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In this edition: April 20, 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.

Sonshine & Rainbow Dayschool is holding open enrollment.

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 HS/JH Learner of the Week, sponsored by Hawn Law Office; Elementary Learner of the Week, sponsored by Kinder Plant Food; and the Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Rinne Tire Pros.

The Texas County Library-Houston is hosting a book signing.

Enjoy a Gospel Singing coming up at the Anutt Community Church.

Buckner & Gately Auction Service will be holding an auction on Saturday.

Agri-Enterprises is having a Spring Sales Event.

Rustic Haven Flea Market has mattress sets back in stock.

There is a new provider at Phelps Health-Rolla.

The Licking R-VIII Board of Education announces a LEAD School to be added to the district.

Custard by C-Sue held a “Scoop into Spring” event at the Licking Town & Country Bank location.

A Junk & Craft Fest was held at Country Crafts and Flea Market.

The South Central Missouri Area Team of Operation Christmas Child celebrated 30 years of God’s faithfulness.

State Representatives Bennie Cook and Tara Peters welcomed Phelps County R-III students to the State Capitol.

Licking High School hosted a Decision Day for seniors recently.

Find out how “911 address signs save seconds and lives.”

The Missouri 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline now has a new website.

“The Choice” is featured in our Poetry Corner.

This week’s Bookends shares new additions, new opportunities and more fun at the Licking Library.

Linda Mondy has submitted an easy recipe for Slow Cooker Cheesy Broccoli in Ozarks Cooks.

“Ever wanted to learn to fly?” Find out more in this edition.

Senator Karla Eslinger promotes “Research to End Parkinson’s.”

Rick Mansfield shares the joys of “Awakenings and Rebirth.” Larry Dablemont compares life to “Turkeys and Mushrooms.” Scott Hamilton discusses the “AI Bill of Rights.”

Elected city officials are sworn in at the recent Licking Board of Aldermen meeting.

The University of Missouri Texas County installs newly elected members at the annual meeting.

It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week.

You can also keep current with reports from the Licking Police Dept., 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 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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