Schools begin fundraising for Rose Bowl

by Danny Wade When it was announced a few weeks ago that the Gibson County Mass Band had been selected to participate in the Rose Bowl’s Tournament of Roses Parade a few weeks ago, excitement quickly spread across the county. Now, fundraising projects have begun to fund the trip. Last week, Humboldt Band Director Heather…

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Humboldt rings in Christmas

Oh Christmas Tree by Mindy East Christmas cheer filled the heart of every child and adult last Thursday evening during Humboldt’s third annual Christmas on Main. Hundreds of people gathered on Main Street to enjoy an evening full of fun, activities and Santa. Businesses and civic clubs from Humboldt lined the street with booths for…

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B&G Club’s angel tree fulfills need

  by Danny Wade Christmas is a time of giving. And what better way to celebrate the season than by giving to those in need. The Boys & Girls Club of Humboldt is again having an angel tree. This will be the eighth angel tree for the club. They have had an angel tree every…

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Christmas arrives in Humboldt

Holly Jolly Christmas   by Danny Wade Have you ever seen a real, live reindeer? Or better yet, had the opportunity to pet one and feed it? Well, you are in luck because Santa Claus will have reindeer in downtown Humboldt during Christmas on Main Street. This will be the third year for Christmas on…

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McNeal facing disorderly conduct charges

A Humboldt alderman and school board member is facing charges after an incident at a local restaurant. Leon McNeal is facing disorderly conduct charges. The charges stem from a November 18, 2019 encounter at the eatery where McNeal allegedly continually confronted Martha Shivers. Shivers, who was having a meal with her daughter and niece, filed…

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Free wi-fi available at Bailey Park

  by Danny Wade A local internet provider is going above and beyond as a good citizen of the community. 1Tennessee is offering free wi-fi internet at area parks. John Warmath, president of 1Tennessee, said they have wireless internet at Bailey Park in Humboldt and have plans to expand to other areas. “We currently have…

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Historic oak tree tragically falls

Lost History   by Danny Wade What took over 350 years to create came toppling down in a matter of seconds. A towering, majestic oak tree came crashing down last Tuesday. Twin Oaks is known for and named after the huge oak trees that flanked each side of the historical antebellum house. Last Tuesday, the…

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Abernathy earns TSSAA Coach of the Year Award

  by Danny Wade A Humboldt coach has received the highest honor in the state of Tennessee. Humboldt High School head basketball coach Ron Abernathy has been named Boys Basketball Coach of the Year. Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) notified Abernathy and school officials of the honor last month. The award is for all…

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History Museum celebrates 40 years

  by Danny Wade The Humboldt History Museum is celebrating its 40th anniversary in November. Founded in 1979, the museum holds a multitude of historical Humboldt artifacts and memorabilia. Curator John Blankenship offered some history of the history museum. It was named the Humboldt Strawberry Festival Historical Museum. The name was changed to reflect the…

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