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In this edition: October 28, 2021

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

Rick Mansfield shares the many aspects of “Fall Harvest,” and how it has changed for him over the years. Larry Dablemont describes “An Underwater World” and the shoals that shared it.

The winners of the Miss Texas County/Miss Southern Missouri pageant are announced. Museum Muses tells of upcoming events, and highlights the work of Italian artist Amedeo Fiorse, a bronze statue on display at the Texas County Museum of Art & History.

Licking R-VIII spotlights staff member Ms. Kelly Hackman. Drury’s SECD was awarded the 2021 Frank Murray Leadership Recognition for Continuous Improvement. This week’s Education page has school menus, sports schedules and recognizes Rinne Tire Pros’ Athlete of the Week.

Texas County 911 shares the joy of “I Got Him!” and also cautions against getting lost while hunting or enjoying nature. The first 5K Turkey Trot will be held in Houston next month, benefitting the Texas County Food Pantry. Get the details for a Health Fair to be held by Texas County Memorial Hospital. The Licking News continues to monitor COVID-19 statistics.

Scott Hamilton answers the question, “Were the Wright Brothers the First to Fly?” “Publishers report mail issues to House Subcommittee” and hope that the Postal Service Reform Act of 2021 will resolve those issues for all users of the postal system.

The Regional “National Security Crossroads” initiative “will be a valuable asset in strengthening national security and our region as a whole,” said Governor Parson.

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

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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