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Teddy bears make life more bearable for kids

by ARIEL McRAE  |  Associate Editor The Gibson County Carl Perkins Center is holding a countywide fundraiser to gift every child that enters the organization a tangible symbol of hope to cling to while going through hardships. The Teddy Bear Drive is a project created by the Gibson County Adult Leadership Class of 2022-2023…

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Trial date set for accused murderer

A trial date has been set for a Jackson man accused of murder. Jadon Davon Hardiman is facing first degree murder, along with other charges. Last week, his case was set to go to trial on Wednesday, December 6 in Humboldt. Hardiman was indicted by the grand jury last August for the murder of Justin…

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Business Spotlight

The Hemp Shop helps your body reach the balance it deserves The Hemp Shop hemp wellness boutique has a newly-opened second location at 2535 North Central Ave. in Humboldt. The original store is in Milan located at 1125 South Main St. downtown. Owner Kristin Taracki officially opened the store with her husband Alex in November…

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Library expansion revisited

by DANNY WADE  |  Senior Editor Over the past few years, there has been a drive to expand the Humboldt Public Library. Plans called for adding 2,300 sq.ft. to the back of the building to create a new children’s library and activity space. At the time, the costs to build onto the library had…

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Bowers named festival honoree

by Senior Editor Danny Wade With the 85th annual West Tennessee Strawberry Festival less than three months away, festival officials are hard at work making sure they have all their ducks in a row. One of the duties of the festival president is to name an honoree. Last week, Strawberry Festival President Shane Lynch and…

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