EDGAR SPRINGS CHRISTMAS
The volunteer firefighters of the Edgar Springs Fire Protection District will host Christmas festivities on Saturday, December 10, beginning at 10 a.m. with a parade downtown, followed by Breakfast with Santa and a toy giveaway at the fire station.
SANTA AT EDGAR SPRINGS DOLLAR GENERAL STORE
Santa, Mrs. Claus and the Grinch will be at the Dollar General Store from 12 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 10. There will be a toy giveaway.
NOAH COLEMAN CHAPTER DAR MEETING
The Noah Coleman Chapter DAR will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Sybil’s Restaurant in St. James on Saturday, December 10. Visitors are welcome. For more information leave a message or text SAM at 573-512-0742.
DENT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Dent County Historical Society will host a community discussion about the Upper Current River at 10 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall at James & Gahr Mortuary in downtown Salem, on Saturday, December 10. Bring snacks and a laptop or notebook to take notes. For more information contact Deloris Gray Wood at 573-729-2545.
STORM SIREN TESTING
Testing of the Licking storm sirens will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 15.
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 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 December 15.
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.
Franklin Lewis, of Raymondville, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Ellen Mares, of Licking.
Judy Thoroughman, of Licking, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Les Thoroughman, of Licking.
Griffin and Katie Newell, of Edgar Springs, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Tina McCarthy, of Edgar Springs.
Happy Anniversary on January 3, to Scotty & Nancy Shepherd, of Licking; they will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from George and Evaline Buckner.
Shirley Hobson, of Edgar Springs, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Frank Hobson, of Edgar Spring.
Kirk Barnes, of Licking, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Walter and Peggy Barnes, of Licking.
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