Bingo at the VFW is cancelled through Friday, February 25.
Abounding Hope Church will be holding a Fish Fry beginning at 5 p.m. at 112 Highway 32, next to Dollar General, on Friday, February 25. Donation only, with all proceeds for the building fund.
OPENING DAY OF MISSOURI TROUT SEASON
Montauk State Park will celebrate opening day of Missouri trout fishing season 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1.
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, West Hwy. 32, will have a Fish Fry from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 4. Serving fish, fries, brown beans, coleslaw, desserts and drinks. Carryout available – call 573-674-4010.
BIG PINEY-OZARK MUSEUM MEETING
An information and planning meeting for the anticipated Big Piney-Ozark Museum will be held 6-8 p.m. at Savor Restaurant in Houston on Friday, March 4. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information call 417-777-5227.
CHILI & HOT DOG DINNER AND RAFFLE
The Montauk Rural Fire Department will host a Chili & Hotdog Dinner and Turkey Hunter Raffle from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the firehouse, 2742 Hwy. 119, Salem, on Saturday, March 5. Raffle drawing at 7 p.m.
FREE TAI CHI CLASS FOR HEALTH
A free Tai Chi Class for Health will resume again beginning at 1 – 2 p.m. at the Texas County Museum of Art and History on Main St., Licking, on Monday, March 7, and continue every Monday thereafter.
Boone Creek Baptist will hold Vacation Bible School – Destination Dig for youth, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., and for children and adults, 6 – 8:30 p.m. at 10864 Hwy. 137, from Sunday, June 5 through Friday, June 10. Pre-registration is on June 1, and begins at 5 p.m. with hotdogs and koolaid at the park pavilion, followed by a pool party 6-8 p.m. For more information call 573-674-3171.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Licking Chapter meets at 4 – 4:30 p.m. at the Licking United Methodist Church, 208 S. Main St. on Mondays. Attend a meeting to see if we can help you lose weight or maintain your lost weight. For more information, visit TOPS.org or call Kathleen at 573-548-1133.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Licking United Methodist Church.
GRIEF AND LOSS RECOVERY GROUP
The Grief and Loss Recovery Group meets at 7 p.m. at the Licking Pentecostal Holiness Church, corner of Hwy. 63 and College St., Licking, on Tuesday evenings. Open to all! For more information, call Diane at 573-889-9197.
FREE ADDICTION RECOVERY CLASS
A program to help you overcome any form of addiction, based on the doctrine of Jesus Christ. If you or a loved one are struggling, please come! Every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on the corner of Hwy. 63 and Hwy. E, Houston.
Kidz Club will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 223 Main Street on Wednesday evenings. A meal will be served. Kidz Club is open to those age four through sixth grade! If your child needs a ride contact the church at 573-674-3141.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
A Grief Support Group meets at 10 a.m. and a Depression/Anxiety Group meets at 12 p.m. at the Green Tree Christian Church, 800 Greentree Rd, Rolla, on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Call Mary at 573-674-1127 or 573-247-8640 for more information.
OZARK MOUNTAIN AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
The Ozark Mountain Amateur Radio Club meets the third Saturday of each month, at noon at the Lone Star Annex, 114 W. Main St. in downtown Houston. All are welcome, with young people interested in Ham Radio especially encouraged to attend. We can help with getting your FCC license! Contact Willy Adey at 417-260-4626 for more information.
Sherrill Township meets at 5:30 p.m. every other Thursday at the township shed located at 11875 South 137 in Licking. The next meeting is February 24.
Lynch Township’s meetings are the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m., at the Lynch Township Shed, 14472 Boiling Springs Road.
BOONE TOWNSHIP MEETING
Boone Township meets the second Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. Meeting is at the Township Shed, 16245 Highway AF, Licking.
TEXAS COUNTY TRANSPORTATION
Licking Bridge Builders has transportation available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. To ride the bus, please make your appointment at least a day in advance by calling 573-674-3558 and talking with a volunteer.
NARCONON NEW LIFE RETREAT
Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the U.S., both addiction and alcohol use are on the rise. Alcohol sales showed a tremendous increase as online alcohol sales skyrocketed. While short-term alcohol abuse can have its own serious consequences, regular, heavy use of alcohol can result in long-term damage to the body. Learn more about alcohol addiction and what can be done by visiting: https://www.narcon onnewliferetreat.org/blog/signs-that-alcohol-use-is-getting-dangerous.html.
Narconon can help you take steps to help those suffering from alcoholism. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 1-800-431-1754.
Crystal Ritz, of Licking, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Nedra Ritz, of Licking.
Pauline Stokes, of Wentzville, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from William Stokes, of Licking.
Stanley and Joann Schafer, of Salem, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Gloria Schembra, of Salem.
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