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Humboldt 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…

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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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Trenton church feeding bellies and souls with food giveaway

Trenton church feeding bellies and souls with giveaway 1,200 food boxes available Wednesday By Logan Watson   Trenton’s First Baptist Church North is taking a leap of faith this week. According to Reverend Ferdnando Bailey, his church is preparing to give away over 1,200 boxes of food, no matter the need, every Wednesday morning. “It’s…

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County Health Departments offer COVID-19 Vaccinations

TDH COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS OFFER COVID-19 VACCINATION BY APPOINTMENT Health Departments Scheduling by Phase as Vaccine Supplies Arrive NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee county health departments are now booking appointments for people in Phase 1 populations of the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and those aged 75 and up who wish to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Tennesseans can…

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‘Tis the Season to Lock Your Doors

‘Tis the Season to Lock Your Doors Police warn about post-holiday break-ins By Logan Watson A rash of recent burglaries around Milan have police urging residents to make sure their doors are locked before turning in for a long winter’s nap. The holiday season is, well, like Christmas for opportunistic thieves. Families make the mistake…

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Police Report The Humboldt Police Department reported the following arrests from 12/27/2021 through 1/2/2022: Billy Glynn Birmingham, W/M, 44, of Humboldt; Arrest date and location: December 28, 2021, 70/79 and McDonald’s; Charges: violation implied consent law, possession of handgun while under the influence, unlawful possession of a weapon, driving under the influence, simple possession, violation…

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Not the Christmas Day Nashville wanted to wake up to

Not the Christmas Day Nashville wanted to wake up to By Caleb Revill For Tennesseans, Christmas 2020 should be a reminder to be thankful for the things we may take for granted. I’m still relatively new to Milan and West Tennessee. For most of my life I’ve called Middle Tennessee -and Nashville- my home. I…

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