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In this edition: December 15, 2022


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

Free Christmas Dinner will be served at 12:30 at Licking Christian Church. Everyone is welcome. See their ad in this week’s edition for details. Follow the ongoing teachings in “It Is Written,” by the Licking Church of Christ.

Those wishing to sponsor a second grader’s Christmas picture in The Licking News Special Christmas Edition may stop by no later than December 16 at 12 noon to choose a picture – first come, first choice.

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.

Texas County 911 urges you, “Don’t Wait to Call” because of fear of spoiling holiday celebrations.

Make safety a priority regarding holiday decorations this year. See tips on how to avoid stress during holiday celebrations, and For Your Health offers “18 easy ways to give your health a boost.”

Lee Ann Akins offers updates on new items at the Licking branch of the Texas County Library, and check out their new Legos Club every Saturday.

Handmaidens of the Lord share information about their November meeting.

See who won the Mill replica birdhouse, drawn for at the Christmas Bazaar on December 3.

AccuWeather’s winter forecast is shown, and Short-eared Owls are wintering in Missouri.

Information is provided on how you can become a Beekeeper, and learn how to “Keep safety in mind when donating food.”

Senator Karla Eslinger highlights three proposals intended to expand access to health care in rural areas.

Rick Mansfield tells a tale of “fishing” for a new type of prey in “Entrepreneurship.” Larry Dablemont differentiates between two types of rubs in “Habits of the Bucks.” Scott Hamilton shares how other companies are preparing to take up the slack if Twitter fails in “What Comes Next?”

You can also keep current with reports from the County Commission, Courthouse, Sheriff’s Department, Licking Rural Volunteer Fire Department, County Coroner and MSHP. Informative articles from MoDOT, MDC and MSHP are included in this week’s edition.

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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