Area News

Special Called Meeting to be held on Tax Increase

Special Called Meeting to be held on Tax Increase By Logan Watson The Milan Special School District’s Board of Education will hold a special called meeting on Tuesday, December 11, to approve a tax increase for renovations for MSSD facilities. While there are renovation needs at Milan Elementary and Milan Middle, the discussion that will…

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FBI conducts forensic investigation of Cayce McDaniel’s home

FBI conducts forensic investigation of McDaniel home By Logan Watson The Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a full forensic sweep of the childhood home of Cayce McDaniel earlier today. Members of an Evidence Response Team processed the entire house, located at 8021 N. First Street in Milan, using forensic technology that was not readily available…

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Bradford wins Good Sports School Challenge

When the first plastic cup was tossed into a recycling container in 1993, a Tennessee tradition was born. The Good Sports program recently celebrated 25 years at the University of Tennessee (UT) with the recognition of 10 Tennessee schools doing their part to make their communities a better place to live. This year’s Good Sports…

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Christmas on Main, open houses ring in the season

Christmas Time by Danny Wade Now that Thanksgiving has passed, everyone is full of turkey, dressing and all the fixings. And Black Friday’s madness and crowds have settled down, it’s time to focus on Christmas. This Thursday, November 29, kicks off the official Christmas season in Humboldt with Christmas on Main. Christmas on Main is…

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Rutherford mayor, board take oaths

By J.D. Pinkerton The Rutherford mayor and five board members were sworn in at the city’s Nov. 19 meeting. Attorney Mark Johnson administered the oaths of office to new mayor Sandy Simpson and Alderpersons James Roach, Broeck Horner, Annie Edwards, Danny Parker and Mike Hensley. Before the brief ceremony, the former mayor and board conducted…

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Tyson celebrates first year in Gibson County

by Danny Wade It was exactly one year ago when the biggest news in many years hit Humboldt and Gibson County. Tyson Foods announced plans to build a new chicken processing plant in the Gibson County Industrial Park. On November 20, 2017, hundreds of Tyson representatives; federal, state, county and city officials; business people and…

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Taylor facing murder charges

On November 16 at 5:03 p.m., officers of the Humboldt Police Department were dispatched to North 18th Ave. in reference to a domestic assault with injuries. Upon arrival, officers found Jennifer C. Barr, a 45-year-old white female of Humboldt, deceased. Also located at the scene was Monte Cortez Taylor, a 37-year-old black male from Humboldt.…

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School board accepts resignation, approves D.C. trip

by Danny Wade The Humboldt School Board met last Thursday evening in a calm, collective manner. As opposed to the board’s October meeting, this meeting had no fireworks, no one resigned from the board and no one walked out of the meeting. As the meeting began, board member Leon McNeal motioned to amend the agenda…

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Sanders, Tremblay run unopposed in Three Way

The Three Way city board will remain the same after two incumbent candidates ran unopposed in the November 6 election. Mayor Larry Sanders will serve a second term. Sanders won his first term as mayor of Three Way in 2014, running against former incumbent mayor, James “Jimmy” Hill and contender George Baker. In 2014, Sanders…

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