Strawberry Festival moving forward

Most events will remain the same, some will see changes, others had to be canceled by Danny Wade A few weeks ago, Strawberry Festival officials announced the festival is still on. That has not changed and now they have the full week planned out. Of course, changes could and probably will happen when festival week…

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Martial Arts, former Humboldtan enrolling students

by Mindy East Those in Humboldt and surrounding areas who are interested in self defense classes are in luck. A new martial arts, self defense class is being offered in Humboldt. GNK Defense, owned and operated by former Humboldtan Jason Walters, is holding classes at the Opera House in downtown Humboldt. Classes are held once…

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Three Way Board to honor late Mayor Hill

City donates to fire department for plaque honoring Three Way’s first mayor and former fire captain, Jimmy Hill. With the passing of former Three Way Mayor Jimmy Hill, city officials decided to do something to commemorate his legacy. Last week during the Three Way Board of Mayor and Aldermen, the board voted to make a…

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City board approves police hires, rezoning

Central Ave. properties now zoned for general business, opening possibilities for commercial development, creating new jobs by Danny Wade The Humboldt Police Department has two new people on staff after the city board approved two new hires. The Humboldt Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted to hire a new officer and a full-time dispatcher. During…

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House fire turns tragic

by Danny Wade A house fire last week turned tragic when firefighters found a person inside who was deceased. On Wednesday, February 25 around 2:45 p.m., Humboldt Fire Department responded to a fire on 21st Ave. “The house was fully involved with smoke and flames,” Fire Chief Chester Owens said when firemen got to the…

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Raise the roof – HJSHS roof nears completion

Hail damage covered by school insurance, HJSHS projected finished this month. East Elementary next up for new roof installation. by Danny Wade When a hailstorm hit parts of Humboldt last year, many businesses and houses were affected. Two schools, Humboldt Jr./Sr. High School and East Elementary School, both receive substantial roof damage. Luckily, insurance on…

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Chronicle contest receives dozens of entries

by Danny Wade When Mother Nature decided West Tennessee needed some snow, she did not play around. She dumped as much as a foot of snow in some areas. Here in the Humboldt area, there was anywhere from six to 10 inches of the white stuff. This made for hazardous driving conditions, causing schools to…

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Hamilton among 21 ladies honored

Women of Impact honors those dedicated to their communities, raising awareness of women’s No. 1 health risk, heart disease by Danny Wade February is American Heart month and the American Heart Association is honoring 21 West Tennessee women with a new initiative, Women of Impact. According to a press release, Leaders Credit Union and the…

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Jr. Vikings finish third in state

Middle School. The game started out with a fast pace as both teams quickly got up and down the floor. South Lawrence scored the first points of the game with just six seconds off the clock. Humboldt answered as Jeffrey Patterson made a lay up for two points with 5:28 left. Both teams continued the…

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Tyson ramping up hiring

by Danny Wade In November of 2017, Tyson Foods announced plans to build a poultry processing plant in the Gibson County Industrial Park. During the announcement, Tyson representatives estimated there would be 1,500 new jobs. Now, in less than two months, the plant will open. Complex Manager Tom McCue said last week that the plants…

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