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Tyson donates 40,000 lbs. of chicken to Helping Hand

by Ariel McRae Early last Thursday morning, Tyson delivered a ‘helping hand’ or  ‘wing’ to Helping Hand of Humboldt with a fairly hefty donation. A truck carrying 40,000 pounds of chicken made its way to the non-profit organization to help with Helping Hand’s goal to end food insecurity. This donation came at a needed time,…

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McRae named associate editor

When Ariel McRae accepted her new job as news clerk for the Humboldt Chronicle, she had high hopes of working her way up the ladder. In 90 short days, she has done just that. Chronicle Editor Danny Wade and General Manager Lee Ann Butler proudly announce McRae has been promoted to associate editor. “When Ariel…

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School board approves salaries, budget

by Ariel McRae The Humboldt School Board met to discuss an agenda full of salary raises, budgets and test scores on Thursday, July 7. The board made quick work of a short agenda during the meeting, opting to give the most attention to the partial test score results the Humboldt City Schools received back from…

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Homegrown veggies at Farmer’s Market

by Ariel McRae The Humboldt Farmer’s Market is officially open for the season. The market began the last Saturday in June and will conclude on the last Saturday in September. It is open to the public Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. or until they run out of the goods they…

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Juneteenth celebrated, two-day festival draws crowds

   The 6th annual African American Heritage and Music Festival celebrating the national holiday, Juneteenth, was held last weekend on Saturday, June 18 to Sunday, June 19. The Juneteenth celebration had a successful turn out at Viking Park where the attendees played games, shopped and ate food at several black owned and operated business vendors.…

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Music City Corps comes to town

by Ariel McRae Imagine for a moment being trapped under the sinking mass of your own demolished ship; floating in the harbor surrounded by the sound of hammers dinging across various desecrated metal fragments while you call for help endlessly as the waves lap oil from the wreckage around your comrades with the light refracting…

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Public library splashing in ‘Oceans of Possibilities’

  by Ariel McRae Reading a book is an inexpensive way to venture out on a vacation without the inconvenience of leaving home. A reader can scale vast mountains, sail across the seas and explore the great wide somewhere over the course of several hundred pages and half a day’s worth of reading. This summer,…

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What’s cookin’ this summer at Helping Hand

by Ariel McRae With school letting out for the summer, parents around Humboldt are looking for enrichment ideas for their children to participate in over the break. One summer season event series is seeking to not only bestow new culinary skills but also to instill a sense of service in the hearts of the youth…

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President reflects with festival farewell

  by Ariel McRae Another week of berry sweet fun has come to an end as all of Humboldt sadly put away their expansive collections of strawberry decorum and said goodbye to the 84th annual West Tennessee Strawberry Festival. With another year of the festival gone, it was time to close the chapter on the…

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Strawberry Festival Royalty

Hostess Princess Royalty   HOSTESS PRINCESS – Katie Alexander is the new Hostess Princess and will reign over the 85th annual West Tennessee Strawberry Festival next year. Selected as the royalty court are (from left) 3rd Maid Chloe Patterson, daughter of TJ Patterson and Chris and Tammy Hill; 1st Maid Charley Cloud, daughter of Chuck…

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