Humboldt Chronicle - Lifestyles

Centurion Tyler still active after 100 years

by Kim Forbes Not everyone gets to reach the age of 100 and when it happens in Humboldt, people are eager to celebrate that milestone. The most recent Strawberry City resident on the cusp of reaching the centenarian club is Kathryn Tyler. Tyler was born September 19, 1918. Last Saturday a celebration in her honor…

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Burnett celebrates 100 years

by Kim Forbes Brooksie Burnett, long-time contributor for the William Chapel column of the Humboldt Chronicle, was surprised last Saturday with an event at Bailey Park to commemorate her 100th birthday, which will be Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Burnett, a life-long citizen of Humboldt, and current resident at Bailey Park Community Living Center, today celebrates…

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Local winery under new ownership

Cheering the Crown by Danny Wade The queen has left the building or in this case, the Tuscan villa! Humboldt’s most famous beauty queen, former Miss Tennessee Rita Howard, is no longer the queen of Crown Winery. The Humboldt winery and vineyard have new owners. Scott and Dawn Fallert, and Andy and Christine Horner purchased…

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HHA Camp Discovery delivers entertainment to educators

Camp Discovery participants performed for the Humboldt City Schools teachers on their in-service day at the Humboldt Medical Center last week. Bro. Rob Harris was playing random music and directing the campers in dance moves. As he was giving direction, Mayor Marvin Sikes made his way up to the stage and joined in the fun. 

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Bailadores celebrate 56th Baile

Mary Key Roe crowned 2017 Marquesa The New Southern Hotel, Jackson, Tennessee was the setting on May 27, 2017 for the 56th Baile for the gentlemen and wives of Bailadores.  The New Southern was also the original venue in the late 1950s for this organization.  Bailadores is a wonderful tradition for a select group of…

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Martin to retire Humboldt Library after 30 years

Felita Pearson Martin put her heart and soul into her hometown library for 30 years. “This is the only thing I’ve ever known,” said Martin last week. Her work there ends this month as she retires. She began working for the Humboldt Public Library at the same time Carolyn Adams began there in July, 1987.…

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