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White Squirrel Festival kicks off Friday

The annual White Squirrel Festival in Kenton kicks off Friday at 5 p.m. with a tailgating event downtown. Five more days of fun are scheduled. Saturday, arts & crafts and food vendors will be set up in the Kenton City Gym from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a car, truck, bike and…

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State champs to lead Dyer Station parade

Dyer Station Celebration kicks off Thursday at 6:30 p.m. with opening ceremonies at the VFW. The weeklong Fourth of July celebration culminates with a day of activities July 4. This year, Gibson County High School state champions will serve as parade marshals at 9 a.m. on Independence Day. In November 2018, the GCHS Marching Pioneers…

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Grant provides for improvements at county airport

By Crystal Burns A two-phase grant is providing for significant improvements at the Gibson County Airport, located on the Milan-Trenton Hwy. in the Moores Chapel community. Art Hoppers, airport manager, gave a tour of the facility recently, showing how crews are repairing cracks in the runway and taxiways to extend the life of the asphalt.…

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Countians gather for Relay for Life

Ready, Set, Relay   by Danny Wade Gibson Countians came out in droves last Saturday evening for a big fight. No, this was not a boxing match. Instead, they joined forces to fight cancer. This year’s Gibson County Relay for Life was hosted by Trenton at Shady Acers Park. People from all across the county…

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City board approves budget

by Danny Wade The Humboldt City Board tackled an agenda last Monday evening with several key issues. Among the agenda items were approving the city budget, proposed re-zoning property, hiring firemen and last minute agenda item discussing the city attorney and city building inspector positions. As the meeting began, Alderlady Donna Johnson asked to amend…

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Presidential artifacts exhibit on display

by Danny Wade When Tim Besmer was a young lad straight out of the U.S. Army, he came back to his home in Bergen County, New Jersey. One morning on his way to work, he stopped by a local deli to get a bagel and coffee to go for breakfast. That day changed his life…

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Relay for Life slated Saturday in Trenton

  by Danny Wade A county-wide event will take place Saturday evening in Trenton. Gibson County Relay for Life will be the place to be. This year, Relay will be held at Trenton’s Shady Acres Park on Manufacturers Row. The event is a combination of Trenton, Milan, Humboldt, North Gibson County and Medina Relay for…

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East joins Chronicle staff as associate editor

The Humboldt Chronicle proudly welcomes new staff member Mindy East to the newspaper team. East will serve as associate editor. East has extensive experience in the newspaper industry. She worked for the Chronicle’s sister newspaper, The Tri-City Reporter, for 11 years. “With a small staff you have to wear many hats and perform many tasks,”…

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Senior Center honors veterans, mothers

by Brittan Pyron The Humboldt Senior Citizens Center held a program recently that was dedicated to honoring both veterans on Memorial Day and mothers for Mothers Day. The women were asked to wear all white and the men came in white shirts with black jackets and pants. Patriotic music was played at the beginning of…

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