AHC senior living rehab holds parade for their residents

Some family members see loved ones for first time in weeks by Mindy East Local healthcare facility residents got to enjoy a drive through parade of family members and the community last Tuesday. With recent shut downs of healthcare facilities, activities coordinator Leeann Polasek wanted to do something for her residents at AHC Humboldt and…

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Michael Wayne Gregory

Michael Wayne Gregory Mr. Michael Wayne Gregory, 66, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He worked in dry wall construction and was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. Mr. Gregory is survived by his wife, Shirley Trimmer Gregory; a son, Jay Gregory of Paris, Tenn.; two sisters, Tammie…

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Doris Waldkoetter

Doris Waldkoetter Doris Waldkoetter, 86, of Hobart, Ind., returned to her heavenly home on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 after complications of Coronavirus. She was born on March 25, 1934 in Gibson County, Tenn. Mrs. Waldkoetter was delivered at home with the help of a midwife for the exorbitant amount of 75 cents. Mrs. Waldkoetter grew…

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Humboldt High seniors honored with row of signs

Viking Drive lined with 74 yard signs, one for each graduating senior of the Class of 2020 by Mindy East Humboldt Jr./Sr. High School has some new signs located on the front lawn. If you drive by the school you will notice 74 signs have been added. These signs showcase individual seniors of the Class…

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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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