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Police Report Information listed in the Humboldt Police Report is obtained from the Humboldt Police Department and printed as is. The Humboldt Chronicle cannot assume responsibility for correcting inaccuracies when information accurately reflects the report. Readers are cautioned that some names published may be similar to or the same as those of other members of…

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Trenton Historical Rosenwald School Alumni Association Homecoming Event set for September 17-18

“Homecoming Heritage Reflection – Linking Past & Present” By Dr. Al Jordan The Trenton Historical Rosenwald School Alumni Association will be holding a Homecoming event this Saturday and Sunday. The event will recognize the “Who’s Who History Makers Lifetime Achievers.” According to the sponsors, the award and recognition select committee, and chairperson Ms. Joyce Hill-Glenn,…

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Pro-consolidation group addresses GCSSD Board

Pro-Consolidation Group Addresses GCSSD Board By Logan Watson A group of teachers and parents in favor of consolidating the schools on the north end of the Gibson County Special School District had their first official audience with the GCSSD Board of Trustees last Thursday night. The group pressed the issue on social media during the…

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County Commission to vote on allocating $4M for city water projects

County Commission to vote on allocating $4M for city water projects By Caleb Revill   The Gibson County Commission will vote to allocate $4,689,709 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) funds to be spent on city drinking water, wastewater and stormwater projects at their upcoming September meeting. County commissioners meet in regular bimonthly session Monday,…

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Early Voting totals increase in final week

Early Voting totals increase in final week Election Day is Thursday   Early Voting for the County General Election closed at noon on Saturday, with more voters turning out for the second week of polling. In total, 1,394 registered voters cast their ballots last week, compared to 1,263 from Friday, July 15 through Saturday, July…

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Marriages Everett Dewayne Robinson of Humboldt and Samantha Yvonne Epperson of Humboldt Parker Slayton Wilson of Memphis and Sydney Grace Day of Memphis Real Estate Transfers William Shaeffer and wife, Ivonne Shaeffer to Melinda S. Holt – Rutherford – $51,750 William Little and wife, Betty Lou Little to Logan Carr and Kenli Martindale – Bradford-…

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Gibson County Election Commission votes to close precincts

Election Commission votes to close precincts Town Hall set for Nov. 30   By Logan Watson The Gibson County Election Commission voted to close a number of superfluous voting precincts throughout the county and open a third Early Voting location in Rutherford to help increase voter turnout in the upcoming elections. Matthew Gill, a representative…

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Rutherford City Board discusses eyesore properties

Funeral home fire still under investigation Rutherford Board discusses eyesore properties By Logan Watson   Mayor Sandy Simpson and the Rutherford City Board continued the discussion about what to do about the city sticker situation, but not before speaking directly to residents about the number of blighted buildings around town. A number of citizens came…

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TL&W backs TVA in ‘power wheeling’ complaint

Trenton Light and Water backs TVA in ‘Power Wheeling’ complaint By Logan Watson The Trenton Light & Water Board has joined a coalition of close to 50 public utilities standing with the Tennessee Valley Authority against “power wheeling,” the process of transmitting power from a producer to a user outside of their service area. The…

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Dyer Mayor arrested on Felony Theft charges

Dyer Mayor charged with Felony Theft   City of Dyer Mayor Chris Younger turned himself in to law enforcement officials today after being charged with Felony Theft over $2,500. According to a release issued by the Gibson County Sheriff’s Office, Younger stands accused of stealing money from an elderly Dyer citizen. District Attorney General Frederick…

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