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In this edition: March 18, 2021

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

This week in the FFA Edition, we proudly support and recognize, along with many others, the Licking FFA Chapter. The chapter shares with you numerous articles about and photos of their officers and the events of the past year.

Rick Mansfield elaborates on the “Luck of the Irish.” The Old Timer submits an explanation of why one boy leaves the farm and another does not. Cindy Fronterhouse-Badgett is inspired by spring and shares new selections at the Licking Library in her weekly column, Bookends. Speaking of spring, AccuWeather provides Spring 2021 Weather Highlights. The Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild share their bright and sunny Winter Challenge quilts. Texas County Retired Teachers and School Personnel provide an update.

Helping others is displayed again with an Edgar Springs Firefighter.

See our Education page for information on additional A+ Scholarship Funding and Bobby Bostic receives degree.

Read the current COVID-19 statistics and Texas County Memorial Hospital news, including introductions to the February Employee of the Month and the new Director of Marketing, Public Relations and Physician Recruiting.

Throughout this week’s paper, please note several safety reminders for the home, car and boat!

Larry Dablemont gives information on “What a Place to Fish,” Scott Hamilton explains “Microsoft Hacked” and offers possible suggestions. Sen. Eslinger is “Tackling Tax Issues.”

Keep current with reports and updates from the County Commission, Sheriff, 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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