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In this edition: November 18, 2021

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

Rick Mansfield tells of Chautauqua, “the most American thing in America” according to Theodore Roosevelt, in this week’s column “Impersonations and Inspirations.” Larry Dablemont continues his discussion on “Chronic Wasting Disease,” as it is “Known by Many Names.”

Find out how you can help as the Salvation Army Kettle Drive begins. The Texas County Library – Licking branch celebrated Veterans Day with Army Ranger Veteran Erik Badgett, and they are sharing lots of new additions to the shelves.

Read about the pending capital projects under discussion by the Licking R-VIII School Board of Education, and how the ARP/ESSER III funds will help.

The Texas County Health Department gives the October Texas County Inspection Report. We share information on “long COVID,” a condition marked by persistent systems after an initial recovery from COVID-19. The Licking News continues to monitor COVID-19 statistics.

Scott Hamilton comments on, “Engine or Motor: The Age-Old Question.”

There is an interesting synopsis of current happenings from the City of Licking’s Board of Aldermen this week.

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

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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