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Junk Derby 2022

May 11, 2022

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor The weather cooperated beautifully with sunny skies for the second annual Junk Derby 2022 held on Saturday at Old Mill Street in Licking. A consistent flow of attendees kept vendors engaged while public service participants readily provided information and assistance. Suzie Blackburn gave Licking Mill tours throughout the day, sharing…

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast

May 11, 2022

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor The Licking Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast was held early Thursday morning on the National Day of Prayer, May 5, 2022, at Fox Fire Station Community Room. “This annual event is an opportunity for everyone to get together and pray for the community, eat a hearty breakfast and visit. Everyone is always…

Special Election results

May 11, 2022

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor Texas County Clerk Peggy Seyler certified the City of Licking Special Election results on Friday, May 6. Linda Breedlove with 53 votes will be sworn in as Alderman Ward II at the next Licking City Council meeting. It was a close contest, with incumbent Mike Aiken receiving 50 votes. His…

New pastoral leadership

May 11, 2022

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor Reverend Gary Parker has joined the New Life Free Will Baptist Church as its new pastor and will begin his leadership role on Sunday, May 15. He and his wife, Sharon, have both called the St. Louis area home, and Gary lived for a short time in Salem. Gary accepted…

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