Get ready for Fall Fest this Saturday

  by Danny Wade One of Humboldt’s newest entertaining events hits a small milestone this year. The will be Fall Fest’s 10th year. Coordinators Michael Longmire and Tommy Goodrum, along with many volunteers and committee members, have grown Fall Fest into an event packed with loads of family fun. Sponsored by Humboldt Downtown Business Association,…

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Standing Ovation

Auditorium opening soon   by Danny Wade After almost a year, auditorium renovations at the old Humboldt Jr. High School of Ferrell St. are just days away from being complete. The completely renovated auditorium will be ready to use once the finishing touches are completed. Renovating the auditorium is part of a $4.5 million project…

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Chamber banquet a success despite warm weather

Night of music, food, fun, games, auctions, awards entertained all           Chamber (humorous) award winners         Other awards voted by chamber banquet attendees are Lamplighter Award winner Laurie Gamble for always having a light on in the business or office long after everyone else has gone; and the…

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October is Women in Small Business Month

by Danny Wade The month of October is National Women’s Small Business Month, and the Humboldt Chronicle is proud to honor those women who have made a difference in local businesses. No matter the field, women have an influential presence in small business – as business owners, professionals and employees, they make invaluable contributions to…

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Rotary provides dictionaries for Humboldt third graders

Dictionaries for All     by Danny Wade Humboldt has a few civic clubs and all play an important role in serving the community. Last week, one of these clubs continued a project aimed at assisting students. The Rotary Club of Humboldt, for a second year, donated dictionaries to East Elementary School third grade classes.…

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Boykin gymnasium ceremony set October 5

by Danny Wade The late Humboldt Viking basketball coach, Thomas Boykin, will soon be memorialized for years and years to come. On Friday, October 5 the Humboldt Jr./Sr. High School gymnasium will be named in his honor. The Thomas Ray Boykin Gym has been the discussion around town for weeks after his passing earlier this…

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Denote receives Silver Star

Reflecting on the Silver Star he was being awarded, Army Sergeant First Class (Retired) Wilford “Mike” Denote, a resident of Humboldt, Tenn., said his troops that day, and the servicemen and women past, present, and future were his heroes. Denote delivered those comments to a standing-room-only crowd, August 30, at Fort Campbell, Ky. He was…

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Comedy fundraiser slated to benefit Helping Hand

Laugh Out Loud by Danny Wade There’s nothing funny about helping people in need. That is until next weekend when a fundraiser for a local charity will highlight three comedians. Helping Hand of Humboldt presents “An Evening of Comedy” slated for Saturday, September 29 in downtown Humboldt at the Opera House. Helping Hand Director Emma…

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Driverless convoy treks between Three Way, Medina

by Danny Wade If you happened to be driving on Hwy 45E between Three Way and Medina, you may have thought your eyes were playing tricks on you. A convoy of trucks and machinery were chugging along, grinding and paving the highway. What was most strange is that none of the trucks had drivers—at least…

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