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RED’S RESCUE TO HOLD FUNDRAISER

  A concert by No Deposit Band, featuring a chili supper, silent auction and raffles for a .22 Henry rifle and a country ham, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 5 p.m., at the Farmers Market, This fundraiser is eligible for matching grant funds by the Kentucky Humane Society.    

CARS, TUNES AND BBQ FUNDRAISER TO BE HELD

A fundraiser, featuring live music, a cake walk/bake sale and activities for kids, is being held on Sunday, Oct. 13 at Bodock Farms, located at 153 Jack Scott Rd., in Burkesville, with a meal by Hunter’s BBQ starting at 12 noon, followed by a car show at 2 p.m. All proceeds will go toward medical…

BENEFIT TO BE HELD FOR HOLLINSWORTH

A benefit, featuring live music (any local musicians are welcome to join in), an auction, a cake walk and concessions, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the old high school gymnasium, from 5 to 8 p.m. All proceeds will go towards Frank Hollinsworth’s medical expenses. For more information, call 270-407-8777.

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.  

Obituaries

Area News

Youth related here killed in murder-suicide incident near Nashville

Monday morning, Sept. 9, Monroe Countians woke up to shocking news as the story about a murder/suicide from the night before hit close to home. The six year-old child killed the night before in Hermitage (Tenn.) was Ty Dodson, the grandson of Teddy and Teresa Dodson of Tompkinsville. Ty, his maternal grandmother and her husband…

Community Day held at Tompkinsville City Park

The 2019 Milltown/Harlan Heights Community Day was held on Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Tompkinsville City Park. A meal of bar-b-que and side dishes was served, and bouncy houses and a water slide were available for the children. Several people attended the free annual event which is made possible through fund raisers held throughout the…

Thurman participates in American Legion program

Teens these days stay very busy and Monroe County High School senior Kennedy Thurman is no exception. If she is not performing in the band, she is on stage with the Monroe Youth Theater, volunteering or participating in school clubs such as the Young republicans Club. She recently also had the opportunity to participate in…

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