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Fisher is new assistant librarian

by Kim Forbes   The Humboldt Public Library has been a Strawberry City constant since 1954. As with any constant it sees changes. The last couple of years have brought many changes to the library. The latest change is an addition to the staff. Joshua Fisher is the new assistant director over adult services. He…

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Lee makes stop in Humboldt

by Danny Wade One of Tennessee’s gubernatorial candidates paid a visit to Humboldt last week for a gathering at the Gibson County Industrial Park. Bill Lee, Republican primary winner, spoke to dozens of supporters. Lee, while campaigning for the Republican nominee, trekked across the state on a tractor, hitting 95 counties in 95 days, from…

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Relay Fun Day slated Sept. 8

  by Danny Wade Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 8 for a day of fun and entertainment. Relay for Life Fun Day will have something for everyone. This is the first ever Relay Fun Day, according to Humboldt Relay chair, Mitzie Privitt. With all five Gibson County Relays coming together for one big Relay…

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Rebuilding Process

St. James holds groundbreaking   by Danny Wade and Kim Forbes August 19 marked another significant day in the rebuilding process of one of Humboldt’s oldest churches. St. James Baptist Church held a groundbreaking and ribbon cutting ceremony as the church rebuilds. Dozens of church members were joined by community members to celebrate the occasion.…

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FFA Alumni Auction and BBQ slated this Saturday

  by Danny Wade A one time favorite event is coming back to Humboldt. The FFA Alumni Auction and BBQ is this Saturday at Bailey Park. The auction is set to begin at 9 a.m. with a silent auction. The live auction is slated to begin at 10 a.m. with auctioneer Gary Williams running the…

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East Elementary receives TVAAS Level 5

by Danny Wade The Tennessee Department of Education released the TN Ready scores last week. Humboldt City Schools received mixed results from the data. East Elementary School received the highest level on the Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) ranked as a Level 5 for the 2017-18 school year. East received a 5 overall composite, 3…

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New Exhibit

“I Have a Voice” exhibit debuts at Stigall Museum by Kim Forbes Stigall Museum continues to impress visitors with the quality and relevance of the exhibits they bring to Humboldt. Throughout the year, the Tom & O.E. Stigall Museum and Ethnic Library board members work to keep the dream of Dr. Freeman alive and active…

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Coleman resigns from Humboldt School Board

by Danny Wade A Humboldt School Board member has resigned. Lori Coleman submitted her letter of resignation to board members last week. Her final day as a board member will be August 31. It was announced last Thursday night during the Humboldt School Board meeting by board chairman, Terry Johnson, who wished her well. Coleman…

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