Strawberry sculptures popping up on Main

  by Danny Wade There’s a new berry in town, four actually. Large red berries, but not the juicy sort, have shown up in downtown Humboldt. New metal strawberry art sculptures now adorn the sidewalks. The 4-foot berries were made possible through a grant and no cost to the city or taxpayers. The project planning…

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Local winery under new ownership

Cheering the Crown by Danny Wade The queen has left the building or in this case, the Tuscan villa! Humboldt’s most famous beauty queen, former Miss Tennessee Rita Howard, is no longer the queen of Crown Winery. The Humboldt winery and vineyard have new owners. Scott and Dawn Fallert, and Andy and Christine Horner purchased…

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Trio to lead band program

by Danny Wade A former Humboldt High School band student has moved back to town, not as a student, but as band director. Heather Glenn-Hoekstra is the new director and her husband, John Glenn-Hoekstra, is the new band assistant at Humboldt Jr./Sr. High School. Current assistant director, Delaney Naffziger, is still on staff as well.…

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Your Right to Know

Court Report Information listed for the Humboldt General Sessions court docket is obtained from court records and printed as is. The Humboldt Chronicle cannot assume responsibility for correcting inaccuracies when information accurately reflects the records. Readers are cautioned that some names published may be similar to or the same as those of other members of…

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Doris Grace Humphreys

Funeral services for Mrs. Doris Grace Humphreys, 88, were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, 2017 in the Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home chapel with Brent Smith officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Thursday from 12 p.m. until service time. Mrs. Humphreys, a retired church secretary and member of the Trenton Church…

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John William Jones

John William Jones, 78, of Humboldt, Tenn. is in the care of Medina Funeral Home. There will be no services, as requested by Mr. Jones.  He also requested that there be no flowers delivered. Friends will gather as they wish to celebrate his life. He was born June 16, 1939 in Crockett County, Tenn. and departed…

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Daniel Wayne Gill

Memorial services for Mr. Daniel Gill, 65, will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home with Dr. Greg McFadden officiating. Interment will follow with military honors in Rose Hill Cemetery at Humboldt, Tenn. Mr. Gill passed away Monday, September 25, 2017 at his residence in…

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Teddy Barker

Teddy Barker of Sanford, Fla. and Humboldt, Tenn., 85, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle went to his forever home with Jesus on September 21, 2017. He was born on July 19, 1932 in Humboldt, the son of Dewitt and Virginia Barker. Mr. Barker was dearly loved by his devoted wife, Anita; son,…

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Lifesaving LifeFlight: Air ambulance locates at Humboldt airport

VANDERBILT LIFEFLIGHT – Last Thursday staff from Vanderbilt LifeFlight were at Humboldt Municipal Airport to announce a new air ambulance base will locate at the airport soon. Those celebrating the good news are (from left) Humboldt inspector John Morrison, Humboldt Fire Chief Chester Owens, Air Method’s Liz Reeves, Humboldt Mayor Marvin Sikes and flight crew…

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Young off Humboldt city ballot

City utility employees can’t be aldermen   by Danny Wade A local candidate running for city alderman will not have his name on the ballot in November. Jerry Young, who was seeking the Ward 3 alderman seat, was forced to withdraw his name. It was questioned whether Young, as an employee of Humboldt Utilities, could qualify…

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