STORM SIREN TESTING
Testing of the Licking storm sirens is scheduled to take place at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 17.
4TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING MEAL
Licking Assembly of God will host their 4th Annual Community Thanksgiving Meal beginning at 12 p.m. at 205 Highway 63, on Thursday, November 24. This community event is open to everyone at no cost. Doors open at 11 a.m. Everyone welcome! For more information contact Pastor Larissa Satterfield at 417-247-2808.
PACK A SHOEBOX
There’s still time to pack a shoebox for Operation Christmas Child. Drop off times are: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, November 19; 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, November 20; and 8 to 10 a.m. Monday, November 21, at First Baptist Church in Licking.
DEMOCRATIC CLUB OF PHELPS COUNTY
The Democratic Club of Phelps County will meet at 7 p.m. at the Eugene E. Northern Community Hall, 400 W. 4th St., Rolla, on Thursday, November 17. Potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m., bring food items by 6 p.m.
STAR DRAMATIC CO. OPEN HOUSE
The Star Dramatic Company will host an open house fundraiser from 2 to 5 p.m. upstairs in the Ferguson Building in Willow Springs, on Sunday, November 20. There will a silent auction and refreshments. Donations will be both welcomed and appreciated. For more information call Craig Fowler at 417-349-5665.
CHRISTMAS IN OUR HOMETOWN
Applications for Christmas in Our Hometown are being taken now through Wednesday, December 7. They may be picked up on Wednesday and Thursday at the UCHC (Food Pantry) in Licking, or by calling Bonnie Hall at 573-674-3764 after 4 p.m. Monday – Thursday or daytime hours Friday and Saturday.
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.
GRIEF AND LOSS RECOVERY GROUP
Grief is normal when you experience a great loss, but if it’s been too long, you may need help. We are here Monday evenings at 5 p.m. and open to all! Meeting at the Licking Pentecostal Holiness Church, on the corner of Hwy. 63 and College St., Licking. For more information, call Diane at 573-889-9197.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Licking United Methodist Church.
SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE CLASS
Flower O’Scotland Dance Troupe’s Scottish Country Dance Class will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Licking Assembly of God, every second Tuesday of the month. No partner required. For more information call Joan Bryant at 417-619-5900.
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/YOUTH GROUP
First Baptist Church Kidz Club, ages 4th through 6th grade, will meet on Wednesday evenings from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 223 Main Street, and will be served a meal. The Kidz Club will not meet on Nov. 23, and will resume on Nov. 30. The youth group, 7th – 12th grade, meets at Triumph Sports on the corner of Highway BB and 63 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. If your child needs a ride, contact the church at 573-674-3141.
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 November 17.
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.
Howard Bates, of Amarillo, Texas, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Betty Bates, of Licking.
Marie Urban, of Licking, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Douglas Urban, of Ballwin.
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