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In this edition: September 28, 2023

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

Don’t miss the R&S Tractor Pull on September 30.

Mark Bishop will be in concert at Abounding Hope Church on October 7.

Annual fire dues should be submitted to the Licking Rural Fire Department by October 1.

Progressive Ozark Bank has options for CDs, inviting you to “Fall into Earning!”

Licking Downtown is selling Mill calendars, ornaments and aprons, t-shirts and hoodies as they raise funds for restoration of the Licking Mill.

Anutt Community Church is holding a Fall Festival on September 30.

Montauk Rural Fire Department is holding their Annual Ham & Bean Dinner and Raffle, also on October 7.

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

Texas County Memorial Hospital will host their 2nd Annual Baby Quest Adventure in October.

See “Four healthy eating tips that can lower the risk of cancer” in this week’s For Your Health.

The MU Extension is studying loneliness in rural areas and its effect on health.

Sandy Campbell pursues a membership goal for the Texas County Museum of Art & History and reminds us of the many benefits from our very special museum.

MSU Outreach education program has moved to an all-evening program in West Plains.

Licking R-VIII Sports Schedules and Mizzou Football schedules are listed.

DeChambeau, Crushers GC sweep both titles in LIV Golf.

Get the Drury Men’s Soccer game summary.

MSU-WP Grizzly Softball splits double header with East Central.

Mizzou Tigers go to 4-0 before traveling to Nashville.

Learn about “The 1957 Chrysler Dart Concept,” a vehicle with a unique look.

Rick Mansfield enjoys “Words, Meanings and Surprises” in Reflections from the Road. Scott Hamilton tells of an “Uproar in Open-Source Software Community.”

Learn how to do “Backyarding on a budget.”

Corporal Kenny Santee, with the Licking Police Department, explains the importance of Safety First! In “Behind the Blue.”

The City of Licking will resume mowing ditches in 2024, and more in the Board of Aldermen report.

Missouri Department of Conservation confirms a mountain lion sighting in Shannon County.

You can also keep current with reports from the Licking Police Department, 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 print edition this week.

Online subscriptions of The Licking News are available, either combined with or without a print edition.

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 office 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 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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