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Haunted house and chili supper to be held in Burkesville
Family fun activities set for Oct. 19

Downtown activities “Fall-o-Ween” will be held on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 19 in downtown Tompkinsville. Personally sponsored by Tompkinsville Mayor Scotty Turner, City Attorney Richard Jackson and Commissioners, “Fall-o-Ween” will feature family fun activities for kids (and adults) of all ages. The event will be held from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. near the courthouse with…


A dance, featuring “The Skahls,” will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Mt. Hermon Community Center. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the music starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, and $3 for children ages 4-10. Concessions will be available. The center is now smoke free.


“Friday nights are for the birds”

By: Terry Simpson Monroe County Falcon fans adorn themselves with many different styles of blue and white attire when they head out to support whichever choice of sport they are attending, but one woman’s shirt stood out at the high school’s first home football game of the season on Friday, Aug. 31. The shirt proclaimed,…

Scenes from the Watermelon Festival children’s games

Below are scenes from the Watermelon Festival children’s games. Watch the coming week’s editions of the Tompkinsville News for winners.  

Scenes from the Watermelon Festival Cruise-in

Below are scenes from the Watermelon Festival Cruise-in.  


Area News

Humane Society donates to local Animal Welfare

The Monroe County Animal Welfare Program received another large donation this past week as representatives of the Kentucky Humane Society presented a $5,000 check for the program. Founded just two months ago with a grant for “seed” money from Monroe County native Gary Bowman and his wife, Julie, the Welfare Program and its offshoot known…

Scenes from the Monroe County Extension Field Day at Kevin & Regena Lyons farm.
Scenes from the community fish fry held in Fountain Run on Saturday, Sept. 21


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