LPHC CHILI AND COBBLER COOK OFF
LPHC will have a Chili and Cobbler Cook Off beginning at 6 p.m. at the church on Hwy. 63 and College Avenue, on Friday, Nov. 13. The event is sponsored by the Men’s and Women’s Ministries. Prizes will be awarded and all proceeds go to benefit outreach programs. For more information call 573-674-3273.
WORLD TRAVEL CLUB TRIVIA FUNDRAISER
The World Travel Club will host a fundraising Trivia, supper, and silent auction event at 6 p.m. at Licking First Christian Church, 318 N. Main, on Saturday, Nov. 14. The event will help students go to New Zealand and Australia.
TEXAS COUNTY DEMOCRAT CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEETING
The Texas County Democrat Central Committee will meet at 6 p.m. in the lower level meeting room of the Texas County Admin. Building (old courthouse), on Thursday, Nov. 19. Pizza will be served at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome.
TEXAS COUNTY REPUBLICAN’S MEETING
The Texas County Republican’s will meet at 7 p.m. at the Houston Lions Club, north of Houston on Hwy. 63, on Thursday, Nov. 19. Ray Rehder, Chair of Missouri Republican’s 8th Congressional District is the featured speaker. A special Thanksgiving potluck begins at 6 p.m. Everyone welcome!
The Salem Area Arts Council will have a Sailor’s Whisk class from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Creative Arts Center, 202 South Main St. in Salem, on Friday, Nov. 13. Wayne Douglass will teach this traditional naval skill using rope and special knots. Call or text 573-247-0279 to register.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE
The Annual Licking Christmas Parade will be held at 4 p.m. on Main Street, Saturday, Dec. 5. The theme this year is “’2020’ Kind of Christmas.” Parade line up is at 3 p.m. at the LHS parking lot. Everyone is welcome to come and show their Christmas spirit, all churches, clubs, groups, bands and businesses. You do not have to register to be in the parade. Prizes for religious and non-religious floats will be awarded: First – $75, Second – $50; Third – $25. Call Haley Floyd-Joyner at 417-217-8133 for more information.
TAI CHI CLASS
Tai Chi Classes are held on Monday from 1 – 2 p.m. at Texas County Museum of Art and History on Main St.
The Licking Chapter of TOPS will have weigh-ins for members on Monday at 3:30 – 4 p.m. at the Licking United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.
Alcoholics Anonymous will have a meeting at 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Licking United Methodist Church.
GRIEF AND LOSS RECOVERY GROUP
The Grief and Loss Recovery Group will meet at 7 p.m. at the Licking Pentecostal Holiness Church, corner of Hwy. 63 and College St., Licking, on Tuesday evenings. Grief and loss affects many of us, but we don’t need to suffer alone. Open to all! For more information, call Diane at 573-889-9197.
FREE ADDICTION RECOVERY CLASS
A program to help you overcome any form of addiction, based on the doctrine of Jesus Christ. If you or a loved one are struggling, please come! Every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on the corner of Hwy. 63 and Hwy. E, Houston.
Sherrill Township resumes meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the township shed located at 11875 South 137 in Licking. Regular meetings are held every other Thursday. The next meeting is Nov. 19.
Lynch Township’s meetings are the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m., at the Lynch Township Shed, 14472 Boiling Springs Road.
BOONE TOWNSHIP MEETING
Boone Township meets the second Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. Meeting is at the Township Shed, 16245 Highway AF, Licking.
TEXAS COUNTY TRANSPORTATION
Licking Bridge Builders has transportation available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you would like to ride the bus, please make your appointment at least a day in advance by calling 573-674-3558 and talking with a volunteer.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 559: NEW MEETING SCHEDULE
The American Legion will be meeting quarterly until further notice.
NARCONON NEW LIFE RETREAT
Fentanyl has been making headlines recently, because it has been contributing to the increase in overdose deaths across America. Most people don’t know much about the chemical. For instance, one of the things that makes fentanyl so dangerous is that it can be absorbed into the system through skin contact. Getting it on your skin could cause a potentially fatal overdose.
To learn more about Fentanyl visit: https://www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/what-you-need-to-know-about-fentanyl.html
Vaping has become almost more common today then cigarettes. One study found that those who vape the equivalent to a pack of cigarettes a day had a 70 percent higher risk of stroke. This is only one of the health risks that can arise from vaping. For more information visit: https://www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/vaping-linked-to-serious-health-problems.html
Jean Bates of Salem will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Wesley and Pat Kissiar of Licking.
Michael Lynge of Jefferson City will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Donna Combs of Springfield.
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