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In this edition: May 19, 2022

The Class of 2022 from Licking High School are recognized by parents, grandparents, family, friends and area businesses in The Licking News special pull-out section this week.

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

Rick Mansfield expresses the value and his appreciation for those who are “Showing Up.” Larry Dablemont communes with nature and sees things from a different perspective at “A Higher Vantage Point.”

In this week’s Bookends the Texas County Library is gearing up for the “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Reading Program that kicks off Thursday, June 2. “BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad,” submitted by Linda Mondy, sounds especially good for the upcoming summer months; find it in this week’s Ozarks Cooks column.

Joan Flatt reflects on “Mother’s Day” in Through the Rear-View Mirror. The Missouri State Quilters Guild recognizes and thanks Army Veteran Riley Keys for his service.

Get information on becoming a Missouri Century Farm; the deadline has been extended to June 1.

The Licking R-VIII School Board meeting included a review of staffing changes. See our education pages for Licking R-VIII students and athlete of the week, sports schedules, area school menus, and we continue the series “Songbirds of Missouri.” U.S. Senator Blunt is now accepting academies applications.

The Health page has information and recommendations for the continuing infant formula shortages.

Tech Talk’s Scott Hamilton is helping to fix a Chevrolet Monte Carlo and delves into the “Monte Carlo Method,” which relies on repeated random sampling to estimate an outcome.

Keep current with reports and updates from the Licking Police 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.

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; and in Edgar Springs at Dollar General and Widener’s General 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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