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In this edition: May 26, 2022


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

Rick Mansfield was a part of the Akers Community Celebration sharing his knowledge and was the beneficiary of someone else’s in “Unexpected Blessings.”

The Texas County Museum of Art & History is “saddlin’ up” for the upcoming Licking Rodeo, and is urging interested parties to bid on the Class of 2022 Underground Railroad Quilt. Get the details on upcoming classes, an auction fundraiser and other events.

Twelve ladies were on a “roll” during a class at the Licking Senior Center.

Licking Cemetery held a fundraiser gun raffle and will continue fundraising over the Memorial Day weekend.

The Texas County Memorial Hospital has been busy lately, Lauren Conaway has been honored with the Daisy Award, a new obstetrics bed has been purchased, and they share a heartwarming story of baby Aurora’s birth.

State Senator Karla Eslinger summarizes Senate activity in “The End of Session.” Tech Talk’s Scott Hamilton introduces an upcoming short series on “Machine Learning,” a small subset of Artificial Intelligence.

Missouri State Highway Patrol urges citizens to “Make safety a top priority for Memorial Day weekend.” Work will continue on the East Gate Bridge into Fort Leonard Wood through January 2023.

Keep current with reports and updates from 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 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 Phelps County R-III third grade class.

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