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Notice from the Monroe County Health Department

The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation in the Commonwealth of Kentucky is rapidly evolving.  However, local and state public health officials are actively monitoring and preparing in order to promptly respond to cases.  Monroe County Health Department is in constant contact with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KYDPH) for daily updates related to COVID-19. …

Notice from the Monroe County Water District

Monroe County Water District has closed the lobby of our office until further notice due to COVID-19 concerns. Customer service will be available at the drive-thru window. As always payments can be made online or by telephone.   We have implemented this procedure for the health and safety of our customers and employees. Sorry for any…

Note from the City of Tompkinsville (City Hall)

Tompkinsville – Alert Effective immediately: all business with the City of Tompkinsville will need to be conducted through the drive thru window or by phone. The front office will be closed until further notice. We apologize for this inconvenience but feel this is necessary for the health and safety of customers and employees. For questions…

Sports

Those “Bs” will sting you… Lady Falcons knock out home runs

A first home run is something you will never forget. From the crack of the bat to the roar of the crowd to that little voice inside your head screaming “RUN” it will stay with you for years. Monroe County High School softball player freshman Brooklyn Brownlee experienced that euphoric feeling for the first time…

“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.  

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Area News

Announcement from Monroe County Medical Center

Monroe County Medical Center is focused on providing the safest and most efficient care for our patients. With that being said, we want the residents of Monroe County to know that we receive daily updates on the increasing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and are continuously monitoring the situation. We are screening all of our patients according…

Terry’s List for the weekend of March 13, 14 and 15

A nature hike will be held at Standing Stone State Park in Hilham, Tenn., on Friday. https://www.facebook.com/events/2470678899914446/ A computer class will be held in Glasgow on Friday. https://www.facebook.com/events/2508863645995267/ A job fair will be held at Beech Bend on Saturday. https://www.facebook.com/events/115333876466882/?event_time_id=115333896466880 A “Spruce up Weekend” will be held on Friday at Jelly Stone in Cave City.…

Special Easter Terry’s List

Getting this out early so you can make plans. We will delete events that are over and add new ones as they become available. And as always with the special lists, a printed copy will be available to cut out of the Tompkinsville News. A community children’s egg hunt will be held in Mt. Hermon…

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