Special Valentine

  Adams hits the century mark by Danny Wade Ruby Adams had the best Valentine’s present anyone can ask for last Tuesday. She turned 100 years old. It’s not often someone lives long enough to be a centurion, but one born on Valentine’s Day makes it even more special. And those who know Miss Ruby,…

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District Champs

Vikings claim district championship with a thriller by Barry DeLoach On Saturday night the Humboldt Vikings claimed their first District 14A title since 2013 with a thrilling 71-68 win over the Union City Tornadoes. The game was marred late with technical fouls on both squads in the last two seconds of the ballgame. Humboldt was…

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Dorothy Wray Thompson

Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Wray Thompson, 92, were held Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home chapel. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family was Saturday from 5 until 8 p.m. Mrs. Thompson, born January 25, 1925 to A.D. and Mary (Sullivan) Wray, went to be…

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Pancakes sales fund HHS scholarships

by Danny Wade Humboldt’s oldest civic club held their biggest fundraiser of the year last Saturday morning. The Rotary Club of Humboldt’s annual pancake breakfast was another success. Held in the East Elementary School cafeteria, dozens of hungry visitors enjoyed breakfast consisting of pancakes and sausage along with coffee, milk and orange juice. The doors…

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Your Right to Know

Court Report Information listed for the Humboldt General Sessions court docket is obtained from court records and printed as is. The Humboldt Chronicle cannot assume responsibility for correcting inaccuracies when information accurately reflects the records. Readers are cautioned that some names published may be similar to or the same as those of other members of…

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Dorothy McCaslin

Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy McCaslin, 86, fondly known as “Lukey”, were held at 3 p.m. Monday, February 13, 2017, at First Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Humboldt, Tenn. with Rev. Chuck Estes officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery in Humboldt. Mrs. McCaslin passed away Friday, February 10, 2017, at the Tennessee State Veterans Home in…

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Relay pageant set Feb. 25

The 2017 Miss Relay for Life Pageant promises to be a royal event leading up to this year’s Relay. The pageant is slated for Saturday, February 25  at Main Street Country Event & Dance Hall, 1511 Main Street, (across from BancorpSouth Bank) in Humboldt. The pageant is open to girls 0 – 21 years of…

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Kudos to Kustoff

Rotary tradition continues by Danny Wade The Humboldt Rotary Club continued a long-standing tradition last Friday by having the sitting U.S. Congressman speak to the club at the beginning of each year. David Kustoff, congressman of the 8th Congressional District, has only been on the job for a few weeks but said things are moving…

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172 taking Humboldt by storm

by Danny Wade If you’ve seen these yellow and red license plates on the front of vehicles driving around town with the number 172 on them, you might wonder what that number stands for. The license plates are displayed by Humboldt Vikings supporters. But what is the significance of 172? “That’s the number of miles…

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Roy Edward Robinson

Funeral services for Mr. Roy Edward Robinson, 86, were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 10, 2017 in the Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home chapel. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Thursday from 4 until 8 p.m. and Friday from 12 p.m. until service time. Mr. Robinson, a retired maintenance supervisor for General Metals…

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