Lee addresses crowd at festival Governor’s Luncheon

by Danny Wade With the slip of the tongue, Strawberry Festival Governor’s Luncheon committee chairman Alex Smith gave everyone attending the luncheon a good laugh. As he was introducing Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Smith misspoke, saying Lee was in his fifth year, instead of fifth month. “I’ve already got him re-elected,” Smith said in jest.…

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Strawberry Festival Recipe Contest

Recipe Contest   Winners by category Cake 1st – Denise Jones – Fresh Pickin’ Strawberry Cake 2nd – Donna Hardimon – Strawberry Lemonade Cake Pie 1st – Cynthia Snell – Strawberry Lush Cake 2nd – Donna Hardimon – Strawberry Shortcake Pie Salad 1st – Haley Beth Hill – Strawberry Fluff 2nd – Cynthia Snell –…

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Strawberry Festival Parades

  Strawberry Festival Junior Parade and Grand Floats Parade Jr. Floats Parade Winners Bicycles 1st place- Little Miss Union City 2nd place- Teen Miss UTM Rodeo 3rd place- Miss Springtime Princess Wagons/Carts 1st Place- Little Miss Huntington queen and court 2nd   Place- Little Miss Territorial Teapot 3rd Place- Jr. Miss Adamsville Out of Town Mini…

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Strawberry Festival 5K and 10K

READY, SET, GO – Hundreds of participants lined the road to begin the 82nd annual West Tennessee 5k Strawberry Festival run. As the beginning signal went off, they bolted down the road and ended their race at Bailey Park. 5K WINNERS – Tonydee Davis crossed the finish line in 18:56 claiming first place in the…

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Entertainment

    Bandstand Revue (upper photo) and Party Planet (lower photo) performed Wednesday and Thursday nights respectively.

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Strawberry Festival Hall of fame induction

  CLAY IS INDUCTEE –  Lt. Commander Orin Bret Clay was inducted into the 2019 Humboldt Hall of Fame. Lt. Clay served multiple deployments on three vessels to over 20 countries after he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1989. During his shore assignments, he served at NATO and the pentagon before being combat…

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Ross visits Boys &Girls Club

by Danny Wade James Ross, president and CEO of West Tennessee Healthcare, stopped by the Boys & Girls Club of Humboldt last week to get a first-hand look at operations at the club. Ross will be the keynote speaker at the club’s Bird & Burger Dinner this Saturday evening. While visiting with the kids last…

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