Horse Show defies rains

GRAND CHAMPION – Jose It Ain’t So ridden by Michael Wright (far right) took top honors at the West Tennessee Strawberry Festival Horse Show Friday night. They are joined by (from left) Mike Farley, Ashley Culpepper and Tim Hayes. Chalmus Davenport Arena was the place to be on Friday, May 12, for the 80th West…

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P.O. to mark first century

Humboldt Post Office construction underway in 1916. Humboldt Historical Society will host  100 year anniversary and celebration of the Humboldt Post Office May 31st at 1 p.m. with a ribbon cutting and short program. The Post Office in Humboldt was established in October, 1858, with John C. Gillespie as first postmaster. The office would have…

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HHS grads celebrate

Read all about the HHS Class of 2017 inside this week in the Humboldt Chronicle’s Senior Souvenir Edition! Humboldt High graduates turned their tassles and headed out to meet their futures this weekend. Valedictorian Asiauna Woolfork (below) gives her address to the crowd Friday night followed by salutatorian Jose Chavez. School board members (from left)…

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Cooper, Pulliam, Adams inducted to Hall of Fame

PULLIAM FAMILY – (left) Alfred Donald, Emma Lyndsey, Chester Baskerville and Seresa Ivory are just a few of the nieces and nephews of the late Alfred Tennyson Pulliam. ADAMS INDUCTED – Lloyd S. Adams Jr.(below) is joined by sons, Mitchell and Lloyd, after his induction into the Humboldt Hall of Fame. HOMETOWN COUSINS – Hall…

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80th Strawberry Festival enjoys fair skies for parades

Governor Haslam keeps it light, ‘I’m still awake!’ In keeping with tradition, Gov. Bill Haslam was presented with a crate of Gibson County, Tennessee strawberries after speaking at the Governor’s Luncheon Friday. Festival president Ashley Culpepper (left) and general chairman Melissa Swingler present the berries along with luncheon co-chairs Alex Smith and Greer Lashlee. When…

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Floats on parade!

Christian Koonce & Georgia Bundy, Banner Girls 2017 Reigning  over the 80th Annual West Tenn. Strawberry Festival Hostess Princess Allie Privitt and Territorial Queen Kerri Arnold. 1st place Grand Floats Bind Us with Love in Berryland by Gregory’s Chapel Church. This float also won 3rd in Humboldt Junior Floats Thursday. 1st place Humboldt Jr. Floats and…

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Lady Pioneers gain seven victories in seven games

by Lori Cathey Gibson County Lady Pioneers were very busy this past week picking up 7 wins in 5 days. They started the week off with a double header with Lake County and Bradford on Monday night. In the first game the Lady Pioneers defeated Lake County 15 to 2 and the second game Gibson…

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Tanya Taylor Family Memorial Ride May 7

The 9th annual Tanya Taylor Family Memorial Bike Ride will be May 7 2017, registration begins at 10 a.m. with ‘kick stands up’ at 1:30 p.m. A barbeque lunch, door prize ticket, and memorial t-shirt are included in the registration fee.  The event is in memory of Tanya Taylor, husband Brad, sons Tyce and Kyle,…

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The 6th Annual Luke Flowers 5k Run to Remember

by Lori Cathey The Dyer School Relay for Life Team hosted the 6th Annual 5k Run to Remember in Memory of Luke Flowers on April 22nd at Dyer School. Around 40 runners and walkers were on hand to help raise $1,747 in memory of Luke Flowers with the money going to Relay For Life. Before…

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