Shooter facing attempted murder charges

After an investigation into a shooting in Bailey Park, an arrest warrant has been issued. Jaquez Reed has been identified as the shooter and is facing two counts of attempted first degree murder and possess firearm with intent to go armed during a dangerous felony. According to the warrant, on August 8, 2020, HPD began…

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Like Privitt, procession one of a kind

  by Danny Wade   A solemn call comes over the emergency scanner Thursday afternoon at 1:15, “Rescue 101 will be 10-7, 101 to 102, I’m coming home.” This was the final call made for Earl Privitt as he was laid to rest in Rose Hill Cemetery last Friday. He passed away Monday, August 10.…

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Officials announce plans to begin school

by Danny Wade With school opening in Humboldt Friday, interim superintendent Lillian Shelton and her administrative team have come up with a plan. The plan calls for easing into the school year during the first week. Each school will bring in one grade at a time each day to get students and staff oriented with…

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In-person, virtual students will be fed

All Humboldt students will be offered breakfast and lunch, five days a week   by Danny Wade   School has changed drastically due to the COVID pandemic as to how students will attend—from home or the classroom. One thing that will not change is all Humboldt students will still receive breakfast and lunch each day.…

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Coaches information meeting held for upcoming HJSHS sports seasons

by Danny Wade When Gov. Bill Lee signed Executive Order 55 last week, it lifted the restrictions on contact sports for high school football and soccer. The executive order will enable football to begin practices with contact drills, which had been banned. Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) will still have procedures to follow due…

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Back to school, students’ first day scheduled Friday, August 7

by Danny Wade Education in Humboldt will look different this year. Education around the world will look different. Many people in Humboldt want to know what school will look like. Interim superintendent, Lillian Shelton, gave an update to school board members last Tuesday afternoon. On Thursday, Shelton went further in-depth explaining what school will look…

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Humboldt police utilize #8cantwait platform

Chief Buchanan… We are always looking for ways to make our department better. by Danny Wade The nation is at a crossroads when it comes to police, social injustice and political differences. These issues are fueling fires. The death of George Floyd has fueled these fires, and more and more people are calling for change…

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