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Police Report The Humboldt Police Department reported the following arrests from 11/22/2021 through 11/28/2021: Curtis, Richard Rashun, 26, of Humboldt; Arrest date and location: November 24, 2021, Humboldt Trailer Lot 38; Charges: Child abuse and neglect. Arresting officer: PTL Bowens. Futrell, Ivan Marquez, 20, of Humboldt; Arrest date and location: November 22, 2021, N 17th…

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Jean Williams

Funeral services for Ms. Jean Williams, 92, were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 26, 2021 in the Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home chapel. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Friday from 12 p.m. until service time. Ms. Williams, an employee of J. Hungerford Smith and faithful member of the Humboldt Church of Christ,…

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Humboldt Library serves up books

Buffet line tempts readers’ taste buds with Thanksgiving smorgasbord of library books by Katrina Smith Sampling different foods will tickle your taste buds every time. While shopping in some stores, customers are able to do a taste test of food before they buy. The Humboldt Public Library had a taste test last Tuesday, not with…

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Tony Windell Black

Funeral services for Mr. Tony Black were held at 1 p.m. Sunday, November 28, 2021, in the chapel of Replogle-Lawrence Funeral Home with Ben Holt and Chris Smith officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Mr. Black, 61, passed away Monday, November 22, 2021 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was born in Medina, Tenn.…

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Abernathy taking game to next level

by Katrina Smith R.J. Abernathy is a name that rumbled the PA at Viking basketball games. Abernathy is currently a sophomore at Colombia State Community College in Colombia, Tenn. playing point guard in the game he loves. “Life has been good,” said Abernathy. “ I appreciate those lessons my parents taught me and I understand…

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Sheriff’s Santas

Deputies handing out Christmas salutations by Danny Wade Unsuspecting drivers in Gibson County are being pulled over by Gibson County sheriff’s deputies each year. But in December, instead of writing tickets, the deputies are doing good deeds, handing out $4,000 worth of gift certificates that can be used at dozens of businesses throughout the county.…

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Emerson wanted for attempted murder charges

by Logan Watson A Humboldt man is facing charges of attempted murder after shooting a Trenton man in his home last Monday morning. Shortly after 3:15 a.m. on Monday, November 22, officers were dispatched to a home on West Tenth Street in Trenton in response to a shooting where they found the victim, Thomas Buchanan,…

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Ruth Lorene Lynn

Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Lorene Lynn, 90, were held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 28, 2021 in the Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Clyde Rose officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Sunday from 1 p.m. until service time.  Mrs. Lynn, a homemaker and congregant at the First Assembly of…

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Charles William “Bill” Mueller

Funeral services for Mr. Charles William “Bill” Mueller, 70, were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, November 29, 2021 in the Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home chapel with Terry Hansen officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Monday from 11 a.m. until service time. Mr. Mueller, a member of Central Avenue Christian Church, passed away…

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Carr, McNeal face off in runoff election

by Katrina Smith Election night was a big night in the city of Humboldt.  The citizens took to the polls on November 2 and political hopefuls were anxious to see the results. The three candidates, Leon McNeal, Lenford Carr and Mrs. Yahweh faced off for the Ward 2 alderman seat. Carr received the most votes…

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