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Plaza 3 theater reopens but with limits

No new movies coming out of Hollywood, Plaza showing classics at classic prices by Danny Wade COVID-19 has played havoc on businesses. Some were forced to close their doors. Others were open but not allowing the public inside. One local business among those hit the hardest was Humboldt Plaza 3. Owners Jason Tubbs and Michael…

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Three Way City Hall open for business

Board to hold first meeting in new city hall July 6 After months of construction, a local town has a new city hall. The Three Way City Hall was open for business June 2. Three Way Mayor Larry Sanders, along with Alderlady Mary Ann Tremblay and Alderman Danny Wade are proud of their new facility.…

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School board holds Zoom meeting

Split board votes not to approve the budget by Danny Wade The Humboldt School Board met Thursday night, not in their regular manor of a public meeting in the library, but instead via Zoom conference meeting. The meeting number and password were made available for the public to tune in. All five board members, along…

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Johnson appointed to city board

Board approves first reading of city budget, extends contract with Republic Services by Danny Wade The Humboldt Board of Mayor and Alderman has a new look. During the Monday, June 15 meeting, Monte Johnson was sworn into office. The seat had been vacant for a few months after the passing of Alderlady Donna Johnson. Humboldt…

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Rain delay, Tyson opening pushed back to April 2021

Rain, other factors slow construction at processing plant by Danny Wade When Tyson announced they would be opening a new processing plant in Gibson County in November of 2017, their target date to open was late 2019. Along the way, a wetland was found, also architectural and design changes to the building were made that…

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Humboldt 2020 graduation like no other

by Danny Wade Humboldt High School seniors may have been robbed of a large portion of their final year of high school but school officials made sure they received their final send off. Graduation services were held last Friday. With coronavirus playing havoc on schools and on society, leadership of Humboldt City Schools would not…

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Humboldt police officers take oath to protect and serve

by Danny Wade It was a special day for five of Humboldt’s finest last Thursday. Five of the newest Humboldt police officers took part in a ceremony, taking the oath to protect and serve the citizens of Humboldt. The ceremony took place in the courtroom of the Humboldt Municipal Building. Most of the officers being…

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Protesters hold peaceful march against police brutality

George Floyd’s death sparks outrage in Humboldt by Danny Wade A group of people gathered together on Monday, June 1 to have their voices heard after the horrific death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minn. and others before him at the hands of police. Many African Americans across the country are holding peaceful protest after…

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Airplane makes emergency landing

Plane crashes into swimming pool fence by Danny Wade An accident that could have well been fatal last Friday morning ended with a good outcome. An airplane made an emergency landing within yards of the airport. Humboldt Fire Chief Chester Owens said they received the call at 11:34 a.m., Friday on an airplane crash at…

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