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Local students honor veterans

Veterans’ Day ceremonies, hosted by the Monroe County elementary schools, were held on Thursday, Nov. 15, at the National Guard Armory in Tompkinsville.    

Local students begin “Blessing Box” program

When you look at Kynley Gee, Macy McNew, Rylee Lyons, and Tahlia Sheffield, you’ll notice they aren’t very different from other girls their age. However, when one takes a closer look, it’s their hearts and willingness to serve others that set them apart. Their latest projects began with a conversation during their lunch period at…

Tri-County Crews installing Christmas decorations

Tri-County Crews are hard at work installing Christmas lights on Main St. this morning as preparations for the holiday season continue. A quick walk downtown today will give you a view of the decorations coming along throughout the area, including those started by volunteers at the courthouse on Sunday, Nov. 25. A stop by local business…



Rena Belle Gentry

Rena Belle Gentry, 75, Tompkinsville, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, peacefully, in Tompkinsville. Funeral Services are at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, Oct.. 16, with Bro. Tim White officiating. Interment at Skaggs Creek Cemetery. Visitation is Monday from 4:30 to 8 p.m., and Tuesday, from 6 to 11 a.m., at Yokley…

Danny Gene Burns

Danny Gene Burns, 71, of Tompkinsville passed away on Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Hospice House of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green. Cremation was chosen and a memorial service will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 27, at 5 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Bro. Gary Emberton will officiate the service. Visitation will be held…

Ollison Terry Biggerstaff

Ollison Terry Biggerstaff, 89, of Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Monroe County, passed away Friday, Oct. 12, at the Community Hospital East in Indianapolis, Ind. Funeral Services will be conducted on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 1 p.m., at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in the Smith Ross and Monday Cemetery. Larry Caillouet…

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