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Warrington violates order of protection

A Humboldt woman in a position of authority was arrested on Monday, April 1 for violation of an order of protection. Christine Warrington, who is a Humboldt School Board member, and also a former Humboldt mayor candidate and State Representative candidate, violated the order during an Easter church service. Warrington’s cousin, Chelsea Stewart, filed the…

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Ted Jones blood drive helps save lives

by Danny Wade Those who knew Ted Murray Jones remember a kind-hearted, artistic man who lived life on a whim. He was probably best known as a singer-songwriter that worked in the music industry for years. But, what many may not have known about Jones was that he was a blood donor. On Monday, January…

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Williams named Viking football head coach

by Seth Wilkerson When former Humboldt Viking football coach Teddy Pettigrew announced his resignation last year, it left a void in the football program. Immediately after, Humboldt City Schools Athletic Director George Yarbro began the process of finding the next head coach. Last week, Yarbro announce and introduced Hayden Williams, a seasoned football coach, as…

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Howell named associate editor

The Humboldt Chronicle is proud to announce that Tabitha Howell has been promoted to associate editor. Howell joined The Chronicle staff a little over a year ago as the administrative assistant. “Tab has been a key member of our newspaper family,” said Senior Editor Danny Wade. “When she came onboard, she fit in instantly and…

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Gibson County audit is ‘concerning,’ says Comptroller

Gibson County’s annual financial report has our local leadership in hot water with the state. According to the county audit, released by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office on Wednesday, January 10, six of the eight findings come from the Gibson County Mayor’s Office, which employs the Gibson County Finance Director Leslie Milligan. The findings, which Comptroller…

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Hayes’ college jersey retired

by Danny Wade A Humboldt superstar basketball player reached another milestone in her successful basketball career. Former Humboldt Lady Viking and Murray State Lady Racer, Ashley Hayes, had her Murray State #23 basketball jersey number retired. Her jersey will now be on display for all to see. An unveiling jersey retirement ceremony was held on…

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Humboldt musician featured in museum exhibit

by Danny Wade The Humboldt History Museum regularly has exhibits and feature artifacts, photos and other historical content from the Humboldt area, the United States and around the world. A new exhibit that is now open is on the life of Humboldt’s own, Robert “Bob” W. Cole. The exhibit runs through the month of January.…

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Police officers growing friendships

by DANNY WADE | Senior Editor dwade@hchronicle.net Friends come in all shapes and sizes… and ages. For one local family, friendships have been made that some might think are out of the ordinary. Brittney Kellar and her family have built a wonderful friendship with Humboldt police officers. Keller and her husband, Carington, are foster parents.…

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Shivers headed to combine

by DANNY WADE | Senior Editor dwade@hchronicle.net Practically everyone in Humboldt has heard of the junior phenom, Stephon Shivers. For three years now, Shivers has been a terror on the defensive line for the Vikings on the football field. Last December as a sophomore, Shivers was invited to attend the SuperMax 100 held at Ford…

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