STORM SIREN TESTING
Testing of the Licking storm sirens is scheduled to take place at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 15.
LHS SUPER REUNION (80s & ‘90s)
An ‘80s and ‘90s high school reunion, with food and catching up on the past 30+ years, will be held 5 p.m. – 11 p.m., on Saturday, June 17, at Piney River Brewing Company. RSVP on Facebook at LHS SUPER REUNION (80s & 90s).
ART ON THE ROCK
A Flowers on the Rock art class will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. or a Sip ‘n Paint class from 6 to 9 p.m. with Susan at Big Rock Candy Mountain on Friday, June 16. Contact Roger at 573-247-6865 to reserve a seat.
STREAM TEAM CLEAN UP
A Stream Team Clean Up will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Montauk State Park from the headwaters of the Current River to the end of the park on Saturday, June 17. Registration and sign-up is from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Dorman L. Steelman Lodge. Call 573-548-2225 for more information.
LHS MINI ALUMNI BANQUET
All who were in the LHS graduating classes 1940 through 1969 are invited to a mini Alumni Banquet from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, at Fly Creek LLC (Old Rawlings Building) on Cedar Street. A special invitation is extended to the 50-year class of 1973. Music will be provided by Herman Hall. RSVP by June 10, call 573-674-3748, or call/text 417-260-0936.
ARC BLOOD DRIVE
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will hold an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Parish Hall on Monday, June 26. Please call 1-800-733-2767 or visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter LICKING to schedule an appointment. Be part of something big. Make an appointment.
ROUTE 63 CAR & BIKE SHOW
The 39th Annual event will be held Saturday, July 8, beginning at 7:30 a.m., at the Old City Park on Maple Street. Door prizes, 50/50 drawing, music, food and drinks. Vendors are welcome. Judging starts at 9 a.m., cars must be registered by 11 a.m. For information, call 417-260-2627, or 618-781-6867.
FREE MOVIE NIGHT
IECA will host a free Movie Night beginning at dark at the Roby Community Center, on Saturday, July 8. “DC League of Super Pets” will be shown. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and snacks.
MORE VBS FUN
“Keepers of the Kingdom” Vacation Bible School will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Licking, from Sunday, July 23 through Thursday, July 27. Supper, crafts, music, recreation, spiritual truths and fun are included each evening for children 4-years through sixth grade.
ROUND SPRING CELEBRATION
A Round Spring Celebration will be held beginning at 10 a.m. at Echo Bluff State Park on Saturday, August 5. 10 a.m. – Family booths and Vintage River Camp. 4 p.m. – Historical presentation at Zoe Spring. 6 p.m. – Old-fashioned Pie Supper and Cake Walk. Music by Friends Pickin’. Sponsored by the Ozark Heritage Project in cooperation with the Shannon County Museum and supporters. Call 573-663-2269 for more information.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Licking Chapter meets at 4 – 4:30 p.m. at the Licking United Methodist Church, 208 S. Main St. on Mondays. Attend a meeting to see if we can help you lose weight or maintain your lost weight. For more information, visit TOPS.org or call Kathleen at 573-548-1133.
GRIEF AND LOSS RECOVERY GROUP
Grief is normal when you experience a great loss, but if it’s been too long, you may need help. We are here Monday evenings at 5 p.m. and open to all! Meeting at the Licking Pentecostal Holiness Church, on the corner of Hwy. 63 and College St., Licking. For more information, call Diane at 573-889-9197.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Licking United Methodist Church.
SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE CLASS
Flower O’Scotland Dance Troupe’s Scottish Country Dance Class will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Licking Assembly of God, every second Tuesday of the month. No partner required. For more information call Joan Bryant at 417-619-5900.
FREE ADDICTION RECOVERY CLASS
A program to help you overcome any form of addiction, based on the doctrine of Jesus Christ. If you or a loved one are struggling, please come! Every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on the corner of Hwy. 63 and Hwy. E, Houston.
The monthly Motorcycle Cruise-In continues its 14th year, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sonic in Licking, Junction of Hwy. 63 & 32, the last Thursday of each month, through September, with rain dates the following Thursday. Bikes, trikes, prizes, friendly people and DJ “Lew” of “The Road Show” will be playing great tunes.
SUMMERSVILLE CHESS CLUB
Want to learn how to play chess? Avid player and need someone to play against? Come to the Summersville Library on Saturdays from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. to play the “Game of Kings.” All are encouraged to come and play. No need to sign up, just show up and have some fun!
There will be a craft show at the junction of Hwy. H and Hwy. 63 in Edgar Springs every second Saturday of the month.
OZARK MOUNTAIN AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
The Ozark Mountain Amateur Radio Club meets the third Saturday of each month, at noon at the Lone Star Annex, 114 W. Main St. in downtown Houston. All are welcome, with young people interested in Ham Radio especially encouraged to attend. We can help with getting your FCC license! Contact Willy Adey at 417-260-4626 for more information.
Sherrill Township meets at 5:30 p.m. every other Thursday at the township shed located at 11875 South 137, in Licking. The next meeting is June 15.
Lynch Township’s meetings are the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m., at the Lynch Township Shed, 14472 Boiling Springs Road.
BOONE TOWNSHIP MEETING
Boone Township meets the second Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. Meeting is at the Township Shed, 16245 Highway AF, Licking.
TEXAS COUNTY TRANSPORTATION
Licking Bridge Builders has transportation available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. To ride the bus, please make your appointment at least a day in advance by calling 573-674-3558 and talking with a volunteer.
Cary Hagen, of Edgar Springs, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Mike and Billye Gale, of Licking. Happy Birthday!
The Shearing Family, of Licking, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Marie Lasater, of Licking.
The Whitakers, of Licking, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Gloria Schembra, of Salem.
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