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Birthday contest winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of Oct. 14 to Oct. 20, is ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************   Jack Holland, who had his birthday on Nov. 10. His birthday was posted by Mitzi Holland Send a message to Monroe County Press or…

Christmas season activities set to begin Nov. 30

The holiday season officially opens on Nov. 30 for Monroe County with activities planned for the next two weekends. Christmas parades Tompkinsville’s parade will be Friday night, Nov. 30, starting at 6 p.m., with Gamaliel’s parade the following afternoon, Saturday, Dec. 1, beginning at 2 p.m. The Tompkinsville parade will start at Monroe County Middle School,…

Pep Rally held for football team

A community pep rally was held tonight, Thursday, Nov. 8, at Monroe County High School to cheer on the football team as they head to the into the second round of playoffs. Below are scenes from the dinner held before the rally. A live feed of the pep rally is available on our Facebook page.…



Eurie Edward Gearlds

Eurie Edward Gearlds, 88, Tompkinsville,  passed away Friday, Oct. 12, while in the company of family members, at a Bowling Green, hospital. Funeral Services will be held at Indian Creek Baptist Church, in Flippin, at 2 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 15, with his son, Brother Gene Gearlds officiating and Interment at Old Mt. Herman Cemetery.…

Margie Jones

Margie Jones, 99, Tompkinsville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Signature Health Care of Monroe County. Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 13. Visitation is Friday from 1 to 8 p.m., and Saturday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Yokley Trible Funeral Home. Burial…

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…

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