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BENEFIT HAYRIDE TO BE HELD FOR LAYNIE IRVIN
CHILI SUPPER AND AUCTION TO BE HELD TO BENEFIT THE CHILDREN OF KOSAIR

The 17th annual Antique Tractor and Engine Show Chili Supper and  Auction will be held in the commons area of the Monroe County High School on Saturday, Oct. 13, with the chili supper at 5 p.m., and the auction starting at 7 p.m. All proceeds will go to Kosair Children Chairities. All politicians are invited.…

FLU SHOTS NOW AVAILABLE

The Monroe County Health Department will be administering flu shots at the Monroe County Family Wellness Center on Tuesday, Oct.16, from 2 to 4 p.m. The cost of the seasonal flu vaccine is $30 but most health insurance plans are accepted (you must present an insurance card at clinic).   Other dates to receive a…

Sports

SHOP WITH A COP BENEFIT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT TO BE HELD SATURDAY

A softball tournament, sponsored by Monroe County Press, Dovies, Air Evac Lifeteam, Sonic, AAA Hail Repair, Mayoral candidate Danny Vinson, Cash Express, Hog Wild BBQ and Chill Zone, to raise funds for the Shop with a Cop program will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4, starting at 8 a.m., at Tompkinsville City Park for adult…

VOLLEYBALL TEAM TO HOST “MEET THE TEAM”

The Monroe County High School volleyball team will hold a “Meet the Team,” and intersquad scrimmage on Monday, July 30, at 5:30 p.m., at the high school. The cost is $2. Concessions will be sold.

Monroe County Falcon Band hold friends and family day

IThe Monroe County Falcon band held a friends and family day at the high school practice field on Friday, July 27, with several fans attending. The event featured new music which the band has been learning and practicing during a three week band camp this summer. The group will now take a short break before…

Obituaries

Raymond Olmer Bray

Raymond Olmer Bray, 88,  Tompkinsville, KY passed away Monday, Aug. 27, at the Medical Center at Bowling Green. Funeral Services will be at Yokley Trible Funeral Home,  at 1 p.m., on Thursday, Aug. 30, with Lewis Blythe officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 29, from  5 to 8 p.m., and Thursday from  6…

Libby Wheeler

Libby Wheeler, 96, a longtime resident of Bartow passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Good Shepard Hospice in Auburndale. Born April 30, 1922, in Monroe County, she was the daughter of the late John T. and Lassie (Green) Deweese. She was a homemaker and a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Bartow.…

Noel Page Walden

Noel Page Walden, 64, of Gallatin, Tenn., and formerly of Tompkinsville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. Funeral Services will be held  at Yokley Trible Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, at 2 p.m., on Wednesday, Aug. 29  with Bro. Tim Eaton officiating. Visitation is Tuesday, Aug.28, from 4 to…

Area News

UPCOMING FIREWORKS SHOWS TO BE HELD

This Saturday, June 30, starting at 5 p.m., with fireworks beginning at dark, at City Park in Tompkinsville, is the annual Fourth of July celebration, “Light up the Ville,” featuring a fireworks show, music by the “No Deposit Band,” Monroe County bar-b-que, inflatables and snow cones. Assisted parking with rides to the event will be…

“ Southern Kentucky’s Got Talent” seeking local talent

The Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center Foundation, Inc. (SKyPAK) is launching a 10-county talent search, giving performing artists the opportunity to showcase their talent..  All ages and talents, individual artist and group acts are invited to compete for cash prizes in four different age categories. The semi-finals will be on the Capitol Arts stage on Aug.…

ALL ARMED FORCES MEMBERS TO RECEIVE FREE ADMISSION TO BEECH BEND

As a thank you from Beech Bend to all of the men and women who have served the country in the armed forces, all active, retired, veteran or disabled veteran military members from all branches will receive  free admission, all season long, with a valid military ID. For details, visit https://www.beechbend.com/amusement-park/tickets/

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