In this edition: March 4, 2021

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

Rick Mansfield is “Sowing Seeds,” and the residents at Licking Residential Care have a busy March planned. “A reader is gonna read,” says Cindy Fronterhouse-Badgett, and she shares the new selections at the Licking Library in her weekly column Bookends.

Linda Mondy shares a recipe for a Colorful Vegetable Sauté in this week’s Ozarks Cooks.

See our Education page for some of the Bobcat Basketball teams with more to follow later, and read how “Agriculture is everywhere!” in Newspapers in Education. We also have more local honor lists and scholarship announcements.

Read the current COVID-19 statistics and the monthly report from from Texas County Memorial Hospital.

Larry Dablemont gives information on “The Greatest Swap Meet Ever.” Scott Hamilton answers why there is a “Hardware Shortage,” and Sen. Eslinger shares “A Busy Week at the Capitol.”

If traveling to Fort Leonard Wood, please note the road closures.

There will be socially distancing at the upcoming Missouri S & T St. Pat’s festivities.

Keep current with reports and updates from the County Commission, Sheriff, LPD, ESPD & MSHP and courthouse.

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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