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Carr seeking Ward 2 alderman position

The following is a paid political announcement. Lenford Carr is announcing his candidacy for Humboldt alderman of Ward 2 in the upcoming November 2 city election. Carr has many years of experience serving the citizens of Humboldt and Gibson County in several capacities. He served on the Humboldt Board of Education for 30 years and…

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Vietnam vets, families to be honored at Traveling Wall ceremony

Veterans, families to be honored at Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall ceremony By Logan Watson Local veterans who lost their lives in the Vietnam War will be honored at ceremonies this week during the display of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in Trenton. The memorial, a 3/5 scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington,…

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FedEx moving into GC Industrial Park

The Gibson County Industrial Park will soon have a new tenant. FedEx and the Gibson County Industrial Development Board delivered the good news after reaching an agreement to locate a distribution center in the industrial park. FedEx will be the second company in the GCIP. Tyson hatched their plans in 2017 and was the first…

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Close Call

Car crash leaves one injured, building damaged The Humboldt Chronicle is known for covering news stories on a weekly basis. But last week, the Chronicle was the news when a car crashed into the building, seriously injuring the driver. Around 3:15 p.m., Tuesday, September 14, the Chronicle staff was working away as usual. That’s when…

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Graves dies from COVID

A Humboldt alderman has passed away from complications brought on by COVID. Don Graves died last Friday. Few details  of his death were available at press time on Monday. Alderman Graves served two terms on the Humboldt City Board, first elected in 2013, then re-elected in 2017. He served Ward 3 in Humboldt and had…

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Fall Fest returning in 2021

by Danny Wade After a year hiatus due to COVID, Fall Fest is back in 2021. This year’s date is Saturday, September 25 and will run from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Since its inception in 2009, Fall Fest has been a favorite event. Humboldt Downtown Association sponsored the event for the first 11 years.…

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Always a Viking

Keenan Luckey memorialized with helmet decal   by Seth Wilkerson August 19, 2021 was a date that will be remembered for a long time in the Humboldt community. Keenan Luckey, a member of the Humboldt High School class of 1993 passed away from COVID. Ted Martin, the quarterback for the Vikings from the 1991-1992 football…

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Hip Hoppin’ at School

Rapper gives rhymes of hope for East Elementary students by Katrina Smith   Wednesday was not the average day of learning for the students at East Elementary School. Not only were the students ready to learn, but they were treated with entertainment.  That treat was one  that got them  jumping and hyped up about life…

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Chronicle wins TN Press first place award

The Humboldt Chronicle staff proudly announces the newspaper won three Tennessee State Press awards; one of those being a first place win. Editor Danny Wade attended the awards luncheon last Friday held in Franklin, Tenn. at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs Hotel location. This year, there were 1,208 entries from 79 of the Tennessee Press…

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Sports writer joins staff

Wilkerson to cover Humboldt sports for newspaper   Sports fans will see a familiar name covering local games for the Humboldt Chronicle. Seth Wilkerson is the newspaper’s new sports writer. Wilkerson is and has been the voice of the Vikings on radio broadcasts and live streaming sites for the past few years. Now, he will…

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