saturday. *Soccer teams to hold Meet the Team on Saturday, at 4 p.m., on the filed in Gamaliel. https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/08/soccer-teams-to-hold-meet-the-team/ *A dance will be held on Saturday, at 7 p.m., in Mt. Hermon https://www.tompkinsvillenews.com/2018/08/08/soccer-teams-to-hold-meet-the-team/ *A police car for children to sit in, get pictures and speak with…

Sports

VOLLEYBALL TEAM TO HOST “MEET THE TEAM”

The Monroe County High School volleyball team will hold a “Meet the Team,” and intersquad scrimmage on Monday, July 30, at 5:30 p.m., at the high school. The cost is $2. Concessions will be sold.

Monroe County Falcon Band hold friends and family day

IThe Monroe County Falcon band held a friends and family day at the high school practice field on Friday, July 27, with several fans attending. The event featured new music which the band has been learning and practicing during a three week band camp this summer. The group will now take a short break before…

MONROE COUNTY FALCON BAND TO HOLD FRIENDS AND FAMILY DAY FRIDAY

The Monroe County Falcon band will hold a friends and family day on Friday, July 27, at 3 p.m., at the practice field, at the high school, to showcase routines that they have been working on during the summer.

Obituaries

Ezra Witt Proffitt

Ezra Witt Proffitt, passed away Monday, July 30, at his residence in Ala. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 1 p.m., at Yokley-Trible Funeral Home, with Tim McHenry officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service at Yokley Trible Funeral Home. Interment will be in Isenberg Cemetery. Further details…

Joe Lewis Tooley

Joe Lewis Tooley, 77, Tompkinsville, passed away Wednesday, July 25, at the Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville. Funeral services will conducted on Sunday, July 29, at 2 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, with John Jordan officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 29,…

Bruce Allen Scott

Bruce Alan Scott, 59, Tompkinsville, passed away Saturday, July 21, at his home. Funeral Service will be held at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, July 24. Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m., on Tuesday evening, at Yokley Trible Funeral Home.

Area News

PAINTING CLASS TO BE HELD IN RED BOILING SPRINGS, TENN.

A painting class will be held at the Step Back in Time shop, located in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., on Friday, July 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. To reserve a spot, call 615-699-1919. The cost for the class is $30. The painting design is posted on facebook.

CRYSTAL GRID MAKING CLASS TO BE HELD IN RED BOILING SPRINGS, TENN

 A class on making a crystal grid will be held on Wednesday, July 18, at the  Step Back in Time Shop, located in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn.  The cost of the class is $22, with materials supplied. To reserve a spot, call 615-699-1919.

HERBAL REMEDY CLASS TO BE HELD IN RED BOILING SPRINS, TENN

A “Granny’s Herb Garden” class, featuring how-tos of making remedies of past generation, will be held on Saturday, July 14, at 10:30 a.m., at the Step Back in Time Shop, located in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn. The cost of the class is $20. To reserve a spot, call 615-699-1919.

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