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Licking Fire Departments face challenging fires in recent months

by Melissa Gilmour Staff Writer melissa@thelickingnews.com In the last few months the city and rural fire departments have been busier ...
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Kid’s Trout Tournament at Montauk

On Saturday, August 5th, the Dorman L. Steelman Lodge at Montauk hosted a kid’s fishing tournament, limited to kids 15 ...
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Sunday Afternoon Fire leaves home in ashes

Sunday afternoon the Licking Fire Department was called out for a fire at 305 Walker Street in Licking. Thought to ...
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Rickey Green sentenced to 25 years in prison

Rickey Green’s actions, which caused severe injuries to his mother and injuries to two other family members has ended with ...
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Vehicle Fire on Falcon Drive

In what is turning out to be a very busy week for the Fire Department, Licking Fire was just called ...
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How Licking Beats the Heat – A look back

By Marie Lasater This past week saw daily temperatures in the 90’s, with a little relief on Sunday as clouds ...
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Texas County Fair Daily Program

Wednesday, July 26
  • Poultry, Goats, Sheep and Rabbits check in 8 am, Sheep and Goat weigh in 8:00 am
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Houston Fire Helps Kids Cool Down at Fairgrounds

Participants in this week's Texas County Fair are working hard to get their animals ready to show, and also keeping ...
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Burglary Investigations

On July 20, 2017 at approximately 3:03 AM, a Licking Police Officer responded to Rinne’s Fast and Friendly on South ...
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Assault Arrest in Licking

On July 19, 2017 at approximately 10:18 PM, a Licking Police Officer was flagged down by a man walking on ...
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Pulling for a Heartbeat raises money for young mothers in the county

By Melissa Gilmour Staff Writer melissa@thelickingnews.com More than 50 beefed up trucks rolled into the Raymondville Fair Grounds on July ...
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BREAKING: Accident on HWY 63 north of Licking

At approximately 11:00 a.m. first responders were dispatched to an accident north of Licking.  At this time there is no ...
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Fire at Pine Shavings Plant in Licking

A fire broke out at the Licking pine shavings plant Ozark Shavings.  The fire started around 7:30 pm. No one ...
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UPDATE: Sergeant Jeff Kinder provides new details on Hunt Capture

In a statement given to The Licking News, Sergeant Kinder provided more information surrounding the capture of Christopher Hunt on ...
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BREAKING: Damaged power line the cause of power outage in Licking

At approximately 1:40 p.m. the Licking Police Department was dispatched to a report of an accident where a utility pole ...
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Hunt captured by U.S. Marshalls in Kentucky

Christopher Hunt, who overpowered a transport driver and escaped with the Texas County Transport vehicle, was apprehended by the U.S ...
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Manhunt ongoing in Texas County

A manhunt is currently underway in the Texas/Phelps County line area. Authorities are looking for inmate Christopher A. Hunt who ...
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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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