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BARREN COUNTY SPRING EXPO TO BE HELD

The Barren County Spring Expo, featuring a silent auction, various health/beauty items and crafts, jewelry and clothing booths, will be held at the Barren County High School gymnasium on Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $1. For more information, see the Barren County High School football Facebook page.

HEALTHY BABY WORKSHOP TO BE HELD

A healthy baby workshop will be held on Thursday, March 28, from 12 noon to 2 p.m., at the Monroe County Health Department, for pregnant women or those up to 60 days post-partum. All pregnant or 60 days post-partum moms who attend will receive a $20 gift card and be entered in a drawing. For…

Huge turn-out for Father Daughter Dance despite the weather

   The forecast for Saturday called for thunderstorms and heavy rains and unfortunately, that held true. Saturday morning and into the afternoon the sun shone bright, teasing those awaiting an event they had looked forward to for weeks, but by late afternoon it was pouring. Many worried the festivities would be canceled while others donned…

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Obituaries

Calvin C. Clements

Calvin C. Clements, 89, Tompkinsville passed away Monday, Jan. 7,  at the Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville. Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, Jan.10, at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial following in the Clementsville Cemetery in Clay County, Tenn.

Judy Faye (Tooley) Biggerstaff

Judy Faye (Tooley) Biggerstaff, 64, of Tompkinsville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 2 p.m., on Sunday, Jan. 13. Visitation is Saturday, Jan. 11, from 5 to 8 p.m., and Sunday, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Yokley Trible…

Bill Morris High

Bill Morris High, 70, of Madisonville, formerly of Tompkinsville, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, at Hillside Manor in Madisonville. Funeral Service will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 1 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 10. Visitation is Wednesday, Jan. 9, from 5 to 8 p.m., and Thursday 6a.m. to 1 p.m., at Yokley Trible Funeral Home.…

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Terry’s List for the weekend of Feb. 8, 9 and 10

My top picks would be the Father Daughter dance at Joe Harrison Carter Elementary, the “Guys and Dolls” play being performed at Glasgow High School (I always try to support kids in theatre) the micro car machine display in Cookeville or the Pet Expo in Cookeville. A Father-Daughter Dance will be held on Saturday, at Joe…

Eastern Monroe faces flooding concerns

While our neighbors to the south continue to have to monitor the output from Dale Hollow Dam (shown above) and Wolf Creek Dam at Lake Cumberland, Monroe County’s residents on the eastern border kept their focus glued to the rising Cumberland River. While Monroe County had just finished 2018 with 65.01” of precipitation (up over…

CONSTRUCTION PAPER QUILT CONTEST TO BE HELD

As part of this year’s Celebration of Quilts and Quilting, Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site is hosting a construction paper quilt contest. The contest is open to children, adults, clubs, classrooms, schools and other organizations. Cash prizes will be awarded. For contest rules, contact Sheila 270-487-8481 or Sheila.rush@ky.gov  or visit Robertson’s Decorating, located on Celina…

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