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In this edition: April 13, 2023

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

Make plans to attend the 2023 Licking Junk Derby.

“Scoop into Spring” at Licking Town & Country Bank with Custard C-Sue.

The Licking Rural Fire Department has a new non-emergency phone number.

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

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

TLC Alternative Health presents their first annual Summer Kickoff Party.

Rustic Haven Flea Market has mattress sets back in stock.

The Land of Smiles visited Licking Elementary and provided dental education.

Vincent Orlando is the 2023 Youth Big Gobbler Contest winner.

Rep. Bennie Cook and Sen. Karla Eslinger welcomed Raymondville Elementary students to the State Capitol.

Licking United Community Help Center has received a building grant from Ozarks Food Harvest.

The Knights of Columbus donated to the Texas County Food Pantry.

Texas County Memorial Hospital reports two internal medicine physicians have signed with the facility.

Terra Culley introduces the “Unseen Heroes” at Texas County 911.

Phelps Health recognizes Donate Life Month. Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Month is also in April.

Museum Muses shares the first class of the season making Cairns.

Linda Mondy has submitted a dessert recipe for Cherry Clafoutis in Ozarks Cooks.

CASA is making a difference, see how you can help.

Senator Karla Eslinger informs us of legislation sponsored towards “Increasing Access to Health Care.”

Rick Mansfield shares a trip to Montauk and “Rivers, Ragamuffins and Reckonings.” Larry Dablemont talks turkey in “I Seen a Few Turkeys…Once,” and extends an invitation for a church meeting and fish fry. Scott Hamilton explains what makes “AI Experts a Little Bit Scared.”

Texas County Corner Marie Lasater has been appointed to a State Commission.

You can also keep current with reports from the Licking Police Dept., County Coroner, Commission, Courthouse, Sheriff’s Department, Missouri Department of Conservation 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 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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