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In this edition: April 7, 2022

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

The City of Licking held a special meeting on time-specific items including the budget and the proposed wastewater treatment plant project.

Rick Mansfield shares the many benefits for young and old in “Service.” Larry Dablemont reminisces on times gone by and decides he was “Born Too Late.”

The Licking Branch of the Texas County Library has been busy, even as they gear up for their Summer Reading Program, “Ocean’s of Possibilities,” and they share their new additions.

See our education pages for Licking R-VIII students and athlete of the week, sports schedules, area school menus and Songbirds of Missouri.

Licking Residential Care introduces the March Resident of the Month, Ann Christianson. The Licking United Methodist Women resume their annual indoor yard and bake sale, and the Knights of Columbus hosted the final fish fry before Easter at St. John the Baptist Church. Read “The Meeting” in Poetry Corner this week.

Governor Parson announced an end to the COVID-19 crisis and plans to enter the endemic phase of the pandemic.

Be aware as “Phone scammers manipulate Caller ID,” and learn to protect your information.

Tech Talk’s Scott Hamilton invites you to early gaming down “A Maze of Twisty Passages, All Alike.” Senator Eslinger’s attention is on moving legislation through the upper chamber while “Working Together.”

Keep current with reports and updates from the Licking Fire Department, 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 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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