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In this edition: May 20, 2021

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

The Licking News proudly presents the Licking High School Class of 2021 in a special pullout edition; we and the local area congratulate and wish them the very best as they move forward into their futures!

Rick Mansfield promotes “Protecting History” while explaining how it can affect the future.

Cindy shares the Summer Reading Program, new children’s books and Texas County Licking Library resources; summer is covered! Licking Residential Care has a May update on fun activities.

The Licking R-VIII School Board met; read the details. As part of Missouri’s Bicentennial Celebration, high school students are invited to showcase their talent and highlight their hometowns; information in this week’s edition.

TCMH celebrated National Nurses Week and awarded the hospital’s Spring Daisy Award. State Plan Amendments withdrawn for MO HealthNet expansion; see why. Read the current COVID-19 statistics.

Sen. Eslinger with the Missouri Senate passed 69 separate bills before “The Last Gavel Falls.” Tech Talk’s Scott Hamilton takes us into the past on a “Transatlantic Flight,” and finishes with comparison to a flight in the present.

Keep current with reports and updates from the County Commission, Courthouse, the Sheriff’s Department 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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