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Museum to feature Latin-American exhibit

by Danny Wade When Tony Kail was hired last May to be curator of the Humboldt History Museum, one of his goals was to create interesting exhibits from time to time. That is exactly what he is doing. His first exhibit was held in July and focused on West Tennessee barbecue. Now, a new exhibit…

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Humboldt Utilities earns three awards

by Danny Wade Those who are customers of Humboldt Utilities know just how fortunate they are to have such an outstanding company ensuring their lights are on, water is running, gas is burning and sewer is… well… sewaging. This does not happen on its own. It is the professional men and women of Humboldt Utilities…

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Hardiman indicted, facing new charges

by Danny Wade A Jackson man accused of murder was indicted Monday morning in Humboldt. Jadon Davon Hardiman was facing multiple charges from an incident that took place during a high school basketball game where he shot and killed one man, fatally shot another and wounded a third. According to District Attorney Frederick Agee, a…

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GCP wins big at 2022 TN Press Awards

Four of Gibson County Publishing’s newspapers had a very good showing at this year’s Tennessee Press Awards. Representatives attended the awards ceremony last Friday held in Nashville. The Milan Mirror-Exchange, Humboldt Chronicle, Trenton Gazette and Tri-City Reporter all took home a first place plaque. In all, GCP produced 15 top-5 finishes. Gazette and TCR Editor…

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Owens retires after 45 years with HFD

by Danny Wade After an illustrious career spanning nearly a half century, Humboldt Fire Chief Chester Bryson Owens Sr. has retired. For over 45 years, Owens has had one job—being a fire fighter for the Humboldt Fire Department. “I want to enjoy Chester—do something for Chester,” Owens said of doing something just for himself. “I’m…

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FFA BBQ/auction set for August 27

by Danny Wade Two things people love are bargains and helping out others. On Saturday, August 27, you will have an opportunity to do both by supporting the annual Humboldt FFA Alumni BBQ and Auction. Humboldt Future Farmers of American (FFA) instructor Jason Wiles and his students have spent the past few weeks collecting auction…

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Short named Strawberry Festival GC

by Danny Wade When Shane Lynch was named general chairman of the 84th annual West Tennessee Strawberry Festival last year, the gears in his brain began to turn. Lynch knew he had important positions to fill for the 85th festival—general chairman being the most important. Luckily for Lynch, he had a short list—a very short…

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Downtown Humboldt still on the move

by Danny Wade Humboldt has been on the move for the past several years and downtown Humboldt has benefited from the progress. That progress is continuing with major upgrades to some building facades. It began when Milano’s Pizza, Mi Casita and The Coffee Shop restaurants opened as well as the Kandy Bank and Bakery La…

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New school year begins

by Danny Wade Last Thursday was a big day in Humboldt. It was the first day for the 2022-23 school year. For some students, it was a celebration for advancing to a new grade and seeing old friends. For others, it just meant the end of their summer break and dreading going back to the…

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