In this edition: May 27, 2021

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

We honor the brave men and women who gave their lives in service to our nation protecting our freedoms because FREEDOM IS NOT FREE.

Rick Mansfield contemplates “Beauty or Beast – the Balance” in nature, and Larry Dablemont describes nature “In a Small Creek.”

Museum Muses promotes upcoming events: seniors’ sixth grade Underground Railroad Quilt auction, silent auction, classes and a reception, get the details! The Old Timer remembers what it was like back home during WWII and after.

Take a Missouri Road Trip to Independence this week; learn about former U.S. President Harry Truman.

Texas County 911 asks, “911. Where is your emergency?” TCMH celebrated National Hospital Week and gave sports physicals at their Licking Clinic. Compassus seeks hospice volunteers; see if you can help. SEMO Behavioral Health’s Show Me Hope Crisis Counseling Program has rescheduled the Mental Health Awareness Walk/Run event.

The Missouri Archaeological Society, in partnership with the L-A-D Foundation and the Mark Twain National Forest, is offering a free hands-on archaeological-survey training program to participants as young as 12-years-old.

Scott Hamilton answers the question, is there a “Quantum Error Correction Solution?”

The Licking Board of Aldermen met; read what is happening in our hometown.

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

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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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