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Wade takes decorating to next level

by Ariel McRae With Thanksgiving already behind us, the Christmas season is well and truly here. People are putting up their trees, decking their halls and some are trying not to fall off of their ladders while attaching Christmas lights to their house. The holiday spirit is alive in the homes and hearts of many,…

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Helping the Hounds of Humboldt

by Ariel McRae Over the past month, Taylor Wood has been working tirelessly to help the hounds of Humboldt find fosters or ‘fur’ever homes as the city’s new animal control officer. Wood joining the public works department has been a blessing for the dogs now entrusted in her care. She has a plethora of ideas…

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Valerie June urges students to dream

by Ariel McRae Student enrichment is a necessity for children throughout their educational career, especially programs that center around the arts. The speakers and entertainers leading the program can become catalysts for a child in the audience to have their hopes, dreams and goals for the future take root. Enrichments that make children believe in…

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Humboldt celebrates veterans

by Ariel McRae and Danny Wade People from all over Humboldt gathered together on Main Street to celebrate the honor and sacrifice of local veterans on Friday, November 11. The Humboldt Exchange Club organized this event for the public to honor those who have served from Gibson County. A parade kick started the program. It…

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Veterans Day program set

by Ariel McRae On November 11, the United States will come together to celebrate Veterans Day in honor of the brave men and women who risk their lives defending this country’s people. It is a day to reflect on those we have lost to wars from past and present as well as bring recognition for…

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Kids get fired up for fire prevention week

by Ariel McRae All across the United States, fire stations are working with schools and other programs with children to teach the importance of fire safety. Fire prevention week is celebrated during the week of October 9 every year in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire that destroyed countless lives and properties over a century…

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HPD seeking Shop with a Cop donations

The Humboldt Police Officers Association continues to strive to expand its programs and offerings to the community. They hope that Humboldt will be able to take part in one or more of the many exciting events that they are offering this year and experience firsthand the pride they take in supporting their causes. Because they…

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Coffee with a Cop brews camaraderie

  by Ariel McRae In today’s social climate, tensions have been high between citizens and police officers. There has been a definitive line drawn in the sand between people that feel comfortable in calling on those that have decided to dedicate their lives to their careers on the force and others that do not feel…

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Dr. Epperson receives survey score of 4.38 out of 5

by Ariel McRae The Humboldt School Board met on Thursday, October 6 to discuss a relatively short agenda. The biggest focuses of the meeting was to have discussion regarding the possible extension of Dr. Janice Epperson’s contract as the superintendent of the Humboldt City Schools system as well as discuss the items listed within the…

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Community ‘gathers’ to support CP Center

by Ariel McRae Gibson County residents gathered around several large dining tables in Trenton to share a meal in support of the Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse last Saturday, September 24.  This event was orchestrated by the organization to raise funds to further their mission to protect the kids in Tennessee,…

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