Milan pitcher waiting on his big break

By Victor Parkins Former Milan Bulldog right handed pitcher Griffin Miller has come a long way since his time playing for the Diamond Dogs in the class of 2018. After two seasons playing for Dyersburg State Community College, Miller, 21, is playing in the Major League Baseball Draft League this summer.  If his name is…

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Humboldt Police Report The Humboldt Police Department reported the following arrests from December 28, 2020 through January 3, 2021: Timothy Ray Beard, b/m, 58 of Humboldt – Arrest date and location: 12/29/2020; W. Main St.; Charges: driving revoked/suspended/expired license, financial responsibility law, violation registration law, stop sign violation. Arresting officer: PTL Cano. Keith Brown, w/m,…

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Ballard resigns as head football coach

by Danny Wade A Humboldt coach is hanging up his whistle and clip board, and will be leaving the sidelines on Friday nights. Anthony Ballard turned in his resignation as head football coach for the Vikings. Ballard will remain with Humboldt City Schools in his other capacities, but made the difficult decision to walk away…

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Lynch receives National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award

Shane Lynch recently received the 2020 National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) Outstanding Eagle Scout Award for the West Tennessee Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.  The NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA) was established during the BSA’s 100th Anniversary in 2010 with the first recipient to receive the award a year later. The award…

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Patsy Slayton King

Patsy Slayton King peacefully passed away to be with her Savior on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the age of 81. She was born in Crockett Mills, Tenn. to the late Elmer Doyle and Georgia Louise Slayton. Mrs. King loved her family and took pride in all of them. She is survived by the love…

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Larry Joe Davis Jr.

Funeral Services for Larry Joe Davis Jr., 58, were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, February 15, 2020 in the Chapel of Ronk Funeral Home with Josh Simmons officiating. Burial followed at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery near Three Way, Tenn. Visitation for family and friends was Saturday from 11 a.m. until the service hour. Mr. Davis…

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H.B. Fisher

Funeral services for Mr. H.B. Fisher, 93, were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the Church at Sugar Creek (First Baptist Church). Visitation was Friday from 12 p.m. until service time at the church. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery. Mr. Fisher, a building contractor, electrician, U.S. Army veteran, member of…

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Court Report Dylan Huspeth – aggravated criminal trespass, contributing to delinquency of minor Matthew Jackson – DUI (2nd) Althon Smith – contempt of court Paul Griffin – driving without DL Gregory Barnes – driving without DL Barton Drake – simple possession of Schedule VI Malon Davis – driving on suspended DL with priors Terrence Pirtle…

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Janie Mae Flowers

Funeral services for Mrs. Janie Mae Flowers, 88, will be held on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home with Bro. Don Scott officiating. Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 in the chapel of Shelton-Hunt Funeral…

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Derrick Thomas Cobb

Derrick Thomas Cobb, 40, passed away Friday, January 24, 2020 in the Baylor Hospital in Dallas, Tex. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m., Thursday, January 30, 2020 in the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home with a visitation from 12 – 2 p.m. Mr. Cobb was preceded in death by his grandparents, Syble and…

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