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In this edition: August 12, 2021

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

Rick Mansfield describes “Battles, Wars and Losses,” and it’s not what you think. Larry Dablemont goes into detail about “Frogs and Frog Hunters,” long ago and now.

Joan Flatt participates in a “Show and Tell” of area history. The University of Missouri and local Master Gardeners are holding an online Core Course for initial training on becoming a Missouri Master Gardener volunteer.

MSU-WP held a Technology Showcase raising awareness of their new welding program.

Texas County Memorial Hospital gives its board meeting details. The CDC updates its guidance for fully vaccinated people, and the University of Missouri shares tips for coping with stress related to COVID-19. The Licking News continues to monitor COVID-19 statistics.

Scott Hamilton shares something new to him in “Strange Water.” “Funding Secured for Volunteer Firefighters,” thanks to the efforts of State Senator Eslinger. U.S. Congressman Jason Smith’s bill promotes American patriotism in the nation’s youth.

MSHP is reminding motorists to watch for students as school begins for the 2021-2022 session.

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

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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.

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