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Robbery investigation

December 1, 2023

  By Chief Pat Burton, LPD LICKING, Mo. – On November 30, 2023, at approximately 8:18 p.m., a Licking officer was dispatched to Casey’s General Store in reference to a report of a robbery. Two store employees reported a masked male, wearing a hood and black face paint, entered the store and pepper sprayed both…

Santa attends Lighting of the Mill

November 29, 2023

By Shari Harris, Publisher Around 40 people were present for this year’s Lighting of the Mill on Saturday evening. Carols were sung, hot cocoa warmed hands and stomachs, and cookie treats were enjoyed by most. Licking’s annual guest Mr. Santa Claus attended the event. Mr. Claus assisted with caroling then visited with children and the…

Licking wins 3 of 4 at Big Cat Classic

November 29, 2023

The annual Big Cat Classic between the Licking Wildcats and the Salem Tigers returned to Licking Tuesday evening, November 21. A 4 p.m. start time for the JV Girls team may have been too early for some to attend, but a sizable crowd was there early and only grew over time, until the gym was…

A day of Thanksgiving

November 29, 2023

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor Licking Assembly of God held their annual Community Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving Day with over 200 friends dining together in fellowship. Pastor Larissa Satterfield welcomed the attendees and gave a prayer of thanksgiving before friendly volunteers served from a bountiful buffet. Diners enjoyed a feast from a selection of turkey,…

A shared Thanksgiving

November 29, 2023

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