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The 93rd annual Branstetter Park Homecoming and Music Festival, featuring music, games for children starting at 1 p.m., arts and crafts and concessions will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24. Sunday, Aug. 25, will feature a worship service at 10 a.m, a potluck at 12 noon and a singing in the afternoon. The park is…


A dance, featuring “Blue Diamond,” will be held on Saturday, Aug. 16, 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.  

Birthday/anniversary winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday contest and an online subscription to the Tompkinsville News, for the week of Aug. 4 to 10 is ************************************************************************************* Drum roll ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************       Angela Watson, who celebrated her birthday on Aug. 16.     Send a message to Monroe County Press or come by the office to claim…


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.  


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Through the Screens

by Ricky Miller Through the Screens The shows a behind-home-plate view of a 1976 THS baseball game. I’m certain that the pitcher is the late David Dicken with the catcher being Danny Joe Howard. Pam Scott took the photo at my urging, I was curious to see how it would turn out. The snapshot was…

Kids day activities showcased

Below are scenes from the kids day activities held on Sunday, July 28, at the fairgrounds.  

Terry’s List for the weekend of July 12, 13 and 14

A BBQ bake sale and carwash fundraiser will be held on Friday in Tompkinsville at 10 a.m. A free concert will be held in downtown Tompkinsville on Saturday at 7 p.m. A dance will be held in Mt. Hermon on Saturday at 7 p.m. H.A.M. Henderson Masonic Lodge #515, located at 2759…


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