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In this edition: October 5, 2023

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

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

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

Friday and Saturday a Benefit Bake Sale/Yard Sale will be held for Josh Camenisch.

Make plans to attend the 60th Annual Rose Holland Trout Derby, beginning with a Current River Cruisers Car Show Friday evening, and activities at Montauk State Park throughout the weekend.

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

The Texas County Health Department will be giving flu shots at the Licking Senior Center October 13.

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

Next weekend the Ozarks Older Iron Club will be holding a Fall Show and Tractor Pull in Cabool.

Hickory Manor successfully completed a planned evacuation, with the Licking City/Rural Fire Department in attendance.

Licking R-VIII is one of eleven school districts to receive grant funds for student field trips.

The Texas County Health Department has announced the continuance of the WIC contract.

The 50th year celebration at the Licking Senior Center has been rescheduled for November 4; see details and more in Senior Center Happenings.

See how Texas County PWSD#4 is enhancing customer service.

Lee Ann Akins shares new arrivals, important information, activities and services at the Licking Branch Library in this week’s Bookends.

Lindy Mondy has submitted an “Easy Chicken Casserole” for fall dining.

Read helpful tips on how to manage your everyday stresses and anxieties.

Missouri’s electric cooperatives are taking steps to ensure reliable electricity in the future.

Licking R-VIII sports schedules and the Mizzou Football schedule are listed.

Drury’s Kourtney Tucker named GLVC Offensive Player of the week and two former Panthers are in the MLB Playoffs.

MSU-WP Grizzly Baseball is to host a second prospect camp.

Mizzou Tigers go to 5-0 defeating Vanderbilt.

Learn the stories behind Elvis Presley’s 1956 Continental Mark II; and the Busse, an amphibious ATV powered by Volkswagen.

Rick Mansfield shares “Thanksgiving, Thank You’s and True Thankfulness” in Reflections from the Road. Scott Hamilton asks “Is Open Source Software Secure?”

State Rep. Bennie Cook has been appointed to two working state government groups.

Sheriff Scott Lindsey reports on September happenings in “Behind the Blue.”

You can also keep current with reports from the Licking Police Department, the Texas County Health Department, the County Coroner, 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.

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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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