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Noah Coleman presents Outstanding Teacher of American History Award

By Augusta Morales It is with great pleasure that the Noah Coleman Chapter announces their Outstanding Teacher of American History, ...
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NEWS UPDATE: Phone service restored in areas of Licking

UPDATE: Phone service has been restored. There is still no official word on the cause of the outage. Phone service ...
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The Odd Couple comes to Licking

The Licking Community Theatre will perform the 1985 adaptation of the hit play “The Odd Couple” by Neil Simon. Simon’s ...
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UPDATE-BREAKING: Accident on HWY 63 Blocks Traffic

At approximately 3:40 p.m. a two vehicle accident occurred on HWY 63 near the Shell Gas Station. At this time ...
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BREAKING: Power outage affects areas in Licking and Houston

According to Intercounty Electric Cooperative at approximately 5:25 p.m. electrical services had been interrupted affecting residents in areas of Licking ...
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SCCC Hosts First Annual Easter Egg Hunt

On April 15, the old City Park was the setting for the first annual Easter egg hunt hosted by the ...
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UPDATE: Accident on HWY 63 still being cleared

Six emergency vehicles and several emergency responders are still working to clear the accident on Highway 63 South approximately 3 ...
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2017 Municipal Election Results

Texas County Health Department (Three to elect) C.J. Smith 1,707 Madeline Miller 1,488 Kirby Holmes 1,538 David Turner 1,392 Village ...
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Voters retain two incumbents and newcomer Alan Quick to join School board

Voters chose to retain Brad Smith and Mike Hammond but added Alan Quick to the board.  Alan received 258 votes, ...
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Collin Nash to Perform After the Rodeo

Collin Nash to perform after the rodeo Licking’s 33rd Annual PRCA Rodeo will be held June 1, 2 and 3 ...
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BREAKING: OFFENDER WALKAWAY FROM WORK RELEASE IN WILLOW SPRINGS

At approximately 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, offender Jason Butler #1134987, confined at the South Central Correctional Center ...
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BREAKING: Licking Man Arrested for manufacturing Methamphetamine

Submitted by Corporal Patrick Burton On March 16, 2017, Licking Police Officers conducted a short term drug investigation at a ...
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Last Days at Bark Plaza

By Marie Lasater Debbi Lemon looks exhausted. Closing up Bark Plaza is a lonely job. The dogs and cats are ...
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St. Louis Man arrested and charged in double shooting

By Melissa Gilmour Staff Writer melissa@thelickingnews.com A St. Louis Man was charged and arrested Friday, March 9 after two people ...
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Michael L. Hunter of St. Louis charged in double shooting

Michael L. Hunter was charged today with 2 counts of armed criminal action, 2 counts of domestic assault, and one ...
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BREAKING: Shooting and Highway 32/Hillcrest Rd Fire related, according to Sheriff’s Department

A statement has been issued by the Texas County Sheriff's Department. The statement reads as follows: "At approximately 1400 hours ...
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UPDATE: Licking Police Assisted Texas County Sheriff’s Department investigation

UPDATE: With the events which occurred yesterday, Chief of Police Scott Lindsey has stated that he believes that there is ...
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BREAKING: Car and structure fire on Hillcrest Rd. Licking

Report of vehicle fire and structure fire on Hillcrest Rd. off Hwy. 32 before Mason Bridge. Fire Dept on the ...
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BREAKING: Two reportedly sustained gunshot wounds

Heard over scanner. Two people reportedly sustained gunshot wounds and walked into the Licking Ambulance Base. We can confirm at ...
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Rief sentenced to 16 years in prison for fatal 2015 accident

By Melissa Gilmour Staff Writer Melissa@thelickingnews.com Licking, Mo. A Bucyrus man has been sentenced to 16 years in the Missouri ...
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UPDATE: Man arrested for selling stolen goods

On March 3, at approximately 12:01 p.m., a local man was arrested for selling stolen goods in the Town and ...
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FFA Petting Zoo

By: Debbie Dakin As part of National FFA Week Licking FFA students sponsored a petting zoo on Friday, Feb. 24 ...
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Influenza cases on the rise

Texas County 2016-2017 Influenza Cases As of February 19, 2017  Influenza A                             Influenza B Age 0-1     12                          Age 0-1      ...
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Senior Center Sweetheart Dinner

By Marie Lasater On Saturday night, February 11th the Fox Community room was filled with Senior couples, senior friends and ...
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