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Kathy Jean Miller

Memorial services for Mrs. Kathy Jean Miller, 71, will be held at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 in the Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home chapel. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. until service time. Mrs. Miller, a medical secretary and member of the Church at Sugar Creek, passed on Sunday, December 25, 2022 in the…

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Dickey facing murder charges

  The end of 2022 ended on a tragic note as police investigate a shooting. On December 27 at 9:52 a.m., officers of the Humboldt Police Department were dispatched to a home on N. 17th Ave. in reference to an individual being shot. Upon arrival, officers confirmed that Marquisa Antionette Turner, a 33-year-old black female…

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Church donates forklift to Helping Hand

  by Danny Wade The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently supplied a much needed item to the Helping Hand of Humboldt. On Monday, a truck arrived with a forklift the church no longer needed in its operations .. This donation will aid in the unloading of pallets of food delivered to the…

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Youth program for teens reaches out to Humboldt

by Danny Wade Representatives of a program aimed at helping teens has reached out to the community in hopes of coming to Humboldt. Youth Rising is a federally funded nonprofit that works with teenagers to put them on the right track and become successful. Katie McGill, operations manager for YR’s Jackson location, set up a…

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Another successful Shop with a Cop

by Ariel McRae Santa Claus is coming to town in less than a week, but for some students from Stigall Primary and East Elementary, Christmas came a little early last Monday, December 12. Various needs-based students selected by teachers gathered in the cafeteria at East Elementary where a large group of law enforcement officers from…

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Angels up to bat for children’s Christmas

by Ariel McRae Christmas time is upon us and the citizens of Humboldt are shopping for their loved ones during this season of giving. Some within the community need a little extra help to instill the holiday cheer within their children and that is where the Boys & Girls Club of Humboldt angel tree program…

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Blessing boxes, giving at its best

by Ariel McRae Food scarcity is a true epidemic in this country. Millions of people are finding themselves without the proper resources to feed themselves, practice proper hygiene or clothe themselves appropriately for the seasonal temperature changes. Helping people who are either already homeless or just a paycheck away from homelessness is hard, especially around…

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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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