In this edition: January 28, 2021

In addition to the current media postings, in this week’s print edition of The Licking News:

Rick Mansfield discusses a few necessary reasons for “Pruning,” and see the “Local Café owner and author remembered” by the Old Timer. Cindy notes more patronage at the library and updates us on the library news in Bookends, and you’ll find a thank you from Operation Christmas Child.

A warm Creamy Tomato Soup submitted by Ozarks Cooks’ Linda Mondy is perfect for these cold winter days.

In Education & Sports, Mr. Cole Roark is the Featured Teacher, and many area scholars have been recognized on academic honors lists. Chapter Four of “Miles & the Monarchs” continues in Newspapers in Education.

Read the current COVID-19 statistics, an update on COVID in Texas County, vaccinations at area long-term care facilities and vaccination information from TCMH.

Larry Dablemont takes a scenic walk while remembering “The Flight of Mallards,” Scott Hamilton takes data “Interpretation” back to WWII, and Karla Eslinger tells how “The Legislative Process Begins.”

Researchers at Missouri S & T investigate improved bridge repair after collisions, and three new troopers have been assigned to Troop G of the MSHP.

Keep current with updates from the Licking Police Department, sheriff, MSHP, commission and courthouse reports.

The Licking News is a great way to keep in touch with the Licking community. Great weekly columns, job listings, area-wide menus, city, county and state updates, obituaries and local area coming events and classifieds are all included in the paper edition this week.

The Licking News print edition may be picked up at these fine locations: in Licking, Town & Country Supermarket, Corner Express, Rinne Fast & Friendly, Casey’s General Store, Dollar General, Rinne Pharmacy, Route 63 Liquor, Friend Lumber Company, Country Crafts & Flea Market, and at the counter or at the paper box in front of The Licking News office; in Houston, Corner Express and Casey’s General Store; in Salem at The Salem News Office; in Edgar Springs at Dollar General and Widener’s General Store; in Raymondville at JR’ville Store; and in Success at Pittman’s Store.

Our newspaper is delivered free of charge to local third grade classes to inspire reading; many thanks to Town & Country Bank for their generous sponsorship of this program for the Licking and Phelps County R-III third grade classes, and many thanks to Progressive Ozark Bank for their generous sponsorship of this program for the Raymondville and Success third grade classes.

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