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For teachers ‘hardest thing is not having closure’

By Crystal Burns   When Trenton Special School District teachers sent their students home March 16, they did so with more questions than answers. Governor Bill Lee released a public statement that morning urging all school districts in the state to shut down by Friday, March 20 and remain closed at least through March 31.…

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Marilyn Ann Golightly

Marilyn Ann Golightly Marilyn Ann Golightly, 75, departed this life on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.  She was born on August 2, 1944 in Lavinia, Tenn. to Holland and Mary Vaughan. Ms. Golightly is survived by her son, Joey Hatcher; and sister, Carol Matheny. A memorial gathering was held Sunday, March 1, 2020 in the chapel…

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Schools begin fundraising for Rose Bowl

by Danny Wade When it was announced a few weeks ago that the Gibson County Mass Band had been selected to participate in the Rose Bowl’s Tournament of Roses Parade a few weeks ago, excitement quickly spread across the county. Now, fundraising projects have begun to fund the trip. Last week, Humboldt Band Director Heather…

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Imogene Flagg

Mrs. Imogene Greer Flagg, 95 of Humboldt, Tennessee and a former longtime resident of Blytheville, Ark. passed from this life on Friday, September 20, 2019 at her daughter’s residence in Flippin, Ark. Born to Herman Leslie and Mabel Augusta Rustin Greer, she was a cook at Blytheville Elementary cafeteria for 20 years, enjoyed fishing, and…

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Love’s Travel Stops announce $8.8M investment in Milan

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Love’s Travel Stops officials announced today that the company will invest $8.8 million and establish a tire retread and distribution facility in Milan. Love’s, which operates more than 490 locations and 330 Love’s Truck Tire Care centers and Speedco locations across…

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Vikings are state runner up

By Amber Adams The Mighty Vikings of Humboldt rolled right through the competition in the first two rounds of the State Tournament. Humboldt found themselves preparing for the State Championship against Columbia Academy this past Saturday night. The Vikings battled hard but some clutch three pointers, and questionable calls left Humboldt with the short end…

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Laymon Wayne Jacobs

Mr. Laymon Wayne Jacobs, age 76, died Saturday, Jan. 19 at his residence. Funeral services were Thursday, Jan. 24 at Alamo Baptist Church in the Sidonia community with Bro. Kenneth Williams, Bro. Jeff Crabtree and Bro. Eddie Ray officiating. Amy Jacobs made remarks at the service. Burial followed in Alamo Cemetery. Pallbearers were Kevin Jacobs,…

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