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In this edition: April 15, 2021

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

Rick Mansfield compares “Dead-Heading” to making sacrifices for the good of the whole. Larry Dablemont thinks back to “Memories of Long Ago Gobblers,” talks fishing gear and activities planned for a trip to a wilderness area.

A Museum Muses update shares a joint artistic endeavor to be followed by an Art Reception; find out who, and what other opportunities are available at the museum. The Old Timer remembers the year of the “Locusts.” A guest submission by Brenda Rector for “Canned Applesauce Cake” is featured in Ozarks Cooks this week.

Learn about the challenges of “Counseling during a pandemic” in Feature Staff, a Licking R-VIII spotlight on the school counselors. Newspapers in Education highlights Missouri fruits and bees.

Texas County 911’s Terra Culley explains, “What is in an Address;” please note where reflective address signs are available. Read the current COVID-19 statistics.

Sen. Eslinger is “Finding Common Ground” with Senate members. Tech Talk Scott Hamilton asks, “Is Silicon Valley Dead?”

MoDOT will soon begin work on Missouri Route 17 in Howell and Texas counties; get the details.

Keep current with reports and updates from Licking Downtown, the Licking Police Department, County Commission and Courthouse, Sheriff’s Department, MoDOT and MSHP.

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.

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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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