Dyer board eyes traffic woes at Peck’s Switch Lewis, Hall, Kilzer hired as firefighters, now training

By J. D. Pinkerton The Dyer Mayor and Board of Alderpersons met on Monday night at Dyer City Hall. All board members were present except for Alderman Robert Johnson. Concerned citizen Dorothy Bearce that lives at Peck’s Switch Cove addressed the board concerning traffic problems on her road. She said people speed in her subdivision,…

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Farmers Home Furniture store hosts ribbon cutting

RIBBON CUTTING – Farmers Home Furniture held a ribbon cutting and open house last Thursday morning to welcome the community to check out the newly opened store on Central Ave. in Humboldt. Store manager Kennetta Mooney (holding scissors) along with credit manager Debbie King, sales manager Kim Davenport and deliveryman Danny Martin invite everyone to…

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Shivers seeks re-election as Ward 1 city alderman

With the city elections quickly approaching, James R. Shivers has announced his candidacy for re-election as alderman of Ward 1. His plan, upon re-election is to take to heart each and every concern the residents have and present those concerns to the city board. “Our concerns can only be carried out, taken seriously and brought…

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Tim Adams seeks Ward 5, Humboldt city board seat

Timothy Adams was born and raised in the heart of Humboldt, Tenn. He is the son of Donna Adams Hardimon and the grandson of Carolyn Adams and the late George (Rockin Chair) Adams. He is married to Yolanda Adams. Adams said that his passion for his community and the citizens of his community is dear…

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Redd Porter is candidate for school board

Thomas ‘Redd’ Porter is announcing his candidacy for Humboldt School Board in the upcoming November election. Porter is a native of Humboldt and graduate of Humboldt High School. Always involved in his community, Porter previously served on the school board and is a longtime local businessman, operating AA Bail Bonding for the past 50 years.…

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Alderman Don Graves seeks re-election

Don Graves is announcing his candidacy for re-election as alderman for Ward 3. Graves, having served in the Army during the Vietnam War, returned to Humboldt to join the family business, Graves Auto Supply, begun by his father Bob Graves and uncle Aaron Graves. As a business owner for 35 years, he has been very…

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Tammie Porter makes mayoral bid

Tammie Porter is announcing her candidacy for mayor of Humboldt. Porter is a 1983 graduate of Humboldt High School and a veteran of the U.S. Army. She has one son, Jamil Daniels, who was also raised in Humboldt, graduating from Humboldt High School in 2005. Porter graduated from Jackson State Community College in 2000 with…

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GC Fire Chief reports on awarded grant

Chief Bryan Cathey is pleased to report that late on Thursday afternoon; August 31 Gibson County Fire Department was notified that the county had received the Recruitment and Retention grant that they applied for from AFG. The county has previously applied for this grant in past to no avail.  The department is so blessed to…

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Counterfeit cash in circulation: “For Motion Picture Use Only”

News Release: Humboldt Police Department September 6, 2017 Officers have received several complaints of counterfeit money being passed at several businesses in our city. Several of the bills are plainly marked “For Motion Picture Use Only”. These bills can be purchased legally on websites and are for legitimate theatrical usage but we have seen them…

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Shirley M. Perry

Shirley M. Perry Shirley Mae Perry, age 70, of Humboldt, Tenn. was in the care of Medina Funeral Home.  A Memorial Service was held at 2 p.m. Friday, September 1, 2017 at the First United Pentecostal Church in Humboldt, Tenn. Shirley was born November 22, 1946 in Waynesville, N.C. and departed this life August 29,…

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