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In this edition: September 16, 2021

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

Rick Mansfield explains what gigging is, and the culture, in “Kind of Like Fishing.” Larry Dablemont discusses “Need Money? Don’t Cut that Walnut Tree, Sell the Walnuts!” along with duck hunting, deer hunting and fishing.

The Texas County Museum, administrators and patrons are excited about a recent donation gift from the Intercounty Educational and Charitable Organization that helps “clear” the air, and they share art show news in Museum Muses.

Find suggestions for utilizing your time when “Retirement brings with it extra time.”

This week’s Education page has school menus, sports schedules, and recognizes Rinne’s Athlete of the Week. We continue with “Part Two: The Framers Never Wanted Another King” in Newspapers in Education feature of The Constitutional Separation of Powers.

Read what researchers have found as the “MU project studies chronic wasting disease,” and Phelps Health cardiologist Arslan Shaukat shares the “Keys to treating high cholesterol.” The Licking News continues to monitor COVID-19 statistics.

Scott Hamilton insightfully weighs the pros and cons of “Is Green Energy Stable?”

“Governor Parson condemns vaccine mandate,” and explains why. The preliminary Labor Day holiday statistics are available from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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

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 Town & Country Bank for their generous sponsorship of this program for the Licking and Phelps County R-III third grade classes, and many thanks to Progressive Ozark Bank for their generous sponsorship of this program for the Raymondville and Success third grade classes.


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