Rodeo returns to Licking

June 10, 2021

  By Shari Harris, Publisher The 36th Annual Licking Chamber of Commerce Rodeo was blessed with good weather and great attendance. The move from a PRCA rodeo to an MRCA/URA event did not appear to impact the quality of the show, with long-time Licking Rodeo announcer Chris Pyle returning and with PRCA rodeo clown Hollywood…

“Back in the Saddle Again”

June 10, 2021

Photos by Christy Porter & Shari Harris   Photos by Christy Porter & Shari Harris

Classic cars, bikes and music

June 10, 2021

  By Christy Porter, Managing Editor The fourth annual Kingtown Cruise In was held on Saturday by coordinators Dennis King and Doug Hebblethwaite at King’s Kingtown shop. The cruise in is held in memory of Danny Hebblethwaite, who was Doug Hebblethwaite’s father and King’s uncle. It was estimated that approximately 200 vintage cars and trucks…

T & C Bank shows appreciation

June 10, 2021

  By Christy Porter, Managing Editor Town & Country Bank Licking Branch celebrated Customer Appreciation Day on Friday. Customers were treated to delicious hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, oatmeal cakes and beverages. T&C Bank and T&C Insurance employees served over 480 hamburgers and 256 hot dogs to customers throughout lunchtime. Flipping the hamburgers and turning the…

Houston man fatally stabbed

June 10, 2021

Officers from the Houston Police Department, the Texas County Sheriff’s Department and medical personnel responded to a report of a man stabbed at 1:07 a.m. on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. When they arrived at the residence in the 300 block of Broadway Street in Houston, officers found 30-year-old Billy J. Hayes, Jr., of Houston, deceased…

Summer Food Program

June 10, 2021

  By Christy Porter, Managing Editor Licking Assembly of God is hosting the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) that ensures Texas County children ages 1 – 17 are provided healthy meals throughout the summer months. Beginning Friday, June 4, Licking Assembly of God is offering a weekly supply (seven breakfasts, seven lunch/dinners and one gallon…

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