Strawberry Festival BBQ Cookoff

          Winners by category Anything but 1st Heavy D Smokers 2nd Superior Saw 3rd 2 Broke 2 Smoke 4th Holy Smoke Beef 1st DC Smokers 2nd Superior Saw 3rd Rocking Roe’s BBQ 4th K&K Kookers Chicken 1st Rocking Roe’s BBQ 2nd 2 Broke 2 Smoke 3rd Bubba’s BBQ 4th Phillip’s BBQ…

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Lee addresses crowd at festival Governor’s Luncheon

by Danny Wade With the slip of the tongue, Strawberry Festival Governor’s Luncheon committee chairman Alex Smith gave everyone attending the luncheon a good laugh. As he was introducing Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Smith misspoke, saying Lee was in his fifth year, instead of fifth month. “I’ve already got him re-elected,” Smith said in jest.…

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Strawberry Festival Recipe Contest

Recipe Contest   Winners by category Cake 1st – Denise Jones – Fresh Pickin’ Strawberry Cake 2nd – Donna Hardimon – Strawberry Lemonade Cake Pie 1st – Cynthia Snell – Strawberry Lush Cake 2nd – Donna Hardimon – Strawberry Shortcake Pie Salad 1st – Haley Beth Hill – Strawberry Fluff 2nd – Cynthia Snell –…

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Strawberry Festival Parades

  Strawberry Festival Junior Parade and Grand Floats Parade Jr. Floats Parade Winners Bicycles 1st place- Little Miss Union City 2nd place- Teen Miss UTM Rodeo 3rd place- Miss Springtime Princess Wagons/Carts 1st Place- Little Miss Huntington queen and court 2nd   Place- Little Miss Territorial Teapot 3rd Place- Jr. Miss Adamsville Out of Town Mini…

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Entertainment

    Bandstand Revue (upper photo) and Party Planet (lower photo) performed Wednesday and Thursday nights respectively.

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Ross visits Boys &Girls Club

by Danny Wade James Ross, president and CEO of West Tennessee Healthcare, stopped by the Boys & Girls Club of Humboldt last week to get a first-hand look at operations at the club. Ross will be the keynote speaker at the club’s Bird & Burger Dinner this Saturday evening. While visiting with the kids last…

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Police promotions, hiring fireman on city board agenda

by Danny Wade With the death of Lt. Jimmy Arnold of the Humboldt Police Department, city officials were left with the task of moving forward. Last Monday evening, the Humboldt Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved the promotions of two police officers. Humboldt Police Chief Reynard Buchanan submitted his recommendation to the city board to…

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