Drug Arrest

October 28, 2020

By Sheriff Scott K. Lindsey On the evening of October 24, 2020, Texas County deputies on patrol in the Licking area observed a vehicle parked in a drive just off of Highway 63. The deputy stopped to check on the driver and see if assistance was needed. During the contact deputies observed evidence of illegal…

Safety is number one priority

October 28, 2020

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor October 19 – October 23 was National Bus Safety Week, and Licking R-VIII was participating at the local elementary level. Teaching and reviewing school bus safety both inside and outside of the bus, Transportation Director Tony Huff got very specific when speaking with Ms. Medlock’s sixth grade students on Thursday.…

Drug Arrest

October 28, 2020

By Sheriff Scott K. Lindsey On October 18, 2020, at approximately 8:56 a.m., Texas County Deputies responded to a disturbance at a residence on P Highway in the Licking area. One of the subjects involved, admitted to having illegal drugs inside the residence. Deputies recovered crystal like substance believed to be methamphetamine. It was also…

Boondocks Boutique Grand Opening

October 28, 2020

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor Boondocks Boutique celebrated their Grand Opening on Saturday, serving tea, doing giveaways, offering for purchase gift items and fun clothing, and showcasing a beautiful selection of handcrafted jewelry. Boondocks, at the corner of Friendly Village Shopping Center, already stocks a large selection of videos for viewing pleasure. To this small,…

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