In this edition: February 11, 2021

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

Rick Mansfield discusses “Saving Tracks,” those made in history, while observing the importance of knowing our history, and Jessica Hildebrand shares the Valentine’s Day holiday tree at Licking Residential Care. Cindy Fronterhouse-Badgett notes that “real life is strange,” and so much more; experience more through reading non-fiction with new additions at the Licking Library in the weekly Bookends.

Demolition continues on Licking landmark, the Licking Sale Barn.

Linda Mondy shares an easy, warming recipe, Crockpot Beef Barley Soup, this week’s recipe in Ozarks Cooks!

In Education & Sports, area scholars have been recognized on academic honors list. Chapter Six of “Miles & the Monarchs” continues in Newspapers in Education.

Read the current COVID-19 statistics, information on the new COVID-19 Vaccine Navigator, and the state’s first confirmed case of the COVID-19 variant. Dr. Colditz with Siteman Cancer Center shares information on “Reducing heart disease and cancer risk at the same time.”

Larry Dablemont tells the correlation between “The Striper and the Trout.” Scott Hamilton gives us the “History of Linux” and Karla Eslinger comments on “Getting past COVID and protecting health insurance coverage.”

Keep current with updates from the Licking Police Department, sheriff, MSHP 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, 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.

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

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