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Bradford murder suspects still at large

Suspects at large in Bradford murder Gibson County Sheriff Paul Thomas has confirmed that three individuals have been charged in connection with a robbery that killed one individual and seriously wounded another in Bradford Wednesday morning. Investigators have charged Amanda Nicole Cathey, 33, of Trenton, Tyler Blake Pierce, 28, of Milan, and Johnny Dale Yarbrough,…

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Wade takes decorating to next level

by Ariel McRae With Thanksgiving already behind us, the Christmas season is well and truly here. People are putting up their trees, decking their halls and some are trying not to fall off of their ladders while attaching Christmas lights to their house. The holiday spirit is alive in the homes and hearts of many,…

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Helping the Hounds of Humboldt

by Ariel McRae Over the past month, Taylor Wood has been working tirelessly to help the hounds of Humboldt find fosters or ‘fur’ever homes as the city’s new animal control officer. Wood joining the public works department has been a blessing for the dogs now entrusted in her care. She has a plethora of ideas…

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Valerie June urges students to dream

by Ariel McRae Student enrichment is a necessity for children throughout their educational career, especially programs that center around the arts. The speakers and entertainers leading the program can become catalysts for a child in the audience to have their hopes, dreams and goals for the future take root. Enrichments that make children believe in…

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Dr. Epperson earns contract extension leading HCS

by Danny Wade When Dr. Janice Epperson was hired as director of Humboldt City Schools over a year ago, she accepted a 4-year contract. Now with almost a year and a half under her belt leading the school system, board members believe she deserves an extension. The first item on the Humboldt School Board’s agenda…

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Humboldt celebrates veterans

by Ariel McRae and Danny Wade People from all over Humboldt gathered together on Main Street to celebrate the honor and sacrifice of local veterans on Friday, November 11. The Humboldt Exchange Club organized this event for the public to honor those who have served from Gibson County. A parade kick started the program. It…

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Gibson County voter turnout at 41%

by Danny Wade Gibson Countians came out in low numbers for last Tuesday’s election. Of the 31,286 registered voters, only 12,826 casted their ballot. Less than half the voters (41-percent) participated in this election. By comparison, in the 2018 General Election, 16,491 voters took part in the democratic process, accounting for 55.71-percent of the total…

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City, chamber, civic club come together for Halloween

by Danny Wade Last week, Bailey Park transformed into a trick or treat thrilling event with the annual community trunk or treat. Kids and their parents took advantage of an easy way to get loads of Halloween candy. The Humboldt Lions Club takes the lead each year organizing the event. Humboldt Mayor Marvin Sikes was…

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