Three new principals named to Humboldt staff

Newman to lead HJSHS, Doaks promoted at East and Coleman to head Stigall Dr. Versie R. Hamlett, director of schools, is pleased to announce the appointment of new school administration. Jason Newman has been selected as the new Humboldt Jr./Sr. High School principal, Brittanie Doaks will serve as the new East Elementary School principal, and…

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Keep on fighting

  by Logan Watson Cancer survivors from all across Gibson County came together Saturday night to support one another in their fight against a dreaded disease that has touched countless lives in Gibson County. The first annual Gibson County Relay for Life was held Saturday night at the Milan City Park, benefitting the American Cancer…

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Remembering Coach Po

Legendary coach Jim Poteete passes at 83   by Danny Wade Humboldt lost one its most beloved sons last week. Legendary coach Jim Poteete passed away last Wednesday morning. Practically everyone who lives in or has lived in Humboldt over the past 40-plus years either knew or knew of Coach Po. When word of his…

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Principals resign; Shivley retires, Willis accepts new job

Charlotte Shivley by Danny Wade After a career that spans over four decades, a Humboldt educator is calling it quits. East Elementary School principal, Charlotte Shivley announced her retirement recently. Shivley has been in the education field for 41 years, the past eight at East. “I never thought I would get past 30 years,” Shivley…

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Rotarians attend conference

by Danny Wade Humboldt Rotarians, president Christine Warrington, president elect Dave Barnett and assistant district governor Tommy Goodrum attended the Rotary International District 6760 Conference. District 6760 includes all of West Tennessee except Shelby County and over half of Middle Tennessee. There are approximately 63 clubs in the district. The conference was held Saturday, May…

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Walker Leaving

Walker returning to family neighborhood school by Danny Wade Humboldt City Schools is losing one of its leaders. James Walker, principal at Humboldt Jr./Sr. High School submitted his resignation and has accepted a new position with Jackson-Madison County Schools. Walker is moving back to the community where he was raised and will be principal of…

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Going, going, gone, DeLoach is out

Long-time sports writer pens farewell message     Due to a few personal health concerns, I am stepping down as the sports writer for The Humboldt Chronicle effective May 31. Back in 1997, Lisa Lacy called me and asked if I could help them out at the Courier Chronicle for the summer to finish out…

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