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In this edition: April 22, 2021

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

Two additional recognitions for National Volunteer Week, which is April 18 -24, are highlighted on B5.

Rick Mansfield encourages taking time to see the “Beauty.” Larry Dablemont talks turkey and shares a story about “Two Gobblers.”

Cindy heralds spring and offers informative ways to welcome it; she also shares the new offerings available at the library in this week’s Bookends. Be alerted to more upcoming events in our area and meet a new DAR member. Crock Pot Baked Beans, an Ozarks Cooks recipe submitted by Linda Mondy, may be just what’s needed for what one hopes is our last wintery blast.

Get the details from the April Licking R-VIII School Board meeting. Newspapers in Education highlights farm animals that are very familiar to this area.

TCMH announced Jeff Gettys as the new incoming director of the office of projects and foundation, and provided the results of a recent COVID-19 vaccine clinic. Read the current COVID-19 statistics. The University of Missouri Extension is offering health-related classes.

Sen. Eslinger is “Focusing on the District” and its priorities. Newly elected city officials are sworn in at the April Board of Aldermen meeting and city business is discussed including department head reports; review what else is happening in town.

Keep current with reports and updates from the Texas County Health Department, Commission, Courthouse and 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.

Online subscriptions of The Licking News are now available.

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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