OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD DROP-OFF
Operation Christmas Child-Pack a Shoebox drop-off will take place November 13-November 20 at First Baptist Church, 223 South Main St., Licking. Please call 573-641-3141 or 573-247-6655 for more information.
STORM SIREN TESTING
Testing of the Licking storm sirens is scheduled to take place at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 16.
SALVATION ARMY DRIVE
The local Salvation Army Kettle Drive is Saturday, November 18 through Sunday, December 24, at Town & Country Supermarket. Consider donating generously and/or sign up to “man the kettle.” For more information call 573-578-4802.
COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE
The Licking Ministerial Alliance will host a Community Thanksgiving Service at 6 p.m. on Sunday, November 19. This year the host church will be First Baptist Church, 227 S. Main St., Licking. Everyone is welcome.
COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING BUFFET
Licking Assembly of God Church will host their Annual Community Thanksgiving meal in an all-you-can-eat buffet at 12 p.m. on Thursday, November 23. Everyone is welcome! For more information contact Pastor Larissa Satterfield at 417-247-2808.
LRC QUILT RAFFLE
Licking Residential Care is holding a Quilt Raffle. The king-size quilt features quilt blocks made by LRC residents. Stop by the facility to participate. Drawing will be held December 15.
ART ON THE ROCK
A “Trees 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., both with Susan, at Big Rock Candy Mountain on Friday, November 17. Contact Roger at 573-247-6865 to reserve a seat.
The Houston Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for board of directors. Those interested can submit nominations online at https://houstonmochamber.org by Thursday, November 30. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 417-217-4399.
CHRISTMAS CRAFT SALE BOOTHS
Sign up now for a free booth at the Dec. 2 Christmas Craft Sale at Licking VFW. First come, first serve, so don’t delay. Applications due by Nov. 22. Call 573-674-2547 for more information.
GUN AND QUILT RAFFLE
The Fleet Reserve Association FRA Branch 364 is holding a Gun, Quilt and Large Ceramic Planter Raffle. The raffles are in support of college scholarships. For more information call David Herndon at 417-967-0661.
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 and confirmation of classes 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.
KIDZ CLUB/YOUTH GROUP
First Baptist Church Kidz Club, ages 4th through 6th grade, will meet on Wednesday evenings from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 223 Main Street, and will be served a meal. The youth group, 7th – 12th grade, meets at Triumph Sports on the corner of Highway BB and 63 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. If your child needs a ride, contact the church at 573-674-3141.
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!
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 November 16.
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.
Bill Noblin, of Salem, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Mary Jo James, of Licking. Happy Birthday!
Jim and Ann Hagler, of Licking, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Jason and Nancy Derrickson, of Springfield.
Howard Bates, of Amarillo, Texas, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Betty Bates, of Licking.
Clint Garrison, of Licking, will receive a one-year subscription to The Licking News from Vi Bailie, of Licking.
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