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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Farmers market selling local veggies, fruit

  by Mindy East Humboldt Chamber Executive Director Amanda Love has a huge heart for her small-town and wants to see Humboldt thrive. Recently she has orchestrated a farmers market at Bailey Park location on 22nd Ave. every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings. Love jokingly said she started it for herself but added there is…

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HPD, HCS collect school supplies

by Mindy East The Humboldt Police Department is on board with helping students in the Humboldt City School System this year. With the tax-free holiday this past weekend, the HPD thought it was the perfect time the host their first ever “Pack the Patrol Car”. The police department knew there was a need for back…

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