Three Way officials ponder snow issues

With all the snow and ice that hampered driving in West Tennessee in January, Three Way officials discussed what could be done to help make driving better during the city board meeting last week. Mayor Larry Sanders told the board he had received a few phone calls from Three Way citizens asking if the city…

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St. James to rebuild church

by Danny Wade A tragic fire at the end of last year had the community mourning just before Christmas. Now that dark cloud of smoke has a silver lining. St. James Baptist Church suffered major damage on Saturday, December 9, 2017. The fire was finally under control around 2 a.m. and completely out by 3:30…

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Marshals nab wanted fugitive

On Thursday, February 8, 2018 at about 6 pm agents with the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force took Monterio Demarius Ross, a 22-year-old black male from Humboldt, into custody without incident at a local motel. Ross had outstanding warrants for attempted first degree murder, possession of firearm during a dangerous felony and…

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Roe is honoree of 81st WTSF

Royally Honored by Danny Wade A former beauty queen and Humboldt royalty will add another jewel in her crown. Mary Key Roe will serve as honoree of the 81st annual West Tennessee Strawberry Festival this May. Festival president, Melissa Swingler, and general chairman, Chelsea Caraway, proudly selected Roe as honoree and announced their choice this…

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Police searching for armed gunman

On January 28, 2018 at 12:36 P.M. officers of the Humboldt Police Department responded to a convenience store at Central Ave. and Mitchell St. in reference to a subject being shot. Upon arrival officers found a victim in the parking lot with nonlife-threatening gunshot wounds. The subject was transported to Humboldt Medical Center and then…

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Humboldt School board has new look in 2018

by Danny Wade Two new members and two existing members were sworn in last Thursday evening, taking their seats at the Humboldt School Board table. Mayor Marvin Sikes sworn in the four prior to Thursday’s school board meeting. Newcomers Lori Coleman and Valeria Smith-Wedley took the oath as did returning members, Terry Johnson and Wayne…

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Mayor: city fiscally in good shape

The first meeting of 2018 for the Three Way Board of Mayor and Aldermen was short but sweet. With only one item on the agenda, board members made quick work of the city’s business. Mayor Larry Sanders offered a report on the city’s finances, along with purchases and projects the city had undertaken since he…

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Mayor, five aldermen to serve four more years

by Danny Wade A small crowd braved the frigid temperatures New Year’s Day morning to attend the swearing in ceremony for Humboldt City Board members. The mayor and all five aldermen were re-elected to office during the November election. The ceremony took place at the Humboldt Senior Center at 10 a.m. Complimentary sausage and biscuits,…

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Grand Jury returns 91 true bills

The Humboldt Law Court Grand Jury met on January 3, 2018 with 28 defendants and returning 91 true bills. They are: Anyabwile Nosakhere Kuthakwakulu – driving while license revoked – 2nd or subsequent, vehicles/street cars stop at all stop signs, registration expired, financial responsibility law Daniel Shawn Donahoe – driving while license suspended – 2nd…

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