CP Center plans for child abuse prevention month

  by Mindy East “Imagine this, a world without child abuse”, that is this years theme for the Exchange Club Carl Perkins Center of Gibson County. In 1983, President Ronald Reagan declared April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a tradition that still continues on today. For 37 years, April has been used to raise…

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Hauling, recycling business creating jobs for veterans

American owned, veteran operated by Mindy East Spring is just weeks away and some people are starting to think about spring cleaning. Maybe it’s indoors or that old shed you can’t walk in anymore. It might be on your honey-do list and you just don’t know what to do with it. Well, Daniel Witherspoon, owner…

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Marilyn Ann Golightly

Marilyn Ann Golightly Marilyn Ann Golightly, 75, departed this life on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.  She was born on August 2, 1944 in Lavinia, Tenn. to Holland and Mary Vaughan. Ms. Golightly is survived by her son, Joey Hatcher; and sister, Carol Matheny. A memorial gathering was held Sunday, March 1, 2020 in the chapel…

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Humboldt City Schools hold Black History programs

  by Mindy East Humboldt city schools celebrated Black History Month last week with programs at each elementary school. Students showcased Black American History proudly, whether it was through black musicians or the freedom riders. The celebration began at Stigall Primary School Thursday afternoon.  The theme for their program was “Music for the Soul”. Classes…

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Jessica Claudette Cloud

Jessica Claudette Cloud Funeral services for Jessica Claudette Cloud were held Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home with Johnathan Baine officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery in Humboldt, Tenn. Visitation with the family was Wednesday, February 26 from 1 p.m. until service time at 3 p.m.…

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Shop with a Cop a success

  by Mindy East Monday evening, law enforcement officers from Humboldt, Trenton and Milan, along with the Gibson County Sheriff’s Department and Humboldt Fire Department, raided Humboldt Walmart. But not to make arrests; instead for the 2019 Shop with a Cop event. On December 16, local children got to be a part of a Christmas…

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Police seek donations for Shop with a Cop

by Mindy East It takes the right type of person to be a law enforcement officer. Dealing with criminals often times requires them to be stern and even forceful. But there is another side, a softer side, to the men and women in blue. The 2019 Shop with a Cop donation drive is happening now.…

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Reedes giving back through veterans home’s angel tree

by Mindy East There are angels living among us. They come from all walks of life. As for an 11-year-old Trenton girl, Mackenzie Reedes is one of those angels. Reedes is a sixth grader in the Trenton Special School District School. She has a passion for veterans, mainly because her family is full of service…

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Helping Hand cooking up Thanksgiving meals

by Mindy East For the past several years, a local charity has made Thanksgiving a day of joy and hope for those in need. Helping Hand of Humboldt will be doing their Thanksgiving meal a little differently this year and in the new location at 808 North 22nd Ave. Every year, Helping Hand prepares around…

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