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Police Report The Humboldt Police Department reported the following arrests from 9/13/2021 through 9/19/2021: Marcus Ray Bell, 25, W/M, of Rutherford; Arrest date and location: September 14, 2021, North St; Charges: criminal trespassing, public intoxication. Arresting officer: Ptl Estes. John Paul Butler, 50, W/M, of Humboldt; Arrest date and location: September 17, 2021, Wyatts Laundry;…

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FedEx moving into GC Industrial Park

The Gibson County Industrial Park will soon have a new tenant. FedEx and the Gibson County Industrial Development Board delivered the good news after reaching an agreement to locate a distribution center in the industrial park. FedEx will be the second company in the GCIP. Tyson hatched their plans in 2017 and was the first…

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Lisa Gay Hensel

A memorial service will be held for Lisa Gay Childress Hensel, age 62, at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 24, 2021 in the chapel of Sheldon-Hunt Funeral Home in Humboldt, Tenn. Visitation will be held from 12 p.m. until service time on Friday. Ms. Hensel, a homemaker, born December 7, 1958, passed away on Thursday,…

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Close Call

Car crash leaves one injured, building damaged The Humboldt Chronicle is known for covering news stories on a weekly basis. But last week, the Chronicle was the news when a car crashed into the building, seriously injuring the driver. Around 3:15 p.m., Tuesday, September 14, the Chronicle staff was working away as usual. That’s when…

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Graves dies from COVID

A Humboldt alderman has passed away from complications brought on by COVID. Don Graves died last Friday. Few details  of his death were available at press time on Monday. Alderman Graves served two terms on the Humboldt City Board, first elected in 2013, then re-elected in 2017. He served Ward 3 in Humboldt and had…

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Don Robert Graves

 Funeral services for Mr. Don Robert Graves, age 75, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 25, 2021 in the Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.  Mr. Graves passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021 in the…

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Emery seeking mayor position

The following is a paid political announcement Thomas D. Emery, Pastor of Greater Six Street M.B. Church, is a mayoral candidate in the upcoming election for Humboldt city mayor. Emery has been a native of Humboldt for 68 years. He has been a successful business owner of Emery’s Restaurant and T & F Trucking Co.…

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Hilda Ann Stanley

Funeral services for Mrs. Hilda Ann Stanley were held 3 p.m. Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Humboldt, Tenn. with Bro. Jake Fry and Bro. Mike Sanders officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Stanley, 90, passed away Saturday, September 4, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer. She accepted Christ…

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Fall Fest returning in 2021

by Danny Wade After a year hiatus due to COVID, Fall Fest is back in 2021. This year’s date is Saturday, September 25 and will run from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Since its inception in 2009, Fall Fest has been a favorite event. Humboldt Downtown Association sponsored the event for the first 11 years.…

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Achele Parrett

Funeral services for Mrs. Achele Parrett were held 3 p.m. Sunday, September 12, 2021 in the chapel of Replogle-Lawrence Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Pool officiating. Burial followed in Centerville Cemetery. Mrs. Parrett, 89, passed away Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Humboldt, Tenn. She was born in Medina, Tenn.…

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