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In this edition: June 10, 2021

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

Read about the humor in a trip north for Rick Mansfield’s uncle when he becomes a “Potato Listener,” and Larry Dablemont explains possible new-old ways of fishing in “Jar-Fishing.”

The Store opens under new management. Museum Muses expresses congratulations and keeps us posted on past, current and future events. The Old Timer recognizes The “Good Old Days.” Linda Mondy shares a recipe for Easy Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli Bake.

Congratulations to the many honors list and graduate students of 2021! If you would like to learn something new, the University of Missouri Extension – Texas County/Houston office is offering a Barn Quilt Class and a Cooking Matters to Families Class; see The Licking News for details. Take a Missouri Road Trip to Fulton this week and learn about Helen Stephens, the “Missouri Express.”

Governor Parson signed the statewide Prescription Drug Monitoring Program; read how that may affect you. Dr. Graham Colditz shares how to help kids lay a foundation for lifelong health in “For Your Health.”

Scott Hamilton tells of how something potentially good, Amazon Sidewalk Network, can result in “Amazon Alexa Doing ‘Evil’ Things.”

Area law enforcement has concluded a 40-hour Crisis Intervention Team training course; the course included emergency health related issues.

Keep current with reports and updates from the County Courthouse and Commission, the Sheriff’s Department, Licking Police Department and MSHP, including preliminary Memorial Day weekend reports.

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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