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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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Band Booster Club making a comeback

by Danny Wade The Humboldt Jr./Sr. High School band program just got a boost after school board members took action last Thursday evening. The October 7 meeting may have been small but three important agenda items were addressed, including restarting the Band Booster Club. Board member Terry Johnson was unable to attend the school board…

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Facing attempted murder charges

On October 10, officers with the Humboldt Police Department were dispatched to South Side Deli in reference to a subject that had been shot. The subject, a 31-year-old black male from Humboldt, was found with a non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital by EMS for treatment. After an investigation, it was…

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Booker T. Motel approved for grant

by Katrina Smith Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development recently announced they were giving more than $4 million to historical landmarks to renovate and preserve Tennessee’s historic buildings. The Booker T. Motel was approved for a grant to preserve the historic building in Humboldt. The history behind the Booker T. Motel is rich and…

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GCP staff celebrates over 170 combined years

by Katrina Smith Do you remember your first job and the nerves you had before the interview and your excitement when you got the job? Last Wednesday, Gibson County Publishing celebrated a few employees who have reached a milestone of dedication and committed excellence with the company for a combined total of 171.50 years.  How…

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Chamber banquet a huge success

by Danny Wade The annual Chamber of Commerce banquet last Thursday evening was the place to be. Even though plans had to be changed on the fly when Mother Nature decided to rain practically all day long, members and guests were thrilled to attend. This year’s banquet was supposed to be outside and in the…

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Stigall hosts ABC fashion show

by Katrina Smith Students at Stigall Primary School ripped the runway on last Thursday celebrating literacy month and what better way to showcase their skills than to walk it out. Every letter in the alphabet is instrumental in learning sight words and sounds. Each student was given a vest that was constructed from a brown…

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Milan man charged with rape of a child

A 67-year-old Milan man has been charged with rape of a child. After receiving a complaint from a family member, Milan police arrested and charged Hank William Jr., 67, of Milan, Tenn. The family member said the 9-year-old child complained after the victim was left in the care of William and his girlfriend for about…

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Vets speak at Traveling Wall ceremonies

‘Healing Wall’ eases pain for veterans By Logan Watson   Even though the Vietnam War ended almost fifty years ago, last week’s ceremonies at the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in Trenton proved that the pain and honor born from those 20 years of conflict is still felt today. In the short time the Wall stood…

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Hadley awarded again

                                                                                                             by Katrina Smith The city of Humboldt has once again been recognized for its outstanding fiscal reporting. The city of Humboldt has been awarded a certificate of excellence in financial reporting for the fiscal year ending June 2020. This report was judged by an impartial panel. The accuracy of this accomplishment came from Kim…

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