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Tyson celebrates first year in Gibson County

by Danny Wade It was exactly one year ago when the biggest news in many years hit Humboldt and Gibson County. Tyson Foods announced plans to build a new chicken processing plant in the Gibson County Industrial Park. On November 20, 2017, hundreds of Tyson representatives; federal, state, county and city officials; business people and…

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Taylor facing murder charges

On November 16 at 5:03 p.m., officers of the Humboldt Police Department were dispatched to North 18th Ave. in reference to a domestic assault with injuries. Upon arrival, officers found Jennifer C. Barr, a 45-year-old white female of Humboldt, deceased. Also located at the scene was Monte Cortez Taylor, a 37-year-old black male from Humboldt.…

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School board accepts resignation, approves D.C. trip

by Danny Wade The Humboldt School Board met last Thursday evening in a calm, collective manner. As opposed to the board’s October meeting, this meeting had no fireworks, no one resigned from the board and no one walked out of the meeting. As the meeting began, board member Leon McNeal motioned to amend the agenda…

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Sanders, Tremblay run unopposed in Three Way

The Three Way city board will remain the same after two incumbent candidates ran unopposed in the November 6 election. Mayor Larry Sanders will serve a second term. Sanders won his first term as mayor of Three Way in 2014, running against former incumbent mayor, James “Jimmy” Hill and contender George Baker. In 2014, Sanders…

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Veterans Day programs slated

Honoring Our Vets   by Kim Forbes On the national level, Veterans Day is recognized on November 11 of each year. Veterans Day in Humboldt has, with the efforts of like-minded citizens, civic organizations and city officials, become a week-long series of events to honor, recognize and pay tribute to local veterans. Humboldt’s own Boy…

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Holiday Mart is Saturday

by Danny Wade With Christmas just a few weeks away, many people have already begun their shopping. Some started last year, the day after Christmas. Others pick up a few items throughout the year. This Saturday, November 10, is the perfect time to purchase gifts for almost everyone on your shopping list at Holiday Mart.…

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Flag Patrol revived at East Elementary

by Danny Wade When people drive down the city streets, it doesn’t take long to see a business, home or some other building flying an American flag. Often times, these flags are either not being displayed improperly or no flag is on the pole. This prompted Lt. Curtis Baxter of the Humboldt Police Department to…

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Police training course planned

  by Danny Wade A group of highly trained individuals are putting their best foot forward to create even better training. Members of the Humboldt Police Officers Association (HPOA) plan to build an obstacle training course at their property on Bledsoe Rd. in Humboldt. Humboldt police officers, Devin Kesterson and Derek Way are spearheading the…

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