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May 27

Memorial Day Ceremony

Monroe County will hold its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 27, on the Courthouse steps in Madisonville.

June 1

Family reunion

The family of James and Betsy (Hicks) White will have a family reunion from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at Hopewell Springs Baptist Church in Madisonville. Potluck dinner, with group photo at noon. For more information go to

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