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BREAKING: Jail Fire And Inmate Escape From Wright County Jail

On June 22, 2017, at 7:34 p.m., a fire was intentionally started by an inmate at the Wright County Jail ...
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Licking Man Faces Multiple Charges

Rickey Green Jr., age 33 of Licking, faces 2 charges of Assault in the First degree and one count of ...
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OFFENDER DEATH AT SOUTH CENTRAL CORRECTIONAL CENTER

At 11:19 a.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, offender David Frakes #1188927 was pronounced dead at the South Central Correctional ...
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Ping Pong Master brings home amazing win for Licking Bridge Builders

By Melissa Gilmour Staff Writer melissa@thelickingnews.com After a successful year of fundraising and campaigning for the Licking Bridge Builders, also ...
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OFFENDER DEATH AT SOUTH CENTRAL CORRECTIONAL CENTER

At 11:19 a.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, offender David Frakes #1188927 was pronounced dead at the South Central Correctional ...
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Licking PRCA Rodeo has their 100th performance this 33rd season

By Debbie Dakin This past weekend was Licking Chamber of Commerce and the City of Licking’s 33rd annual rodeo. Friday ...
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BREAKING: Tractor Trailer accident along HWY 63, South of Licking

An accident involving a tractor trailer and a SUV happened approximately 1:40 P.M. 3 miles south of Licking. The tractor ...
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Fresh from the farm, Licking Farmers Market open for the season

By Debbie Dakin Licking Farmers Market is starting its second season. They opened May 17 and set up every Wednesday ...
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Update from Keith Follin, Texas County Emergency Management

FEDERAL DISASTER HAS NOT YET BEEN DECLARED The governor has signed the request to declare a disaster which was sent ...
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New Welcome to Licking Signs Near Completion

By Melissa Gilmour Staff Writer melissa@thelickingnews.com The crew responsible for the new Welcome to Licking signs began work Monday morning ...
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Press Release from Texas County Commissioners and Texas County EMD

We appreciate everyone’s patience. We have been working on answers for everyone and we have finally gotten few. The first ...
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Disaster Relief for Flood Victims

By Southern Baptist Convention The City of West Plains, First Baptist Church-West Plains and Missouri Baptist Disaster Relief are joining ...
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Fort Leonard Wood’s East Gate re-opens, West Gate temporarily closes

Fort Leonard Wood’s East Gate is slated to re-open Monday from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. to ...
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BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Flooded Roads in Southeast Missouri Update May 4 at 11 a.m.

For more information, please contact MoDOTs Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (1-888-275-6636). May 04, 2017 Flooded Roads in ...
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Intercounty Auxiliary Grassroots Banquet and Meeting – May 4th 2017

By Debbie Dakin Intercounty Electric Auxiliary hosted their annual Grassroots Banquet and Meeting on Thursday, April 27 in the Intercounty ...
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BREAKING NEWS: Flooded Roads in Southeast Missouri Update May 3 at 9 p.m.

Southeast District SIKESTON – The Missouri Department of Transportation has closed several state routes in Southeast Missouri due to the ...
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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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