Relay Fun Day slated Sept. 8

  by Danny Wade Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 8 for a day of fun and entertainment. Relay for Life Fun Day will have something for everyone. This is the first ever Relay Fun Day, according to Humboldt Relay chair, Mitzie Privitt. With all five Gibson County Relays coming together for one big Relay…

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FFA Alumni Auction and BBQ slated this Saturday

  by Danny Wade A one time favorite event is coming back to Humboldt. The FFA Alumni Auction and BBQ is this Saturday at Bailey Park. The auction is set to begin at 9 a.m. with a silent auction. The live auction is slated to begin at 10 a.m. with auctioneer Gary Williams running the…

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East Elementary receives TVAAS Level 5

by Danny Wade The Tennessee Department of Education released the TN Ready scores last week. Humboldt City Schools received mixed results from the data. East Elementary School received the highest level on the Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) ranked as a Level 5 for the 2017-18 school year. East received a 5 overall composite, 3…

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Coleman resigns from Humboldt School Board

by Danny Wade A Humboldt School Board member has resigned. Lori Coleman submitted her letter of resignation to board members last week. Her final day as a board member will be August 31. It was announced last Thursday night during the Humboldt School Board meeting by board chairman, Terry Johnson, who wished her well. Coleman…

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Humboldt kids return to school

by Danny Wade Humboldt kids were back in school last Wednesday for a half-day as summer break came to a close. Their first full day was Thursday. For the first time in recent history, all three of the Humboldt City Schools have new principals, Jason Newman at Humboldt Jr./Sr. High School, Brittanie Doaks at East…

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Tyson hatchery work begins

Scratching Dirt by Danny Wade As one contractor said, they are “scratching dirt” at the Tyson Hatchery. Construction work is now underway at the hatchery located in the Humboldt Industrial Park. Workers began moving dirt on the northern segment of the industrial park, the soon-to-be home of a 100,000 sq.ft. Tyson’s hatchery and the live…

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Humboldt City Board accepts police resignation

by Danny Wade The Humboldt City Board made quick work of a short agenda during the July 23 meeting. The 15-minute meeting went pretty smoothly. As the meeting began, Mayor Marvin Sikes offered an apology to the board for losing his cool during the prior board meeting. He said things got a little heated during…

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Humboldt Pride band thrives, grows

  by Amber Adams Viking Fans will be in for a real treat at this year’s football games as the Humboldt Jr./Sr. Pride Band has doubled in size since last year. This is not the only huge announcement. The band will also be refocusing their show this year and will provide the fans with a…

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