Skip to content

In this edition: January 19, 2023

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

Follow the ongoing teachings in “It Is Written,” by the Licking Church of Christ. The Pregnancy Resource Center (PRC) is sponsoring the movie “Lifemark” at the Melba Theatre.

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 Plant Food; and Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Rinne Tire Pros.

See who has accomplished placement on higher education Dean’s List and who has procured scholarships for higher education. Senior citizens can now register for spring classes at MSU-WP, but must act quickly.

The Licking R-VIII School Board held the first meeting of the year, at which several decisions were made.

Texas County 911 Director Terra Culley reviews the “Year of 2022.”

The Texas County Extension Council has an upcoming election; ballots are available through January 20. The University of Missouri Extension has a private pesticide applicator training schedule for Spring 2023. The Missouri Department of Conservation provided the final deer and turkey harvest numbers for the 2022-23 season; they are also hosting a prescribed burn training course in late January in Shannon County. “Four tips on selling your timber” has been provided by the University of Missouri Extension.

State Representatives Bennie Cook and Tara Peters have received committee assignments and introduce their legislative assistant, Abby Ice.

Senator Karla Eslinger reports the results from “Committee Assignments Announced” and what the responsibilities will be for the 2023 legislative session.

Rick Mansfield shares others thoughts as well as his own about “Goals & Wishes.” Larry Dablemont discusses survival tips for “Winter and Wildlife.” Scott Hamilton does a live copy and paste column from artificial intelligence in “Synthetic Creation, Part 2.”

The Annual Texas County Coroner’s report has been released.

The kids and the heroes enjoyed the 2022 Texas County Shop with a Hero program.

The City of Licking Board of Aldermen met for the first session of 2023; read the immediate and long-term business at hand.

The Texas County Sheriff’s Department has a new deputy sheriff with the hire of Paul Nawrath.

You can also keep current with reports 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.

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.

Leave a Comment