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ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING OFFERED TO PUBLIC

The Monroe County Cooperative Extension Service has collaborated with the Tompkinsville – Monroe County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Tompkinsville Police Department (TPD) to offer an Active Shooter Training to the public. The training will be conducted by TPD Officers Channing Cain and Tyler Shaw at the Monroe County Extension office from 5:30…

RED DRESS GALA TO BE HELD

The fourth annual Red Dress Gala, an event created to give the community and civic organizations an opportunity to recognize volunteers in a public and fitting manner while paying tribute to the efforts of Dr. James Carter and his endeavors to see the Monroe County History Museum become a reality, will be held on Thursday,…

BICENTENNIAL COMMITTEE REQUEST HISTORICAL MOMENTS

The Monroe County Bicentennial Promotions Committee is developing a timeline of significant events in the history of Monroe County. The timeline will be used on the Bicentennial webpage, in the official Bicentennial calendar and more. It will represent all the many communities of the county, from Akersville to Center Point, from Cyclone to Boles, and…

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Obituaries

Lynsi DeLeon Velazquez

Lynsi DeLeon Velazquez, 1 year and 10 months, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, at Macon County Hospital ER in Lafayette, Tenn. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 1 p.m., at Fountain Run Funeral Home, with Father Will Fredo Fernandez and Bro. Jackie Rich officiating. Burial will follow in the Fountain Run…

Travis J. Pruitt

Travis J. Pruitt, age 61, Tompkinsville, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral Services were held on Friday, Dec. 7, with burial at the Mt. Poland Church Cemetery. More details will be published in the next edition of the Tompkinsville News.

Mary Jane Warren

Mary Jane Warren, 84, Tompkinsville, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, peacefully, at Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10. Jason Page will officiate, with burial to follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday, Dec. 9, from 5 to 8 p.m.…

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Scenes from the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall viewing

Below are scenes from the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall viewing which is ongoing at City Park until Sunday. This event is free and open to the public. When entering the park, the entrance to the display is on the left in the circle drive that locals commonly refer to as the “place to feed the…

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