Area News

Countians gather for Relay for Life

Ready, Set, Relay   by Danny Wade Gibson Countians came out in droves last Saturday evening for a big fight. No, this was not a boxing match. Instead, they joined forces to fight cancer. This year’s Gibson County Relay for Life was hosted by Trenton at Shady Acers Park. People from all across the county…

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City board approves budget

by Danny Wade The Humboldt City Board tackled an agenda last Monday evening with several key issues. Among the agenda items were approving the city budget, proposed re-zoning property, hiring firemen and last minute agenda item discussing the city attorney and city building inspector positions. As the meeting began, Alderlady Donna Johnson asked to amend…

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Presidential artifacts exhibit on display

by Danny Wade When Tim Besmer was a young lad straight out of the U.S. Army, he came back to his home in Bergen County, New Jersey. One morning on his way to work, he stopped by a local deli to get a bagel and coffee to go for breakfast. That day changed his life…

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Gibson County ‘ripe’ for technical education center

By Crystal Burns  A coalition of industry, education and government leaders are working with state officials to create a technical education center in Gibson County. Vanessa Presson, Complex HR Manager at Tyson Foods in Humboldt, and Technical Education Liaison Rodney Ellis from Tyson’s corporate office in Springdale, Ark., updated the Trenton Special School District board…

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Relay for Life slated Saturday in Trenton

  by Danny Wade A county-wide event will take place Saturday evening in Trenton. Gibson County Relay for Life will be the place to be. This year, Relay will be held at Trenton’s Shady Acres Park on Manufacturers Row. The event is a combination of Trenton, Milan, Humboldt, North Gibson County and Medina Relay for…

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East joins Chronicle staff as associate editor

The Humboldt Chronicle proudly welcomes new staff member Mindy East to the newspaper team. East will serve as associate editor. East has extensive experience in the newspaper industry. She worked for the Chronicle’s sister newspaper, The Tri-City Reporter, for 11 years. “With a small staff you have to wear many hats and perform many tasks,”…

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Senior Center honors veterans, mothers

by Brittan Pyron The Humboldt Senior Citizens Center held a program recently that was dedicated to honoring both veterans on Memorial Day and mothers for Mothers Day. The women were asked to wear all white and the men came in white shirts with black jackets and pants. Patriotic music was played at the beginning of…

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Heathcare gala scheduled next week

by Danny Wade As the famous Kool and the Gang song goes, “There’s a party going on right here…Celebrate good times come on”, the same could be said for a Humboldt celebration for a good cause. The annual Humboldt Healthcare Foundation Dinner and Auction is next week. You will not want to miss this event…

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City board approves water treatment projects

by Danny Wade The Humboldt Board of Mayor and Aldermen made quick work of a short agenda last week. The meeting took around 30 minutes. Two big agenda items dealt with upgrades for Humboldt Utilities as the prep work to supply services to the Gibson County Industrial Park continues. Two resolutions were presented, allowing the…

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