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Respectful disposal of U.S. Flag: Leave nothing unburned

September 22, 2021

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor  Licking and Success fifth and sixth graders participated with the Veterans and Auxiliary at the VFW Post 6337 Dignified Disposal of Unserviceable Flags Ceremony on September 15. Due to public health concerns, the ceremony that includes fifth grade students was not held last year; those students, now sixth graders, were…

Service in the Park

September 22, 2021

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor It was a perfect fall evening with a light breeze on Sunday when the Licking Ministerial Alliance hosted a Service in the Park, at Licking’s Old City Park. Several pastors were involved in the presentation of the music and service, with a meal of hot dogs, chips, cookies and beverages…

Compassion, community and caring

September 22, 2021

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor Licking Residential Care had a very busy week September 12 – 18 in honor of National Assisted Living Week. Residents, staff and community members and volunteers participated in special activities honoring each other and reinforcing how they live their lives with compassion, community and caring. Monday, LRC welcomed and enjoyed…

Burglary Investigation

September 22, 2021

By Sheriff Scott Lindsey, Texas County Sheriff’s Dept. On September 14, 2021, a Texas County Deputy received a report of a burglary and a stolen motorcycle from a rental storage unit in the Cabool area. After viewing security video of the incident, the deputy was able to work with a Cabool Police officer to identify…

Domestic Assault Arrest

September 22, 2021

By Sheriff Scott K. Lindsey, Texas County Sheriff’s Dept. On September 16, 2021, Texas County Deputies responded to County Line Road in the Mountain Grove area for a report of a domestic disturbance. Deputies contacted a male subject operating a vehicle on the county road. The male later identified as Kaleb Smith stated his female…

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