HEADLINE NEWS

Alibis, a play by Peter Kennedy

By: Debbie Dakin  The Licking Community Theatre group presented the murder-mystery-comedy Alibis, by Peter Kennedy, this past weekend. This funny who-done-it was performed in the Texas County Museum of Art and History Annex on Friday evening, August 19, with two performances on Saturday and another Sunday afternoon. This delightful comedy that keeps everybody guessing takes place one stormy night at…

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Tracy (Zimmerman) Szanto to present “A Trip to Dreamland

Tracy (Zimmerman) Szanto, formerly of Licking, will be at the Texas County Museum of Art and History on Tuesday, August 30 to make the presentation “A Trip to Dreamland.” “This trunk show will consist of how I got started and all the changes that have taken place along the way, explained Szanto. “You will see how I learned piecing techniques…


G-Ma Pam’s Second Annual Walk For Life

By Debbie Dakin The date has been set and many arrangements made for the Second Annual G-Ma Pam’s Walk For Life. This year’s event will be Saturday, October 1 at Deer Lick Park. The cost to enter the walk is $25.00 for adults and $10.00 per child for kids 10 and under (this includes a t-shirt). “We need teams and…


Come out and back the blue

The Licking First Baptist Church will hold a service to say thank you to our police department, highway patrol, sheriff’s department, fire fighters and first responders, along with their families. This special service will be held on 9-11, at 11 a.m. This will be an opportunity to say thank you to the men and women who keep our community safe….



Bridge Builders Menu for August 22 – 26

Monday, Aug. 22: Chicken fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, bread slice, brides delight. Tuesday, Aug. 23: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, fresh garden veggies, bread, vanilla pudding. Wednesday, Aug. 24: Ham loaf with mustard sauce, parsley potatoes, corn casserole, apple puff pastries. Thursday, Aug. 25: Oven fried chicken, green beans with new potatoes, tomato slice, bread, peaches. Friday, Aug. 26:…


Features

Bailey’s Too

By: Marie Lasater For over twenty years, Linda Bailey has provided a huge service to our community by offering not only a place to purchase affordable used goods, but also small business opportunities to those who rent booths at Bailey’s Flea Market. Due to space limitations, offerings of larger furniture and appliances have been somewhat scarce, but there is a…

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Licking WIldcat News

Partnership in education School bus safety

by Debbie Dakin Managing Editor debbie@thelickingnews.com   It’s that time of year again when we see those big yellow school buses out and about. It is very important for students to know the proper behavior and practices to follow to help make their wait for the bus, their ride to and from school, and leaving the bus as safe as…

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In The News

Hwy 63 in Texas County reduced for various pavement improvements.

US 63 in Texas County will be reduced to one lane as contractor crews perform various pavement improve-ments. This section of roadway is located from just south of Route B at Brushy Creek bridge to just north of Indian Creek bridge near Millstone Road. Weather permitting, work will take place Monday, August 29 through Tues-day, November 1 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., including weekends as…

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Sports

Lady Cats hold exhibition game

By: Marie Lasater On Friday evening, August 19th the Lady Wildcats held an exhibition volleyball game at the Licking High School gym before an enthusiastic audience. Coach Angela Barton had the opportunity to introduce the athletes for the Fall 2016 season. All team members had the opportunity to show off their skills, and the teams were grouped into Gray vs….

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