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In this edition: October 27, 2022

In this edition: October 27, 2022

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

See advertisements for upcoming area events. A Fall Festival at the Licking United Methodist Church will be held on Saturday, October 29, followed by Licking Residential Care’s trick or treating. Abounding Hope Church celebrates their Homecoming with a concert and guest speaker on Sunday, November 6. Titan Paving & Drainage and Healthy Dent County will have Kentucky Derby Casino Night on Saturday, November 5.

Also see this week’s Licking R-VIII HS/JH Learner of the Week, sponsored by Hawn Law Office; Elementary Learner of the Week, sponsored by Kinder Feed & Farm; and Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Rinne Tire Pros.

Licking’s 9th Annual Light the Night Festival will be held in Downtown Licking on Monday, October 31. Haunted Mill Tours will also be that evening. Mark your calendar for the senior center’s open house, with musical entertainment by Herman Hall on November 5. A Veterans Day Celebration will be held with the Licking R-VIII School District on Friday, November 11, in the Sherman Hill Fieldhouse. All local veterans and their families are invited to attend.

The Texas County Food Pantry will hold a 5K Turkey Trot on Saturday, November 12, see print edition for details.

Area news includes the Texas County Retired Teachers and School Personnel, the Texas County Fair Board sets weigh-in dates, the first Missouri Good Neighbor Week awards and details to apply for “Christmas in Our Hometown.”

Workshops continue at the Texas County Museum of Art & History and Museum Muses encourages remembering the Current River Artists when Christmas shopping.

Sandi Scurlock submits a story about “The Coal Miner’s Daughter.”

Rick Mansfield emphasizes being “Less Hostile and More Cooperative” in daily opportunities of our lives. Larry Dablemont shares a mishap in “When Your Boat Leaves You.” Scott Hamilton combines technology and the “Rural Internet,” and explains how it affects us.

Read the proposed amendments to the Constitution of Missouri and Statutory Propositions and the County election notices to become a better-informed voter, and get opinions from submitted editorials.

Other informative articles include a free seminar for producers of value-added foods, recent mercury spills underscore hazards and health risks, overcoming toxic emotions and know the signs and systems of thyroid disorders.

You can also keep current with reports and updates from the County Commission, Courthouse, Sheriff’s Department, MoDOT 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, Feedlot Cafe, 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 Raymondville Station; 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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