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Counterfeit bill found in Licking

By Debbie Dakin Licking Police received a call Tuesday morning regarding a counterfeit bill. Police Chief Scott Lindsey responded to ...
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Structure fire on Sackett Road ends with minimal damage

Shortly before noon on Monday, a structure fire broke out in a small barn on Sackett Road. The fire was ...
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Stallcup triplets celebrate first birthday

By Marie Lasater The first set of triplets born in Texas County in recent history just celebrated their first birthday, ...
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Breaking News: Fire on Highway 32 Due to Ashes from Wood Stove

A fire, just a few miles down Hwy 32, has burned one acre of land in a local citizens back ...
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Knights of Columbus Sponsors Free Throw Basketball Tournament

The Knights of Columbus 12650 is sponsoring a Free Throw Basketball Tournament on Saturday, January 13, 2018 in the Licking ...
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Licking is Still My Little Home Town

By Marie Lasater Licking High School graduate Jim Cotton made a trip home to Licking last October. Son of Lloyd ...
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Serious Crash 3 miles north of Licking

Approx. 6:55 pm there are reports of a semi truck turning sideways on Hwy. 63, approximately 3 miles north of Licking ...
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Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Hwy. 137 south of Licking

At 11:37 am on December 21, Elizabeth Edmonds, age 36, of Licking received moderate injuries when she stepped in the ...
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Local Nativities Celebrate the Birth of Christ

About 1200 years after the birth of Christ, St. Francis of Assisi created the first nativity after traveling to the ...
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Golf Course? Of Course!

By Marie Lasater Over the past several months, Texas County has been in danger of losing a local treasure – ...
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Christmas Toy Give-Away

By: Marie Lasater Over 200 toys were distributed to happy local youngsters at the toy giveaway held on December 2nd ...
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Breaking News: Fire in Licking

A resident down Mallard Dr. in Licking, MO was burning leaves when the wind picked up and blew the fire ...
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Highway AF Fire

Large fire in area of Hwy AF with multiple personnel responding. Reports of threatened structures. Will update as news becomes ...
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Counterfeit Bill Passed in Licking

At approximately 11:40 am today, report was made of a counterfeit bill received at the Corner Express in Licking. Licking ...
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German POWs Among Us

By Christy Porter Staff Writer christy@thesalemnewsonline.com It has been my honor to share the stories of many of our area ...
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Bill Federer speaks in Licking 11/11/17

The Texas County Federation of Republican Women meeting welcomes Bill Federer this Saturday at 12:00 noon. He will be speaking ...
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Not Your Grandma’s Tile

By: Marie Lasater As Chris Storm creates another masterpiece in building design, she has enlisted the talent of Ted King ...
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Missing Dog

Lost early Sat morning, male dog, American bulldog /Akita mix. All white with brown patch over left eye. Has been ...
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The Piney River Covey of Quail Forever Holds Youth Shoot

Almost everyone has had the delightful experience of walking through a field in the morning or early evening and hearing ...
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Breaking: Licking Fire Extinguishes Blaze on Iron Mine Road

Always on duty, Licking Rural Fire responded to a blaze at a residence on Iron Mine Road, 1/4 mile west ...
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Abandoned Dogs, Happy Ending

For almost a month, a local real estate agent faced a dilemma. A property listed with her agency had three ...
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Encounter Ministry Grows in Licking

Old City Park was filled with families the evening of August 26th. It is estimated that 500 people attended the ...
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Weed Control Team Spraying This Month

Contractors (APEX Right-of-Way Services) for Intercounty Electric Cooperative will perform chemical vegetation control again this year 
to manage growth within ...
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Traffic Delays on Hwy. 137

Expect at least 10 minute delays this week when traveling from Licking to Raymondville as the road is single lane ...
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