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Spotlighting 4-H volunteer Sheila (Jobe) Rush

Sheila Rush has been involved in 4-H for 46 years this year. She joined the Mt. Hermon 4-H Club in 1973. She says, “doing so had a huge impact on the person I am today. It taught me how to conduct a business meeting, to speak in front of a crowd, to step outside of…

Local Walmart celebrates 20th anniversary

If you walked into Walmart on Monday, Jan. 28, around 11 a.m., you were probably greeted by almost every employee in the store. Gathered near the produce section, several associates reminisced on years of memories shared in the building. A building which was not standing 20 years ago. Sunday, Jan. 27, was the official 20-year…

“Turkey Dynasty” growing in Monroe County shop

By Terry Simpson A new season of “Turkey Dynasty” — could it be? Wait… turkey? Isn’t it Duck Dynasty? “Duck Dynasty,” the television show based on a family who made it big with their duck call business in Louisiana, has become quite popular across the country. Yet, right here in Monroe County, we have the…



Christina Carol (Settle) Cauthen

Christina Carol (Settle) Cauthen, age 40, of Fountain Run, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, at T. J. Samson Hospital in Glasgow. Funeral Services for will be at 1 p.m., on Wednesday, Jan. 2, at Fountain Run Funeral Home, with Bro. Jeff Wells officiating. Burial will follow in the Harrison Family Cemetery in Austin. Visitation will…

Bertha Leigh Young Krueger,

Bertha Leigh Young Krueger,  78, Hestand, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, at the Monroe County Medical Center. Cremation was chosen and a memorial service will be held Friday, Jan. 4, at 2 p.m., at the Strode Funeral Home, with entombment to follow at Monroe County Memorial Lawn. Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 4,  from…

Cloe Nell (Boone) Ford

Cloe Nell (Boone) Ford, 85, Tompkinsville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, at Barren County Healthcare & Rehab in Glasgow. Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, at 1 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 29, with Wayne Cleary officiating and Interment at Ebenezer Cemetery. Visitation is Friday, Dec. 28,from 4 to 8 p.m., and…

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Live Nativity held at the H.A.M Henderson Lodge recently

A live Nativity, soup and chili supper, a visit from Santa and an auction was held at the H.A.M Henderson Lodge on Saturday, Dec. 22. Below are scenes from the event. Be sure to subscribe to the Tompkinsville News to get the full stories on events such as this.

Terry’s List for the weekend of Dec. 7, 8 and 9

The Monroe County Middle School play, The Brothers Grimm, will be held on Saturday, at 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2:30 p.m., at the Old High School. Breakfast with Santa will be held at the First Baptist Church, at the CLC building, in Fountain Run at 9 a.m., on Saturday A dance will…


Breakfast with Santa will be held at the First Baptist Church, at the CLC building, in Fountain Run at 9 a.m., on Saturday, Dec. 7.


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