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In this edition: March 2, 2023

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

Follow the ongoing teachings of “It Is Written,” by the Licking Church of Christ.

See this week’s Licking R-VIII Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Rinne Tire Pros; Elementary Learner of the Week, sponsored by Kinder Plant Food; and the HS/JH Learner of the Week, sponsored by Hawn Law Office.

Happy Birthday to Kenny Gorman!

The Elmores will be singing at the Anutt Community Church. Licking Residential Care will be hosting a chili supper and bake sale.

Licking R-VIII elementary classes were rewarded for kindness, and second quarter awards have been announced.

Licking Residential Care shares their February birthday celebration.

The Texas County Museum of Art & History and the Friends of the Library Book Nook are anticipating spring and are also looking forward to opening for their 19th year.

Eggs are still a good nutritional value despite higher prices.

March is Colorectal Cancer Month and Texas County Memorial Hospital is offering free screenings, as well as providing details on Medicaid coverage that is at risk for many Missourians.

Sandi Scurlock has submitted a memoriam for country music stars whose lives ended tragically.

Be prepared for severe weather during “Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 6-10,” details on how to prepare and for more important information.

Rick Mansfield tells the benefits of “Smiles” even during trouble of all sizes. Larry Dablemont comments on “Road Skunks,” and their likes and dislikes prior to becoming road kill. Scott Hamilton details the evolution and continuous growth in data and asks “The Data Explosion?”

Veterinary prescriptions will be required for more animal antibiotics beginning in June.

Information for free workshops being offered to aid with family farm succession planning and a free cattle-grading workshop will be held.

Over 200 Missouri Blue Scholarships have been awarded.

You can also keep current with reports from the Board of Aldermen, 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 print 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; 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 Town & Country Bank for their generous sponsorship of this program for the Licking and Phelps County R-III third grade classes, and many thanks to Progressive Ozark Bank for their generous sponsorship of this program for the Raymondville and Success third grade classes.

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