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Drinking water and wastewater grants awarded to City of Licking

November 23, 2022

Governor Mike Parson announced Friday that $410 million in grants would be awarded by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to Missouri communities to improve drinking water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructures and to inventory lead service lines. Funding for the grant programs was made available through American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) State Fiscal Recovery…

Licking R-VIII School District selects new superintendent

November 23, 2022

Licking R-VIII Supt. Office Licking R-VIII School District’s Board of Education finalized interviews Monday evening, November 21, 2022. The Board of Education is pleased to announce the upcoming appointment of Mrs. Telena Haneline as the next Superintendent of Schools. Mrs. Haneline will succeed Mrs. Cristina Wright, who is relocating at the end of the school…

Volunteer for the Red Kettle Drive

November 23, 2022

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor Volunteers are needed to “man the kettle” for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Drive this year. Two-hour shifts are requested but may be shared with others as two one-hour shifts. The calendar sign-up sheet is located at the Red Kettle in the Town & Country Supermarket lobby. The Red Kettle…

The Ministerial Alliance meets in thanksgiving

November 23, 2022

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor The Licking Ministerial Alliance held a Community Thanksgiving Service on Sunday evening at Boone Creek Baptist Church. The ecumenical Christian group of pastors and church membership shared worship and praise that began with a warm welcome and prayer by Pastor Erin McConnell, Pentecostal Holiness Church. Pastor John Jordan, Rock Springs…

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