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In this edition: September 30, 2021

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

Larry Dablemont shares his knowledge of “Squirrel Seasons,” as we learn of multiple arrests for gross over limit of squirrel by the Missouri Department of Conservation.

Viola Bailie has been named Licking Residential Care’s Resident of the Month and shares a bit of her history. Intercounty Electric Cooperative hosted a free movie night in Edgar Springs and will host another one in Licking, October 9. The Texas County Museum of Art & History continues their art and craft classes and are getting ready for the Christmas season; you’re always welcome to join them. They have also received a new donation of WWI artifacts.

Learn how you can help with 2021 Operation Christmas Child. National 4-H Week is being celebrated October 3-9. The University of Missouri Extension is offering a virtual course, “Annie’s Project,” for women in the farming industry. This week’s Education page has school menus, sports schedules, and recognizes Rinne Tire Pros’ Athlete of the Week.

Useful information is given in Texas County 911 “Unknown Emergencies.” In a somewhat similar vein, Missouri University shares “Infants exposed to domestic violence have poorer cognitive development.” The Licking News continues to monitor COVID-19 statistics.

Scott Hamilton announces that “Apple Finally Blocks Israeli Spyware.”

Area news includes “Salem Publishing to purchase the Rolla Daily News.”

The Missouri Department of Transportation is seeking full time and seasonal positions; get the details. Be alert and cautious as the harvest season creates rural roadway hazards.

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

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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